Morning News Watch

Nuke Plant Safety is Outstanding


If you are concerned about a nuclear power plant near your community, don’t be. The Callaway Nuclear Generating Station near Fulton has operated since 1984 without a major incident a fact that doesn’t escape State Representative Travis Fitzwater… The plant produces about 19 percent of the total power output for …

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Fulton State Hospital Expands


The Fulton State Hospital has been a fixture of the community since it opened in 1851. They enter a new generation with the opening of a new building this past week… State Representative Travis Fitzwater adds the building should be completed by the end of 2018. Fitzwater was in attendance …

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No tax break for owner of closed JCMO hotel

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It’s back to the drawing board for the owners of the old Truman Hotel in their attempts to get tax breaks from the city to help them build two new hotels and a conference center on their property. Jefferson City’s TIF commission Thursday night voted 7-1 to turn down the …

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Cattle rustlers? String ’em up!


The Miller County sheriff’s office is fighting back against cattle rustlers. At least 26 cattle have been stolen in the county since last June, and Sheriff Bill Abbott says not all thefts are reported. Abbott says the department has helped to create a group called Farmer’s Outlook as a means …

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Fatal fire in Sedalia

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A fire at a house in Sedalia has claimed a life. Fire crews found the body of a man inside the house at 1903 Grand Avenue shortly after knocking down flames that were showing outside of the structure. Efforts to revive the man didn’t work and he was pronounced dead …

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Chamber Says There is a Huge Job Pool to Choose From


You may have noticed some differences between Jefferson City and nearby Columbia. Only 30 miles separate the two population centers, but that doesn’t mean that residents from both cities commute for jobs. Director of Economic Development for the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce Missy Bonnot explains… She adds there is …

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Lady with 41 Pets Arrested


Police arrest a Jefferson City woman after 41 animals are found and removed from a residence on East Ashley. Jefferson City Police say they arrested 58-year-old Carolyn Goyda following the execution of a search warrant. The 40 cats and one dog were taken to the Jefferson City Animal Shelter for …

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JCMO suspect sees sentencing delayed


A St. Louis man found guilty of burglary in a deadly home invasion will have to wait until July before he learns his sentence. Attorneys in the case of 19-year-old Charles Thompson asked for a delay in his sentencing. He’s due back in court July 6th. A jury last month …

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Mid Mo woman goes missing


It’s been more than a week since anyone has seen Laverla Kistler. The 77-year old Cooper County woman is the subject of a Silver Alert as a missing person. Relatives say she drove off from her home in her silver 2004 Kia Sedona van with her little brown dog Rusty …

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Missing Callaway man – the latest information


Investigators now say the man found dead on a Callaway County road on Monday was reported missing on Father’s Day. 34-year-old Steven Mullens was reported missing by the mother of his child. Mullens was found in a car, believed to be his, on Monday afternoon on County Road 268 near …

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