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Former local Air Force officer talks ISIS killing

A retired mid-Missouri Air Force officer says the killing of the head of ISIS by U-S special operations forces is a step in the right direction. “A lot of politicians said America is now safer.  I’m not sure how true that actually is, but c...

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Economist talks state politicians and big tobacco

With all the talk about pulling e-cigarettes off the market, you’d think that no one is smoking regular old cigarettes any more. But Former State Economist Tom Kruckemeyer thinks your elected officials are fueling the problem by being in the pocket of ...

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Purple Heart recipients speaking at library

You can hear the stories of some Mid-Missouri Purple Heart recipients at the Missouri River Regional Library Thursday night. Veterans from World War Two, Vietnam and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq will talk about their service. Dave Hunter was wounde...

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Jeff City Mayor talks cleanup process

Will the cost of cleaning up after this year’s flooding and tornado continue to climb? Mayor Carrie Tergin says they’ve spent $4-million so far. “At the same time there’s still some [spending] that’s yet to happen.” Tergin says the co...

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Fulton Middle School goes on brief lockdown

A call from Fulton High School claiming there was a gun on the middle school campus puts the middle school in lockdown on Friday, and a high school student in custody. Fulton Public Schools officials say nobody was hurt, but after investigating the 911...

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Marshall shooting suspect caught in Mississippi

Three people are hurt and one is dead after two shootings in Marshall. Police there say the shootings were reported at 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Thursday, prompting both Missouri Valley College and Marshall Public Schools to go on lockdown. Calvin Bosley,...

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Columbia man arrested in shots fired incident

Another shots fired incident in Columbia leads to a man under arrest. 21-year-old Terrell Lawrence of Columbia was apparently involved in the case, which happened near Rice Road and Boyd Lane around 7 p.m. Wednesday. Police say they responded to anothe...

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Advocate speaks against death penalty

Kevin Green says we’re better off locking up the bad guys for life and throwing away the key. Green spent 16 years in California prisons before he was exonerated in the death of his unborn daughter and the near fatal beating of his pregnant wife. He’s ...

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