Author Archives: Warren Krech

  1. Mac Attack!

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    Open Air Saturday Host Hal Dulle talked computers with members of the Apple JAC group:

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  2. three men face federal charges after friday jcmo drug arrest

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    Three men now face federal charges after a drug deal gone bad. 40 – year old David Rodebaugh, 31 – year old Michael Pearson and 23 – year old Hernan Hurtado are charged with a deal involving 5 – pounds of meth Friday. Pearson and Rodebaugh are accused of doing the exchange at Capital Mall when police intercepted them.

    They sped off and led officers on a chase before they were finally caught. Hurtado was arrested later after telling police he’d been robbed at his apartment.


  3. new j-c high principal

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    Jefferson City Public Schools has named a new principal for the high school, who will replace Jeff Dodson.

    The district has named Robert James as the new principal of Jefferson City High School, who was previously a principal in Texas.

    James was born in Hermann and went to school in Linn.

  4. more snow and ice for the weekend

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    You may see some snow and even freezing rain this weekend. Jefferson City Public Works Director Matt Morasch says it’s that precip that concerns them…

    He’s quick to add that both the city and county departments get together before and during winter storms to compare notes and plan their attack.

    Saturday calls for snow, freezing rain and sleet.

  5. ride sharing services face new rules in mid-mo

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    Regulations for ride-shares. The Columbia City Council last night approved new restrictions for companies like Uber that connect drivers and passengers through smartphone apps. Assistant City Manager Tony Saint Romaine says they now have to play by the same rules as taxicab companies.

    Columbia says Uber has operated illegally in Columbia since October.

    Jefferson City’s Council is looking at similar regulations for those ride sharing operations.


  6. Dr. Link On Open Air

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    February is Heart Month, and Dr. Chris Link of Capital Region Medical Center’s Integrative Medicine Clinic has some heart-healthy tips:

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  7. school closings feb 17 2015

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    California R-1 Schools Snow Routes Tuesday
    Camdenton R-III Schools Closed Tuesday
    Cole Co. R-I Schools Closed Tuesday
    Concord Christian School (Jeff City) 9:30 a.m. late start Tuesday
    Dogwood Hills State School Closed Tuesday
    Fulton Public Schools Snow Routes Tuesday
    Gasconade Co. R-II Schools Closed Tuesday
    Iberia R-V Schools Closed Tuesday
    Jefferson City Public Schools Snow Routes in Callaway Co. Tuesday
    Maries Co. R-I (Vienna) Schools Closed Tuesday
    Maries Co. R-II (Belle) Schools Closed Tuesday
    Morgan Co. R-I (Stover) Schools Closed Tuesday
    Morgan Co. R-II (Versailles) Schools Snow Routes Tuesday
    Newburg R-II Schools Closed Tuesday
    Osage Co. R-III (Fatima) Schools Snow routes Tuesday
    Osage Head Start (Lake Ozark) Closed Tuesday
    Our Lady of the Snows (Marys Home) Closed Tuesday
    Pilot Grove C-IV Schools Buses on blacktop only Tuesday
    Rolla Public Schools Closed Tuesday
    St. Elizabeth R-IV Schools Closed Tuesday
    St. James R-I Schools Closed Tuesday
    Visitation Interparish School (Vienna) Closed Tuesday

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    Three men face drug-related charges after a police raid located thousands of dollars worth of heroin.

    The Hannibal Courier-Post reports members of the Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force searched the home in Marion County last week. Task force officials say police found heroin, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

    Police are still searching for one of the men, 33-year-old Joshua Foust.

    Marion County attorneys charged 31-year-old Samuel Foust with two counts of sale of a controlled substance and one count of possession; Ryan Thompson with possession; and Joshua Foust with possession and intent to deliver.

  9. columbia woman hurt in sledding accident

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    Playing in the snow wasn’t all fun and games for a Columbia woman. Emergency crews responded to a sledding accident near the Country Club of Missouri on the city’s southwest side. Officials say the woman was sledding with friends about five oh clock yesterday afternoon, when the sled she was riding on hit a tree. The woman in her 20’s told first responders she was unable to move. She was taken to University Hospital.

  10. road crews still working on the back roads

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    It sure could have been worse…the National Weather Service says most of the region is digging out from under anywhere from three to five inches of snow from our first widespread snowfall of the season. Crews have most of the main roads in the area clearedoff and have been working throughout the night on secondary roads. Despite the best efforts of snow removal crews…some schools in the area have been called off for today. Be sure to check our webpage for the latest information.