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Narrow win in Mid – Mo State Rep race

Mid Missouri voters went to the polls yesterday in several jurisdictions. They voted in a new state representative in parts of Cole, Boone, Moniteau and Cooper counties, and said no to most tax issues. The new State Representative is Republican Sara Walsh who narrowly defeated Democrat Michela Skelton in a …

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** Breaking News ** Cop Killer behind bars

Authorities in Henry County now confirm they have the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Clinton police officer in custody. A passer motorist called local police when they saw a person matching the description of Ian McCarthy walking along State Highway U just outside of Clinton about 6-15 last …

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Former Sheriff pleads guilty to gun charge

(AP) – A former central Missouri sheriff has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge related to his alleged waving of a gun at a bar. KWOS news partner, KMIZ-TV reports that former Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon entered the plea Tuesday on the Boone County count of unlawful use …

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Old St. Marys may rise again

The Jefferson City Council works on a deal to help developers working on the old St. Mary’s hospital. The council voted unanimously Monday night to set up a Tax Increment financing deal with the Farmer Company. The developers have submitted two proposals…one which will cost about 45 million dollars and …

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Manhunt for cop killer

The manhunt continues in west central Missouri for the killer of a Clinton Missouri police officer. Prosecutors Monday charged Ian McCarthy with first degree murder in the death of officer Gary Michael. Police in Clinton say McCarthy shot Michael in the chest…apparently with a rifle…during a traffic stop late Saturday …

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Election Day in many Mid-Mo counties

Several Mid-Missouri counties have races and issues on the ballot today .. Democrat Michaela Skelton and Republican Sara Walsh are looking to fill Missouri’s 50th District House seat once held by Caleb Jones. This race will appear on the Boone, Cole, Cooper and Moniteau county ballots. Voters in both Boone and …

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Agencies Participate in Nuke Drill

You may have seen all the emergency vehicles at the Lincoln University Gym today (Monday 7).  Several agencies were participating in a drill to see if they are indeed ready for an emergency at the Callaway Nuclear Power Plant in Fulton…     Cole County Office of Emergency Management Director …

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Cops concerned about possible exhaust leaks in one vehicle

Jefferson City and Columbia police departments are considering installing carbon monoxide detectors in some of their S-U-V’s. The consideration comes after a report that some Ford Explorer patrol vehicles are leaking carbon monoxide into the driving compartment. The leaks are thought to have caused several accidents at police departments around …

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Dorm rooms for Mizzou football weekends go fast

Why shell out big money for a hotel room for Mizzou Tiger football…when a dorm room will do? University of Missouri officials announcing over the weekend it has sold out of its inventory of dorm rooms for football weekends on campus. The rooms in the Excellence, Discovery and Respect Halls …

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