News for Saturday, February 13, 2016
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Missouri senators revisited the theme of finding the proper balance between government oversight and personal freedom this week.
Commission approves removing parking on east side of affected streets
Jefferson City is planning new bike lanes to help connect more city trails with the Katy Trail network.
Local businesses struggling to fill positions
Unemployment continues its long trek downhill, as local rates continue to plummet.
Jefferson City’s sales taxes have exceeded projections for the second month in a row, making it a good start to 2016.
Changes made to honorary degree protocol
Lincoln University curators this week approved a new strategic plan for the 150-year-old school.
A partnership across the ocean
Jefferson City and its partner city of Muenchberg, Germany, have been recognized for their relationship by a German-American friendship association.
Missouri Trooper Anthony Piercy pleaded not guilty Thursday to the charge of involuntary manslaughter in the drowning death of Brandon Ellingson.
A Jefferson City man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for pleading guilty to charges in connection with a pursuit with authorities in Cole County in January.
Ferguson leaders warned U.S. Department of Justice negotiators last month that they couldn't guarantee approval of a plan to address the agency's scathing review of the city's police and courts, including allegations that the civil rights of black residents were routinely violated, Ferguson's mayor said Friday.
The Eugene Eagles beat the Tuscumbia Lions 76-57 on Friday.
A 38-point first quarter jolted the New Bloomfield Wildcats to a 98-57 win Thursday against the Tuscumbia Lions.
C.J. Closser and the Blair Oaks Falcons spoiled Versailles’ Courtwarming on Friday, as Closser scored 23 points in a 79-49 Falcon win.
A Kansas City man convicted of federal drug and weapons charges faces considerable prison time after authorities linked him with several other crimes, including the 2013 deaths of a mother and her 3-year-old child.
The Jefferson City Jays had 60 points Friday night. Tim Nahach scored nearly half of them. The Jays had 20 made field goals. Nahach hit nearly half of them. The Jays made 16 free throws. Nahach sunk nearly half of them. Not half bad.
Mackenzie Strother became the fourth Jamestown player this season to reach 1,000 career points during Friday’s 81-50 win at Calvary Lutheran.
The United States temporarily deployed an additional Patriot missile battery in South Korea in response to North Korea's nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch, ahead of talks next week to set up an even more sophisticated U.S. missile defense in a move that has worried China and Russia.
This week, I’d like to highlight an issue important to Missourians as tax season gets underway, an opportunity for local students to have their artistic talents recognized and an update on a project to give a small token of thanks to our veterans on Valentine’s Day.
Pope Francis kicks off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with speeches to the country's political and ecclesial elites, riding in on the success of his historic meeting in Cuba with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Kansas City has created a plan in the city budget to tear down about 800 vacant houses and buildings in struggling neighborhoods in the next two years.
After playing four straight games on the road, the Lincoln men and women return home today with a doubleheader against Emporia State.
Kim Anderson and Kevin Punter’s respective last stops were a 30-minute drive from one another. Today, they’ll go head to head.
Police say that a Springfield maintenance worker who died after an accident at the city landfill was struck by a semitrailer.
A judge has denied a public vote on a proposed convention hotel in downtown Kansas City.
Last summer, Kim Anderson decided to include Missouri coaches’ families in more of the men’s basketball team’s activities. The players got to know Rhyan Loos, the 5-year-old daughter of assistant coach Brad Loos.
Calvary Lutheran owned the start and Jamestown controlled the finish, but one was a little more commanding than the other.
Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.
When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in the deal that would dart around the back hallways of the Air Canada Center dribbling basketballs and bouncing off the walls.
Matt Forte won’t be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ninth season.
A Springfield man has been charged with assaulting a woman on the Missouri State University campus and is a suspect in two other sexual assaults.
Environmental officials say mine waste removal efforts are gearing up in southwest Missouri.