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Was that Missouri State football's cleanest game of the season so far? Here's what stood out from MSU's win over Indiana State on Saturday.

What a night for high school football. Relive the thrilling rivalry games and upset wins here with our best photos from Friday.

We're moments away from kickoff at Faurot Field. Here's a look at the Tigers ahead of today's big game against No. 18 Texas A&M.

Missouri's U.S. Senate race is drawing millions of dollars in donations as candidates seek to pull away from the crowded field in each party. Here's how much they've raised.

"Because so much of what I experienced growing up felt like it was normal, I then got into an abusive relationship not recognizing that it was still abusive," said Sunni Nutt, who now works for Harmony House.

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, whose office receives weekly reports from the task force, disregarded the recommendation, which went unmentioned in public appearances.

“It’s always, ‘Why didn’t she leave?’ We never ask, ‘Why does he think he can do this? Why does he think this is okay?’”

Here are the 10 women who were ultimately selected as Missouri’s most influential of the century, representing fields as varied as politics, activism, the arts, science and sports.

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Governor Parson has accused the St. Louis Post-Dispatch of trying to "embarrass the state" after the paper discovered a state website was exposing teachers' Social Security numbers to the public. The governor is doing a fine job of that on his own.

Anyone not contacted by the Health Department who were at Great Clips during these dates and times is believed to be at very low risk.

“Today, all we have to show for (the contract) is rising infections, delayed school reopenings, a positivity rate over 10% and a spot on the White House Coronavirus Task Force’s `Red Zone,’” State Auditor Nicole Galloway said in a statement Tuesday.

Columnist Steve Pokin says if Nixa residents vote to recall the mayor, they should also vote to change the city's motto to "Live Free and Die of Coronavirus." Read more:

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In an interview with the Springfield News-Leader, Dr. Anthony Fauci cited the state's lagging vaccination rate as a key indicator for the Delta variant's surge.

“A united, statewide approach would be the best approach to stem the surge of COVID-19 and return Missouri to normal," Springfield Mayor Ken McClure wrote.

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