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Schweich weighing running for Missouri governor

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich confirmed Thursday that he is considering a bid for governor in 2016 and touted an encouraging letter from supporters as “a powerful incentive to go forward” with a campaign.

Engineer gives New Bloomfield school board recommendations for potential facility repairs

District considers no-tax-increase bond issue to fund facility repairs

The mechanical engineer who visited and assessed the New Bloomfield R-III School District gave a general overview of his recommendations to the district’s Board of Education at the board’s regular meeting Thursday night.

Five Westminster players earn all-UMAC recognition

Senior Joe Plassmeyer and sophomores Kyree Hart and Mike Washington picked up first-team, all-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference honors Wednesday. Senior Kyle Bryant and junior Bret Robertson both received second-team accolades.

Lady Owls roll through Stephens in AMC opener

Sparked by a 21-0 run to start the game, William Woods opened its American Midwest Conference schedule with a dominating 76-30 triumph over the Stephens College Stars on Thursday night.

This Week in the SEC for Nov. 22, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.

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Braving the shave

Westminster College students go bald for cancer awareness, research funding

After years of wanting to shave her head for cancer awareness, Westminster College student Brier Skogsberg finally went bald Wednesday night inside the Coulter Science Center surrounded by her collegiate classmates.

Owls ride remarkable shooting effort to win at Missouri Valley

Bitner, Hill spark William Woods with 25 points each

MARSHALL — The William Woods University Owls redeemed themselves behind a sizzling shooting performance.

Callaway County, Jefferson City package thief arrested Wednesday

43-year-old man will face charges in several jurisdictions

A Callaway County resident, while reviewing video footage from her security system, saw a man steal a package off of her porch on Tuesday. She posted the video on her Facebook page and asked for the public to help find the suspect.

Fulton Police assist Jefferson City Police Department in ending high speed chase

The Fulton Police Department ended a high speed chase today after placing spike strips to blow the tires of the suspects' vehicle.

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Missouri board authorizes bonds for Fulton State Hospital project

The Missouri Development Finance Board approved the issuance of an initial $92 million in bonds on Wednesday to move the Fulton State Hospital project forward, according to a press release from the Office of Administration.

North Callaway graduate to compete for Miss Missouri title in June

Audrey Langworthy of Auxvasse was crowned Miss Branson 2015 on Saturday, Nov. 15. The Miss Springfield/Miss Branson Pageant was a preliminary competition for the Miss Missouri Scholarship Pageant. Langworthy will compete for the Miss Missouri title in June in Mexico, Missouri.

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Painters light up Art House

Art House hosts oil painting class

Janis Burgin, of Jefferson City, taught an oil painting class at Art House on Tuesday. Click to see photos from the class.

FAA investigating cause of Monday night plane crash in Fulton

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating the cause of a plane crash that happened Monday night at the Fulton-Elton Hensley Memorial Airport. The plane crashed just after takeoff.

Three WWU players to compete in national tourney next month

Senior Julian Taylor and sophomores David Houlding and Billy McKenzie will represent the Owls at the second-annual Patriot All-America Invitational from Dec. 27-31 at the Wigwam Gold golf course in Lichtfield Park, Arizona.

Lady Owls suffer exhibition loss to NCAA Div. I Western Illinois

Senior guard Destani Stensrud logged a team-high 11 points — including 7-of-7 free throws — in the William Woods University Lady Owls’ 89-42 exhibition loss to NCAA Division I Western Illinois on Monday night.