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JCMO City Budget passes

Jefferson City Police will get nine of the 14 new patrol cars they wanted. The Council okayed the city budget for fiscal year 2019 last night. The 33 – million general fund budget goes into effect November 1st. The spending plan also includes about $1 – million for Jefferson City’s …

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Suspect named in JCMO shooting

(KMIZ) — A man was charged in connection to a Jefferson City shooting on Saturday. According to the Jefferson City Police Department, Dana R. Day Jr., 28, allegedly left the scene of the shooting where 24-year-old Tre J. Connor sustained serious injuries. Police responded to the scene Saturday in the …

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Florence death toll climbs

(Fox News) — Tropical Storm Florence weakened to a tropical depression early Sunday, but significant portions of North and South Carolina were expected to remain vulnerable to flash flooding and major river flooding, forecasters said. The further downgrading of what had been a powerful hurricane several days ago came in …

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Task Force 1 North Carolina rescues top 100

Missouri Task Force One says it’s been a part of more than a hundred water rescues in North Carolina. The Boone-County based emergency responders are helping people deal with flooding after Hurricane Florence. A spokesman says about fifty locals worked almost non-stop over the weekend, helping get people out of …

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McCaskill and Hawley square off in STL

President Trump’s U-S Supreme Court nomination received attention during Friday’s forum in St. Louis County between Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill and GOP challenger Josh Hawley. The event hosted by the Missouri Press Association on Friday gave the candidates the opportunity to debate over several issues, including Supreme Court nominee Brett …

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Hurricane Florence has them running for cover

(Fox News) — Hurricane Florence’s eyewall is onshore in North Carolina on Friday and will make landfall ‘very soon,’ as the Category 1 storm lashed the Carolina coast and appeared ready to cause catastrophic flooding. The storm was about 10 miles east of Wilmington, N.C., and about 80 miles east-northeast …

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The green stuff mailed to a Senator last spring was rat poison

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Investigators now say the unknown, green granular substance sent in an envelope to a Missouri lawmaker earlier this year was rat poison. Missouri Senate Administrator Patrick Baker on Wednesday said Capitol police determined the substance sent to Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal was pesticide. Initial analysis suggested it …

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Mid Mo search teams and linemen are in the Carolinas

Water rescues have already started in North Carolina, as Hurricane Florence dumps heavy rain on the East Coast. Fifty members of Boone County-based Missouri Task Force 1 set up shop yesterday (thur) in the towns of Leland and Bolivia. The local emergency responders will mostly focus on water rescues. Eight …

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Jefferson City Special Olympics campus is a reality

Gary Wilbers says it took a real community partnership to ‘steal’ the new Special Olympics Training For Life site away from Columbia. The 32-thousand square foot complex, that was originally planned for Boone County, opened on Jefferson City’s Christy Drive today .. The $18 million campus includes workout space and …

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3 – JCFD firefighters are with Task Force One in North Carolina

Missouri Task Force 1 is now in North Carolina, as Hurricane Florence hits land Thursday. The Boone County-based emergency responders have been assigned to Brunswick County, which is on the ocean and south of Wilmington. Fifty local members are staging in Leland, North Carolina on Thursday. Most of the crew …

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