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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.

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.

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Former NFL cornerback Wade Davis shares his coming out story with Westminster College students

Davis discusses his work with the You Can Play Project

Former NFL cornerback Wade Davis shared his coming out story and his experiences working as an advocate, public speaker and educator on gender, race and orientation equality.

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Fulton's Christmas kickoff: Downtown hosts annual holiday open house

Fulton's annual holiday open house event was Friday, Nov. 14. Click to see photos from the event.

One person rescued in Fulton house fire

One person had to be rescued during a house fire Monday morning in Fulton.

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Mizzou students give back, help with new Kingdom Projects project

Twelve students from the University of Missouri spent their weekend at Kingdom Projects Inc., organizing clothing in the resale shop, painting its walls and giving the organization a kickstart to its new wooden pallet project.

Callaway County officials assess jail overcrowding

A steady increase in the Callaway County jail population has caused officials to address the situation in a County Commission meeting earlier this week.

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Hillers Creek Bridge up for grabs

Scheduled for replacement, interested parties have until Jan. 15 to submit plan for relocation, repurpose

There’s a bridge just northeast of New Bloomfield available to the highest bidder — or at least to the one with the best proposal for its relocation and re-use.

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National Churchill Museum hosts Victorian tea time

The National Churchill Museum served PG Tips English tea at its Victorian Christmas Holiday Shopping and Tea event Thursday afternoon. Click to see photos from the event.

New Bloomfield to vote on 2015 budget next month

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen discussed the city’s preliminary 2015 budget at its regular meeting Thursday night. The board will vote on the budget at its December meeting.