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    MU study: Computer feedback can help with gambling problems

    Posted 12:15 PM 4/14/2015 by Amanda LaBrot, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - An MU researcher is hoping personalized computer feedback can help limit problem gambling behavior in college-aged adults.

    Dr. Matt Martens, a professor of counseling psychology, studied 333 college-aged adults for the new study released Tuesday.

    He said college-aged (More)

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    Anthem subsidiaries face Missouri lawsuit over data breach

    Anthem subsidiaries face Missouri lawsuit over data breach

    Posted 12:09 PM 4/14/2015 by Jim Suhr, The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A Missouri lawsuit seeking class-action status accuses three insurance agencies of failing to safeguard consumer data from hackers who recently breached health insurer Anthem's computer networks.

    A lawsuit first filed in February in St. Louis County on behalf of a (More)

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    Audit says Missouri owes $34M for Medicaid noncompliance

    Audit says Missouri owes $34M for Medicaid noncompliance

    Posted 10:31 AM 4/14/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A new audit claims Missouri owes the federal government $34 million for not complying with Medicaid regulations.

    A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services audit set for release Tuesday shows Missouri didn't bill drug manufacturers for rebates

    The (More)

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    U.S. Supreme Court declining to halt execution

    U.S. Supreme Court declining to halt execution

    Posted 9:39 AM 4/14/2015 by Jim Salter, The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to stop the execution of a Missouri inmate convicted in a 1998 stabbing death.

    Attorneys for 52-year-old Andre Cole appealed to the nation's highest court Tuesday after a federal appeals court ruled that the execution could go forward (More)

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    Police to release details into auditor death investigation

    Police to release details into auditor death investigation

    Posted 8:26 AM 4/14/2015 by The Associated Press

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - Police in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton on Tuesday are expected to release details of their investigation into the death of Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich.

    An afternoon news conference is planned.

    Schweich shot himself Feb. 26 at his home in Clayton. His death (More)

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    Several injured after fire at St. Louis apartment

    Several injured after fire at St. Louis apartment

    Posted 8:17 AM 4/14/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Nine people have been treated for smoke inhalation after fire broke out in a midtown St. Louis apartment building.

    The fire started around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday at the seven-story Metropolitan Village Apartments. About 60 residents were evacuated.

    Three people were (More)

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    Jefferson City Sam's Club opening hiring center

    Posted 6:10 AM 4/14/2015 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Sam's Club is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony at its Hiring and Membership Center Tuesday at 9 a.m.

    The new Sam's Club, located on Stoneridge Boulevard, is expected to create approximately 170 new jobs.

    General manager Jeremy Jones said the company plans to hire (More)

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    Missouri governor signs bill for Mesothelioma Awareness Day

    Missouri governor signs bill for Mesothelioma Awareness Day

    Posted 4:37 AM 4/14/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Gov. Jay Nixon has approved legislation that will mark Sept. 16 as Mesothelioma Awareness Day in Missouri.

    The Democratic governor signed the resolution on Monday.

    Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that affects the chest, lungs and heart. It's caused by asbestos exposure.

    About 580 cases of the disease were diagnosed in the state between 2001 and 2011.

    The measure passed the House and Senate unanimously.

     

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    Ex-coroner scheduled for October trial on theft charges

    Ex-coroner scheduled for October trial on theft charges

    Posted 4:35 AM 4/14/2015 by The Associated Press

    PERRYVILLE (AP) - An October trial is scheduled for a former southeastern Missouri coroner accused of stealing more than $80,000 from a 94-year-old woman.

    The (Cape Girardeau) Southeast Missourian reported that Herbert Miller is charged with one count (More)

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    St. Louis Zoo awaiting OK for Kali the polar bear's transfer

    St. Louis Zoo awaiting OK for Kali the polar bear's transfer

    Posted 4:30 AM 4/14/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Zoo is putting the finishing touches on its new Arctic exhibit while it awaits the federal government to greenlight the transfer of an orphaned Alaskan polar bear from a New York zoo.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch  (More)

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    Supporters say Missouri man should not be executed

    Supporters say Missouri man should not be executed

    Posted 4:25 AM 4/14/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The brother of a Missouri inmate said the killing that landed his sibling on death row was a sudden act of passion that doesn't merit a lethal injection as punishment.

    Andre Cole is scheduled to die Tuesday for fatally stabbing a man in 1998 in a fit of anger over having (More)

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    Missourians take a stand against domestic violence

    Posted 2:23 AM 4/14/2015 by Brittany Rendak, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA -About 200 people took a stand against domestic violence Tuesday morning.

    The University of Missouri hosted the Men as Allies event to talk about rape and sexual assault incidents.

    True North executive director Barbara Hodges said people gathered to do something active (More)

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    Parents express mixed emotions as school board approves boundaries

    Posted 10:30 PM 4/13/2015 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - A Columbia mother stifled happy tears while another sat back in disbelief as the Columbia Board of Education approved updated attendance areas for its district Monday night.

    The redistricting - and high emotion - came as Columbia Public Schools prepares to welcome Beulah Ralph (More)

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