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Century-old agency takes new name

Jeanette Mott Oxford had to re-send a news release — because the first one she sent identified her as with the Missouri Association for Social Welfare. But the group this year changed its name to “Empower Missouri,” which the rest of the release included.

JC woman charged after Thursday high-speed chase

A Jefferson City woman was released Friday after posting a $25,000 bond, following the filing of formal charges in a case that included a high-speed chase along parts of U.S. 54 in Miller and Cole counties.

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Long chase ends in Jefferson City

Lone woman arrested as officers stop vehicle for Kansas

A woman driving a car thought to be involved in a Kansas home invasion was arrested as she headed into Jefferson City Thursday afternoon.

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Westboro protesters back in Mid-Missouri

Four local churches targeted; members urged to ignore pickets

For many Christian churches, Palm Sunday is a day to remember that day nearly 2,000 years ago when Jesus entered Jerusalem, cheered by palm-waving crowds.

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Former lawmaker has ‘good attitude’ about cancer

Carl Vogel thought he had flu before going to hospital

Jefferson City businessman and former state lawmaker Carl Vogel said Thursday he’s got “a good attitude” about his now three-week battle with pancreatic cancer.

Carl Vogel has 'good attitude' about cancer

Vogel, 60, is undergoing chemotherapy and has 'confidence' in his doctors

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JC school board candidates answer questions at forum

Five candidates seeking to win one of two Jefferson City school board seats faced and answered a dozen question over a two-hour period Tuesday night.

Audit questions AG financial procedures

A state audit said Missouri’s attorney general needs a stronger conflict of interest policy when it comes to taking or rejecting campaign contributions from people or companies the office is dealing with.

Auditor questions AG financial procedures

Audit report includes comments on conflicts of interest and campaign donations

Mid-Missouri lawmakers pleased with session, so far

Mid-Missouri lawmakers generally are pleased with the progress made so far, in the General Assembly’s 2015 session.

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