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Lottery ticket would aid Missouri veterans

(AP) – Proceeds from sales of Missouri Lottery tickets have gone exclusively toward education since 1992. A ballot measure next month would allow veterans to share in some of the take. (more…)

Man dies at Lake of the Ozarks after two crashes

A mid-Missouri man is dead after a pair of crashes just minutes apart at the Lake of the Ozarks. (more…)

Humane Society spends big money opposing right to farm

(AP) – The Humane Society of the United States has contributed $375,000 to an effort to defeat a Missouri ballot measure creating a constitutional right to farm. (more…)

Four die in Lake Ozarks crash

A head-on crash involving two trucks at the Lake of the Ozarks ends with four people dead. (more…)

Eldon smoke shop shut down

The Miller County Sheriff’s Department padlocked a controversial smoke shop near Eldon Tuesday.  (more…)

JC Fire Chief finalists revealed

It’s now down to three. One of three Jefferson City firefighters will be the city’s next fire chief. Interim Chief Jason Turner and fire captains Matt Schofield and and Jay Niemeyer make the short list. (more…)

Unemployment rate down slightly in Missouri

(AP) – A new report says Missouri unemployment rate fell slightly in June to 6.5 percent from 6.6 percent the month before. (more…)

Governor vetoes teacher gun legislation

(AP) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation allowing specially trained teachers to carry concealed guns in public schools. (more…)

Five arrested during child prostitution undercover operation

An undercover operation involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation lands five people behind bars for prostitution in Columbia. (more…)

Texas man drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

It’s the second drowning this year at the Lake of the Ozarks. (more…)