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California Fire Department kept busy on Wednesday
RUSSELLVILLE — A flu virus has been going around the Cole County R-I Elementary School, said Superintendent Jerry Hobbs said. Tuesday 20 students were sick, then 69 on Wednesday and 34 on Thursday. Friday 14 more were sick.
More than 130 students affected
Full recovery expected
John Watson, 53 — Gov. Jay Nixon’s chief of staff — was hospitalized over the weekend after a mild stroke.
Tracking weather-related closings and announcements for Friday, March 1, 2013 on our website.
Numerous utility lines are being reported down due to the heavy snow that’s coming through mid-Missouri.
Winter Storm Warning in effect until midnight
PERIODS OF SNOW AND SLEET CAN BE EXPECTED THURSDAY EVENING... TAPERING OFF TO FREEZING DRIZZLE.
Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to severe winter weather that began early this morning,
WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting “America’s possibilities are limitless,” President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending and the nation’s economy is recovering as he launched into a second term before a flag-waving crowd of hundreds of thousands on the National Mall.
A shooting at a Connecticut elementary school Friday left 28 people dead.
Church totally destroyed
Citing a stronger state budget outlook because of the continued improving Missouri economy, Gov. Jay Nixon today issued an executive order closing state offices on Nov. 23, the day after Thanksgiving.
Accident on Hwy 87
Former Cole County Circuit Judge Paul Wilson is one of three nominees to fill a vacancy on the Missouri Supreme Court.
After a hard-fought and at times heated campaign, incumbent Sheriff Jeptha "Jay" Gump defeated challengers Tony Wheatley, Dale Embry and Chris Dunham on the Republican ticket in the primary election held Tuesday, Aug. 8. Turnout was 33.77 percent.