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Leaders: new developments in Jefferson City already impacting local economy

Officials in Jefferson City are optimistic about future economic growth in the capital city. Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce President Randy Allen talked about the progress Tuesday on ABC 17 News at 9 a.m.

Extreme temperatures dangerous for local seniors

Temperatures across Mid-Missouri Tuesday reached as high as 93 degrees with heat indices making it feel like 106 degrees.

Governor Nixon asks for educators' support in bill veto

Governor Jay Nixon addressed hundreds of educators Tuesday at a conference about strengthening education in Missouri.

Two women charged with robbery in Jefferson City Hy-Vee shooting

Two women accused in a Monday afternoon shooting in Jefferson City are charged with second degree robbery.

Heat impacts Mid-Missourians

Heat impacting people in Mid-Missouri

With oppressive heat in Mid-Missouri this week, experts said the high temperatures can cause dehydration and heat exhaustion, and a shorter temper.

6 University of Missouri students confirmed with mumps

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Lab results have confirmed that six University of Missouri students came down with the mumps, while a seventh suspected case came back negative.

Governor calls for shorter legislative session

Governor Jay Nixon is calling for a shorter legislative session, suggesting it may help lawmakers stay out of trouble.

Two Jefferson City men sentenced for selling heroin

Two Jefferson City men were sentenced in federal court Tuesday for conspiracy to distribute heroin.

The MU Women's and Children's Hospital now features 13 emergency exam rooms


MU Women's & Children's Hospital deemed 'baby friendly'

The MU Women's and Children's Hospital is now the 4th place in Missouri with a baby friendly designation by UNICEF and the World Health Organization.

Assistance coming for Mid-Missouri homeless

On Thursday, officials are holding a large event designed to bring some much needed assistance to the homeless population of Mid-Missouri.

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Zimbabwe seeks U.S. man in lion killing

An American man is being sought in connection with a case that has drawn international attention -- the killing of Cecil the lion -- Zimbabwean officials said Tuesday.

The man suspected in Cecil's death is Walter James Palmer of Eden Prairie, Minnesot...

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