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Former Youth Leader Pleads Guilty to Assault.

    A former Columbia youth leader pleads guilty to domestic assault. Lorenzo Lawson faced the charges after a woman claimed he punched her several times in the face. He’s the former executive director of the Youth Empowerment Zone. His sentencing will be on November 19th.

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Mid-Mo rescuers on duty near Hurricane Ground Zero

Missouri Task Force 1 spent a lot of time yesterday (thur) making sure buildings were safe in Panama City, Florida. Sixteen Boone County-based emergency responders are deployed in the area affected by Hurricane Michael this week. They mostly specialize in water rescues. They plan on getting a new assignment today …

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Murderer convicted in 30 + year old slaying

LEBANON, Mo. (AP) — A man serving prison time in Kansas for murder has been convicted of killing a 15-year-old Missouri girl in 1984. Martin Dean Priest was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in the death of Tammy Rothganger, who went missing in May 1984 while walking to school in …

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Quaker Windows expands to Eldon

(MissouriNet) — A leader in the window and door industry plans to build a 65-million dollar plant in the mid-Missouri town of Eldon. Freeburg-based Quaker Windows and Doors plans to purchase more than 100 acres in Eldon to construct a new 200-thousand square foot manufacturing facility. The state Department of …

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3 – hurt in Cole County car crash

Three injuries in a Cole County crash that jammed up morning traffic. Troopers say 26 – year old Haylee Rethman of Columbia failed to yield to another car at the Route ‘C’ / South Country Club Drive intersection shortly after 7 – this (Thur) morning. Both Rethman and the other …

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