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Manufacturer to bring 200 jobs to JC

A St. Louis area janitorial and food-service equipment manufacturer plans to bring 200 manufacturing jobs to Jefferson City by the end of next year.

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Manufacturer moving into vacant Jefferson City plant

A St. Louis area manufacturer is moving its operations and up to 150 jobs to Jefferson City when it moves into a plant RR Donnelley left vacant nearly a year and a half ago.

Bill seeks extra marshal in Fulton

Callaway County needs another marshal at the courthouse.

JCPD looks to replace in-car cameras

Chief: Police have no operational in-car cameras

The Jefferson City Police Department wants to purchase new in-car cameras, as the department has no operational cameras left.

Missouri Senate defeats proposal to expand Medicaid

Missouri senators have defeated a proposal to expand eligibility for Medicaid. The Senate on Tuesday voted 25-9 against the measure.

Annual bulky item pickups start April 20

Republic Waste/Allied Waste Services will collect large bulky items for disposal from residential customers during the weeks of April 20 and April 27.

Funding poses roadblock for synthetic drugs program

A bill to create a pilot Missouri Highway Patrol program to identify forms of synthetic drugs was heard at a House committee on Monday night.

Trio caught stealing baby formula

Three residents from the state of California have been charged in Cole County with stealing baby formula from the Jefferson City Walmart on West Stadium as well as from other Walmart’s across the state.

Linn man indicted on federal gun charges

A Linn man was indicted Monday in federal court for illegally possessing firearms.

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Russellville-Lohman firefighters get safety lessons on natural gas

Ameren Missouri’s Dennis Bennett provided natural gas safety training Monday to about 25 members of the Russellville-Lohman Fire Protection District.

Lawmakers pass bill to help agriculture industry

A bill aimed at helping Missouri’s dairy and cattle farmers is once again heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk — this time without a contentious provision to shift state regulation of farmed deer that led to a veto last year.

Lawmakers asked to require some judges to recuse themselves from some cases

Under current Missouri laws and Supreme Court rules, lawyers for each side in a court case are entitled to ask for one change of judge.

Prescription database earns initial approval

Missouri senators moved one step closer to enacting a tracking database for prescription drugs on Monday, despite years of failure amid privacy concerns.

Hermann sues power commissions over coal plant costs

The city of Hermann is suing state utility groups over the costs of electricity from a southern Illinois coal plant.

2 Mid-Missouri residents plead guilty to K2 distribution

Two Mid-Missouri residents have pleaded guilty in federal court to crimes related to the distribution of thousands of kilograms of synthetic marijuana, commonly referred to as K2.

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Police: Spokesman wrote 'can't take being unemployed again'

The note left by the Missouri auditor's spokesman before his apparent suicide said "I just can't take being unemployed again."

Water main work planned in JC

Stockman Construction Company will be installing a water main on Union Street.

Blair Oaks team bound for LifeSmart nationals in Seattle

A Blair Oaks student group beat out 12 others teams to capture the Missouri State LifeSmarts Championship by successfully fielding questions about real-life marketplace issues in Jefferson City in February.

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Russellville school board hears proposal for football program

Proponents point to success and growth of Blair Oaks

Could 2018 see Indian football on Russellville High School’s newly completed track and field complex?

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Dragon Kitchen wins first Red Kettle Countertop Award

The Salvation Army presented its first Countertop Red Kettle Award to Dragon Kitchen on Monday.