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Union Pacific crews remove tracks in Jefferson City

Crews for Union Pacific will remove railroad tracks Tuesday night along Highway 179 in Jefferson City.

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Police, protesters plan for anniversary of Ferguson shooting

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Aug. 9 is the one-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, and police in St. Louis County say they're expecting a peaceful weekend from protesters.

Man arrested for drugs in Camden Co.

A Lake Ozark man was arrested Tuesday morning after officers found cash, drugs, and paraphernalia in a home  in Horseshoe Bend.


Police investigating after teen was shot in Jefferson City

Jefferson City Police are investigating after a teenager was injured in a shooting Monday night.

CPS superintendent talks new year changes

CPS superintendent talks changes coming to district this year

School starts in two weeks for Columbia students.

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Missouri task force on human trafficking set to begin work

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A team of Missouri lawmakers, activists and others is set to begin efforts to raise awareness of human trafficking.

Families upset with likely relocation of war memorial

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Boone County Commission is likely to decide this month whether to move an Operation Desert Storm memorial from public courthouse land to a private cemetery.

Missouri lawmaker Hinson asserts guilt for DWI near Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri state lawmaker has apologized for telling media he believes he wasn't impaired after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated.

Voters in Mid-Missouri decide a few key issues

Polls opened 6 a.m. Tuesday for several towns in Mid-Missouri, with a few key issues on the ballots. In Columbia residents are deciding whether to extend the city's capitol improvement sales tax, worth one-fourth of one percent. Proposition 1 would ensure the tax continues for the next 10 years.

Search for possible drowning victim in Boone County continues

The Boone County Fire Protection District continued their search at County Downes for a 27-year-old man who was last seen swimming in the area on Saturday. The man has since been identified as Gaspar Soto-Reza of Columbia. He is originally from Mexico and has been in the United States for several years.

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Obama, Netanyahu duel for American Jewish support

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are presenting dueling messages to the American Jewish community Tuesday amidst a roiling debate on the Iran nuclear deal.

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