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3 hurt in JC accident

Three people were hurt in a two vehicle accident Tuesday night in Jefferson City.

Missouri Legislature passes plan to fix student transfer law

A bill that aims to fix Missouri's flawed student transfer system will head to Gov. Jay Nixon.

Republicans in Senate push to rein in city actions

Missouri’s GOP-led Senate expanded a House bill on Tuesday that would ban municipalities from barring the use of plastic bags and also stop cities and towns from increasing their minimum wage — a move some Democrats criticized as inhibiting local control.

Commentator-host returns to William Woods as commencement speaker

William Woods University’s graduation ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday in Cutlip Auditorium — inside McNutt Campus Center on campus. The traditional Ivy Ceremony will take place at 9:15 a.m. at Senior Lake.

New dance music festival to begin in August

Sensationblü to celebrate vibrancy of Jefferson City

A new high-energy event is coming to Jefferson City this summer, and the organizer hopes it will be a celebration of the city’s vibrancy.

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Ferguson mulls removing Brown shrine from middle of street

To some, a makeshift shrine in the middle of the Ferguson street where Michael Brown was killed last summer is a hallowed symbol of a new civil rights movement over race and policing.

Michael Brown’s friend sues Ferguson, Wilson, police chief

A friend who was with Michael Brown when the 18-year-old was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer is suing the city, the officer and the former police chief.

Bill seeks to allow Missourians to protect passwords

Missouri students at school and employees at work would be able to protect their personal passwords, under a House-passed bill waiting for Senate debate.

Bill could restore licensing board opinions

The medical doctors, osteopaths and nurses all agree — Missouri law should allow the state's Professional Registration division’s boards and commissions to give educational opinions.

Legislature OKs easing employer tip tax duties

A measure restaurant owners say is needed because of Missouri Department of Revenue attempts to collect more tax on cash tips is now headed to the governor.

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Nixon vetoes cuts to unemployment benefits

Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Tuesday that would reduce the number of weeks people could receive unemployment benefits by linking their duration to the state’s unemployment rate.

Lawmakers override veto to enact welfare limits

Missouri lawmakers voted Tuesday to remove several thousand families from a welfare program by imposing shorter time limits for people to receive the benefits, overriding a veto by the state’s Democratic governor.

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Big inning dooms Jays against Rock Bridge

If there were such a thing as a one-inning mulligan, the Jefferson City Jays gladly would have used it Tuesday night.

Calvary baseball beats wet field, Versailles

At 4 p.m., with just 30 minutes until game time, it appeared Calvary Lutheran wouldn’t be playing baseball Tuesday.

Blair Oaks baseball falls to Battle

Battle 7, Blair Oaks 3

The Battle Spartans put up all seven of their runs in the second inning Tuesday in a 7-3 victory against the Blair Oaks Falcons.

Fatima baseball splits

The Fatima Comets split a pair of games Tuesday in the Fulton Tournament.

Man charged with conspiracy in Fort Riley bomb plot

A Topeka man has been charged with conspiracy in a plot to bomb the Fort Riley military base, according to a court document unsealed Tuesday.

Collins’ agent says his client is not meeting with NFL teams

NEW ORLEANS — While La’el Collins may not be meeting with NFL teams, that hasn’t stopped some of his former LSU teammates from recruiting the offensive lineman.

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Missouri and Kansas beef farmers cashing in on high prices

If beef is on the menu, firing up the grill this year will cost you more than ever before. And not just a bit more.

Senate adopts GOP budget targeting ‘Obamacare’

The Senate on Tuesday adopted a GOP budget that paves the way for an assault on President Barack Obama’s health care law this summer and a partisan showdown over spending bills this fall.

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