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John Marsh

Report claims Putin was behind election hacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a hidden campaign to influence America’s presidential election in favor of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, U.S. intelligence agencies declared Friday in the government’s first formal allegation in support of sensational claims that Trump and his supporters have staunchly resisted. The intelligence …

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Not much snow still creates plenty of accidents

The first widespread snowfall of the year seemed to drop just enough of the white stuff to make things treacherous on mid Missouri roads and highways. Police all across mid Missouri report numerous traffic accidents from north of Columbia south. I-70 in Columbia a particular mess yesterday morning…with parts of …

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Plow causes crash

MoDOT has at least one less truck out on the roads this morning. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the snowplow failed to stop at the intersection of Highway 40 and Route J in Boone County. A truck struck the snow plow…totaling it. The driver of the snow plow…Andrew Weaver …

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Russellville man busted on drugs

A Russellville man is in the Cole County jail charged with drug trafficking and several other felonies. Police pulled over Arthur Gagnon for an arrest warrant Wednesday on East McCarty near the Walmart Supercenter. Gagnon took off on foot, but was caught a short time later. He was carrying more …

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“Snow far .. Snow good”

Our first real snow of the season is here. The white stuff began falling just before 11 oh clock last night in the Columbia area…and spread south over the next couple of hours. Road crews spent most of the evening before the snow hit salting down major roads and highways, …

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A quick start at the Capitol

Missouri legislative leaders want to hit the ground running. House Speaker Todd Richardson says he will assign some 50 bills to committees today in an effort to move legislation ahead quickly . Richardson gaveled in the 99th session of the Missouri General Assembly yesterday at noon at the State Capitol. …

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Priest is suspended over decades – old allegations

A Catholic priest is under investigation for improper sexual contact with minors. The Diocese of Jefferson City placed Father Robert Duesdieker on administrative leave this week. According to a statement from Jefferson City Bishop John Gaydos, the incidents took place more than 25 years ago while Duesdieker was assigned to …

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Lawmakers are back in JCMO in force

Missouri’s 2017 legislative session is off and running. Republicans hold majorities in both the House and the Senate and Republican Gov.-elect Eric Greitens’ Jan. 9 inauguration is should be good for GOP priorities that have failed under outgoing Gov Jay Nixon. Republican leaders say a right-to work measure is one …

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JCMO murder may have involved two ‘Dads’

More details coming to light in the New Year’s shooting in Jefferson City which resulted in the death of Quonterio Davis. Jefferson City police say Davis and 22-year-old Jeffrey Millens were fighting over a woman at a party in the 900 block of East Capitol about 1 a.m. New Year’s …

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Uber brings the ‘side hustle’ to JCMO

You’re free to get your ‘side hustle’ on in the Capital City .. for at least one day. The Jefferson City Council okayed a special bill last night allowing ride sharing services like Uber to operate on next Monday’s State Inauguration Day. The Council also approved free parking in the …

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