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Child brings loaded gun to Center Point Elementary
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:33:20 -0700

A seven-year-old child brought a loaded gun to Center Point Elementary on Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says.

Missouri Limits Firearm Antlerless Permits for Upcoming Deer Season
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 06:28:51 -0700

By Joe Jerek - The Missouri Conservation Commission approved regulation changes at its meeting today (April 17) in Jefferson City that will reduce the availability of firearm antlerless deer hunting permits from “any number” in most of the state to one in most of the state.

Green Sales Tax Holiday, Savings on Going Green
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:00:50 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.--Missouri’s 6th Annual Green Sales Tax Holiday starts April 19. The Green Sales Tax Holiday provides shoppers in Missouri with the opportunity to save on energy-efficient appliances April 19 through 25. Shoppers who purchase items like Energy Star freezers, furnaces, and dishwashers can save the 4.225 percent state sales tax. Many local government entities have also opted to ...

Missouri legislators hear SWEPCO bill
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 19:30:49 -0700

A Missouri Senate panel heard testimony last week on a bill that would block Southwestern Electric Power Co. from forcing landowners in Barry and McDonald counties to sell their property for a large transmission line.

Several injured after 4-vehicle wreck in Jefferson County
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:01:40 -0700

(KMOV.com) – Police said several people were injured after an accident in Jefferson County Wednesday evening. Authorities said the accident, which involved four cars, occurred near the intersection of Missouri Highway A and Old Highway A around 6:30 p.m. According to police, a vehicle traveling eastbound on Highway A crossed over the center line before side swiping two cars and hitting another ...

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:56:17 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY - Thursday afternoon the Missouri Clean Energy Board will meet to discuss preliminary arrangements to issue bonds to counties across the state. The bonds would fund energy efficient (EE) and renewable energy (RE) projects.

Court considers joint tax filings from gay couples
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:21:40 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Officials don't know whether any same-sex couples have filed joint Missouri tax returns since Gov. Jay Nixon directed the Revenue Department last fall to permit it for those legally married in another state, a state attorney said Thursday in court. Nixon in November ...

School bus overturns with students on board in Jefferson County
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:21:38 -0700

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – In the wake of recent violence and tragic death that may have shaken your faith...

Judge denies order in gay couples joint taxes case
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:05:44 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri judge on Friday denied a request for a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jay Nixon's directive allowing legally married same-sex couples to file joint state tax returns. Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem specifically noted in his ruling ...

MO Supreme Court Schedules Another Execution
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:57:40 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- An execution is scheduled next month for a Missouri inmate convicted of the murder of a man in Cape Girardeau County in 1996. The Missouri Supreme Court Wednesday set the execution for May 21 for Russell Bucklew. Bucklew was found guilty in 1997 of the shooting death of Michael Sanders.  Testimony in Bucklew's trial said he suspected his former girlfriend and Sanders were ...