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The MMA varsity soccer team hit double digit wins Sept. 28 adding its 10th victory to this season's tally. And they did it with a bit of emphasis, outscoring the Clopton-Elsberry Hawks 11-1 in a game that was called with approximately 17 minutes remaining. Jesus Gracia finished with four goals in the contest, registering his seventh hat trick of the season, with the first one again coming early in the contest. Rene Padilla had a trick of his own, scoring three goals while also...

Updated at 7:34 AM

Those plucky Lady Bulldogs varsity tennis players almost pulled out a district team tournament win Sept. 28 on the road against a familiar foe, the Moberly Lady Spartans. Twice MHS players forced tiebreaker games. Twice, unfortunately,...

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 4:25 PM

A mural painter was fatally shot Tuesday while working on a community art piece focusing on anti-violence in Oakland, Calif., police reported to the 

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 3:20 PM

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the season of all things pink. October is the time doctors, educators and patients attempt to raise awareness of the disease, the

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 2:06 PM

DEVON, England — A police officer testified that he fired a taser at a man doused in gasoline and holding a lit match to stop the man from harming himself,

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Intensely studied for more than a decade, the BRCA1 and 2 genes are known to be huge risk factors for developing breast cancer. But what have you heard about the newer and less well-known PALB2 gene? Is it something you should be asking...

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 1:56 PM

Yoga’s rejuvenating and therapeutic effects make it a popular exercise regime for millions of people. For breast cancer patients and survivors, yoga not only helps control physical functions like breathing, heart rate and blood...

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 1:50 PM

When you hear the words, "You’ve got breast cancer," you’ll most likely be overwhelmed with emotions. Asking the right questions will give you valuable information to get the best care.

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 1:46 PM

Having trouble sleeping through the night makes it hard to function during the day and is a public health epidemic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Breast cancer patients are part of the estimated 50 million...

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 1:41 PM

Cara Scharf’s journey with breast cancer began when she was young. She was diagnosed with stage 1c breast cancer with a 2 cm tumor when she was just 25 years old — but really it began even earlier than that.

Updated Sep 30, 2015 at 1:19 PM

Is your doctor keeping a secret from you?

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