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Multi-million dollar company, Henderson Products, establishes sixth location in Fulton

Location, workforce, building were factors in attracting the snow and ice removal business

An international company that is a leader in manufacturing and distributing truck-mounted snow and ice removal equipment will bring its sixth facility to Fulton’s industrial park, anticipating to be operational by the end of July.

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Ukrainian pastor shares story of war-torn country

A continued faith despite war and persecution

Christian persecution is real. Warfare in the Ukraine is real. Just ask Ukrainian Pastor Elisey Pronin, who visited Mid-Missouri this week as a respite from his war-torn country.

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Broadway School named a Jefferson City Landmark

Cathy Bordner receives service award at historic preservation event

The Broadway School, 230 W Dunklin St., has been added as a Jefferson City Landmark. The 111-year-old building was honored at the annual Heritage Celebration.

Missouri group to examine human trafficking policies

The Missouri Legislature approved a measure to create a task force on human trafficking this session, but failed to send the governor a measure aimed at cracking down on advertising sex with trafficking victims.

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Barrett takes oath as Missouri's 5th Public Defender

Michael Barrett is Missouri’s new state public defender — the head of a statewide system that functions as one of the largest law firms in the state, offering legal assistance to people charged with crimes who can’t afford their own attorneys.

Technology camp on tap at St. Martins

St. Martins Catholic School will host its first-ever Jaguar Technology Summer Camp for fifth- through eighth-graders from 8 a.m.-noon Monday through June 12.

Two injured in one-car wreck

Two women were injured in a one-vehicle accident at 12:30 a.m. Thursday on Leatherman Road south of Leatherman Lane in Morgan County.

Two people rescued from Osage River

Authorities rescued two people from the water on Thursday afternoon after their canoe capsized on the Osage River near St. Thomas.

JC man sentenced to federal prison in meth distribution case

A Jefferson City was sentenced in federal court Thursday for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

JC man sentenced to federal prison in sex trafficking case

A Jefferson City man was sentenced in federal court Thursday for the attempted sex trafficking of a child as the result of an undercover investigation in which he thought he was meeting a 12-year-old victim for illicit sex.

1 in custody after robbery at downtown Subway

One person was arrested after an armed robbery at Subway on East High Street, Thursday morning.

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Endangered person advisory issued for two-year-old JC boy

The Jefferson City Police Department is currently investigating a case involving an endangered child. The victim, Colton Lee Dominquez, two-years old, was reported abducted after his mother, Billie Jo Linhart, who does not have custody of the child and failed to return him to the court appointed guardian.

Kansas City man falls overboard, drowns in Osage River

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 75-year-old Kansas City man drowned after he fell into the Osage River in central Missouri.

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Ground broken for new Fulton State Hospital

Officials gathered in front of the Fulton State Hospital’s administration building Wednesday to break ground on a new mental health facility Gov. Jay Nixon called a life-changing investment for the state’s mentally ill.

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HUD secretary visits Jefferson City

Add Missouri to the list of places Juan Castro has visited to learn more about housing issues in America.

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Lawmakers sue Nixon, sports authority over proposed football stadium

Six Missouri lawmakers have asked the Cole County circuit court to block Gov. Jay Nixon and the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Authority (RSA) from spending Edward Jones Dome money on a proposed new football stadium.

Local man indicted for murder

The Cole County Grand Jury has handed down an indictment in a Jefferson City murder case, finding there was enough evidence to send the case onto the circuit courts for possible trial.

State Archives mark 50th anniversary

Secretary of State Jason Kander this week marked the 50th anniversary of the 1965 State Records Act, which established the Missouri State Archives and Records Management divisions.

JC man on probation for burglary

A Jefferson City man has been placed on five years supervised probation for pleading guilty to charges in connection with a February burglary.

Woman gets probation in theft, chase

A Columbia woman pleaded guilty to multiple charges for stealing items from stores in Jefferson City in July 2014, then trying to get rid of them by throwing them out of a moving car while being chased by authorities.