Author Archives: Warren Krech

  1. AIMing For Less Tax & Regulation

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    Ray McCarty is President of Associated Industries Of Missouri. On KWOS Open Air, he discusses the Missouri Legislature’s latest attempt at a tax cut and a national coalition for less government regulation:

     
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  2. is there a phony priest making the rounds?

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    A man pretending to be a Catholic priest or monk who says he wants to build a convent or monastery is asking for money. He’s using the name Ryan Scott or Abbot Ryan St. Anne Gevelinger. The phony apparently turned up recently in Howard County.

    He is not a Catholic priest. Other dioceses in St. Louis.. LaCrosse, Wisconsin.. Peoria, Illinois.. Bismarck, North Dakota.. and Dubuque, Iowa have issued cautions as well.

    Officials say he is NOT building a convent or monastery in the Diocese.

  3. are you ready to do some “official” jumping jacks?

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    The Missouri House has already passed the jumping jack legislation sponsored by Democratic Rep. Pat Conway, and it is now being considered by the Senate.
    The effort by fourth-graders at Pershing Elementary School began in 2008. And each year since, the school’s fourth-grade class continues to try to get the legislation passed, recently capturing the interest of Conway. Through the painstaking legislative process, the class has produced brochures on the issue, made four-hour trips to the state capital, watched debates and even lobbied lawmakers.

    “This is great idea, and I’m happy to help the children,” Conway told reporters. “A group (of students) came and testified before the committee, and boy they really sold it. They got it to the House floor.”

  4. Missouri house speaker hopes tax cut bill makes it

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    They want to cut your income taxes by as much as 6 – percent and give you bigger business deductions too. House Speaker Tim Jones says Democratic leaders are at least giving the plan ‘lip service’ …

    But Governor Jay Nixon says he’ll veto this latest tax cut plan to come out of the Capitol.

  5. missing jcmo girl okay

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    A missing Jefferson City girl is okay .. she’s been found in St. Louis. 8 – year old Ebony Coney – King was taken from her school by her aunt yesterday. She was thought to have been on
    her way to St. Louis or to her mother’s home in Texas. Once again .. an 8 – year old missing girl is found safe in St. Louis.

  • street race turns fatal

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    Camdenton police call it a street race that turned tragic. 38 – year old Jason Kennedy is killed after apparently drag racing with his son Tuesday. Investigators say he lost control and hit a UPS truck. His 18 – year old son was arrested. Troopers say alcohol
    may have played a role.

  • the pre-world war 2 old cole county jail will be no more

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    Tear it down .. and build a new one. Cole County Commissioners vote unanimously to demolish the old Cole County jail and replace it with a new courtroom complex …

    Western District commissioner Kris Scheperle says it’s the only viable option. Local preservationists say it will be one more historic Jefferson City structure that will be lost.