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’54’ at the Lake back open after ‘suspicious package’ scare

Route 54 is back open after being closed for nearly two hours today. Sergeant Scott White with the Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms they were investigating a suspicious device. The device was determined to be a consumer electronic device. The police emergency closed down eastbound and westbound Route 54 between Route …

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JC School work on tap — but not from the bond issue

The Jefferson City school board Monday night approves a list of renovation projects at several schools, but none of the projects fall under just-passed school bond issues. Superintendent Larry Linthacum tells to board that he will have a timeline for those projects by the time for the next board meeting …

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Getting a little too ‘grabby’ at Wal Mart

A Camden County man has been banned from the Camdenton Wal-Mart store at the Lake after he allegedly inappropriately touched an employee over the weekend. The Camden County sheriff’s office says 31-year-old Dakota Allen Cody Whitworth grabbed a female employee in an aisle at the store on Saturday. The employee …

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State Auditor goes after JCMO development

(MissouriNet) – State Auditor Nicole Galloway is calling on Missouri lawmakers to overhaul transportation development district (TDD) legislation, saying that these special sales tax districts have left taxpayers owing about one-billion dollars on projects they did not directly approve. Private businesses can impose sales taxes in TDDs, and are allowed …

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Prison time ahead for Callaway thief

A 21-year-old Tebbetts man could spend some serious time in prison after pleading guilty to charges in five different cases. Joseph Green admits he stole a truck, a van and an ATV, and broke into two businesses…all during 2016. The judge in the case sentenced to seven years on each …

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Watch out for work on the Bridge

If you’re headed out of Jefferson City across the Missouri River Bridge today…look for some slow going between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. MoDOT crews are replacing the lights that illuminate the bridge’s driving  lanes in the dark. During that time, the Main Street ramp to the bridge will be …

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A military academy that dates to the 1800’s will be no more

And the end of classes next month at Wentworth Military Academy will mark the end of the road for the 137-year old institution. Trustees are closing the academy in Lexington due to dwindling enrollment, rising costs and aging facilities. The closure becomes effective on may 31st. Some famous alumni of …

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AMBER ALERT: Missouri girl

Authorities in Blue Springs have put out an Amber Alert for a missing 12-year-old. Apple Briscoe is described as a white girl with brown hair and green eyes, approximately 5’3″ tall and weighing 125 pounds. Police believe she’s with William L. Dela Cruz, a 22-year-old Asian man who’s 5’10” tall and …

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37 dead in Egypt attack

CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s Interior Ministry says a blast at a church in Alexandria was caused by a suicide bomber who tried to storm the entrance before being stopped by police. The ministry says three policemen were among those killed in the attack. It was the second of two attacks …

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One dead in Moniteau County accident

One person is dead after an accident in Moniteau County. The Highway Patrol’s Crash Reports state the accident occurred when twenty-nine year-old Manix Schmidt was travelling southbound on MO-5, less than a mile north of Route NN. Schmidt tried to pass an uninvolved vehicle using the northbound lane, where he …

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