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House endorses measure aiding Missouri dairy farmers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Assistance for Missouri's dairy farmers appears to be one of the first bills the Legislature will send to Gov. Jay Nixon.

Missouri woman sentenced for fraud and embezzlement

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former branch manager of a central Missouri title company will serve two years and six months without parole for mortgage fraud and embezzlement.

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Pay raise for Missouri lawmakers, state officials blocked

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers and state elected officials will not receive a raise.

Cole County approves $2.1 million Stadium & Jefferson project

Cole County officials met this morning and approved a more than $2 million dollar road construction project west of highway 54. It involves the daily traffic at the light at Jefferson and Stadium. part of a two year cooperative project between the city and county.

Osage Co. sheriff appeals loss of peace officer's license

 On Thursday lawyers for the Osage County Sheriff filed a motion for immediate stay, appealing a decision from the state to revoke his peace officer's license. Sheriff Michael Dixon had thirty days to appeal Monday's decision.

Man found guilty of first degree murder, child abuse in Morgan Co. toddler death

After nearly three years, a jury decided the fate of the man who killed a three-year-old boy in Morgan County.

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Lawmakers: Free meals are nothing new

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House is putting an end to committee meetings at country clubs and restaurants.

Civil rights leader comes to Columbia, speaks on race relations

The celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. continued Wednesday night in Columbia as Myrlie Evers-Williams spoke to a crowd of nearly 1,000 people.

Columbia police lobby becomes Craigslist safe zone

The Columbia Police Department has opened its lobby for online buyers and purchasers to exchange their items safely. The changes effective immediately.

Missouri lawmakers, elected officials likely to get raise

Missouri lawmakers and state elected officials likely will be getting a pay raise.

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Mayor says 2 dead in hospital blast

Thursday's gas explosion at a Mexico maternity hospital claimed two lives, Mexico City's mayor said, correcting earlier official statements claiming a higher death toll.

A mix-up between the number of those deceased and those seriously injured led to...

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