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Middle school survey in Fulton leaves students, parents upset

Spring break in Fulton will be disrupted by a comprehensive investigation after middle school physical education teachers conducted a class survey that left some parents and students upset.

Forum offered on New Bloomfield school bond issue

Proposition KIDS will focus on no-tax-increase bond vote

Homeless man charged with statutory rape, sodomy

Cole County prosecutors charged a homeless man — Timothy P. Rigby, 51 — with second-degree statutory rape and sodomy for an incident Monday morning involving a teenage girl.

One in custody after chase/crash in JC

A Jefferson City man was taken into custody following a vehicle chase and crash, Tuesday night.

Lebanon man charged with December burglary

A Lebanon teen faces burglary, stealing and property damage charges for a Dec. 27 break-in at a home in the 4800 block of Sunrise Drive, Taos.

New Bloomfield drops utility security deposits

Will offer refunds to current customers

FFA eyes growth in New Bloomfield

NB School board gets update on ag program

Audit questions AG financial procedures

A state audit said Missouri’s attorney general needs a stronger conflict of interest policy when it comes to taking or rejecting campaign contributions from people or companies the office is dealing with.

Video of Jefferson City School Board candidate forum

Access for the video of candidates for the Jefferson City Board of Education commenting about issues during a public forum held Tuesday evening

Auditor questions AG financial procedures

Audit report includes comments on conflicts of interest and campaign donations

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JCPS names finalists for Teacher of Year

The Jefferson City Public Schools are pleased to announce the six finalists for the 2015 Teacher of the Year. The six finalists, three from elementary division (preschool through fifth grade) and three from the secondary division (grades 6-12).

Two charged in car shooting

Two Jefferson City men have been charged with shooting at an occupied vehicle on Thursday night.

Autopsy set on dead inmate

An autopsy is to be performed on an inmate who died this weekend at the Jefferson City Correctional Center.

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Mayoral candidates discuss growth, conference center

Miffed Steinman walks out in mid-forum

With the election two weeks away, more than 60 people came to watch candidates for Jefferson City mayor discuss city issues Monday night.

Assault, drug charges filed in crash

A Holts Summit man is facing charges in connection with a February vehicle crash in Jefferson City.

Assault charges in accident that injured 2 boys

A Jefferson City man has been charged with two counts of second-degree assault in connection with an October 2014 traffic accident.

Intruder dies of gunshot wounds near Versailles

A Versailles man was shot and killed after allegedly forcibly entering a neighboring home.

Video of Jefferson City mayoral candidate forum

Candidates addressed the issues on Monday night

Access the video on of candidates for Jefferson City mayor during a public forum at City Hall held Monday night.

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Peace Corps gave him a philosophy for life

William Zimmerman is a master gardener and a member of the Missouri River Regional Library Board, but his commitment to volunteer work began decades ago.

Secondhand vapors

E-cigarettes pose health concerns, too, study says

Business owners and offices are divided on how to address use of electronic cigarettes as part of their tobacco policies, as studies continue to examine their potential health effects and potential for secondhand side effects.