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Lawsuit alleging teacher slapped autistic boy settled

Lawsuit alleging teacher slapped autistic boy settled

| July 1, 2015

A federal judge has approved a $350,000 settlement in a lawsuit alleging a teacher repeatedly slapped an autistic boy at a Springfield school.

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Commission chastised for covering Ithcus on memorial

Commission chastised for covering Ithcus on memorial

| July 1, 2015

The Boone County Commission is being urged to overturn a decision to cover a Christian symbol on a monument to Columbia-area soldiers who died in Operation Desert Storm.

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Human remains found in southeast Missouri

Human remains found in southeast Missouri

| July 1, 2015

Human remains have been discovered in southeast Missouri, and authorities say they may be those of a man missing for nearly a year.

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DESE: Top 10 by 20 goals vastly supported

DESE: Top 10 by 20 goals vastly supported

| July 1, 2015

According to the numbers, 97% of Missouri educators believed being college and career ready by the time a student graduates is an extremely important goal.

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Springfield police probe bicyclist’s traffic death

Springfield police probe bicyclist’s traffic death

| July 1, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Springfield police are investigating the death of a 72-year-old bicyclist who was hit by a car. Reports indicate that Barbara Calhoun of Springfield died early Tuesday at a hospital. Police say Calhoun was not wearing a helmet when a sport utility vehicle hit her bicycle Monday afternoon at an intersection. Police […]

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Police: Man fatally shot by woman in St. Louis County

Police: Man fatally shot by woman in St. Louis County

| July 1, 2015

St. Louis County police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in the chest. A woman is the suspect in the shooting.

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St. Louis airport to start nonstop flights to Little Rock

St. Louis airport to start nonstop flights to Little Rock

| July 1, 2015

Flights with nonstop service to Little Rock, Arkansas, are set to return to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport after a two-year absence.

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Homeless man charged in St. Joseph man’s beating death

Homeless man charged in St. Joseph man’s beating death

| July 1, 2015

A homeless man is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the beating death of another man in St. Joseph.

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Two men get prison in Missouri arson, insurance fraud case

Two men get prison in Missouri arson, insurance fraud case

| July 1, 2015

Two men have been sentenced to federal prison for arson and insurance conspiracy after authorities say they conspired to burn houses they bought and insured in Kansas City, Missouri.

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