Mizzou’s Josh Moore tackled cancer before tackling gridiron stardom

Missouri freshman defensive tackle Josh Moore was diagnosed with cancer at age 8. Eleven years later, the Olathe North grad is a rising star for the Tigers. He also shares a special bond with MU coach Gary Pinkel, who announced Nov. 13 that he had follicular lymphoma and would resign after the season.

Fire destroys three structures in Sedalia

A fast-moving fire powered by gusting winds destroyed a 19th century apartment building and two houses Thursday in Sedalia, Mo. It took more than 50 firefighters roughly three hours to control the blaze.

Hollande, Putin agree to work together in ISIS fight

French President Francois Hollande and Russia’s Vladimir Putin agreed to share intelligence information and cooperate on selecting targets in the fight against the Islamic State group, raising hope for closer ties between Moscow and the U.S.-led anti-IS coalition following the Paris terror attacks.

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People gather for the demolition of the 10-story, 50-year-old McCollum Hall at KU.