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Judge: Arkansas must recognize in-state same-sex marriages

A judge has ordered Arkansas officials to recognize over 500 same-sex marriages performed in the state last year, a move that will let the couples enjoy benefits such as filing taxes jointly.

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MoDOT, state leaders want ideas for improving I-70

Facing limited funding and a cross-state highway in need of improvements, the Missouri Department of Transportation is asking for suggestions from the public.

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Judge orders mental exam for man accused of killing 6-year-old girl

A judge ordered John Roberts, 55, of Branson to undergo a mental exam.  Roberts is charged with first-degree murder for the death of Jasmine Miller at a motel in Branson.

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Truck kills 600-pound bear in southern Missouri

Missouri officials say the 600-pound black bear was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer near the Arkansas border.

Mizzou buying second radio station to expand news and music programming

University of Missouri purchasing KWWC 90.5 FM from Stephens College in Columbia.

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Gov. Nixon officially cancels emergency order for Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has lifted the state of emergency he declared on Aug. 16 in response to looting and violent protesting in Ferguson.

Gun in holster (open carry)

Lake Ozark bans open carrying of guns

Four members of the Board of Alderman say the ordinance will boost the area's image asa family-friendly tourist destination.  Permit holders can still carry concealed guns.


4-year-old boy accidentally shoots 3-year-old brother

The shooting happened Sunday afternoon at a home in north St. Louis County. Police say the boys' 27-year-old father was smoking pot in another room.

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