John Marsh

Mizzou protesters — ‘They’re Back!’

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The Mizzou protest group Concerned Student 1950 is back. Members of the group interrupted a University board of Curators meeting yesterday…shouting out demands…and its support for suspended MU faculty member Melissa Click. Curators allowed the interruption and listened while the group made its demands and chanted. The group dispersed quietly …

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Will the old houses on Capitol Ave. ever come down?

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If you have visitors in Jefferson City, you might not want to show them the sights on East Capitol. That’s where a more than dozen run – down homes stand … Councilman Rick Mihalevich adds, that while they are serious about cleaning up the area east of the State Capitol, …

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Bomb hoax at William Woods

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A bomb threat yesterday at William Woods University was just a hoax. Authorities evacuated Tucker Dining Hall and Jones Residence Hall during lunch when a note about a “bomb” was found. There was no bomb and students were allowed back in.

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Stove fire damages JCMO duplex


Careless cooking catches a Jefferson City apartment on fire. Firefighters found a fire in the kitchen when they arrived at the duplex in the 2100 – block of Louis Circle this morning. An adult and four children got out safely. No one was hurt. The unit had heavy fire damage …

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Columbia has a new ‘drive-thru’!


Umbria Rustic Italian Restaurant in downtown Columbia is not a drive through restaurant…but somebody tried to drive through it early today. A car careened out of control and hit the storefront restaurant about 1 this morning. The driver sped off, but was caught a short time later by Columbia police. …

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M-U interim president says: ‘Don’t cut our budget!’


University of Missouri System Interim President Mike Middleton, along with the system’s vice president of finance, spoke with lawmakers Wednesday after some legislators threatened budget cuts. Rep. Stephen Webber, D-Columbia, said it’s no secret some lawmakers want to reduce funding for the next fiscal year because of the events that recently transpired …

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Iran is back in the money .. and you should be alarmed


Blaine Luetkemeyer says ‘I told you so’. Like many of his GOP colleagues on Capitol Hill, the Mid-Missouri Congressman is alarmed that Iran now has access to their previously frozen assets … As part of the nuclear deal, Iran now can use over 100 – billion dollars in assets that …

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How about cleaning up Wears Creek first?

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Do you want to make Jefferson City’s riverfront more attractive? Then start with Wears Creek … Mayor Carrie Tergin agrees with a caller to KWOS Open Air that the area west of the State Capitol could stand a serious clean up. She’s a big supporter of developing Adrian’s Island as …

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Callaway County man heads to prison on weapons charges


A Callaway County man will spend 15 years in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. 58-year old William Council admitted he pulled a sawed off shot gun on two people during an altercation on a rural road in Callaway County in 2013. Under terms of …

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Gruesome abortion procedure debated at the Capitol


A state lawmaker says banning a method of carrying out second-trimester abortions would eliminate a particularly inhumane procedure, but abortion rights groups say her bill is unconstitutional. The bill would ban using medical implements to dismember a fetus in the womb to complete an abortion. Patty Skain with Missouri Right …

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