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State officials choose new education commissioner

A new Missouri education commissioner has been chosen to replace a leader who faced frequent criticism while dealing with struggling districts.

Missouri sets its first execution of 2015

The Missouri Supreme Court on Wednesday set the execution date for 45-year-old Marcellus Williams. It would be Missouri's first execution in 2015, after a state record 10 inmates were put to death this year.

Man arrested in Boone County for burglary, assault

A man from Gasconade County was arrested fur burglary and assault near Ashland Tuesday night.

New proposal could cut business fees in Missouri

Fees paid by Missouri businesses could become the overall lowest in the nation-that's if legislation filed Tuesday by Senator Wayne Wallingford, on behalf of Secretary of State Jason Kander, is passed next year.

Fall from building sheds light on tenant complaint program

After a 19-year-old is critically injured from falling off a balcony, we're looking who is responsible for keeping properties up to code.

Officials have concerns about new powdered alcohol product

Palcohol is alcohol in the form of powder. It was approved by the federal government in April. But Det. Tom O'Sullivan at the Boone County Sheriff's Department believes the product will only give minors easier access to alcohol.

No more code violations for formerly trashed home in Cole County

During the summer ABC 17 News reported on a house in Jefferson City filled with trash, including soiled diapers, cockroaches and debris. Since then, Ott Property Services has worked hard to clean up the property, bringing it up to code.

Five armed robberies in Columbia go unsolved

Columbia businesses concerned for safety after five armed robberies

Tuesday, suspects are still on the loose after five armed robberies at Columbia businesses in a little over a week.

19-year-old man in critical condition after falling from building

Columbia Police are asking anyone who witnessed the fall to come forward with more information.

Pilot killed, three injured in plane crash near Boonville airport

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Report: plane engine lost power causing deadly Boonville crash

Federal officials released a preliminary report of what caused a deadly plane crash in Boonville last month, saying the engine lost power while the pilot was trying to land.

Obama on Cuba

Historic thaw in US, Cuba standoff

A political standoff that spanned five decades and 10 presidents began to crumble Wednesday with President Barack Obama's move to normalize relations with Cuba.

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