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Heavy river flooding in six Midwestern states that forced evacuations, shut down bridges, swamped homes and caused at least three deaths was at or near crest in some areas Sunday evening.
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A forceful storm system whipped tornadoes and severe thunderstorms across Missouri and Arkansas late Wednesday, wrecking homes, downing power lines and injuring multiple people in both states.
Several people were injured when a car struck a gas main Tuesday evening in an upscale business and shopping district of Kansas City, Mo., police told NBC News.
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An openly gay Missouri teenager has won the right to attend high school prom with his boyfriend after threatening legal action, the district superintendent said Friday.
A six-year-old girl from Dearborn, Mo., may get the pony she has dreamed of having, thanks to the record Powerball jackpot that her family just won.
The Hill family of Dearborn, Mo., who won half of the record Powerball jackpot worth $587.5 million, appeared at a press conference on Friday, with six-year-old Jayden clutching a stuffed horse as her parents were handed an oversized check made out for their half of the pot: $293,750,000.
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A wealthy Missouri man posing as “Secret Santa” stunned New Yorkers, handing $100 bills to many in Staten Island who had lost everything to Superstorm Sandy.
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Lottery mania in the largest prize in Powerball history culminated early Thursday morning when lottery officials confirmed there were two winning tickets in the $579.9 million jackpot: one sold in Arizona, the other in Missouri.
The frenzy now surrounds the identities of the lucky winners.
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Authorities in Bolivar, Mo., have charged a man they say was planning to go on a shooting spree this weekend at a movie theater screening of “Twilight.”
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With hours remaining until a preliminary deadline to withdraw, Rep. Todd Akin (R) said he would not step aside as the Republican Senate nominee in Missouri.
Akin, who’s faced growing clamor from fellow Republicans to end his candidacy amid an uproar over his weekend comments about rape, said he believes it is important for him to press forward with his campaign against incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill.
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Donations to help rebuild a Missouri mosque after it burned to the ground Monday in a suspicious fire hit $291,000 on Friday — soaring past the $250,000 goal, according to the mosque’s fundraising web site.
The contributions have come from mosques and individuals around the country and from overseas to rebuild the mosque of the Islamic Society of Joplin, said a report in the Joplin Globe citing Kimberly Kester, a member and spokeswoman for the mosque.
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A mosque in Joplin, Mo., that was targeted by an arsonist on July 4 burned to the ground on Monday.
The fire at the Islamic Society of Joplin was reported around 3:30 a.m. by a person driving past the building, said Bridget Patton, spokesperson for the FBI in Kansas City, Mo.