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Nixon sets special election to fill Missouri House vacancies

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Special elections have been scheduled to replace three Missouri lawmakers who resigned.

Two women charged with robbery in Jefferson City Hy-Vee shooting

Two women accused in a Monday afternoon shooting in Jefferson City are charged with second degree robbery.

Food Bank summer feeding program reaches 600 plus kids

Hundreds of kids are flocking to mid-Missouri parks for a free lunch provided by the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.

Columbia man sentenced for drug operation

A judge sentenced Levi Coolley of Columbia to 10 years in federal prison for his role in selling cocaine and marijuana.

Jefferson City leaders: new developments already impacting economy

Officials in Jefferson City are optimistic about future economic growth in the capital city. Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce President Randy Allen talked about the progress Tuesday on ABC 17 News at 9 a.m.

Assistance coming for Mid-Missouri homeless

On Thursday, officials are holding a large event designed to bring some much needed assistance to the homeless population of Mid-Missouri.

MU Women's & Children's Hospital earns new recognition by world groups

The MU Women's and Children's Hospital is now the fourth place in Missouri with a baby friendly designation by UNICEF and the World Health Organization.

Extreme temperatures dangerous for local seniors

Temperatures across Mid-Missouri Tuesday reached as high as 93 degrees with heat indices making it feel like 106 degrees.

Governor Nixon asks for educators' support in bill veto

Governor Jay Nixon addressed hundreds of educators Tuesday at a conference about strengthening education in Missouri.

Heat impacts Mid-Missourians

Heat impacting people in Mid-Missouri

With oppressive heat in Mid-Missouri this week, experts said the high temperatures can cause dehydration and heat exhaustion, and a shorter temper.

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Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead

Mullah Omar, the reclusive supreme leader of the Afghan Taliban, has died, according to the BBC, the Wall Street Journal and the Pakistani newspaper "The Express Tribune," citing Afghan officials.

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