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Watch the World Yo-Yo Champion Put on a Routine That Will Mesmerize You

The World Yo-Yo Contest had more ups and downs that this joke did groans, but it still brought out the best of the best in the surprisingly advanced art of the children's pastime.

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Jerry Markland, Getty Images
Jerry Markland, Getty Images

Tony Stewart Hits, Kills Driver Walking on Upstate New York Racetrack

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hit and killed another driver during an Empire Super Sprint car race at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park, according to local officials. Tony Stewart will not race in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.

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Senators Blunt and McCaskill Work on Commemorative World War I Coin

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill are joining an effort to honor veterans of World War I with a commemorative coin. The Missouri senators are co-sponsoring legislation that would establish a competition to design a World War I coin that would be produced by the U

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Claire McCaskill
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Senator McCaskill Introduces Automotive & Highway Safety Bill

WASHINGTON – New highway safety legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, is aimed at keeping American travelers safe on the road and holding accountable companies who ignore or violate safety laws.

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Oscar I at Whiteman Air Force Base (Courtesy of facebook)

Today In History: 351st Missle Wing Deactives and Signing of Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

This day in history, something historic happened on a global scale that impacted West Central Missouri. Back on July 31, 1991 President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

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President Barack Obama addresses the nation in a live televised speech from the East Room of the White House
President Barack Obama addresses the nation in a live televised speech from the East Room of the White House (Evan Vucci-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Set to Speak in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to criticize Congress for its inaction during his speech at Kansas City's historic Uptown Theater. He wants to prod Congress to close corporate tax loopholes and take other action before going on summer break this week instead of trying to sue him

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Senator Roy Blunt
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Senator Roy Blunt Touts Passage of Authorizing Appointment of Ambassador to the Middle East

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Senator Roy Blunt is touting passage of legislation that authorizes the appointment of a special ambassador to the Middle East focused on religious freedom. The Missouri Republican says his legislation received unanimous approval from the U

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Do You Know Your Sodium Levels?

ST. LOUIS - Even if you've put down the saltshaker, there's a good chance you're still getting too much sodium in your diet, which could be putting you at risk for serious health issues.

Registered dietician Lori Jones says many Missourians have done a good job cutting back on salt in foods they prepare at home

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Pope Francis
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Pope Francis Chows Down With Average Joes at Lunch

Some very important people are keeping busy trying to show the world they’re just like everybody else.

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MoGuard TV Episode 6

Missouri National Guard TV: Episode 6

I love to see the work that our men and women do in uniform. I'm a very proud military brat and loved growing up around the military. The Missouri National Guard The Missouri National Guard has released its sixth episode of "MO Guard TV," a half-hour television program showcasing the efforts of Citizen-Soldiers, Airmen and Family members throughout the Show-Me State

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