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Community helps family after tragedy

Just days after a Russellville family suffers a dual tragedy, their community is coming together to help them.

Suspects take plea deal in local couple's death

Two people arrested in a double murder near the Lake of the Ozarks are now heading to prison. On Monday Garland and Mandy Mitchell both entered guilty pleas on reduced drug charges in last year's deaths of Freddie and Carol Wilson in Morgan County.

Top education official in the state says she's resigning

Missouri's top education official says she will resign at the end of this year. State Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announced her departure Monday. She has served as head of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education since 2009.

New crosswalk designed to boost safety in Jefferson City

Councilman in Jefferson City are set to decide who the bid will go to for the Dunklin crosswalk project at tonight's meeting. Although public works officials say it's one of the small projects they are working on, they say it's extremely important because it invovles the safety of pedestrians.

Opus demolishes buildings for student housing complex

After a legal battle, the Opus student housing project moves forward.  Demolition crews began Monday morning tearing down existing buildings to make way for the new student housing complex. 

Changes to be made to prevent pedestrians from crossing College Avenue

City leaders will vote on changes along a busy street near the M-U Campus.

Prairie Home schools closed Monday

Schools in the Prairie Home R-5 school district are closed Monday, September 15

Three Boone County businesses cited for selling alcohol to a minor

The Boone County Sheriff's Department sent an undercover minor to 10 businesses in Boone County for alcohol compliance checks Saturday night.

CFD responds to early morning dorm fire on Mizzou campus

The Columbia Fire Department responded to an early morning dorm fire on the University of Missouri campus Sunday.

R. Bowen Loftin

Mizzou to inaugurate new chancellor Loftin

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri's flagship Columbia campus celebrates its 175th anniversary this week with five days of events that include the inauguration of new Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin.

Barack Obama July 2

Obama to assign 3,000 military personnel to fight Ebola

President Obama will announce significant new U.S. efforts to combat the Ebola epidemic, which has moved quickly across the western part of Africa and sent governments there scrambling to respond.

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