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Beer at the ballgame ‘app’


(AP) — Thirsty for a beer at a ballgame or rock concert? There soon could be an app for that. Missouri lawmakers on Wednesday overrode a veto by Gov. Jay Nixon to enact a law allowing entertainment facilities to sell alcoholic drinks through mobile applications. Customers could tap an app …

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Most of Nixon’s vetoes are knocked out

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Jefferson City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

(AP) — Missouri lawmakers have concluded their annual veto session after overriding Gov. Jay Nixon to enact measures loosening state gun laws and tightening voting requirements. The Republican-led Legislature overrode the Democratic governor on a total of 13 vetoes Wednesday. The guns laws allow most adults to carry concealed weapons …

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Sentence in toddler death


A Morgan County mother has been sentenced to life in prison for her role in the death of her three year old son in 2012. Jamie Litton pleaded guilty to second degree murder in a Morgan County Court room Monday. The Morgan County sheriff’s department alleges Litton tried to conceal …

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Driver in CoMo hit and run now charged with murder


A Fulton man now faces second degree murder charges for driving into and killing a Columbia man who was out on a lunch time walk. Prosecutors Tuesday increased the charges against 56-year –old Ralph Ringer from involuntary manslaughter. Ringer allegedly was drunk when he struck 36-year-old Kiran Lamicchanne who was …

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New Fulton State Hospital long overdue

Picture Credit-Fulton State Hospital

Which Mid – Missouri business do you think has the highest turnover rate in the state? Try the Fulton State Hospital .. the mental health facility sees over 40 – percent of the nursing staff leave every year. Callaway County Representative Travis Fitzwater hopes the new facility ends that trend …

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Big JCMO road project re-opens today

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The new Lafayette Interchange on Highway 50 is opening today. Then ..the Clark Avenue overpass will close Thursday after the morning rush  hour.  The Clark Avenue overpass will be the last work being done on Jefferson City’s east side. Both work zones are part of the $20 million Lafayette Interchange …

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‘Hey Buddy’ — stay in your lane!


Police always caution us about driving defensively because you never know when you may meet an… airplane on the road. It happened in Callaway County on Route J near County Road 328 yesterday afternoon. The pilot of a single engine plane coming from Sparta Missouri ran out of fuel. He …

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Veto session — ‘one and done?’

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A longtime St. Louis Democratic State Representative ..Tommie Pierson says he will vote to sustain Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of the gun bill. Pierson says, while he owns a few guns, Missourians don’t need what he calls military-style weapons: The Governor vetoed the bill, saying Missouri’s system for issuing concealed …

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Ice Arena floods .. again!

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For the second time this summer, Jefferson City parks department workers and a cleaning company are cleaning up flood waters from the Washington Park Ice Arena. Flash flooding early Saturday morning sent about two and a half feet of muddy brown overflow onto the ice surface and other lower areas …

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Safety Net is there for first responders


Here’s a way for you to show your support for law officers and first responders. Give a donation to ‘Safety Net’ … JC-PD Detective Mark Edwards says the ‘Safety Net’ effort is designed to help those families in the event an officer dies in the line of duty. The country …

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