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  1. Snow tricky to predict, forecasters sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Missourian

    Ashland resident Sam Tatiersky provides a helping push as his daughter Danica, 7, and son Quentin, 5, sled down a hill on Monday at Stephens Lake Park. The Tatiersky family drove to Columbia from Ashland to find better hills for sledding.

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  2. Eight is enough: Three more file for First WardRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Missourian

    The doors to the city clerk and city manager's office at the Daniel Boone City Building automatically locked with a barely audible snap at 5 p.m. Tuesday, just as they do every day. On this Tuesday, that metallic click closed the door on any more candidates joining the crowded First Ward Columbia City Council race.

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  3. Mourners gather on 6-month anniversary of Brown's deathRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Missourian

    Mourners marked the 6-month anniversary of Michael Brown's death with a small ceremony at the Ferguson apartment complex where he died in a police shooting. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that about 30 people gathered Monday night at the Canfield Green apartments where Brown was shot to death on August 9, 2014.

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  4. Creation of St. Louis police oversight board looks likelyRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Missourian

    A majority of elected officials in St. Louis are backing a bill to form a civilian oversight board for St. Louis police, but a union official warns it could deter officers from doing their jobs. The seven-member board would look into allegations of police misconduct and report findings to the St. Louis police chief and public safety director.

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  5. St. Louis police chief seeks Highway Patrol's help downtownRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Missourian

    With the city facing an increase in violent crime, including homicides, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson has asked the Missouri State Highway Patrol to assist policing downtown, a patrol official said Wednesday. St. Louis police declined immediate comment, but Highway Patrol Capt.

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  6. More Missourians sign up for health care on federal exchangeRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Missourian

    Nearly 38 percent more Missouri residents than last year have signed up health care insurance so far under the federal exchange, according to data released Tuesday. About 209,336 residents signed up for coverage as of Jan. 16. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay touted the numbers during a phone conference with reporters, saying they represent about 57,000 additional covered Missourians compared with the entire first enrollment period last year.

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  7. St. Louis police investigate six homicides in 12 hoursRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Missourian

    The night manager of a Drury Inn hotel in St. Louis was shot and killed during an early Thursday robbery attempt, one of the city's six homicides during a 12-hour span. Police say Scott Knopfel, 50, was fatally shot in the head at the hotel near Interstate 44 just before 3 a.m. after he struggled with his assailant while opening a cash drawer.

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  8. Losing Rams would be blow to St. Louis' pride, not economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Missourian

    St. Louis Rams fans in the end zone spell out Keep The Rams In St Louis during an NFL football game on Nov. 30 against the Oakland Raiders at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. St. Louis fans took another hit recently when Rams owner Stan Kroenke joined in a development group that plans an 80,000-seat stadium in the Los Angeles suburbs.

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  9. Missouri leaders sought Ferguson chief's resignationRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Missourian

    Some of Missouri's top leaders tried unsuccessfully to pressure Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson to resign after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, interviews with several elected officials and records released Friday show. Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III told The Associated Press that top state officials had several meetings where they applied pressure on the city to force Jackson to resign.

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  10. Big, confusing St. Louis intersection due for changeRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Missourian

    One of the busiest, and most confusing, intersections in St. Louis will soon get a $2 million overhaul. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the nonprofit group Forest Park Forever has received the final donation necessary to upgrade the intersection of Skinker and Clayton Road, at the southwest edge of the park.

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  11. St. Louis leaders: Rams won't return our callsRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Missourian

    City officials said Wednesday that the owner of the Rams isn't returning their calls, so they plan to work directly with the NFL on efforts to keep a team - any team - in St. Louis amid speculation the Rams are headed back to Los Angeles. Rams billionaire owner Stan Kroenke is part of a joint venture that announced plans Monday for an 80,000-seat stadium in the Los Angeles suburbs, a move that could soon return the NFL to the nation's second-largest market and the home of the Rams from 1946 until they moved to St. Louis in 1995.

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  12. Judge extends order limiting Missouri police use of tear gasRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Missourian

    A federal judge on Tuesday extended for 45 days a temporary restraining order requiring Missouri law enforcement officers to give protesters a reasonable chance to disperse before using tear gas. U.S. District Judge Carol Jackson extended the order she issued last month after attorneys for law enforcement agencies and protesters who are suing them said they were in settlement negotiations.

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  13. After spotlight, Ferguson faces a challenging road forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Missourian

    Juanita Morris wipes her eye on Dec. 9 as she stands outside the remains of her burned-out business in Dellwood, Missouri. On the morning of Nov. 24, Juanita's Fashions R Boutique opened for business as usual.

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  14. St. Louis plans new approach on panhandlingRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2015 | Missourian

    St. Louis city and civic leaders are planning new strategies aimed at curbing panhandling in the downtown area. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that despite years of complaints, the number of panhandlers appears to be growing.

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  15. Eugene Carl Laemmli, March 6, 1921-Dec. 24, 2014Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | Missourian

    Memorial services will be held at Broadway Christian Church, Columbia, MO at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday Jan. 3, 2015 followed by the internment of his ashes at the Broadway Christian Church Memorial Garden. Gene was born to the late Carl H. and Gertude Laemmli on March 6, 1921 in St. Louis, MO, and married Barbara A. Brakensiek in Kirkwood, MO, in 1945.

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  16. St. Louis city-county merger discussions on pauseRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Missourian

    Discussions about the city of St. Louis rejoining St. Louis County are now stalled because of the unrest that followed Michael Brown's shooting death by a Ferguson police officer. "I'm coming into a job that demands an overhaul of St. Louis County government," said St. Louis County Executive-elect Steve Stenger.

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  17. UMSL links hiring freeze to Ferguson falloutRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Missourian

    The University of Missouri-St. Louis on Wednesday announced a hiring freeze in response to an unexpected enrollment drop that campus officials are linking to the fatal police shooting in nearby Ferguson.

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  18. Signs show Ferguson trying to move on from unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Missourian

    Emily Davis, left, and Leah Bailey, both of Ferguson, Missouri, carry brooms and shovels as they clean up Friday along a section of West Florissant Avenue that saw heavy damage on Monday. The section of road has been closed, but reopened Friday, after many business were damaged after a grand jury decided not to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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  19. NAACP, activists begin 120-mile Journey for JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Missourian

    Mary Ratliff, president of the Missouri chapter of the NAACP, holds hands with her husband, Lonnie Ratliff, during a march Saturday along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri. Ratliff and about 150 other marchers plan to walk 120 miles from Ferguson to the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City in a march called the Journey for Justice.

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  20. Signs show Ferguson trying to move on from unrestRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | Missourian

    Life won't return to normal in Ferguson for a long time, but there are signs that people in the community are trying to move on after days of intense unrest over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case. The St. Louis suburb of 20,000 residents was ravaged by looting and violence in the immediate aftermath of the Monday announcement that the grand jury didn't indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Brown.

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