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Parson Plans To Shrink Missouri Economic Development Agency

Parson Plans To Shrink Missouri Economic Development Agency

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson wants to downsize the Department of Economic Development and move several hundred staffers to the Department of Higher Education. The Republican governor on Thursday signed executive orders for the state government reorganization. Parson says the goal is to pare back the Department of Economic Development’s responsibilities…

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Investigators: Toddler Had Fentanyl, Cocaine In System

Investigators: Toddler Had Fentanyl, Cocaine In System

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man has been charged with child endangerment after fentanyl and cocaine were found in his 14-month-old son’s system after he became unresponsive at a day care. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 38-year-old  Gayron Sloan was charged Tuesday with child endangering the welfare of a child. Court records say the boy…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Judge Acquits 3 Chicago Officers Of Laquan McDonald Cover-Up

Judge Acquits 3 Chicago Officers Of Laquan McDonald Cover-Up

By MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN , Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Thursday acquitted three Chicago police officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald, ruling that the shocking dashcam video of the black teenager’s death did not necessarily tell the whole story. In casting off the prosecution’s…

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US Shutdown Stalls Training, Other Prep For Wildfire Season

US Shutdown Stalls Training, Other Prep For Wildfire Season

By GILLIAN FLACCUS , Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year’s fire season and fear the government shutdown could make it even more difficult than one of the worst in history. The winter months are critical for wildfire managers…

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SPORTS NEWS

Mizzou Falls in Delayed SEC Road Opener

Mizzou Falls in Delayed SEC Road Opener

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Men’s Basketball dropped its SEC road opener to South Carolina, 85-75, on Sunday afternoon. The Tigers fell to 9-5 (0-2) on the season. Mizzou shot 44.4 percent from the field and 43.5 percent from beyond the arc, but committed 20 turnovers in the loss. Freshman Javon Pickett led Mizzou with a…

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Mizzou Can’t Take Down #3 Tennessee

Mizzou Can’t Take Down #3 Tennessee

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes told Kyle Alexander to stop thinking about scoring and concentrate only on defense and rebounding. Since the talk last week, the points and rebounds have come in bunches for the 6-foot-11 senior forward. Alexander scored 14 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds as third-ranked Tennessee routed…

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LIFESTYLE NEWS

Guy Phillip’s One Pan Chili Bowls Recipe for Game Day

Guy Phillip’s One Pan Chili Bowls Recipe for Game Day

Football playoffs are here! Food is a requirement for having an awesome football, fete, so Guy Phillips is sharing one of his favorite recipes that is perfect for playoff season: One Pan Chili. Start by toasting and simmering the rice, flavoring it with lime zest and juice to brighten it up. We then transferred it…

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7 Ways to Dial Back Stress for a Fresh Start in the New Year

7 Ways to Dial Back Stress for a Fresh Start in the New Year

Stress is linked to disorders and diseases including anxiety, depression, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. A major cause is unresolved “trapped” emotions such as sadness, anger, and grief from difficult and traumatic experiences, Dr. Nelson says. “Most of the time we don’t recognize the connection that current experiences have with old traumas,” he says. “But if you’ve ever…

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