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Callaway clerk supervisor turns self in

State audit alleges involvement in embezzlement, fraud

A former clerk supervisor in the Callaway County Court has turned herself in to the county sheriff following a warrant for her arrest on three felony charges of forgery Friday.

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Red Sox win WS title, beat Cards 6-1 in Game 6 (VIDEO)

David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox romped to their third World Series championship in 10 seasons, thumping October ace Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday night in Game 6.

UPDATE: Police ID suspect in Fulton schools lockdown

The Fulton Police Department has identified Ryan Scott Bazer, 38, as a suspect who made a bomb threat against the bus barn for Fulton Public Schools today, Oct. 30.

State auditor gives Callaway courts ‘poor’ rating

Based on missing funds, lack of oversight

Citing missing funds, questionable transactions, failure to comply with legal provisions and problems with accounting controls and procedures, the state auditor’s office has cited the overall performance in these areas of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Callaway County as poor — the lowest of four possible ratings.

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Red Sox beat Cardinals 8-1 in WS opener (VIDEO)

Mike Napoli hit a three-run double right after umpires reversed a blown call, Jon Lester made an early lead stand up and the Boston Red Sox romped past the sloppy St. Louis Cardinals 8-1 in Game 1 on Wednesday night for their ninth straight World Series win.

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Cardinals KO Kershaw, World Series-bound (VIDEO)

Carlos Beltran and the Cardinals stunned Clayton Kershaw with a four-run third inning, rookie Michael Wacha was again magnificent on the mound and St. Louis advanced to its second World Series in three seasons by roughing up the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 in Game 6 of the NL championship series Friday night.

White House: Workers should plan to work Thursday

The federal government is back open for business.

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Congress votes to end shutdown, avoid US default

Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.

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Cardinals beat Pirates 6-1 in Game 5 to win NLDS (VIDEO)

Adam Wainwright pitched a complete game and the St. Louis Cardinals got two-run homers from David Freese and Matt Adams to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 on Wednesday night and advance to the NL championship series.

Osage Co. sheriff charged in stalking case

The Osage County Sheriff has been charged in a stalking case that occurred prior to him taking his office.

JC council fires city administrator; mayor confirms dismissal

The Jefferson City Council has voted to fire City Administrator Nathan Nickolaus in a closed session Monday night.

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Navy Yard death toll now at 12; police looking for second possible gunmen (VIDEO)

Investigators: No motive established for shooting rampage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Navy officials say at least six people have died in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

Federal judge blocks most Linn State drug tests

Linn State Technical College’s 2011 drug-testing policy is unconstitutional, except for students in five specific programs, U.S. District Judge Nanette K. Laughrey ruled Friday.

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Veto Session Roundup: Lawmakers fail to override gun rights bill veto; sponsor withdraws sex offender registry bill

Twenty-nine bills vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon still have a chance of becoming law in Missouri.

Consultant: Conference Center to lose money before it makes money

Projection given as part of a long-range marketing study

Jefferson City should expect a conference center to operate in the red for at least a decade, even though it has “key characteristics” to support a conference center, City Council members were told Thursday night.