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University of Missouri athletic director stepping down

University of Missouri athletic director Mike Alden announced Thursday he will step down from his position effective August 31.

Measles spread across states

Concern grows as the number of people diagnosed with measles in the U.S. increases. 

Law enforcement responds to police violence

The suspect in the shooting of a Missouri police officer claims he wasn't involved.

Police see high concentration of crime on Washington Ave

Police see high concentration of crime on Washington Ave.

Police are seeing a high concentration of increased crime on one street in central Columbia.

Cole Co approves 2 1 million road project

Cole County approves $2.1 million Stadium & Jefferson project

Cole County officials met Thursday morning and approved a more than $2 million road construction project west of Highway 54. It involves the daily traffic at the light at Jefferson and Stadium. The project is 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.

Jefferson City Police

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Police detain two Jefferson City boys after they escape Prenger Center

Jefferson City Police were led on a foot pursuit Thursday afternoon after two boys escaped from the Prenger Family Center.

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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.

Number of black CEOs dwindles

Courtesy: A. Express; Delph; Merck; Carnival; Xerox

Just 5 black CEOs at 500 biggest companies

The highest echelon of Corporate America just became even more white.

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