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Jury selection begins in trial of alleged hit man

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a man accused of killing a Columbia art dealer in exchange for $10,000, a car and a gun.…

R-6 School District faces reduced funding

By ROB CURRY (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Warrensburg R-6 Board of Education is looking at ways to reduce spending as state funding decreases. Assistant Superintendent Andy Kohl emphasized rebuilding…

Missouri lawmaker wants disclosure of unvaccinated children

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri Republican wants to require preschools and daycare centers to tell parents if there are other children attending who have not been vaccinated against…

Hearing set for man accused of supplying terrorists

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — One of six Bosnian immigrants accused of funneling money and military supplies to terror groups faces a hearing Friday to determine if he must remain jailed…

Warrensburg Schools Foundation announces scholarship winners

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Warrensburg Schools Foundation is announced the spring semester recipients of the Warrensburg Schools Foundation dual credit scholarships. The dual credit scholarships are made possible by donations…

3 Missouri Powerball purchasers win $1 million each

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — None of the three winners in the Wednesday Powerball drawing bought tickets in Missouri, but three people who did each won a pretty nice consolation prize.…

Warrensburg city manager resigns

Editor’s Note: This version fixes typos from the original story. (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — City Manager Paula Hertwig Hopkins submitted her letter of resignation to the City Council at the council…

188,000 moldy materials destroyed at University of Missouri

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — A University of Missouri faculty committee says it no longer has confidence in the director of the university’s libraries after about 190,000 books, documents and journals…

Missouri bill would bar access to police camera footage

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Two Missouri Republicans want to stop the public from seeing video from police cameras. Bills filed by Republicans Rep. Galen Higdon and Sen. Doug Libla…

Missouri bill aimed at youth suicide prevention, awareness

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — School districts would be required to create policies addressing youth suicide awareness and prevention under a Missouri bill. Legislation introduced by state Sen. Jill Schupp…