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Man jokes don't touch my girlfriend

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Man to Obama: Don't touch my girlfriend

Even the President of the United States has to deal with jealous boyfriends.

Casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, Obama stood at a voting booth next to Aia Cooper, whose fiancé Mike Jones decided to crack wise with the president.

"Mr. President, do...

Clintons, Chelsea Clinton wedding

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Clinton family remembers Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta was known for being a designer to first families, and the Clintons were no exception.

The famous designer -- who died at 82 on Monday -- designed a number of dresses for the former first lady, including her 1997 gold lace inaugural d...

Council votes against changes to marijuana ordinance

Columbia city council members voted against changes to the city's marijuana ordinance Monday night.

Jefferson City Passes Budget

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JC council approves 2015 budget ahead of schedule

In a surprise move Monday night, the Jefferson City Council approved the 2015 budget weeks ahead of schedule, but made some last minute adjustments.

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What key Senate race means for 2016

Potential 2016 presidential contenders are paying close attention to this year's Senate race.

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Study: Liberals, conservatives inhabit different worlds

Ever wonder why your avowed-conservative brother and fervently-liberal aunt can't even seem to agree on the facts?

Jefferson City Passes Budget

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Jefferson City Passes Budget

Jefferson City council passes its 2015 budget.

Update on DSS call center

September 29th was the last time ABC 17 heard testimony from the Department of Social Services.

Edward Gough Whitlam former Aus PM

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Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies

Edward Gough Whitlam, the former Australian Prime Minister who strengthened ties abroad, has died, the Australian government said Monday.

At 98 years old, he was the longest-lived Prime Minister in Australia's history.

He served as the country's 21st...

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From Alison Lundergan Grimes

Grimes and her family's Hugh Jass Burgers

In her race to defeat Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes has barnstormed Kentucky, talking up her support for raising the minimum wage and criticizing what she calls the GOP's "war on women."

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