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Marc LaVoie
May 29, 2019 - 7:02 am
The National Weather Service says the EF-3 tornado that slammed into Jefferson City traveled 32 miles through central Missouri. The tornado first touched down southwest of Eldon in Miller County Wednesday night, May 22. It proceeded through Cole County and crossed the Missouri River before it...
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May 23, 2019 - 5:58 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A tornado left a path of destruction in Missouri's capital city late Wednesday night shortly before midnight. A powerful storm system swept through the Show-Me state late Wednesday, moving from southwest to northeast. A tornado tore through Jefferson City, MO last night...
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May 17, 2019 - 6:44 am
UPDATE: 17May19 12:30pm Missouri's Republican-led Legislature has approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and GOP Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it. House lawmakers gave the sweeping abortion bill final approval Friday. The proposed ban allows exceptions only in medical...
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May 15, 2019 - 6:30 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri senators are set to take up one of the nation's most restrictive proposed abortion bans. The Republican-led Senate is expected to consider legislation to ban most abortions after eight weeks pregnancy before lawmakers' Friday deadline to pass bills. The only...
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April 17, 2019 - 7:07 am
Jefferson City, MO - A proposed constitutional amendment to limit how long the state's top executives can serve has passed the Senate. State Senators voted 31-3 Tuesday to send the measure to the state House for consideration. The proposal would limit the lieutenant governor, secretary of state,...
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AP News Staff
January 07, 2019 - 7:07 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers will consider whether to collect sales taxes on online purchases, allow sports gambling and overhaul legislative redistricting when they return for the start of the 2019 session. The annual five-month session begins Wednesday. The Republican-led...
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KMBZ News Staff
June 12, 2018 - 6:34 am
In his first address before a joint session of the Missouri legislature, Gov. Mike Parson praised lawmakers for their work despite the tumultuous climate in Jefferson City. "You respected the process and you respected the people of this state," Parson said. "In the midst of political strife, you...
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April 30, 2018 - 4:46 pm
Jefferson City, MO - The Missouri House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens has released a supplement to their report earlier this month about the governor's extra marital affair. House members wrote in the report, “The committee does not find anything in the Circuit Attorney interview...
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April 14, 2018 - 6:12 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says his upcoming criminal trial will prove his innocence of an invasion of privacy charge stemming from an extramarital affair and allow him to move past the scandal. Experts say that's far from certain, especially after new and even more...
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April 11, 2018 - 3:46 pm
Jefferson City, MO - A Missouri House special investigative committee released a report Wednesday on the investigation launched after Greitens was indicted by a grand jury in February on felony invasion of privacy stemming from a 2015 extramarital affair with his St. Louis hairdresser. The woman...
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