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Congress sends Obama $1.1 T spending bill

Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill for President Barack Obama's signature late Saturday night after a day of Senate intrigue capped by a failed, largely symbolic Republican challenge to the administration's new immigration policy.

Richter found guilty in shaken baby case

Jury deliberates 8½ hours on child endangerment charge

A Cole County jury has found Shelley Richter guilty of endangering the welfare of a child, at her home day care in Taos on Aug. 19, 2010.

March should not stop downtown Christmas activities in JC

Local law enforcement agencies indicated Monday that downtown Christmas activities will take place as a planned as a march by the NAACP is scheduled to reach the Jefferson City area this weekend.

Missouri governor calls off special session

- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon now says a special legislative session will not be necessary to pay for the public safety response to protests in the St. Louis area.

Gov. Nixon to call special session to fund Ferguson response

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has announced that he will call a special session of the General Assembly to provide funding for public safety efforts related to ongoing protests in Ferguson.

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Grand jury doesn't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests.

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Violence in Ferguson after no indictment announced

St. Louis County Police say officers have used smoke and pepper spray to disperse crowds near the Ferguson Police Department after some protesters smashed the windows of a police car and threw rocks and other items at authorities.

Helias wins Class 3 state volleyball title

Helias won Missouri's Class 3 high school volleyball championship on Saturday, downing Villa Duchesne 25-18, 18-25, 25-17.

Lady Comets win state softball title

The Fatima Lady Comets claimed a 16-3 win against Pleasant Hope in the Class 2 state championship game on Saturday.

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Royals clinch playoff spot with win over White Sox

The Royals clinched a playoff spot for the first time in 29 years, beating the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Friday night behind seven scoreless innings from Jeremy Guthrie.

Lincoln University campus lockdown lifted

Lincoln University officials issued an emergency alert at 10:38 p.m., locking down the Jefferson City campus. The lockdown was called off around an hour later.

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Missouri high school football for Sept. 12, 2014

Check here for high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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Missouri Legislature votes to override abortion veto

Missouri lawmakers voted Wednesday to override a veto that will enact one of the nation’s longest waiting periods for an abortion.

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Jefferson City High School principal resigns

Citing a concern that “ongoing complaints have caused him to become a lightning rod for unrest,” Jeff Dodson, principal of Jefferson City High School, has resigned.

Council approves Schofield as fire chief

The Jefferson City Council has approved the promotion of Capt. Matt Schofield to Jefferson City fire chief.

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