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St. Louis Co. Prosecutor speaks about Ferguson at MU

The St. Louis County Prosecutor who gained national attention during the Ferguson protests is speaking at the University of Missouri Tuesday night. 

Hermann sues power commissions over coal plant costs

The city of Hermann is suing state utility groups over the costs of electricity from a southern Illinois coal plant.

Missouri bill similar to Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Freedom of religion or freedom to discriminate? It is a topic swarming the nation right now as Indiana faces backlash for a bill it just passed. ABC 17 News looked through Missouri bills and found one similar to Indiana's - House Bill 104.

Hundreds of residents forced to move from two mobile home parks

Hundreds of residents forced to move from two mobile home parks

Hundreds of residents are now being forced to move at two mobile parks just south of Columbia. 

Crews fight outside cover fires Tuesday

Boone County crews fight outside fires

Firefighters had their hands full Tuesday after several calls across Mid-Missouri.

Jefferson City Police release Jackson suicide note

Jefferson City Police held a second news conference to release more details into the apparent suicide of Spence Jackson, the late media director for former Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who killed himself last month.

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Missouri House panel sends medical marijuana bill forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican support for a medical marijuana law is moving a proposal forward to the full Missouri House.

MoDOT presents road maintenance plan for smaller budget in 2017

Work to close I-70 ramps in Columbia

Road work will close an Interstate 70 ramp in Columbia Tuesday night.

Missouri court rules against man claiming anxiety hurt trial

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled against a man who appealed his death sentence for killing an elderly couple while burglarizing their home.

Missouri prescription drug database earns initial approval

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators have given initial approval to a proposed prescription drug database, despite concerns that it could jeopardize personal information.

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Talks extended on Iran nuclear deal

Talks to reach a deal on a framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program will be extended an extra day, U.S. officials said Tuesday.

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