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Police: No one hurt when bullet hits Springfield bus

Springfield police say they're trying to determine who fired a bullet into a commuter bus while it was stopped at a traffic light.

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'We are carrying that legacy forward'

Nixon announces items for 2015 time capsule

A Bible that spent the last century in a time capsule in the Capitol’s cornerstone is going back into the time capsule Missourians now are leaving for the next century.

Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan

A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

2 swept away in floodwater, later found dead identified

Authorities have identified two women who died after being swept away in floodwater in Jefferson County.

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Flooding causes July Fourth headaches at Missouri parks

Flooded areas in nearly a dozen rain-soaked Missouri parks are closed to visitors for the July Fourth weekend, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has urged campers with reservations to verify that campgrounds are still open.

BP to pay record $18.7 billion to states affected by spill

More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history fouled beaches, coated seabirds in thick goo and threatened delicate marshes, BP has agreed to pay a record settlement to affected states in hopes of bringing an end to a legal drama that has cost the company billions.

Police: Human remains found in Dunklin County ditch

Authorities are investigating after human remains were found in a ditch in Dunklin County.

Our Opinion: Court decision adheres to rule of law

News Tribune editorial

A court ruling in an open meetings lawsuit puts us in a position of conflicting preferences.

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Soaked fields cripple farmers’ planting, crops

Heavy rains have water-logged local farmers’ corn and soybean production this growing season after last year’s record harvests, threatening low yields for Missouri’s top two agricultural commodities, both billion-dollar industries in the state.

Rain puts damper on business for some

The Jefferson City area has been dealing with an exceptionally rainy summer so far. It’s not only an inconvenience for the community, but it can considerably affect some businesses.

Heavy rains damage several Cole County roads, homes

Wednesday evening’s rains damaged several roads and some homes in Cole County.

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Wet weather shouldn’t stop Jefferson City's 4th fireworks

For those hoping to see the fireworks over the Capitol on Saturday, don’t worry. The abundance of wet weather isn’t expected to cause any issues with the show.

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Eldon trims Fourth activities due to weather

Parade, entertainment and fireworks still on

The city of Eldon has cancelled some activities for its annual Independence Day celebration Saturday due to weather conditions.

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Courthouse among Moniteau's registered places

The Moniteau County Courthouse Square is uniquely intact, reflecting its pioneer town commercial center.

Clerk shoots teenager for allegedly trying to steal cookies

A Kansas City store clerk has been charged after a teenager was shot while he allegedly was shoplifting some cookies.

St. Louis firefighters pension payout draws criticism

A newly retired St. Louis firefighters pension director collected a cash payout of more than a half million dollars at a time the city is asking voters to sign off on a $180 million bond issue for infrastructure improvements, according to a newspaper report.

Man sentenced to 15 years for stabbing Springfield teenager

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for stabbing a teenager to death at a southwest Missouri apartment complex.

Perspective: Six-month assessment of Congress

In January, I wrote a bulletin about America’s new Congress and the hopes and expectations the members of the House of Representatives had for the new session at that point in time.

Local duo help Missouri win golf honor

A pair of area golfers helped the Missouri team capture the title in the 2015 Junior Four-State Championship that wrapped up Thursday.

Clinton to speak at La Raza conference in Kansas City

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has announced plans to speak at an upcoming conference in Kansas City.

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