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Two tie as winners of National Spelling Bee

Vanya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of Chesterfield, Missouri, tied as winners of the National Spelling Bee on Thursday.

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Summer changes to Columbia water disinfectant

You might notice a change in the taste and smell of your drinking water if you live in Columbia.  The water treatment plant is switching the disinfectant it uses to clean the water.  

Police release photos of box where Sedalia woman was held hostage

Police have released photos of the crate where they say a Missouri man held a woman captive before she escaped and was later shot to death.

Jefferson City Police investigating child abduction

Jefferson City Police are investigating a 2 year-old child who was reported abducted. His mother, Billie Jo Linhart, reportedly failed to return the boy to his court-appointed guardian and does not have custody.

Fulton announces new industry, dozens of jobs created

Fulton city leaders welcomed a new company to the area Thursday.

Boat capsizes on the Osage River

Two people are safe after their canoe capsized Thursday night just before 5 p.m.

Corrections Officer assaulted at JCCC

A corrections officer is recovering after being attacked at the maximum security Jefferson City Correctional Center.

Man arrested for armed robbery at Jefferson City Subway restaurant

A man is in the Cole County Jail Thursday after apparently robbing a Jefferson City restaurant.

Missouri Patrol: Man had 800 pounds of pot in truck

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man was charged with drug trafficking after he allegedly drove 800 pounds of marijuana through Springfield on his way from California to New York.

Columbia Wal-Mart open again after bomb threat

The Wal-Mart on West Broadway in Columbia was re-opened Wednesday night after being evacuated due to a bomb threat.

Fire reported at Mizzou fraternity

Firefighters responded to reports of a fire at a Mizzou fraternity early Thursday.

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US green energy use highest since 1930s

Renewable energy use in the United States hit its highest level last year since the 1930s.

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