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Two busted with meth after car chase

A car chase that starts on I-70 ends with police using spike strips in Tipton. Brittany Mikel and Cody Nelson from the Kansas City area are now in jail. Investigators say the duo drove away from the law yesterday (wed) morning on I-70 near Boonville, and on Highway 50 near …

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Man charged after coughing toward store customers

CUBA, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri man was charged with making a terrorist threat after he allegedly coughed toward customers and wrote COVID on a cooler at a Dollar Tree store. John Swaller, 33, of Cuba, was charged Tuesday and was being held on $25,000 bail in the Crawford …

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Big budget shortfall looms large for Missouri

(MissouriNet) — Governor Parson has put the brakes on 180 million dollars in spending during the current state budget year. The Missouri Department of Higher Education is getting the largest chunk of withholds – more than 81 million dollars. During a press conference, the governor says Missouri’s cashflow has taken …

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Case count grows in Mid-Missouri

Another person in Missouri dies after getting COVID-19. The state now reports 14 coronavirus deaths as of this (Tues) afternoon, and nearly 300 new confirmed positives, for a total case count of 1,327. Callaway County now reports 16 positives for COVID-19. The latest case was announced today (tue). Six patients …

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