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Nixon urges school chiefs to oppose tax breaks

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon is urging Missouri school administrators to lobby legislators to uphold his vetoes of various tax breaks.

Crews battle Columbia house fire

Multiple fire crews responded to a residential house fire on Park Avenue and 9th Street in Columbia shortly before 1:00 Tuesday afternoon.

Multiple agencies search for Vernon Parker

Multiple agencies find and arrest wanted man in Fulton

Vernon Parker, who was considered armed and dangerous, has been arrested.

Ameren Missouri seeks increase in monthly fees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ameren Missouri is seeking approval to add about $1.50 to customers' monthly electric bills.

Man uses propane tank to break into home, take child

Columbia police arrest Marcus Clark after burglary on Godas Drive

Man arrested for robbing store, threatening employees

Columbia police arrested a Kansas City man on suspicion of trying to rob the Dollar General store on Vandiver Drive.

AT&T wireless issues for Jaycee's Cole County Fair opening night

The Cole County Jaycee's Fair might have seen a near record crowd for an opening night, but cell phone issues were the hot topic.

Columbia man arrested on weapons charge

A Columbia man was arrested over the weekend for the unlawful use of a weapon, but no shots were fired.

Jefferson City schools mentoring program good example for other Mid-MO schools

With an agenda full of ballot initiatives and tax proposals, community leaders in Columbia had plenty to discuss at a Monday morning meeting.

Jefferson City Korean War veteran honored with medal from Gov. Nixon

Veterans of the Korean War are set to be honored this weekend. Those who served from 1950 to 1953 spent time fighting to protect the Republic of Korea, now known as South Korea, from North Korea and Chinese Communist troops. 

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Ebola fears hit close to home

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

But when he landed in Lagos, Sawyer, 40, collapsed getting off the plane. He had been infected with Ebola in L...

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