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Our Opinion: Teen tobacco, alcohol and drug use down

Regular readers of this forum are familiar with our abiding interest in the health and welfare of young people.

Jefferson City sets dates for open burning

Open burning of yard waste is permitted starting on Nov. 1 in Jefferson City during daylight hours only, and ends on March 1, 2015.

Helias hosts, wins freshman volleyball tourney

The Lady Crusaders went 6-0 in their annual freshman volleyball tournament to capture the championship Saturday.

Jays upset No. 11 soccer team in country

The Jefferson City Jays upset the No. 11 team in the nation Wednesday by beating Quincy (Ill.) 1-0.

Eugene blanks Tuscumbia

The Eagles blanked the Lions on Tuesday behind one-hit pitching from Lexi Dickerson. Dickerson (6-2) struck out 10 and walked won in her six innings.

Helias golf tops Rolla

The Helias Lady Crusaders beat Rolla Wednesday in a dual match at Oak Hills Golf Course.

Citizenship test proposed for Missouri students

Some former Missouri officials are backing a proposal to require high school students to pass a test used for immigrants applying for citizenship.

Our Opinion: Another unfair, misdirected proposal

Perseverance isn’t always a virtue. Noranda Aluminum is seeking a rehearing from the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) on a proposed compromise to a rate reduction idea that was rejected last month.

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Potential threat prompted lockdown at LU campus

For about an hour-and-a-half Tuesday night the Lincoln University campus was in a lockdown while authorities investigated a perceived threat.

Eugene man charged in tire store burglary

A Eugene man was charged with breaking into a Jefferson City business earlier this month.

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