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Spike In Fatal Car Crashes in Kansas Cit...

A spike in fatal car crashes in Kansas City has led police officials to point the finger at a convenient scapegoat: cannabis. At a recent presentation to the city’s Board of Police Commissioners, representatives of the Kansas Police Department noted that the number of fatal vehicular collisions for the year eclipsed 100 this month,

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Trump’s hesitation on relief bill will delay aid payments

The $900 billion economic relief package that President Donald Trump signed over the weekend will deliver vital aid to millions of struggling households and businesses. Yet his nearly one-week delay i

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As Missouri deals with ongoing teacher s...

The struggle is real for Missouri when it comes to a constant shortage of K-12 public school teachers. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) wants to ramp up its teacher workforce by seizing the opportunity in a relevant setting.

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No Music City Bowl, but Iowa football's ...

Perhaps more surprising than Missouri pulling out of Wednesday's scheduled Music City Bowl was the number of Iowa fans who planned to go to the game.

Up, Up and Away: Stocks Defy Gravity

Despite the deadly coronavirus pandemic and its economic damage, the stock market is soaring. How long can equities stay aloft?

Latest from Missouri: Tigers 'unlikely' ...

Players had returned to Columbia after having the option to return home to spend the Christmas holiday with family. One source told the Tribune the Tigers have "more than a dozen" cases of COVID-19. The source added that Missouri's current coronavirus ...

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St. Francois County jail faces class-act...

St. Francois County jail in Farmington is facing a class-action lawsuit for “unlawful” conditions. // Courtesy Missouri Independent When Bonne Terre resident Robert Hopple entered the St. Francois County Detention Center in May 2018,

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The best clutch coach in the NFL? Look to Kansas City

Based on the criteria, Reid is perennially high in the rankings, which is nothing real new considering he's been one of the NFL's best coaches for more than two decades.

Some Missouri international college stud...

COVID-19 has interrupted the flow of international college students to the U.S. this school year. Travel restrictions and problems trying to get a student visa are the main reasons. The National Association of International Educators says about one million college students from other countries are studying in the U.

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Things Are Heating Up on 'The Bacheloret...

On this week's "Bachelorette" episode, Clare explores the bachelors' love languages, and things get a little steamy!

Run One of These 3 Holiday-Themed Virtual Races—Starting With Hal...

Work off those quarantine pounds while still having fun—by participating in one of these holiday virtual races.

General Mills Releases 'Buddy the Elf' C...

Let's stick to the four main food groups for breakfast—candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup!

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X Games Aspen 2021: Full Lineup of Event...

The X Games Aspen 2021 take place from Friday, January 29, through Sunday, January 31, at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado. Despite not having spectators in 2021, this is a can't-miss event!

Vermont Chicken Hatches and Continues to...

A Silkie chicken hen sat on a duck's egg until it hatched. The duck is still living with the chickens.

PEBBLES Cereal Is Celebrating Its 50th Birthday in 2021

Whether you enjoy Cocoa PEBBLES or Fruity PEBBLES, you just might receive a birthday gift from PEBBLES.

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Discover This Instagram Account That Sha...

Rachel Hunt Steenblik's Instagram account "Tiny Kindness" shares small stories of people helping one another out: because "Kindness isn't tiny."

Make Meals Inspired by ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘...

Looking for ways to get the kids interested in cooking? CozyMeal has you covered with these pop-culture fan favorites.

Top 5 Tips to Occupy Your Child at the Doctor's Office

Nobody waits better than a 5-year-old. Nobody. (For those of us in the real world, these tips are real lifesavers.)

Top 5 Tips for How to Clean Your Closet

"In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find that fun, and ... SNAP! The job's a game!" Mary Poppins taught us well. Here are 5 tips to live by for 2021.

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Godiva Chocolate to Close All US Stores

The famous Belgian chocolates will be available online and only at select retail stores. All retail Godiva stores in North America will close by the end of March.

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You Can Now Pre-Order an Inauguration Day Bernie Sanders Bobblehe...

The Bernie Sanders meme took the Internet by storm. Now, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has recreated the meme as a bobblehead. Be sure to pre-order yours today!

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'Harry Potter' TV Series Reportedly in t...

According to Variety, a "Harry Potter" series is reportedly in its early development stages at HBO Max. There is no word yet on what the premise of the series will be should it move ahead.

This 'Star Wars' Art Collaboration Is He...

Society6 launched an art collection in collaboration with "Star Wars," featuring art depicting the characters and settings of the Disney+ show, "The Mandalorian."

Netflix’s 'Rebecca' Released in October, But We Can’t Stop Thinki...

A roundup of Lily James' outfits in Netflix's "Rebecca" (2020) is making us swoon over her smart fashion choices and Armie Hammer, too!

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