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John Marsh

High winds damage buildings – knock out power

High winds blasting through mid Missouri yesterday did some damage at the lake. Lake Ozark police say that a portion of Highway W was closed for several hours Tuesday when the roof of Ozark Auto Sales was blown off and damaged some power lines. About 100 residents in Columbia lost …

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New Governor goes the social media route to reveal exec order

Missouri’s new governor, Eric Greitens, is putting a temporary freeze on new government regulations. Since it’s 2017, he signed the executive order on Facebook Live. Any proposed new regulations must get approval from Greitens’ office first. His order also calls for a review of all current regulations.

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Cole Commissioners sign off on FY 20-17 budget

Cole County’s $78-million budget is a done deal. Commissioners today gave the go-ahead to the spending plan for fiscal 20-17. The budget comes in about $1-million larger than last year. President Commissioner Sam Bushman says they always try to be conservative with tax dollars. All three  Commissioners approved the spending …

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Will you support a JCMO school bond issue?

The Jefferson City school board has unanimously voted to place a bond issue that will result in a second high school on the April ballot. The funds generated by the bond issue and tax levy increase will provide the money to build a new high school and make renovations to …

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Shots hit car near Capital Region Med Center

It’s no fun going to the doctor’s office .. especially when bullets are bouncing off your car. A car was struck by shots fired around noon Monday near Capital Region Medical Center. No one was hit. But shell casings were found nearby. There haven’t been any arrests.

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Callaway break -in arrests

Two more mid Missourians have been booked as part of the investigation into a widespread burglary ring responsible for break ins and stolen property during the month of November in several counties. This time, 22 year old Steven Whelan of Jefferson City and 18 year old Todd Stickels of eldon …

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Fatal Cole County crash

UPDATE-The Missouri Highway Patrol has confirmed that a young toddler died in an accident this morning (Monday 9) in Wardsville. The accident happened on Route “M” around 6:30am. No word on the identification of the deceased or those driving… A spokesperson for the Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms there is …

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Greitens Inauguration is today

There won’t be any parade, but the inauguration of Eric Greitens as Missouri governor will take place per usual on the south steps of the Missouri Capitol today at noon. The day will start at 9 a.m. with an interfaith prayer service at St. Peter’s Catholic church…followed by a reception …

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Two fires in Mid-Missouri

The Red Cross is helping a Maries County family that lost their home over the weekend. The spectacular blaze destroyed their rural home in the southeastern part of the county Saturday night. Fire investigators say the family’s Christmas tree fell on to a wood stove and ignited the blaze. A …

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