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Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group.

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A multihome development designed so people with and without disabilities can live together will debut this month with a ribbon cutting and dedication Sunday.

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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Help for roughly 100,000 teachers whose Social Security numbers were made vulnerable in a massive state data breach could cost Missouri as much as $50 million, the governor's office confirmed Tuesday.

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CASSVILLE, Mo. — Roaring River State Park Superintendent Joel Topham recently told a group of visitors, “We’re living history right now.”

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ST. LOUIS — Meet 20 of the history of conservation’s greatest influencers, all gathered in one place. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host a special exhibit called “Legends of Conservation” at Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center in October and the August A. Busch Memo…

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Attorneys for Michael Politte, who was convicted at age 14 of killing his mother, on Wednesday asked the Missouri Supreme Court to free him after more than 22 years behind bars, citing now-disproven evidence, a faulty investigation and a flawed trial defense.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.

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BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man was put to death Tuesday for killing three workers while robbing a convenience store nearly three decades ago, an execution performed over objections from racial justice activists, lawmakers and even the pope.

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Former U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, a conservative Missouri Republican whose comment that women's bodies have a way of avoiding pregnancies in cases of “legitimate rape” sunk his bid for the U.S. Senate and became a cautionary tale for other GOP candidates, has died. He was 74.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. military suicides jumped by 15% last year, fueled by significant increases in the Army and Marine Corps that senior leaders called troubling. They urged more effort to reverse the trend.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri (AP) — Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway is suing a state board that she said is threatening to discipline her and her office after she issued audits critical of Sen. Josh Hawley for his use of public money while he was Missouri Attorney General.

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The building, equipment and inventory of Katy Bike Rental in Defiance are the Hoffmann Family of Companies’ latest acquisitions, according to a Wednesday news release.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri law seeking to ban most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy led to a legal battle Wednesday before the state's highest court over whether the people's right to overturn laws passed by the Legislature has been illegally limited by procedural hurdles.

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A one-day jury trial is scheduled to begin next week in the case of a former Labadie resident who is charged with second-degree statutory sodomy. The man, who is identified in court records as Thomas W. Abbott, 36, now of rural Wright City, also is facing criminal charges of providing pornog…

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The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) corrected errors to its vaccination data this past week, resulting in changes to its reported vaccination rates.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on Wednesday about whether Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft used an unconstitutional set of laws last year to derail an effort to put the state's new abortion restrictions on a ballot for a public vote.

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LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Supporters of a man who has been in prison for more than 30 years for killing his wife are upset that the Jackson County prosecutor hasn't been willing to use a new law to give him another chance to prove his innocence, but her office says there is no new evidence to cons…

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has refused to block an order that required Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke and other NFL officials to release their financial records if they lose a lawsuit filed after the Rams moved out of St. Louis.

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JEFFERSON CITY — Four-hundred Missourians were drawn to participate in this year’s inaugural black bear hunt, slated to open Oct. 18. Those hunters were invited to attend special education programs to prepare for their hunt, but the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is now opening th…

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An idea from Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft to make local city and school elections partisan is getting a reception as cold as November rain from Franklin County elected officials.

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In a special East Central College board of trustees meeting Monday evening, the board approved a contract with Cochran Engineering, of Union, for the design of a pedestrian bridge and the related bidding and other services. 

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