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Cool off from this heat

If you don’t have air conditioning and need to get out of the heat, especially during the day, area cooling centers have opened. Area cooling centers in Callaway County include Fulton City Hall and the Fulton Senior Center, Bank Star One in New Bloomfield and the New Bloomfield City hall …

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No arrests yet in Westview Heights killing

Residents of the Westview Heights neighborhood just west of Jefferson City are asking for witnesses to come forward in the shooting death of Dennis Thompson. Thompson was found dead inside an  apartment complex off of Collier Court Sunday morning. Friends and neighbors, along with deputies from the Cole County sheriff’s …

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Firefighters put their Summer Fire School training to work

The Jefferson City fire department got in a little rappelling practice Monday morning. The department was called to the 1-thousand block of Boonville Road after a puppy went over a bluff and on to the railroad tracks below. A fire fighter was lowered about 40 feet down the embankment to …

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Back for Special Session #2

Your lawmakers are back to work .. again .. at the State Capitol. This time Governor Greitens called them back for a 2nd special session on abortion issues. The Associated Press’ David Lieb wondered if the Governor might even order another one down the road … The first special session …

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Truck crash lands man in the hospital

A Holts Summit man suffered serious injuries in a roll over accident Saturday afternoon. The Highway patrol says 28-year-old Casey Rains ran off County Road 391 near Turkey Creek Road about 3-20 p.m. His truck hit a tree and overturned. The patrol says Rains was not wearing a seatbelt.

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When will they name a new Lincoln – U president?

You won’t see Lincoln – U officials in any big hurry to find a new president. On KWOS Open Air, Misty Young says they plan to take their time … Lincoln is bringing in a search firm. Dr. Kevin Rome stepped down to take the president’s job at Fisk University. …

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Missing boater found dead

UPDATE: The Highway Patrol’s boat and drowning reports page lists Blakely as deceased. Blakely’s body was found in a cove in Morgan County on Saturday. UPDATE: From The Associated Press: The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified a man who has been missing for two weeks at the Lake of the …

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Homicide in Cole County

Cole County deputies are investigating a shooting death as a homicide. Investigators say they found 35-year-old Dennis Thompson dead from gunshot wounds on Collier Court shortly before 9 a.m. Sunday. The sheriff’s department says it has received multiple leads into the case already. No word yet on any possible suspects.

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Unwatched stove sets apartment on fire

Unattended cooking is believed to be the cause of a smoky fire in a Jefferson City apartment Thursday evening. Firefighters were called to the scene in the 35-hundred block of Knipp Drive about 6-30 last night. They found smoke coming out the front door of the ground floor apartment. It …

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Trial date set for accused double murderer

A Jefferson City double murder suspect is set to go to trial August 18th. Cole County Judge Pat Joyce yesterday set the trial date for Brandon Rapier, but said she’s open to a change of venue request. Rapier is charged with two counts of first degree murder in the stabbing …

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