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When he’s not singing and dancing in some Broadway stage production, Hugh Jackman has made a successful career out of playing movie heroes (“Van Helsing,” “The Fountain”) or at least good guys (“Les Miserables,” “Real Steel”) or conflicted fellows (all of his Wolverine appearances). Jackman didn’t have a totally villainous role till last year’s little-seen “Chappie.” But in director Joe Wright’s “Pan,” an origin story imagined from J.M. Barrie’s “Peter Pan,” he embraces the idea of playing a...

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The MHS girls varsity golf team traveled to Moberly Sept. 28 for the MSHSAA Class 1, District 2 Golf Tournament held at Heritage Hills. The team finished sixth out of 12 teams, finishing with a combined score of 446.One MHS player...

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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...

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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 6:45 PM

A key influence that drew me into Catholicism was my enormous admiration for Pope John Paul II. As a traditional conservative and former Evangelical, I was always amazed how he consistently opposed the malevolent forces of totalitarianism.

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.

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