Cole County officials will get a lot more on payday

John Marsh - KWOS

It’s one heck of a bonus plan for some Mid-Missouri elected officials. More than one dozen Cole County elected officials are owed back pay and raises, thanks to a law that went on the books several years ago. Each salary hike is well over $15,000. Eastern Commissioner Jeff Hoelscher (HELL-sure) …

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Boost Barbecue Fundraiser Scheduled

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The annual Boost Barbecue fundraiser is set for Thursday at the Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds.  Barb Kaberloh and Ann Littlefield appeared on KWOS Open Air with John Marsh and Kelley Ray to talk about the upcoming event.

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Man Eludes Enforcement In High Water


Police are currently investigating a man who fled from authorities Sunday, July 3rd. Sgt. Shannon Jefferies of the Calloway County Sherriff Department attempted to pull over an unnamed man who is believed to be involved in a domestic violence assault case. Jefferies pursued the man until he drove his car …

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Extra Enforcement Over Holiday

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Extra officers will be on duty in Jefferson City this weekend. The Missouri Department of Transportation funded the extra officers through a grant. Officers will be on the lookout for drunk drivers as part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Jefferson City Police Department reports 192 people …

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Why There Has Not Been A Right to Work Bill Considered


The 2016 Missouri State Legislative session is expected to be finished Friday (13) afternoon. One of the issues not discussed was a Right to Work bill. Missouri Net Capitol Correspondent Mike Lear says an election year maybe the culprit… Lear adds that paycheck protection was a tough vote for Republicans …

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Railroad worker injured along the tracks in Osage County


Emergency crews rescued a railroad worker trapped inside a piece of machinery that tipped over yesterday near Freeburg. Authorities say the man was operating a trackhoe along the Rock Island Railroad tracks when it tipped over. Firefighters had to use special equipment to cut the man free. The worker was …

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