The Mexico Ledger - Mexico, MO
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When 25-year-old Freddy Gray of Baltimore died of injuries apparently sustained while he was in police custody, protests arose among city residents who claim that police brutality is nothing new in their communities.

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As National Guard troops responded to rioting in Baltimore, President Barack Obama said Tuesday there have been too many troubling police interactions with black citizens across American in what he called "a slow-rolling crisis." But he said there...

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Katie Medley was nine months pregnant, so she picked a seat near the exit door, just in case she went into labor when her husband and a friend took her to see the "Batman" premiere nearly three years ago.

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The Mexico City Council met at 6 p.m., Monday for its monthly work session, followed by the stated council meeting at 7 p.m. All members of the council were present for both meetings.  Louis J. Leonatti, city attorney, accompanied...

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Mexico Public Safety will be participating in the annual Youth Alcohol Enforcement "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown on drunk driving.  The crackdown, which will include high-visibility enforcement...

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Two local residents have reported receiving phone calls which are frauds. The first was from the collection agency of McCarthy, Burgess, and Wolff located in Cleveland, Ohio.  A representative of the collection agency claimed...

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I care for a preschool aged child a couple mornings a week. A tv program the preschooler likes to watch is Bubble Guppies. If you don’t know what the tv show is, don’t worry, you’re not missing much.

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Obituary published April 28, 2015 in The Mexico Ledger

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Obituary published April 28, 2015 in the Mexico Ledger

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Death Notice published April 28, 2015 in The Mexico Ledger

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Being so close doesn't make it easier.Once again the Lady Bulldogs varsity soccer team took a game into overtime and then to penalty kicks only to fall short in the end. This time it was Kirksville April 27 with the final score...

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