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Backyard fireworks safety measures

Fireworks lit up the sky across Mid-Missouri to celebrate the Fourth of July Saturday night.

Columbia burn surgeon warms about certain fireworks

People around the country celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks, but it's easy to ignore the dangers of sparklers.

Floodwaters still affecting cars in mid-Missouri

Days after heavy rains have stopped in mid-Missouri, emergency crews are still responding to water rescues in flooded areas around Columbia.

Fireworks trigger PTSD in local veterans

Veterans who ride horses at Cedar Creek Therapeutic Riding Center in Columbia are trying to relax.

Osage River levels increase due to flooding at the Lake of the Ozarks

Ameren continues to release water through the Bagnell Dam flood gates to decrease lake levels at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Governor celebrates 100th anniversary of Capitol cornerstone

Governor Jay Nixon and other state leaders gathered Friday to kick off the Salute to America weekend, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Capitol's cornerstone.

Lake of the Ozarks open for 4th of July despite no-wake restrictions

The Lake of the Ozarks is open for the Fourth of July celebrations, despite the no-wake restrictions that are expected to continue through Friday afternoon.

Two with active warrants picked up from Cole Co. Jail by Texas Rangers

Police in Jefferson City arrested two people Wednesday believed to be connected to a murder in Texas.

Salute to America crowds

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Salute to America celebration kicks off in Jefferson City

The  two-day Salute to America celebration kicks off Friday in Jefferson City.

Flooding causes July Fourth headaches at Missouri parks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Flooding has forced nearly a dozen Missouri parks to close some areas for the Fourth of July weekend.

59 passengers died

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Philippines ferry owner faces charges in deaths

The owner of a passenger ferry that capsized in the Philippines, killing 59 people, is in police custody and has been charged with multiple counts of homicide, according to national police inspector Mark Nalda.

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