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20 hrs ago | News Tribune

Don't engage with Westboro protesters, officials urge

While area law enforcement agencies are gearing up for today's planned picketing by members of an anti-gay group known for picketing soldiers' funerals, some officials are offering simple advice: ignore them.

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Related Topix: Westboro, MO, Gay/Lesbian, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Jefferson City, MO

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Fulton Sun

Callaway man named to Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

After a nearly-lifelong connection to the youth organization, Rodney Garnett of Holts Summit was inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 9. Garnett, who grew up on a farm in Marion in Cole County, got his start with 4-H at the age of 10 by showing sheep - six ewes that were a gift from his parents.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Holts Summit, MO, Agriculture, Science, University of Missouri, Callaway County, MO

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Clergy members charged in protest at Legislature

The 23 clergy members who were arrested in May for disrupting a session of the Missouri Senate are each now charged with two misdemeanors.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Jefferson City, MO

Fri Aug 15, 2014

News Tribune

JC man taken into custody after pursuit in Moniteau Co.

A Jefferson City man was taken into custody after a pursuit that went through Moniteau County and ended in Jefferson City.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO, Moniteau County, MO, Kansas City, MO

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Man leads police on chase down Highway 50

Police arrested a man for stealing a car and leading them on a high-speed chase on Highway 50 Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Tipton, MO, Moniteau County, MO

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Four arrested during drug, firearms sweep

Four people are in custody after the Jefferson City SWAT team and the MUSTANG Drug Task Force served search warrants at two residences in the 1000 block of Bueana Vista Street.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO

SFGate

Driver sentenced to 30 years for wrong-way crash

A central Missouri man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for wrong-way, drunken driving crash that killed a woman in Cole County.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO

Wed Aug 13, 2014

News Tribune

Frog Hollow completion moved back

Cole County Public Works officials said things are going fairly smooth on the project to improve Frog Hollow Road, but crews are behind schedule due to one main issue.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Fulton Sun

MUSTANG Drug Task Force investigation leads to arrest in New Bloomfield

The Callaway County Sheriff's Office and MUSTANG Drug Task Force seized about 50 grams of methamphetamine, digital scales and packing material while serving a narcotics-related search warrant for a residence on the 500 block of Redwood Drive.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Callaway County, MO, New Bloomfield, MO

Sun Aug 10, 2014

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Parents share safety concerns before school starts

Parents of schoolchildren in Jefferson City are asking motorists to be mindful of children who will be walking to and from school starting Thursday.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO, Entertainment

News Tribune

BizBeat: Zesto on Broadway to move, rebrand

After 66 years, one of Jefferson City's classic restaurants will be changing its name and moving locations.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Missourian

Election reveals continuation of disturbing trends

Cole County voters rejected a proposal to adopt zoning. The proposal would have entrusted the county's governing body, the three-member commission, with implementing a zoning plan that reflected about four years of work by county officials and committees.

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Related Topix: Privacy

Tue Aug 05, 2014

News Tribune

Cole County voters reject zoning

Cole County voters on Tuesday rejected a plan to establish countywide zoning by a vote of 7,391 yes votes and 8,305 no votes.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

KMIZ

Election 2014: Previewing Missouri's biggest races

Amendment 1, the Right to Farm, asks voters to decide if the state constitution should be amended to ensure that the right to Missouri citizens to engage in agricultural production and ranching practices shall not be infringed.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

News Tribune

Current, former county clerks weigh in on nuances of job

Cole County Clerk Marvin Register is retiring at the end of this year after a dozen years in the office and, on Tuesday, Cole County residents will choose one of three Republicans - Patty Bates, Steve Korsmeyer or Rik Combs - to run against Democrat Susan Cook in the Nov. 4 general election, with the winner succeeding Register on Jan. 1. "People ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News

Sat Aug 02, 2014

News Tribune

Ham breakfast sells 70 items; one benefits friend's cancer fight

VonKingston Forck, 6, struggles to carry his ham in front of the crowd at Friday's annual Cole County Fair Ham Auction at Farm Bureau.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO, St. Thomas, MO, Oaks, MO, University of Missouri, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KMIZ

Two people injured in accidents at fair

Cole County EMS Supervisor Kevin Wieberg told ABC 17 News one rider was injured during Monday's Motocross event.

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News Tribune

Couple ordered to stop sewage discharge

A consent judgment has been reached in regard to a home on Landing Creek Road in Cole County that has been leaking raw sewage into ditches.

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News Tribune

Little Mr. and Miss crowned at fair

Jamere "JD" Edwards and Brianna Mae Smith took the top honors in Monday's Little Mr. And Miss Cole County competition.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KMIZ

Multi-million dollar project aims to ease congestion in Capital City

If you have ever been through the morning or afternoon rush at Stadium and 54, you know how busy and congested that area can get.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO

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