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Avoiding identity theft while at school

This week marks the return of college students to campus. It can sometimes be overwhelming when trying to juggle school, work and social life. Unfortunately, protecting their identities and fighting fraud doesn't make their list of priorities. College students can be easy targets of identity thieves because of the amount of personal information that can be found online, especially through social…

New fire station opens in Capital City

A brand new, more than $2 million facility is now being used for the safety of Jefferson City residents.

Three deadly crashes over Labor Day counting period

The holiday traffic crash counting period started Friday at 6:00 p.m. and ended at midnight Tuesday morning.

Mamtek failed plant

CEO pleads guilty in failed sweetener plant case

The man accused of ripping off the city of Moberly in a failed sweetener plant operation pleaded guilty to three of five counts against him in St. Charles County court Tuesday afternoon.

Domionte Cheatum and Samuel Butler

Man connected to Columbia murder sentenced to 15 years on drug charges

A man connected to a 2013 Columbia murder was sentenced to 15 years in prison for drug charges Tuesday.

Columbia man arrested after fight, threatened to kill children

Columbia Police responded to a fight between a man and a woman on early Monday morning in the 2000 block of Whispering Meadows Court.

Ferguson protests

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Centene to bring new claims center to Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Centene Corp. plans to build a claims processing center in Ferguson, the site of protests in the three weeks since the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Debates on 'Right to Farm' amendment continue Thursday

Missouri seeks to get more local food into schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.

Lightning sparks fire in apartment building

Lightning has been named as the cause of a fire at a Columbia apartment building Monday evening.

Emergency crews respond to water rescues

Firefighters send boat in water to rescue driver at Old Millcreek and Highway KK

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1 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.

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