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Hurricane Ian strengthened into an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm and roared to the brink of Category 5 status, its maximum sustained winds blasting at 155 mph as the west coast of Florida braced for landfall Wednesday afternoon.

Here's the latest on a few of the top races in Missouri.

Couric revealed that she finished her last round of radiation Tuesday, a day before revealing the diagnosis to the world.

Trying to be a little like Art Hains in our daily lives is something we should all strive for, writes @WyattWheeler_NL .

The test results, part of a new screening program called Galileo, will be compared to scores in the middle at the end of the school year to track progress.

This is the second restaurant closure on the same block in recent months.

Rapper Coolio dies at age 59. The Grammy winner was best known for his 1995 hit 'Gangsta's Paradise.'

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A passenger train derailed in Missouri on Monday after hitting a dump truck that was blocking a public crossing, Amtrak said:

Court records show the defendant must watch the Disney movie "Bambi" monthly during his incarceration. Story:

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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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@BassProShops  sending 80 boats to help with hurricane disaster recovery

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.

The school board voted not to renew the contract of a Greenfield High School teacher after parents accused her of using critical race theory.

About 200 people packed into the event space at Ocean Zen restaurant on Saturday night to hear Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz speak alongside Missouri state Sen. Eric Burlison and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt.

Why did this man rob a bank? He wanted access to health care in the federal prison system.

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“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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