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Pictures: Highlights from the 1st half of Super Bowl 50 The Broncos led the Panthers 13-7 after the first-half of Super Bowl 50.  These are some of the highlights. (Streeter Lecka/Ezra Shaw/Christopher Polk/Sean M. Haffey/Patrick Smith/Kevin Mazur/Kevin Cox/Al Bello/Ronald Martinez/Harry How/Getty Images) ...

PICTURES: Pre-game festivities at Super Bowl 50 The pre-game show at the Super Bowl is always anticipated.  Check out the images from Super Bowl 50's. (Streeter Lecka/Ezra Shaw/Christopher Polk/Sean M. Haffey/Patrick Smith/Kevin Mazur/Kevin Cox/Al Bello/Ronald Martinez/Harry How/Getty Images) ...

Political parties hope to avoid uncontested Missouri elections In the 2014 general election, Missourians voted to fill 198 state government positions. However, many voters entered the booth to find they really didn't have a choice. For many government seats, there was only one choice on the ballot; no competition. "It's disheartening. It's not democracy," says Skyler Johnston, executive director of the Greene County Democrats. Out of 17 state senate races in 2014, 10 were unopposed. Of 163 state ...

New leader of Missouri State NAACP promises more inclusion The new leader of the Missouri State NAACP says he plans to build a younger, more inclusive organization. Nimrod "Rod" Chapel Jr. was elected last month as the 14th President of the Missouri State NAACP. He told The St. Louis Post-Dispatch that t's important to include leaders of groups such as Black Lives Matter, which rose to prominence after the Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown, ...

Watch: The Vacuum Cleaner Museum in St. James will suck you in Thousands upon thousands of vacuum cleaners are made on the assembly lines in St. James at Tacony Manufacturing ranging from lower priced and more affordable to high end products.  However, there is something more peculiar going on down below in the basement and you might just get sucked in.  The world's first vacuum cleaner museum and factory outlet boasts more than 750 cleaners throughout a ...

Major traffic slowdowns after crash on west Chestnut Expressway in Springfield A major thoroughfare in Springfield was shut down for a few hours Sunday. Traffic was halted in both directions on Chestnut Expressway between the West Bypass and I-44. A car crashed into a utility pole and caused some major damage early Sunday. No power lines were touching the ground, but police shut down all lanes of traffic on West Chestnut Expressway in the area as a precaution. Two ...

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CBS says 'The Good Wife' will end its run in May
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS used the Super Bowl as a platform to announce the imminent end of the network's most critically-acclaimed show, the Sunday night drama "The Good Wife" starring Julianna Margulies.

The Latest: George W. Bush appears in TV ad for brother
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush gestures for people to take their seats as he arrives for a campaign event in Salem, N.H., Sunday Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for president in the window between the Republican and Democratic debates and the 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary on Tuesday: (all times local):

The Latest: It's all about guts at Super Bowl 50
This image provided by Amazon shows a scene from the company's spot for Super Bowl 50, with Alec Baldwin, center right, and Missy Elliott, right. (Amazon via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game:

The Latest: Gano kicks FG; Denver's lead cut to 16-10
Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton (1) kicks his leg during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Super Bowl Sunday from AP reporters covering the game, the telecast, the commercials and fans around the world (All times local):

Halftime Review: Coldplay lets guests overshadow band
Give Chris Martin and Coldplay credit: It takes a certain lack of ego for musicians to essentially let themselves be upstaged at their own Super Bowl show.