News for Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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The trial of an Army general accused of sexual assault moved into uncharted legal territory Tuesday when the judge dismissed the jury to allow the defense time to hammer out a new plea deal with the military.
Three people were hurt after a two-vehicle accident Tuesday morning in Jefferson City.
Without any big economic news or blowout company earnings to respond to, investors found little to get excited about Tuesday and sent the stock market lower for the second day in a row.
U.S. employers advertised slightly more jobs in January than in December, a sign that hiring should remain steady in coming months.
A first-time mother who says she failed a drug test while in labor because she ate poppy seeds has sued a Pittsburgh hospital, saying officials defamed her and violated her doctor-patient confidentiality by sharing the results with a child welfare agency.
Melody Holeman has no TV and lives in such a rural part of the Oklahoma Panhandle that she can’t even pick up a signal on the weather radio that the Red Cross gave her.
Here are five things to know about tornado warnings as the spring severe weather season approaches:
Winner thought he came in third
Dallas Seavey ran a blistering pace to rally from third place and win his second Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race early Tuesday in a record-breaking finish, after a sudden storm blew the front-runner out of the competition and kept another musher minutes away from her first win.
A Tennessee man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of kidnapping and killing 20-year-old nursing student Holly Bobo, whose highly publicized disappearance happened almost three years ago.
Joe McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the blockbuster "Fatal Vision," died Monday at age 71.
Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.
The Labor Department on Tuesday proposed a new rule that would make it easier for those with 401(k) retirement plans and their employers to locate just what fees and expenses are attached.
Maine Republicans who are fiercely fighting an effort to expand government-subsidized health care coverage to roughly 70,000 residents have come up with an alternative: government-subsidized health care.
For much of the past three decades, pit bulls have been widely regarded as America's most dangerous dog — the favorite breed of thugs, drug dealers and dog-fighting rings, with a fearsome reputation for unprovoked, sometimes deadly attacks.
Here's some of the frugality tricks that've helped me
Nowadays, depending on your tax bracket, a penny saved from your take-home pay can equal more than one and a half pre-tax pennies earned.
Donnie McClurkin, "Duets" (RCA Inspiration)
Donnie McClurkin's vocals continue to soar smoothly on his sixth studio album, "Duets."
In trade with Jaguars
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to acquire quarterback Blaine Gabbert from the Jacksonville Jaguars for a sixth-round draft pick, apparently finding a capable backup for Colin Kaepernick.
As an RN with SSM Hospice (St. Mary’s) for close to 10 years, I read with interest your article “Study: Hospice Saves Money.”
The Missouri House has recently passed HB1307 and HB1313 that would take the already 24-hour mandatory waiting period for a woman seeking an abortion and triple it to a 72-hour waiting period.
A proposal now being considered in the Missouri Senate invites chaos.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is recommending the addition of $3.5 million to a mid-year spending measure for fuel and utility assistance for low-income residents.
Missouri retailers could start selling beer by the bottle under legislation given initial approval in the state Senate.
The Missouri House has endorsed legislation that would implement performance-based funding for public universities and community colleges.
An attorney for a man whose conviction in a Missouri sports editor's slaying was overturned has filed a civil rights lawsuit seeking $100 million.
A woman who was the victim of an infamous kidnapping in Utah will visit Columbia on Friday to speak at the University of Missouri.
State employees enrolled in the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan (MCHCP) will have access to a convenient health-care clinic located on the fourth floor of the Truman Building, beginning March 17.
A sometimes controversial low income housing tax credits (LIHTC) program has helped provide thousands of affordable housing units for low income Missourians, but still could be improved, State Auditor Tom Schweich said Monday.
Last call for Mortimer Kegley’s
A downtown staple is closing after 34 years of serving drinks and cheap eats.
Sex offender program needs more facilities
State mental health officials and the Office of Administration are moving forward with planning and design for the Fulton State Hospital, even as state lawmakers still debate how to pay for it.
As a House committee began work on a Medicaid reform bill raising eligibility requirements to win significant federal funds, legal experts said tying eligibility to a work requirement would not pass muster with federal officials.
Deficit will jump to $1.4M
Employees of the Jefferson City Public Schools can look forward to another bump in pay next year.
A House bill would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana in the state of Missouri.
Missouri farmers will get a larger property tax bill next year under a plan state lawmakers are allowing to take effect.
Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make decorative pieces like lacey-grained coffee tables and wall clocks.
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a “good soldier defense” to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.
The Lincoln softball team managed just seven hits in 12 innings of play while dropping both halves of a doubleheader Monday at Central Oklahoma.
Erin Alewine of Central Missouri has been named the Central Region Field Athlete of the Year.
Kentucky’s group of heralded freshmen are no longer among the nation’s elite. The young Wildcats, who began the year the top-ranked team in the nation amid a buzz of possibly even going unbeaten, have fallen out of the Top 25.
Florida coach Billy Donovan renewed his long-standing argument Monday that teams playing in conference title games on “Selection Sunday” should not have to return to the court in the NCAA Tournament until Friday.
Maybe Tim Miles really is a miracle worker. Men’s basketball is still relevant at Nebraska in March, the time of year when spring football typically dominates the sports conversation in the Cornhusker state. Instead, it’s all hoops, all the time right now and all eyes are on Miles.
The number of police officers patrolling this year’s Boston Marathon will be doubled to more than 3,500, one year after two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260.
The road to the Masters is just getting started, and already two players have combined to win five times on the PGA Tour.
Cory Deuschle bowled a 300 game Sunday at California Lanes.
Here are the results from the Helias Archery Invitational Tournament held Sunday.
The Jefferson City Jays advanced 17 wrestlers to regionals from the district tournament held Saturday.