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Clayton police: Missouri auditor died of self-inflicted gunshot February 26, 2015


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German consumer groups warns Facebook over data protection

German consumer groups said Thursday they will file a lawsuit against Facebook unless the social network changes its terms of service.

US stock indexes drift mostly lower as oil prices sink

U.S. stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish on Thursday, weighed down by falling energy stocks as the slump in oil prices deepened.

Stock market shrugs off net neutrality vote

The stock market largely shrugged off the Federal Communications Commission's vote to impose tougher rules on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes for the Internet and slowing or blocking Web traffic.

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Clayton police: Missouri auditor died of self-inflicted gunshot

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, a Republican candidate for governor, died Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a staff member told The Associated Press.

Your Opinion: Lawmakers check out grocery bags

Now really with all the important issues our state Legislature faces do we need them between us and our grocery sack?

Your Opinion: Cost concerns for baseball fans

To Brandon Foster/PRESSBOX Author: You and MLB commissioner/Rob Manfred are wrong in what will improve the game of baseball, by increasing the likelihood of more fans.

Our Opinion: Medical usage differs from getting high

“We have no problem with the medicinal use of drugs,” we wrote in this forum nearly a year ago.

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New MU radar will improve state forecasts, advance climate research

Closing a radar gap in Mid-Missouri

Residents in mid- and eastern-Missouri will soon get better warning of dangerous weather, and scientists will have a new tool to help agriculture cope with changes in climate.

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South Callaway team finishes 7th at state culinary competition

Five South Callaway student chefs placed seventh among 24 schools at the 2015 Missouri ProStart Invitational Culinary Competition last week.

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Legislative bills pit health care professionals against each another

Certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) lobbied Wednesday at the state Capitol against bills that would continue prohibiting their ability to administer certain forms of medication for pain management.

Missouri House approves annual inspection of abortion clinic

Missouri's only abortion clinic would be subject to an annual inspection by the state's health department under a bill advanced Wednesday by Missouri's Republican-led House.

Missouri's farming, gun rights challenged

Supreme Court asked to order new elections on 2 amendments passed last August

Missouri’s Supreme Court judges were asked Wednesday to order new elections, with new ballot language, for two constitutional amendments voters approved last August.

Missouri Chamber offers long-term plan to rev up economy

Plan seeks to reverse the state's slide

Missouri is falling behind, according to research from the past year.

House budget panel wants more for K-12 education

Missouri’s public schools and community colleges would receive larger funding increases than recommended by Gov. Jay Nixon, under a budget plan presented Wednesday to a House committee.

Appeals court ruling explains prison release calculations

Missouri state probation officials must make different calculations for determining when an inmate is eligible for conditional release or parole from a prison sentence, the state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Local man gets probation for drugs

A Jefferson City resident was placed on five years supervised probation for pleading guilty to charges in connection with a drug raid that occurred last May.

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Fifth annual Gillam family magic show promotes drug free youth

Gillam Family Illusions is preparing for its fifth annual show in Jefferson City to benefit the Council for Drug Free Youth, and the local family isn’t resting on its laurels.

Weather-related cancellations, announcements for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Check this headline link for updates on Mid-Missouri weather-related cancellations and announcements for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

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Jays roll past Lebanon on Senior Night

After a 12-day break between games, the Jefferson City Jays came out of the gates a tad rusty Wednesday, turning it over on their first two possessions.

Execution date set for Missouri inmate Andre Cole

The Missouri Supreme Court on Wednesday set an April execution date for 52-year-old Andre Cole, who killed a man in 1998 out of anger over a child support payment.


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