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Stories with place: Jefferson City
  • Farmer says wet weather put dent in Missouri's pumpkin crop 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 3:41 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri pumpkin growers say wet weather earlier this year has put a dent in this year's crop that is causing shortages in some parts of the state.

  • Former school bus driver accused of possessing child porn 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 5:41 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A 39-year-old former Missouri school bus driver is facing federal charges accusing him of receiving and possessing child pornography.

  • Former Chiefs QB Kenney pleads guilty to DWI 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 9:23 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Bill Kenney has pleaded guilty to drunken driving in Missouri's capital city, where he now serves as a state utility regulator.

  • Waiting game in Missouri campaign may help Greitens story has photos
    Updated: Sep-27-15 10:29 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Former Navy SEAL officer Eric Greitens raised more than $2 million for a Republican campaign for Missouri governor, toured the state and displayed a sign that read "GREITENS. GOVERNOR" in capital letters while talking with supporters at a Jefferson City diner two months before officially declaring his candidacy.

  • Former Navy SEAL Greitens running as Republican for governor story has photos
    Updated: Sep-26-15 4:30 pm

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Missouri - Former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens, a political newcomer who was once courted to run for Congress as a Democrat, on Saturday launched a Republican campaign for Missouri governor in 2016.

  • Missouri colleges would freeze tuition for funding hike 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 11:45 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Leaders of Missouri's public community colleges and universities said Monday that they will freeze undergraduate tuition next school year as part of a deal with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon to ramp up funding from the state, although the extra spending needs legislative approval.

  • Missouri governor's race to determine fate of right to work 
    Updated: Sep-19-15 1:38 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Voters next year will pick more than a new governor - the election likely will either ensure Missouri becomes the 26th right-to-work state or remains a holdout in the national push for the measure despite being surrounded mostly by states that have adopted it.

  • Missouri House roll call on right-to-work legislation 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 12:36 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The 96-63 roll call vote Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a measure that would prohibit union contracts with employers that allow the collection of fees from nonmembers, sometimes called right to work. The bill was 13 votes short the two-thirds majority needed to override Nixon and enact right to work.

  • Missouri lawmakers cut jobless benefits, limit minimum wages 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 12:30 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's Republican-led Legislature put a conservative stamp on state employment laws Wednesday, voting to cut unemployment benefits to one of the shortest periods nationally while also outlawing local minimum wage increases.

  • Richard elected president pro tem of Missouri Senate 
    Updated: Sep-16-15 1:18 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Senate has a new man in charge, with a historic distinction.

  • GOP nominates Richard as Missouri Senate president pro tem 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 8:54 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri Republican senators on Tuesday chose Majority Leader Ron Richard to be the new Senate president pro tem. If elected by the full Senate, Richard would be the only person in state history to serve both as House speaker and in the top Senate position.

  • Correction: Immigrant Scholarships story 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 6:45 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - In a story Sept. 6 about proposed legislation on a Missouri scholarship program, The Associated Press reported erroneous information about who can receive the A+ Scholarship and whether all recipients' tuition would be covered. The Department of Higher Education says all students will be reimbursed for tuition. It also says a new agency rule means those who are legally present in the U.S. can receive the scholarship.

  • Highway patrol worker seeks depositions in discipline case 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 4:40 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Missouri State Highway Patrol employee, who criticized the agency after a handcuffed Iowa man fell from a patrol boat and drowned, will make his case later this month to take two depositions to support his claim that disciplinary action against him is unwarranted.