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Student learning, unified efforts are focus of new administrators

Published Jul. 23 2017

Recent retirements, resignations and position re-shufflings at the central office of Jefferson City Public Schools created the openings for Brian...

Central Missourians take to Central American

Published Jul. 23 2017

Two students and as many teachers from Calvary Lutheran High School are joining a group from Faith Lutheran Church on...

A dose of healthy advice

Published Jul. 23 2017

The Cole County Health Department's new public health educator plans to spend her time out in the community trying to...

Tea room sees first young visitors

Published Jul. 23 2017

Stained glass windows, cloth napkins and tasty brownies made for an interesting field trip last week for the school-aged children...

Republicans embrace tax hike targeting Democratic states

Published Jul. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans aren't usually big on raising taxes, but they're really eager to eliminate the federal deduction for...

California firefighters bring nearly dead dog back to life

Published Jul. 23 2017

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A California fire department said a little white dog named Jack is recovering after firefighters rescued...

Next Minneapolis police chief tasked with changing culture

Published Jul. 23 2017

People who have worked closely with the man tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department said he has qualities that...

3 years after police chokehold death, US probe grinds on

Published Jul. 23 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — When federal prosecutors asked to meet last month with Eric Garner's family, it stoked speculation their...

Mixed signals from White House on health care strategy

Published Jul. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Repeal and replace "Obamacare." Just repeal. Or let it fail — maybe with a little nudge.

Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops

Published Jul. 23 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel by teaching...

Trump's new message man deletes old tweets

Published Jul. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after accepting a top White House job, President Donald Trump's new communications adviser announced Saturday...

Democrats herald agreement on Russia sanctions bill

Published Jul. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to...

Strong aftershocks test nerves on Greek island after quake

Published Jul. 23 2017

KOS, Greece (AP) — Crews of experts began examining the damage to cultural monuments and infrastructure on the eastern Greek...

Protests across Poland over law to control judiciary

Published Jul. 23 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Outrage over plans by Poland's governing party to put the judicial system under its political control...

Eclipse expected to draw hundreds of thousands to Missouri

Published Jul. 23 2017

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to trek to Missouri next month, all to soak...

German runaway girl who converted to Islam found in Iraq

Published Jul. 23 2017

BERLIN (AP) — A German girl who ran away from home after converting to Islam has been found as Iraqi...

Venezuelans protest Maduro's plan to rewrite constitution

Published Jul. 23 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A few thousand protesters attempted to reach Venezuela's Supreme Court on Saturday before clashing with national...

Drug charges levied against four

Published Jul. 23 2017

Four Callaway County residents have been arrested on drug charges, according to Lt. Curtis Hall of the Callaway County Sheriff's...

Capitol renovations continue next year

Published Jul. 23 2017

Those fence barricades on parts of the west side of the Capitol's south steps are a reminder the project to...

Theater begins fundraising for new projector

Published Jul. 23 2017

Exposed in a park, the darkness of night will be looming when the main event begins.Ellis-Porter Riverside Park Amphitheatre is...

Livestock specialist eager to meet farmers

Published Jul. 23 2017

By Jenny Grayeditor@fultonsun.comWith a few starts and stops, livestock specialist Anita M. Ellis has found the right path in her...

Former LU employee files 2nd discrimination suit

Published Jul. 23 2017

A former Lincoln University employee sued LU last week for the second time in six years.In her new lawsuit filed...

Police: Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces

Published Jul. 23 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An errant U.S. airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police officers and wounded...