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This Trooper is being called a ‘hero’

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A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper is being hailed as a hero for saving the life of a race boater, injured during a crash at last weekend’s shootout on Lake of the Ozarks. Corporal David Echternacht dove into the water after arriving on the scene of the crash, rolled the …

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Lots of layoffs at a Fulton brick plant

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A long time Fulton brick plant is closing until business picks up, and 85 people will be out of jobs until then. Harbinson Walker Refractories will shut down within 60 days. Officially, plant spokesmen and Callaway chamber of Commerce officials remain optimistic the plant will open again. But with steel …

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Pacesetters Sets the Bar High for United Way Campaign

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The Central Missouri United Way will kick off their community campaign on Thursday (1). Over 30 companies and agencies have led the effort up to now with the Pacesetters Campaign… Ann Bax adds the Pacesetters efforts will be announced at a special luncheon kickoff event Thursday. The United Way of …

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Gun threat forces Fulton school lock down

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Fulton police say it was a threatening phone call from the parent of a student that caused Fulton Middle School and Fulton High School to be locked down most of yesterday. Police say the call come from a parent who lives in Jefferson City who phoned Fulton Middle School saying …

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No arrest in Jefferson City killing yet

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Should you be overly concerned about two fatal shootings that happened in Jefferson City a week ago? … Captain Doug Shoemaker says they’re still hunting for the killer of 50 – year old Bill Crawford. He was found shot to death in his Stadium Blvd. home. A man was questioned …

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JCMO man accused of being 63 wrong way driver

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Columbia police have released more details in that wrong way driver incident on Highway 63 Sunday night. They identify the driver as 50- year-old Roger Dickey of Jefferson City, and a passenger, Becky Dickey also of Jefferson City. In all, there were five vehicles that suffered damage in wrecks related …

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Can Planes and Homes Coexist?

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You hear them near your home. They sound like low planes flying overhead. In reality, persons in the Heritage Hollow Subdivision are hearing model drones in the Joseph Miller Park near their homes.   It is an issue that Parks and Recreation is well aware of according to Director Todd Spalding… …

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Man’s body found in JCMO park

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Jefferson City police say they have recovered a body found at Binder Park Sunday afternoon. A statement from the police department says the white man was found by park visitors. They say the death is not suspicious and appear to have come from natural causes.

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