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What is the JC Schools connection to the ‘old’ St. Mary’s?

Jefferson City’s School Superintendent says he’s all about helping kids learn. This week, he and the District’s Finance Officer both cast ‘yes’ votes for a tax break to help the Farmer Group develop the old St. Mary’s site … Lincoln University would like to locate their nursing school at the …

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Columbia mom facing child abuse charges

Columbia police take a mother of three children into custody after state children division workers find the kids living in filth. An 11-year-old boy, a six year old boy and a four year old girls were found in an Amelia Street home packed with garbage, raw sewage, and dirty mattresses. …

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What went ‘BANG’??

Residents of Callaway and Cole Counties report hearing a loud explosion Thursday mid morning. The blast shook houses and rattled windows in Fulton and Jefferson City. Emergency management officials in Callaway County confirm the sound was a sonic boom. They didn’t identify the cause of the boom which is generally …

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Big fire on Westminster campus in Fulton

A building on the Westminster College campus is severely damaged by fire Wednesday night. The old house in the 300 block of Seventh street housed the college’s IT department. An employee smelled smoke about 7-25 last night and called the fire department. Fire heavily damaged the top floor of the …

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Lots of cops at Mo State Capitol after D-C shootings

There is a more visible presence of law officers at the State Capitol following yesterday’s attack on Congressman and staffers at a suburban D-C baseball practice. State Troopers and Capitol Police officers are out in force, largely because of demonstrations by both pro-life and pro-choice groups in conjunction with the …

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Mid-Mo man admits to hurting baby

A Waynesville man faces child abuse charges after he broke the arm of his two month old son. The incident occurred Sunday when Andrew Abram said he became frustrated while feeding his son. The little boy was later taken to Barnes Hospital in St. Louis where an examination also found …

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Summer heat can be tough on the pavement

This week’s hot weather might set you up for a summertime traffic hazard. Cole County Public Works Director Larry Benz says the pavement can ‘blow out’ when it gets really hot … Benz adds be prepared for slow traffic and detours if you come into Jefferson City from the east. …

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Watch out for crews putting up new signs on Highway – 50

Look for new signs MoDOT is putting up along Highway 54. The bigger brighter signs will warn drivers they’re going the wrong way and do not enter. The signs will appear along a 100-mile stretch of the road through central Missouri. MoDOT will also start installing more guard cable between …

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