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School closings, weather announcements for Monday, Feb. 10, 2014

Our list of Mid-Missouri school closings and weather-related announcements for Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, on and

School closings, weather announcements for Friday, Feb. 7, 2014

Some schools in the area are re-opening on Friday, but several remain closed. Check our list at, or

School closings, weather announcements for Monday, Feb. 3, 2014

School closings and weather-related announcements posted to, and

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Fire fighters respond to Forest Street

Fire on Forest Street

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California couple claims 3.1 Million Lotto Jackpot

Winning ticket purchased at California Break Time

Jamestown Christmas parade canceled due to inclement weather

Santa will arrive at Jamestown School at 10:30 a.m.

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California contractor flown to University Hospital after Fulton ditch caves in

A California man was buried up to his waist when a ditch he was contracted to excavate caved in off of County Club Drive in Fulton Monday, sending him to University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Navy Yard death toll now at 12; police looking for second possible gunmen (VIDEO)

Investigators: No motive established for shooting rampage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Navy officials say at least six people have died in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

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Veto Session Roundup: Lawmakers fail to override gun rights bill veto; sponsor withdraws sex offender registry bill

Twenty-nine bills vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon still have a chance of becoming law in Missouri.

Puckett found not guilty

Had been charged with 2011 murder

Drew Puckett was found not guilty of second-degree murder charges late Tuesday afternoon. A grand jury indicted Puckett in 2011, charging him for the shotgun killing of Caleb Crabtree.

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Bagnell Dam floodgates opened; city of Bagnell evacuated

Governor sends National Guardsmen, other military outfits to assist severe flooding in Miller County

The city of Bagnell, Wood River Campground and Chaney Road Trailer Park in Miller County were evacuated Wednesday morning, according to the Lake Ozark Fire Protection District.

Flooding closes U.S. 63 in 2 places

High water also closes I-44

Road closed at Westphalia, south of Vienna.

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California selects new police chief

New police chief selected for California

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UPDATE: Highway Patrol lists injured in School for the Deaf bus crash

Seventeen passengers and its driver received minor injuries Friday when a charter bus carrying Missouri School for the Deaf students overturned near the eastern Missouri community of Danville, officials said.

RR Donnelley to close JC plant; notice of closure attached

RR Donnelley, Jefferson City’s 12th largest employer, told its employees this morning that the Jefferson City operations will be shut down.