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LU faculty concerned by definition

Published Feb. 24 2017

Lincoln University's faculty members are concerned with a definition of their jobs approved two weeks ago by LU's Curators —...

Panel authorizes architects to continue fire station plans

Published Feb. 24 2017

The Public Safety Committee of the Jefferson City Council on Thursday authorized Architects Alliance of Jefferson City and Williams Spurgeon...

Local firefighters honored at banquet

Published Feb. 24 2017

The Cole County Fire Protection District recently held its 2016 annual service awards banquet to show appreciation to firefighters for...

Probation granted in meth-related DWI case

Published Feb. 24 2017

A Jefferson City man was placed on five years supervised probation for pleading guilty to operating a vehicle while under...

Area woman receives probation in child abduction

Published Feb. 24 2017

A Holts Summit woman pleaded guilty to an amended charge in a child-abduction case from May 2015.

Greitens wants to use tobacco money to reverse Medicaid cuts

Published Feb. 24 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens said Thursday he wants to use some of the money from Missouri's settlement with tobacco companies to...

Joint effort brings CPR training to Lincoln students

Published Feb. 24 2017

The classic Bee Gees 1970s tune "Stayin' Alive" blared while Lincoln University students and community leaders learned how to conduct...

Public Works: Stormwater system needs total overhaul

Published Feb. 24 2017

Through a mix of words, pictures and numbers, Public Works Director Matt Morasch explained just how much in need of...

'SIX' to headline charity concert

Published Feb. 24 2017

A charity concert to support Toys for Tots will be coming Saturday to the Miller Performing Arts Center in Jefferson...

Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations

Published Feb. 24 2017

Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday the United States...

White House expects Justice crackdown on legalized marijuana

Published Feb. 24 2017

The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday,...

Many 'reasons for freezing' at the 2017 Polar Plunge

Published Feb. 24 2017

The 22nd annual Polar Plunge on Saturday will be the 10th consecutive time Jessie Wells, of Jefferson City, will take...

Event to raise money for pioneer cemetery

Published Feb. 24 2017

Keeping the Middle River Cemetery neat and tidy takes a fair bit of money.

Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protestesters

Published Feb. 24 2017

Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better...

Bills targeting transgender bathroom access are floundering

Published Feb. 24 2017

Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in about a dozen states, but even in conservative...

Kansas man charged with murder in bar shooting

Published Feb. 24 2017

Prosecutors on Thursday charged a 51-year-old man with murder and attempted murder after he allegedly opened fire in a crowded...

Off-duty officer's fight with teens sets off protests

Published Feb. 24 2017

An off-duty California officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun during a struggle with a...

Rich in symbols, short on substance, UN resumes Syria talks

Published Feb. 23 2017

Syria's opposing sides met face-to-face for the first time in U.N. mediation in three years on Thursday, with the U.N....

Iraq retakes Mosul airport amid cautious advances against IS

Published Feb. 23 2017

Closely supported by the U.S.-led international coalition, Iraqi forces secured a series of cautious advances Thursday, pushing into a sprawling...

Maple syrup producers face challenges in warming world

Published Feb. 23 2017

New Hampshire's maple syrup producers say they are feeling the impact of climate change, as winters become warmer and...

Cool facts about 7 Earth-size planets circling single star

Published Feb. 23 2017

Scientists have spotted seven Earth-size planets around a nearby star, some or all of which could harbor water and possibly...

Greitens eases proposed cuts to home care, school busing

Published Feb. 23 2017

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced today that he's amending his state budget proposal to restore a total of $52 million...

Jury convicts Missouri man shot by officer

Published Feb. 23 2017

A Missouri man who was shot and wounded by police has been convicted of two felonies.