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  1. Ape, 'sweetest gibbon,' dies Friday at Dickerson Park ZooRead the original story

    Monday | News Tribune

    The Springfield News-Leader reports that the siamang gibbon named Lucu caught the infection about a week ago. It didn't respond to treatment, and he died Friday at the Dickerson Park Zoo.

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  2. Springfield yoga community responds to pastor's sermonRead the original story

    Monday Nov 19 | News Tribune

    Springfield's yoga community is speaking out after a pastor at an Assemblies of God megachurch warned Christians to avoid the popular activity because he claims it has "demonic roots." Pastor John Lindell told worshippers last month at the James River Church in Ozark that yoga positions were "created with demonic intent" and called Hinduism demonic, the Springfield News-Leader reported.

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  3. Fantastic Caverns vent holes to keep chemical from caveRead the original story

    Monday Nov 19 | News Tribune

    A cancer-causing chemical that leaked from a closed industrial site near the Springfield airport is appearing in the Fantastic Caverns tourist stop. Litton Systems used the chemical - trichloroethylene - to remove grease from metal parts when it manufactured circuit boards near the airport beginning in the 1960s.

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  4. Jury: Man guilty in killing of abusive Missouri motherRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 17 | News Tribune

    A Wisconsin man was convicted Friday in the stabbing death of a Missouri woman who forced her daughter for years to pretend to be disabled as part of a fraud scheme. Nicholas Godejohn, 29, of Big Bend, Wisconsin, faces life in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of first-degree murder.

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  5. Man charged in 3 killings wanted by immigration authoritiesRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2018 | News Tribune

    A man who federal authorities believe is in the U.S. illegally has been charged in the fatal shooting of two former roommates and a woman whose home he moved into after his first victims threw him out, police in southwestern Missouri said. A second man has been charged as an accomplice.

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  6. Eldon takes on top-seeded Springfield Catholic in district semifinalsRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2018 | News Tribune

    Fourth-seeded Eldon travels to Springfield to meet top-seeded Catholic tonight in semifinal action of the Class 3 District 5 Tournament. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. In first-round games last week, Eldon knocked off fifth-seeded Salem 28-7, while Catholic clubbed eighth-seeded Logan-Rogersville 42-7.

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  7. Perspective: The surprisingly diverse history of LohmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | News Tribune

    Cole County has a wonderful, diverse history. We became a county in 1820, while Missouri didn't officially become a state until 1821.

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  8. Offense, Kliethermes lead Blair Oaks back to softball Final FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | News Tribune

    Blair Oaks softball coach Sharon Buschjost was expecting to see a low-scoring contest, perhaps even decided by one run. She was pleasantly surprised Saturday afternoon to see her Lady Falcons win a 10-0 rout against the Warsaw Lady Wildcats in the Class 2 state quarterfinals at the Falcon Athletic Complex.

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  9. Our Opinion: Be inspired by our earthRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2018 | News Tribune

    Here in Jefferson City, we have many opportunities for inspiration: the Missouri River, the Katy Trail, Runge Nature Center, our city's greenway and Binder Lake, to name a few. This week's 21st annual Earth Science Week is aimed at giving people a better understanding and appreciation for the earth sciences.

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  10. McCaskill-Hawley race turns nasty over sting videosRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2018 | News Tribune

    Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill's campaign manager on Wednesday called for her Republican rival Josh Hawley to launch an investigation of footage of her campaign taken by a conservative group known for "sting" videos of liberal organizations. "We have reason to believe that fraud has been committed against our campaign," McCaskill campaign manager David Kirby said, later adding that "there's no question that the videos were captured under false pretenses and misrepresentations, which under Missouri law is fraud."

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  11. Galloway leads auditor candidates in fundraisingRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2018 | News Tribune

    As of Sept. 30 - the last day covered by the most recent campaign finance reports - Democrat Nicole Galloway was the clear front-runner in campaign fundraising and spending in the state auditor's race.

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  12. Missouri man charged with illegal circumcision of 2 teensRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | News Tribune

    The Springfield News-Leader reports that 47-year-old Curtis Abbott, of Nixa, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of child endangerment and one count of unauthorized practice of medicine or surgery. Abbott sent a statement to the News-Leader calling the allegations "false."

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  13. Hawley says he believes Kavanaugh was 'falsely accused'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | News Tribune

    In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Josh Hawley speaks after securing the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Missouri during the GOP watch party in Springfield, Mo. Hawley faces incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in the November election.

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  14. Hawley to speak at university chapel, despite IRS guidelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | News Tribune

    In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Josh Hawley speaks after securing the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Missouri during the GOP watch party in Springfield, Mo. Hawley faces incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in the November election.

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  15. Truck heist suspect also accused of shedding clothesRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2018 | News Tribune

    Authorities say a man found naked last month underneath a desk at a Missouri park office is now accused of stealing a work truck at another park and shedding his clothes. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 50-year-old Peter Gilbreth, of Joplin, is charged with tampering with a motor vehicle and sexual misconduct in last Wednesday's incident at Ritter Springs Park in Greene County.

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  16. Son of Missouri restaurant founder indicted on sex crimesRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2018 | News Tribune

    The Springfield News-Leader reported Benjamin Lambert, 50, who was previously involved in running the Lambert's Cafe location in Ozark was indicted on five charges by a grand jury earlier this month. Prosecutors said Lambert had a nude photo of a child posing in front of a mirror at his home.

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  17. Group gives $25K to family of deputy killed in floodingRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2018 | News Tribune

    A southwest Missouri group has given $25,000 to the family of a sheriff's deputy who died when his patrol car was swept away by floodwaters. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the Greene County 100 Club gave a $25,000 check over the weekend to the widow of 35-year-old Greene County Deputy Aaron Paul Roberts.

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  18. Missouri woman arrested in shooting that killed boyfriendRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2018 | News Tribune

    The Greene County Sheriff's Office says on Facebook that deputies located 45-year-old Melanie Spencer, of Springfield, through the phone she used to call 911 and report that 41-year-old Samuel Biggs was shot. Before Biggs died at a hospital, Spencer was charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action.

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  19. 2 deaths at convenience store investigated as murder-suicideRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2018 | News Tribune

    The Springfield News-Leader reports that a news release from the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office says deputies were dispatched to the Port convenience store in Osceola at 7:20 a.m. Friday for a report of shots fired. The men found dead were identified as 35-year-old Lance Kilgore, of Nixa, and 77-year-old Charles Sander, of West Plains.

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  20. Girls Tennis: Lady Jays go 2-1 on Friday at Kickapoo InviteRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2018 | News Tribune

    The Jefferson City Lady Jays beat Kickapoo and Liberty North and lost a close match to Springfield Central on Friday in the Kickapoo Invite. The Lady Jays started with a 5-0 win against the hosts.

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