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Convicted killer’s lawyers say new DNA evidence proves his innocence; Missouri disagrees

Convicted killer’s lawyers say new DNA evidence proves his innocence; Missouri disagrees

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Missouri officials resign amid race row

Missouri officials resign amid race row

Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin told reporters that he would transition to a new role advancing research, starting January 1. Loftin praised the efforts of graduate student Jonathan Butler, who ended his hunger strike earlier in...

Teens don’t do this one simple thing that could save their lives

Report Highlights Programs With Potential to Increase Teen Seat Belt UseGovernors Highway Safety Association and The Allstate Foundation partner to identify initiatives key to reversing unbelted teen fatalitiesWASHINGTON, D.C.-Buckling up has always been a simple action that dramatically increases a person’s chances of surviving a crash, but more than half of teen drivers killed in 2012 failed to use a seat belt. What’s more shocking is that this number has increased by six percent over the last three years. And worse, teen passengers killed in …