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Nixon proposes 3 percent pay raise for state workers

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is proposing to spend $37.1 million to boost wages for state government workers. The governor's budget proposal was released Tuesday.

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Seahawks rally, beat 49ers 23-17 for NFC title

The Seattle Seahawks are bringing their game-changing defense — and the 12th Man — to the Big Apple for the Super Bowl.

Man surrenders to police after standoff

Jefferson City police on Thursday evening surrounded a residential building where a man reportedly had fired gunshots and refused to come out. He eventually surrendered without incident.

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Jury returns verdict in Holts Summit murder trial

Sandra Plunkett found guilty of murder in the death of her husband, former Jefferson City police officer Paul Plunkett

After three hours of deliberation, the jury found Sandra Plunkett guilty of murder in the first degree Friday afternoon. They also delivered a guilty verdict on charges of armed criminal action.

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Defense rests in Sandra Plunkett trial, closing arguments begin tomorrow

Callaway County Court resumes Friday in murder case against Holts Summit woman

Defense called Sandra Plunkett, the 40-year-old Holts Summit woman accused of killing her husband, today in court. She told her side of the story from the day of her husband's death and what led up to it.

School closings, weather announcements for Jan. 5-6, 2014

Among schools closed Monday: Blair Oaks, California R-1, Columbia, Eugene, Father Tolton, Helias High, High Point, Iberia, Jefferson City Public, New Bloomfield, No. Callaway, So. Callaway, Tuscumbia and St. Elizabeth and others.

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Authorities search river for missing man

Authorities responded around 4:43 p.m. Thursday to a report that a man may have jumped off the Missouri River bridge in Jefferson City. The investigation continues.

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Missouri executes man for 1994 good Samaritan death

Missouri executed Allen Nicklasson on Wednesday night for killing a good Samaritan who stopped to help him and his friends after their car stalled on I-70 near Kingdom City in 1994.

Mid-Missouri legislator: Nixon’s plan may be unconstitutional

Gov. Jay Nixon’s proposal to issue state bonds to fund a new $211 million psychiatric facility may be unconstitutional because it avoids a public vote, according to an area legislator.

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Forecaster: JC area on fringe of winter storm

Agencies offer storm-safety tips

A band of sleet and freezing rain is currently hitting southern parts of the state, according to the National Weather Service in St. Louis.

Special session gets underway

The Senate convened a special session of the General Assembly on Monday afternoon to discuss legislation to provide incentives to help persuade Boeing Co. to build its next commercial plane in the state.

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No. 5 Missouri downs Texas A&M, wins SEC East (VIDEO)

Henry Josey broke loose for the go-ahead score on a 57-yard run with 3:34 to go and No. 5 Missouri wrapped up the SEC East, riding a strong second half to a 28-21 victory over No. 19 Texas A&M on Saturday night.

LU announces cuts, reorganization

University combining some jobs, streamlining student services

An undisclosed number of positions have been cut at Lincoln University under a reorganization plan announced Tuesday by university officials.

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Federal judge grants stay of execution for Franklin

A federal judge in Missouri has given a stay of execution to white supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin just hours before his scheduled death.

Council moves both conference center proposals forward

After more than two hours of debate, the Jefferson City Council voted to move both conference center proposals forward to the development stage.