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Review of Missouri education standards divisive

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Parents and teachers are hoping for the best but bracing for what could be months of fighting over education standards for Missouri schoolchildren.

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Ameren plans to reduce coal-fired power plants

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ameren Missouri say it plans to reduce its reliance on coal-fired power plants over the next two decades.

Severe weather possible tonight, Thursday

Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible late Wednesday afternoon into the evening, with the best chances for strong storms in western Missouri. Thursday, the entire area is under a slight risk for damaging winds, hail, and isolated tornadoes. Flash flooding is also possible as the area could pick up up to 2", with…

Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

The Kansas City Royals waited 29 years to reach the postseason, and they weren't going down without a fight. Watch behind the scenes footage from inside the locker room after the win here.

Jefferson City superintendent leaving at end of school year

The Jefferson City superintendent announced he is retiring at the end of the school year. Dr. Brian Mitchell first joined the district in 2009.

Police process suspect vehicle in Route K shooting

Trial starts for man accused of shooting girlfriend in the neck

Alfonso Rodriguez is charged with armed criminal action, first degree assault, and resisting arrest after allegedly shooting Giesla Angel-Lopez in the neck on May 26, 2013. The shooting happened in the 5600 block of South Route K. Rodriguez allegedly shot her from inside his truck, then led police on a pursuit that…

October marks start of secondary severe weather season in Mid-Missouri

Most of the severe weather we see in Mid-Missouri comes during the spring and early summer months. 

Eyewitness to Brandon Ellingson's drowning speaks out

It has been almost five months since Brandon Ellingson drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks, but for the Moreau family it feels like just yesterday.

One person injured in Jefferson City shooting

Police say injuries are non-life threatening

Director of Social Services grilled by lawmakers

Monday, State Representatives on the Appropriations Committee asked Department of Social Services Director Brian Kinkade along with three other members of Social Services what the "glitch" actually is.

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Secret Service head Julia Pierson resigns

Julia Pierson, the first female director of the Secret Service, resigned her post Wednesday after a fence jumper gained access to the White House Sep. 19th and a subsequent congressional inquiry uncovered other security lapses.

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