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. SPRINGFIELD — President Trump held a campaign-style rally in Springfield Friday. Trump spoke in front of an at-capacity crowd at JHQ arena on the Missouri State University campus shortly before 7 Friday.
. COLUMBIA - This week's high school action features a few outstanding matchups. A cross-town rivalry is the Friday Night Fever Game of the Week.
. COLUMBIA - Below are scores from football games around mid-Missouri. Final scores are in bold.
. COLUMBIA - Columbia police said a fifth arrest has been made in connection with an alleged homicide on Sylvan Lane in August. Authorities said 27-year-old Anthony William Neill was arrested by U.
. KANSAS CITY - The Missouri Western District Court of Appeals ruled Friday to allow the Clean Missouri Initiative to stay on the November ballot. The decision sets the stage for a Nov.
. COLUMBIA – MU is one of only two Southeastern Conference universities to experience double-digit growth in new freshmen, while several institutions saw declines in their incoming classes this fall. The announcement came in a news release from MU on Friday.
. SPRINGFIELD - President Donald Trump is set to campaign at the JQH Arena for U.S.
. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump challenged the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault by name Friday, saying that if the alleged attack was that "bad" then she would have filed charges. Abandoning his previous restraint, Trump tweeted: "I have no doubt that, if the attack on Dr.
. FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The daughter of an 84-year-old woman with dementia alleges in a lawsuit that her mother was repeatedly raped at a suburban St.
VIENNA - The Maries County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team, assisted by Missouri State Highway Patrol officers, arrested an armed man early Friday morning after a six-hour standoff in which the man had barricaded himself in a house with an infant. Sheriff's deputies were dispatched in response to a domestic disturbance call around 10:30 p.m.
. VIENNA - 27 year-old Anthony Macclugage has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child, felony Domestic Assault and Felony Resisting Arrest in connection with Friday's standoff in Maries County. Macclugage remains in custody on a no bond warrant.
. JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's Stop Human Trafficking Coalition's 2018 conference is taking place this weekend and is a reminder that the conversation about this should never stop. The conference will be hosted by the Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City.
. COLUMBIA- A new MU Research building is set to be built by October 2021, after the MU Board of Curators decided to move forward with the plans. Elizabeth Loboa, Vice Chancellor for Strategic Partnerships and Dean of the College of Engineering, said the complex will "address critical needs in cancer, neurological disorders and vascular health got really do cutting edge research.
. COLUMBIA - A warning from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services closed Stephens Lake Thursday afternoon. Columbia Parks and Recreation announced the closing on Facebook around 4:30 p.
. COLUMBIA - Boone County Family Resources is just too big. Now, the agency wants a new building with more parking and more square footage.
. SUNRISE BEACH - Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District Board President Brian Layman resigned Thursday. Layman's resignation follows Fire Chief Dennis Reilly resignation on Tuesday.
. ASHLAND - The Missouri State Education Board outlined a budget that would increase transportation funding for Missouri schools. "The budget is underfunded and it has been for years," Nancy Bowels, Communications Coordinator for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said.
. JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Planned Parenthood says abortions will stop at its Columbia clinic after Oct. 1 unless a federal judge blocks some Missouri abortion restrictions.
MOBERLY - More than 100 counties are getting $25 million to combat the opioid crisis, and Randolph County is one of them.Randolph County Caring Community, Inc. will see $200,000 in the near future, through a grant funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration.
. ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — The latest on the shooting in Maryland (all times local): 12:05 p.