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Galloway announces investigation into state officials

Missouri’s state auditor launches an investigation into the capital. Nicole Galloway said in a press release she’s investigating potential conflicts of interests involving the transportation company HELP Inc. The company is a nonprofit that uses public resources and does work for the state. Some state officials were on the board …

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Moniteau county drug bust

Moniteau county deputies say they’ve made a major drug bust. Deputies raided a home off Highway E, just north of Latham, on Friday. They say they found weed, meth, and prescription pills, with a total value over 35 thousand dollars. A three-year-old child was also apparently inside the house. 38-year-old …

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Tied school board race has a novel solution

How do you break a tie in a school board election? In Ashland…they’re thinking of pulling a name out of a hat. George Carney and Price Nichols tied in Tuesday’s election for a seat on the Southern Boone school board. Both candidates say they don’t want the district to absorb …

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Mid-Mo terror – backers are done

An agency headquartered in Columbia which allegedly sent aid to Al Qaeda has been finally dissolved by the federal court in Jefferson City. In a final hearing into the Islamic American Relief Agency, the federal court verified all the company’s assets had been dissolved and transferred to charities. The case …

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L-U cops bust man with dope mailed to University

Lincoln University police arrest a local man for drug trafficking Tuesday after he picked up a package at the L.U. mailroom. L-U officers were tipped off by postal authorities at the Columbia airport that a package containing meth was being sent to Mark Gunnels. When Lincoln police detained Gunnels…they found …

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Latest on U.S. missile attack on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad. U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base …

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Budget cuts at Ol’ Mizzou

Declining enrollment and state funding mean layoffs and dorm closings at the University of Missouri. MU officials say the University if coming up about 20-million dollars short of making its current budget and MU president Mun Choi says he expects about 57 million dollars in cuts to the system’s permanent …

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New JCMO high school? It comes at a cost

It’s called ‘bearing the burden’ of education. And come tax time, it will be on your shoulders in the Jefferson City School District … District Financial Officer Jason Hoffman says passage of the bond issues to build a second high school and to renovate J-C High raises the tax rate …

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Cole County needs more EMT’s

The Cole County ambulance service is asking county leaders for additional staff. County EMS director Jerry Johnston says current staff at times has to hand off out-of-town transfers of patients to other agencies just to keep up with the workload in the county. Johnston recommends hiring two Emergency Medical Technicians …

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