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Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy

Published Dec. 16 2018

IDAHO NATIONAL LABORATORY, Idaho (AP) — A nuclear test reactor that can melt uranium fuel rods in seconds is running...

Missouri State Capitol completes mural restoration project

Published Dec. 16 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The Missouri State Capitol has recently completed an effort to restore and conserve the building’s murals...

Worries about ballot security overshadow disputed House race

Published Dec. 16 2018

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Six months ago, election officials in rural North Carolina’s Bladen County resolved to tighten security at...

O’Rourke, other Dems don’t want tent city’s contract renewed

Published Dec. 16 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rep. Beto O’Rourke and four other Democratic members of Congress toured a remote tent city Saturday...

Baylor ties pervade rape case that sparked uproar

Published Dec. 16 2018

DALLAS (AP) — The Texas judge who approved a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of rape...

Report rips expensive decisions in California wildfire fight

Published Dec. 16 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a wildfire burned across Big Sur two years ago and threatened hundreds of homes scattered...

Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Published Dec. 16 2018

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but won’t move its embassy until...

Brazil’s gay couples exchange vows in collective ceremony

Published Dec. 16 2018

SAO PAULO (AP) — About 40 gay couples got married Saturday in downtown Sao Paulo, tying the knot partly out...

7 killed as Indian forces fire on Kashmir protesters

Published Dec. 16 2018

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — At least seven civilians were killed and more than three dozen injured Saturday when government forces...

Ruling to strike down health law puts GOP in a quandary

Published Dec. 16 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge’s ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb...

Sri Lanka’s disputed prime minister resigns to end impasse

Published Dec. 16 2018

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s disputed prime minister announced Saturday that he would step aside, paving the way...

Ukraine Orthodox leaders approve break with Russian church

Published Dec. 16 2018

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian Orthodox leaders on Saturday approved the creation of a unified church independent of the Moscow...

Tear gas on the Champs-Elysees but fewer Paris protesters

Published Dec. 16 2018

PARIS (AP) — Tear gas billowed Saturday across the protest-scarred Champs-Elysees after a day of largely peaceful demonstrations in Paris...

Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules

Published Dec. 16 2018

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent...

Ward winners in Lights contest announced

Published Dec. 16 2018

The first round of judging for the 33rd annual Christmas Home Decorating contest has resulted in first- and second-place winners...

Mid-Missouri Road work: Dec. 17-23

Published Dec. 16 2018

Cole County• U.S. 50 Outer Road between Business 50 and Country Club Drive — Pavement repairs to the roadway and...

United Way helps 28 local agencies

Published Dec. 16 2018

Editor’s Note: For several charitable organizations, the holiday season — like the rest of the year — is a time...

After 5 years on job, city administrator reflects on position

Published Dec. 16 2018

Those visiting City Hall have probably seen City Administrator Steve Crowell walking around, talking to Jefferson City Council members and...

Operation TOYS brings Christmas cheer

Published Dec. 16 2018

Christmas came early for 101 area children who were invited to Operation Take Our Youth Shopping.This year, the program outgrew...

State Employee of the Month: Fire investigator honored for lifesaving efforts

Published Dec. 16 2018

An investigator with the Division of Fire Safety is the December State Employee of the Month.Ryan Lesh is from House...

Tax man cometh

Published Dec. 16 2018

As the days of 2018 are winding down, so are the days in which you can lighten your next tax...

After 5 years, city administrator reflects on position

Published Dec. 16 2018

Those visiting City Hall have probably seen City Administrator Steve Crowell walking around, talking to Jefferson City Council members and...

Operation TOYS brings Christmas cheer

Published Dec. 16 2018

Christmas came early for 101 area children who were invited to Operation Take Our Youth Shopping.