Morning News Watch
are they wild critters or farm animals?

Should deer that are farm – raised for food still be considered ‘wildlife’? Callaway County Representative Travis Fitzwater knows some of those Mid – Missouri deer farmers … The deer farm issue was vetoed by the Governor last year. A ...Read More

osage sheriff may be job hunting

The future of the Osage County Sheriff is up in the air. Yesterday, the Missouri Department of Public Safety revoked Sheriff Michael Dixon’s license as a peace officer after he admitted to harassing a Belle police officer. Under state law, ...Read More

meet the new boss

Parent teachers and members of the community had a chance to meet Jefferson City’s new school superintendent last night. Larry Linthacum met several dozen people at a reception at the Performing Arts Center. Linthacum who taught and coached football for ...Read More

ford ‘guy’ senator kehoe has some questions about tesla

How would you like to buy an electric car online? Former car dealer State Senator Mike Kehoe says Tesla is violating the laws that all other dealers have to live by … Now the Missouri Auto Dealers Association is suing ...Read More

another violent weekend in columbia

Columbia police are still trying to piece together a home invasion and shooting which left a man with serious injuries. Resident of the house on Hickman Avenue say an intruder broke into their home and assaulted the victim before shooting ...Read More

holts summit man dies in crash

A Holts Summit man is dead after a crash on Highway 50 in Moniteau County Friday morning. 45-year-old Claude Jones’s car collided with a tractor trailer near California about 10-30 Friday morning. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. The ...Read More

**update** missing j-c kid is okay

Why did a Jefferson City middle school student leave a field trip yesterday? The eighth-grader had apparently planned to run away from a tour of the Saint Louis Holocaust Museum, and made it safely all the way back to Columbia. ...Read More

when it gets cold the salvation army brings out the cots

It’s no fun to be an ‘urban outdoorsman’ when the temperature starts dropping. Jefferson City Salvation Army Lt. Christopher White says they set up extra cots in their shelter when it dips below – 40 … White says they have ...Read More

bernskoetter doesn’t sound hopeful about raises

Another year, another discussion of state employee pay raises. On KWOS Open Air, Representative Mike Bernskoetter says he’s not sure if it will happen, or what it will be.  Governor Nixon made no mention of a raise in his State ...Read More

nixon talks education spending and ferguson

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says the state legislature needs to embrace policies that foster healing and hope in the wake of the unrest that erupted after the police shooting death of an 18 year old Ferguson youth. The governor delivered ...Read More