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Rainfall expected through Sunday, April 19, 2015 (Courtesy of National Weather Service)

Scattered Thunderstorms Expected Sunday

The weather forecast has certainly changed a lot in 24-48 hours. On Friday (April 17), there was a chance for severe weather to come through our area, but now it appears the projection of the storm changed and so did the intensity

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fishing in a lake
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Check Out This Fish Find

I think all of us are familiar with the message in a bottle or maybe putting a message into a balloon and seeing how far they travel, but this story is amazing.

If you recall the tsunami in Japan in 2011, some four years ago

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MU Medical Awards
Eight recipients of the 58th Annual Medical Alumni Awards were honored during a reception and dinner at the Kansas City Club in conjunction with the Missouri State Medical Association’s annual conference. From left: Todd Scwhedt, MD '01, Thomas Cheek, MD '89, medical alumni organization president, Virginia Huxley, PhD, Patrice Delafontaine, MD, dean, Ramesh Khanna, PhD, Sam Cullison, MD '75, Bert Park, MD '73, Tammy Hart, MD '90, Arshad Husain, MD Fellow '70, Noah Hillman, MD '01. (Courtesy of MU)

Eight MU Physicians Receive Alumni Awards

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri School of Medicine presented its most prestigious awards to graduates and supporters April 16 in Kansas City. The award recipients were honored during a reception and dinner at the Kansas City Club in conjunction with the Missouri State Medical Association’s annual conference

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Severe Weather Map
courtesy of National Weather Service/Sedalia/Pettis County EMA Director David Clippert

Severe Weather Possible This Weekend

The weekend is looking to be on the wet side, according to the National Weather Service predictions. Numerous thunderstorms are expected to affect the region on Saturday and Sunday. The storms on Saturday are not expected to become severe, but heavy rainfall is possible

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Class
Pixland

Third-Graders Reveal Sadness in Heartbreaking Assignment

Kids say the darnedest things.

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Heart Health
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More People Talking About End-Of-Life Wishes According to MU Study

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Research at the University of Missouri indicates that more people are talking in advance about end-of-life wishes with their aged loved ones. The MU researchers looked at trends in advance care planning from 2002 to 2010

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Teacher

Public Gets Second Chance To Review Missouri’s Educational Standards

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The public is getting a second chance to weigh in on an effort to review Missouri's educational standards. The law gives the public three chances to comment on the work of several task forces

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Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City
Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City

Missouri House Declines Senate Changes to Student Transfer Law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House has decided not to adopt the Senate's changes to a proposal aimed at fixing flaws in the state's student transfer law. The measure is aimed at reducing costs for struggling districts and ensuring students receive a quality education

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Mark Adair
Mark Adair (Courtesy of Columbia Police Department)

Man Shot In MU Parking Garage Identified

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities identified a man killed by police inside a University of Missouri parking garage as convicted sex offender Mark Adair. He was suspected of hiding inside a woman's car at a supermarket and trying to force her to drive away at gunpoint just hours before he was killed Wednesday night

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Doctor
Hemera

Missouri’s First Case Of Bird Flu Confirmed

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief veterinary officer says the poultry industry may have to live with a deadly bird flu strain for several years, which could be devastating

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