Beit Hanoun damage, Gaza

3-day cease-fire announced in Mideast conflict

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Thursday that a three-day unconditional humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas will begin Friday.


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Police led on chase following shots fired on Rice Road

Columbia police were called to Rice Road for shots fired early Thursday.

Two people injured in accidents at fair

Two people were injured in three accidents during this week's Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair. 

Two arrested in connection to disappearance of Charles Bell

Boone County Deputies have arrested two suspects they believe are involved in the disappearance of a Harrisburg man who has been missing for nearly three years.

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Columbia student housing building plans approved

The Columbia City Council has completed its reviews of building plans for a student housing complex in downtown Columbia. 

Two arrested for stealing SUV from St. James

Two people were arrested Wednesday night for stealing an SUV from the St. James area.

Zoning on the ballot for Cole County

Cole County voters will be deciding whether or not they want zoning to come to Cole County.

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Early voting initiative may miss Missouri ballot

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri proposal to create one of the nation's most expansive early voting periods appears to have fallen short of the number of initiative petition signatures needed to make the November ballot.

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Missouri Peace Corps volunteer being evacuated

MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man is among the hundreds of Peace Corps volunteers being evacuated from three West African nations affected by the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history.

Camden County woman killed in ATV crash

Troopers say Alice Vanmeter, 71, was killed in Wednesday evening crash

Traffic stop turns into search

Law enforcement in Columbia searched for two people following a traffic stop Thursday morning.

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Dow plunges 317 points, now down for year

The best thing we can say about Thursday's stock market trading is that it is now over. The Dow fell 317 points, erasing all of its gains for the year.

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