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Former troop commander speaks about changes in policing over years

A former high-ranking member of the highway patrol says policing has to change to prevent more scenes like Ferguson.  

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Missouri taxpayers sue Nixon for Common Core test

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge says taxpayer money for the next two weeks can't pay for membership fees to a group creating tests complying with Common Core education standards.

Grand jury documents rife with inconsistencies

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was lying face-down when Officer Darren Wilson finished him off. Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy, or admitted that they didn't see the shooting at all.

Moniteau Co. prosecutor pleads not guilty to charges

Moniteau County Prosecutor Shayne Healea appeared in court for the first time Tuesday after being charged last Friday. 

Jefferson City police expect busy night for those drinking and driving

Jefferson City Police Department prepares for the busiest DWI arrest day of the year. Tonight while many are planning on traveling home for the holidays, law enforcement will be out preventing those from driving drunk. Urging those that plan on drinking, to get a designated driver.

Traffic backed up on I-70 in Callaway Co.

I-70 between Columbia and Warrenton had some slick patches Wednesday afternoon, causing some traffic delays as well as at least one accident.

One killed in Wednesday morning Columbia crash

One person was killed Wednesday morning after a driver lost control and was hit by a garbage truck.

Governor's mansion won't be open for tours next weekend

The Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City will not be open for its annual candlelight tours next weekend.

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Protests postpone St. Louis Thanksgiving parade

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The annual Thanksgiving Day parade in St. Louis has been postponed because of the continued protests over Michael Brown's death and other fatal police shootings.

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Audit: Missouri commission kept veterans in dark

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A state audit has found that the Missouri Veterans Commission poorly communicated with veterans when handling pension and disability claims.

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Storm to mar Thanksgiving travel in Northeast

A winter storm is snarling travel across the East Coast on Wednesday, causing trouble on the nation's roadways and delays of up to six hours at airports in the Northeast on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

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