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Nuke Plant Safety is Outstanding

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If you are concerned about a nuclear power plant near your community, don’t be. The Callaway Nuclear Generating Station near Fulton has operated since 1984 without a major incident a fact that doesn’t escape State Representative Travis Fitzwater… The plant produces about 19 percent of the total power output for …

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Fulton State Hospital Expands

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The Fulton State Hospital has been a fixture of the community since it opened in 1851. They enter a new generation with the opening of a new building this past week… State Representative Travis Fitzwater adds the building should be completed by the end of 2018. Fitzwater was in attendance …

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No tax break for owner of closed JCMO hotel

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It’s back to the drawing board for the owners of the old Truman Hotel in their attempts to get tax breaks from the city to help them build two new hotels and a conference center on their property. Jefferson City’s TIF commission Thursday night voted 7-1 to turn down the …

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Cattle rustlers? String ’em up!

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The Miller County sheriff’s office is fighting back against cattle rustlers. At least 26 cattle have been stolen in the county since last June, and Sheriff Bill Abbott says not all thefts are reported. Abbott says the department has helped to create a group called Farmer’s Outlook as a means …

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Fatal fire in Sedalia

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A fire at a house in Sedalia has claimed a life. Fire crews found the body of a man inside the house at 1903 Grand Avenue shortly after knocking down flames that were showing outside of the structure. Efforts to revive the man didn’t work and he was pronounced dead …

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