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Temp soars to 90, breaking record

A 130-year-old record goes away, and so does the warmth JEFFERSON CITY – The Weather Service reported record-breaking high temperatures across the state for April 8, but don’t expect the heat to stick around long as a storm-inducing cold front … Continue reading

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Virus claims first Mo. fatality, limits restaurant service

A Boone County resident dies, Gov. Parson relaxes a plethora of state rules Clarion News staff reports JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Mike Parson announced today that the coronavirus has claimed its first Missouri victim, a Boone County resident, and that … Continue reading

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Coronavirus creates panic buying, shortage of goods

Feds relax limits on daily hours for truck drivers, Wal-Mart changes hours BY Clarion staff reports JEFFERSON CITY – Life with the coronavirus is keeping many students and workers at home, while others will be spending more time on the … Continue reading

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Winter weather strikes campus area

By Clarion News staff JEFFERSON CITY – A potent winter weather event began wreaking havoc for motorists across much of central and east-central Missouri during the Thursday afternoon drive-time. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported numerous weather-related traffic accidents in … Continue reading

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State parks to have new marijuana rules

By Clarion News staff JEFFERSON CITY – Medical marijuana card-holders will be safe bringing weed into state parks and historic sites under new plans being developed by the Division of State Parks. But lighting-up will remain illegal. According to a … Continue reading

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Monday snow, cold slows campus

By Clarion News staff LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – A strong cold front moved across the Capital City Monday morning, bringing snow and changes to campus events. Many commuters raced home early as the wintry mix began turning parking lots white with … Continue reading

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LU Nursing holds 50th Anniversary Gala

JEFFERSON CITY – The Lincoln University nursing department held a gala Saturday night to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Lincoln’s popular nursing program is one of the most successful programs on campus. The event had an award ceremony, various speeches, and … Continue reading

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