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Wild Weather, In Varying Forms, Across Missouri & Kansas

Wild Weather, In Varying Forms, Across Missouri & Kansas

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Residents throughout much of Missouri and Kansas will be dealing with potentially dangerous weather conditions on Tuesday, but in wildly varying forms. Freezing rain was falling in parts of Kansas Tuesday morning, with several accidents reported. Schools in some parts of Kansas and western Missouri extended the President’s Day weekend to…

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Murder Charges Dropped In Drive-By I-55 Shooting

Murder Charges Dropped In Drive-By I-55 Shooting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped first-degree murder charges against three men accused of a fatal 2016 drive-by shooting on Interstate 55 in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports charges were dropped against 20-year-old Antwone Stallworth; 18-year-old Anthony Stallworth; and 26-year-old Antwuan Morrow Jr. A spokeswoman for the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s office…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Fifteen-Year-Old Shot 5 Times Protecting Classmates From Gunfire

Fifteen-Year-Old Shot 5 Times Protecting Classmates From Gunfire

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A 15-year-old Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who was shot five times during the massacre is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students. A fundraising site says Anthony Borges was shot in both legs and his back while attempting to close and lock a classroom door…

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Florida School Hit By Attack Closed Two More Days

Florida School Hit By Attack Closed Two More Days

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) —  Authorities in Florida say Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of last week’s deadly shooting rampage, will remain closed Tuesday and Wednesday. The statement issued by the Broward County Schools on Monday said “our hearts remain with the victims and families … as our community copes with the aftermath and recovery…

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SPORTS NEWS

Mistakes Doom Tigers in Texas Bowl

Mistakes Doom Tigers in Texas Bowl

HOUSTON (AP) – Freshman running back Daniel Young had 64 yards receiving with a touchdown and added 48 yards on the ground to help Texas beat Missouri 33-16 in the Texas Bowl on Wednesday night. The Longhorns (7-6), in a bowl for the first time since 2014, bounced back from a loss to Texas Tech…

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Preds Have Blues Number Again in St. Louis

Preds Have Blues Number Again in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne loves playing against the St. Louis Blues. Calle Jarnkrok scored his second goal in two games and Rinne made 29 saves as the Predators beat the Blues 2-1 on Wednesday night, snapping their season-high three-game losing streak. “I don’t want to jinx anything,” Rinne said. “I…

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