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Weather-related cancellations, announcements for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Check this headline link for updates on Mid-Missouri weather-related cancellations and announcements for Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

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News Tribune e-Newspaper open to all

Due to current weather conditions today, we are offering up our entire March 1, 2015 newspaper to everyone for free.

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Police call death of Missouri auditor an 'apparent suicide'

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself Thursday in what police described as an "apparent suicide," minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview.

Fulton Middle School evacuated after bomb threat

Students returned after authorities searched the building, classes will resume as normal tomorrow

No explosive device was found in a search of Fulton Middle School Tuesday afternoon after students were evacuated due to bomb threat.

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Charges filed in Jefferson City murder case

Three men have been charged in connection with the killing a Jefferson City man, Sunday.

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Police identify man killed Sunday afternoon

Jefferson City police have identified the man killed Sunday afternoon as 52-year-old Johnny Evans of Jefferson City.

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Sheriff loses law officer's license

Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon's peace officer's license was revoked today.

Auditor: Missouri has too many state airplanes

Missouri government owns 19 aircraft — and that's too many, State Auditor Tom Schweich said today in an 18-page report.

2 people shot in JC

Two people had non-life threatening injuries after being shot Monday afternoon in Jefferson City.

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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