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Local man arrested for armed robbery

A Jefferson City man has been charged with first-degree robbery for stealing a purse at gunpoint on Sunday night.

New veterans home propoed

Nixon wants bonds to build it, repair others; Silvey pushes veterans care legislation

Gov. Jay Nixon wants to repair four of Missouri’s seven veterans homes and build a new one.

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Welcome to Jefferson City

Larry Linthacum gets a warm greeting in his first public appearance

Hundreds of people filed through the Miller Performing Arts Center atrium Monday afternoon in order to greet incoming Superintendent Larry Linthacum.

Dixon's law officer's license revoked

Osage County sheriff has 30 days to appeal

Missouri’s Public Safety department revoked Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon’s peace officer’s license Monday.

Girls Basketball: Linn 58, Calvary 40

The Calvary Lutheran Lady Lions scored just two points in the fourth quarter Monday and fell to Linn, 58-40.

Girls Basketball: Tuscumbia 70, St. Elizabeth 50

TaKayla Gunter ripped the nets for 31 points Monday night, leading the Tuscumbia Lady Lions to a 70-50 win against St. Elizabeth.

Girls Basketball: Blair Oaks 56, Osage 51

Seniors Chelsi Emerson and Lauren Viessman led the way for Blair Oaks as the Lady Falcons edged School of the Osage 56-51 on Monday.

Media Day for the Super Bowl: The art of saying little to nothing

This is not a story about Super Bowl Media Day. Thank God. This IS a story about the story of Super Bowl Media Day.

California rips Warsaw to open Russellville tourney

Top-seeded California pounded eighth-seeded Warsaw 82-26 on Monday in the opening round of the Russellville Tournament.

Boys Basketball: Vienna 68, Dixon 66

The Vienna Eagles handled the Dixon Bulldogs in the first half and then held on for a 68-66 win Monday night.

Boys basketball: Blair Oaks frosh roll against Fulton

The Blair Oaks freshman boys basketball team topped Fulton on Monday, 45-29.

Manfred takes over as baseball commissioner

Rob Manfred knows he’ll get pounded now that he’s baseball commissioner — his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot between the seams of every big league ball.

Source says Yankees may not make $6M payment to A-Rod

The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list.

Kyle Busch annoyed by being confused with brother Kurt

Kyle Busch said Monday he has not gotten involved in his older brother’s personal issues and is disappointed he has been mistaken for Kurt in coverage of assault allegations against the 2004 NASCAR champion.

NASCAR to leave championship format unchanged

NASCAR won’t change its new championship format, which chairman Brian France said Monday is “overwhelmingly popular” with fans.

Kuligowski spurns job offer by Illinois, remains at Missouri

After being tempted to don orange and blue, Craig Kuligowski will remain in black and gold.

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Lady Jays continue hot streak with win against Helias

The Jefferson City Lady Jays are starting to put things together.

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Rams notify St. Louis they’ll go year-to-year on lease

The Rams took the first step toward lame-duck status in St. Louis and a possible move back to the West Coast, notifying the city’s Convention and Visitors Commission on Monday they intend to shift to a year-to-year lease agreement for their use of the Edward Jones Dome.

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Snowstorm threatens to paralyze region crowded by millions

Tens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.

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Hobbyist claims drone that crashes at White Houes

A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach that raised fresh questions about the president’s security — and a growing threat from the sky.


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