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This road work could jam up your drive to work

Watch for some Highway 63 delays near Jefferson City this week. MoDot is closing one northbound lane on 63 at the Cedar Creek Bridge just north of the capital from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. today (mon) thru Friday. You’ll see message boards and signs to warn you about the …

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Missing man is okay

An alert issued for a missing Lake Area man has been cancelled. 82 – year old John Peffer of Camdenton was found safe near Kansas City. Peffer, who suffers from dementia and other medical issues, went missing from his home late last week.

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Adrian’s Island bridge may just happen

The plan to link the State Capitol to the Jefferson City riverfront is moving ahead. Private funding will help pay for an 800 – foot bridge from the Capitol to Adrian’s Island in Jefferson City. The area will become the city’s newest park. The biggest challenge will be building the …

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Booze and wrestling .. not a good mix

A playful wrestling match gets out of hand and leaves a Camdenton couple facing charges. Heather Jackson and Aaron Logan face assault, child endangerment and other charges after injuring several children Monday after wrestling with them. Investigators say one child was slammed against a wall, but none had more than …

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Christmas time at the Mansion

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Missouri Governor’s Mansion. Rebecca Gordon says special tours are set for this weekend … Governor Mike Parson will light the 40 – foot tree on the lawn of the Mansion Friday afternoon. That coincides with Living Windows in downtown Jefferson …

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Lake – area man on house arrest on the run

Lake – area police are looking for a man who skipped out on his ankle bracelet. Tom Rickey the 3rd had bonded out of the Camden County Jail after his arrest on domestic violence charges. He was on home detention on a GPS tracker. Rickey is accused of punching his …

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Fire Marshal called in on Fulton fire

State Fire Marshal investigators are helping Fulton firefighters come up with the cause of a Wednesday duplex fire. Crews were called to the home on East Sixth when smoke was spotted come from the roof. Investigators think a faulty electrical outlet may be the cause. Everyone in the home got …

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Brief lockdown for a few JCMO schools

Jefferson City High School, Nichols Career Center and nearby Thorpe Gordon Elementary were locked down briefly this (Wed) morning. Police received a shots – fired report from a neighborhood near the schools around 8:45. They found nothing and the lockdown was lifted ten minutes later.  

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New Cole County Rep is ready to get to work

You might best know Rudy Veit from his many years in courtrooms all across Mid-Missouri. The newly elected Cole County State Rep knows it will be a balancing act at the Capitol … Veit recently handled the civil suit for the family of Carl DeBrodie .. the disabled Fulton man …

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JCMO group fights St Marys sale

A Jefferson City group says they’ll fight the sale of St. Mary’s Hospital to the University of Missouri. The ‘Coalition for Choice’ says the potential sale of the 100 – plus year old hospital will be bad for Mid-Missouri patients. MU Health Care announced last summer that they were in …

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