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Capital of Missouri

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Jefferson City, Missouri: Capital of Missouri
Jefferson City, officially the City of Jefferson and informally Jeff City, is the capital of the U.S. state of Missouri and the 15th most populous city in the state. It is also the county seat of Cole County and the principal city of the Jefferson City Metropolitan Statistical Area, the second-most-populous metropolitan area in Mid-Missouri and the fifth-largest in the state. Most of the city is in Cole County, with a small northern section extending into Callaway County. Jefferson City is named for Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States.


Crews converge on neighborhood struck by tornado

Crews are working to clear debris and restore power to neighborhoods in Jefferson City, Missouri, damaged by a devastating tornado (May 24)
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Violent tornado leaves three-mile path of destruction in Jefferson City

Parts of Missouri’s capital city are still shut down more than 24 hours after a devastating tornado carved a three-mile path of destruction. One witness says the twister hit Jefferson City like a..
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Videos for Jefferson City, Missouri

Judge blocks Missouri's restrictive abortion law [Video]Judge blocks Missouri's restrictive abortion law

A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked Missouri from enforcing a law banning abortion after eight weeks except in cases of medical emergency. Jillian Kitchener has more.

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Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power

Some residents of Jefferson City, Missouri, who lost power when a tornado rampaged through their neighborhood are trying to get some sleep after making it through the day, and now into the night,..
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Tornado tears through Jefferson City, Mo.

A violent tornado tore through Missouri's capital late on May 22, 2019 leaving some people trapped, others injured and buildings damaged.
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Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado

Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the city shortly before midnight.
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At least 8 dead amid outbreak of severe weather in central U.S.

At least eight people have died in this week's outbreak of dangerous weather in the central U.S. A tornado killed three people last night in Jefferson City, Missouri, where another powerful tornado..
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Missouri storm survivor: 'I thought we were dead'

The large tornado that moved over Jefferson City, Mo., before midnight heavily damaged buildings, including the home of survivor Larry Jett who thought he would die in the storm. (May 23)
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Tornado flattens Jefferson City car dealership

A car dealership in Jefferson City, Missouri suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the capital city as part of an outbreak of severe weather across the state overnight. (May 23)
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Jefferson City mayor speaks on tornado damage and injuries

A violent tornado hit the capital of Missouri overnight, causing multiple injuries and extensive damage. Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin joined CBSN to talk about what residents are experiencing.
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Extensive damage from tornado in Jefferson City, Missouri

A violent tornado ripped through Missouri's capital overnight. Justin Andrews, reporter for CBS St. Louis affiliate KMOV, joined CBSN from Jefferson City with more on the devastation.
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Missouri Tornadoes: Live Updates as Violent Storms Kill 3

A tornado killed at least three people in southwestern Missouri, while another caused “extensive” damage in Jefferson City, the state capital.
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Scenes of Destruction After a Night of Storms in Missouri

A tornado hit Jefferson City, Mo., late Wednesday. The storm destroyed buildings and led to at least 20 injuries.
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Missouri tornado rips through car dealership

A violent tornado in Jefferson City, Missouri left a trail of destruction at a car dealership.
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Tornado aftermath shows massive damage in Jefferson, Missouri

A storm chaser drove through Jefferson City, Missouri after a violent tornado ripped through the state's capital.
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Jefferson City mayor: Tornado caused "catastrophic," widespread damage

A violent tornado tore through Jefferson City, Missouri, leaving behind battered homes and businesses Wednesday night. Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin joins “CBS This Morning” over the phone to..
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Deadly tornadoes rip through Missouri, destroying homes and businesses

Missouri's capital, Jefferson City, took a direct hit from a powerful tornado Wednesday. The monster twister touched down just before midnight. Missouri is under a state of emergency, hit by at least..
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Violent Tornado Strikes Jefferson City, Mo., in Night of Storms Across Region

At least three people were killed in a separate tornado in southwestern Missouri, as multiple tornadoes were reported across the state.
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'Violent tornado' in central Missouri

A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing heavy damage Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Jefferson City Police Lt. David Williams said there have been..
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"Violent tornado" pounds Jefferson City, Mo.; people trapped

Extensive damage reported; several die as suspected twister hits elsewhere in state; in Oklahoma, fears that runaway barges could hit dam
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