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John Marsh

Will Governor call a special session?

It sure sounds like Governor Mike Parson will call lawmakers back for a special session. At the State Fair yesterday Parson told reporters that he may call the session to deal with car tax issues and another issue he didn’t specify.

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Abortion issue probably won’t be on your ballot

(AP) – Critics of a new Missouri law that restricts abortions say they won’t make a push to gather the signatures needed to put it to a public vote. The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri’s Development Director Nicole Rainey says it’s impossible to collect the roughly 100,000 voter signatures …

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Baby’s remains found in Columbia

Columbia police are asking for your help after a dead baby is found near a north-side business. Investigators got a call late yesterday (thur) morning about the human remains outside McKnight Tire on North Providence near Vandiver. It appears to be a child younger than one year old. They do …

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ATV crook busted in the Kingdom of Callaway

A stolen ATV turns up in southern Callaway County. Deputies say they found it on Oak Street in Mokane early yesterday (thur). They arrested Jamon Otey. The Steedman man allegedly stole the ATV, and had meth on him when he was cuffed.

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Are stiffer gun laws on the way?

Do you the think the young Springfield man who walked through a Wal Mart armed should face a charge of ‘making a terroristic threat’? Cole County Prosecutor Locke Thompson says the charge was appropriate … x250815 Thompson has mixed emotions about proposed so-called Red Flag laws. He says, while he …

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Will Mizzou allow guns on campus?

Opening arguments took place yesterday (wed) in a lawsuit challenging the University of Missouri’s gun ban on campus. The Attorney General has stepped in for opponents of the ban. They argue it’s unconstitutional. The school argues allowing more guns on campus would be a safety risk. The bench trial is …

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HyVee data may be compromised

Heads up if you’ve used a credit or debit card lately at Hy-Vee. The store is reporting a data breach for customers at some fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops, and restaurants like Market Grille. No word yet on which stores were affected by the data breach, or when the breach …

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Congressman’s property searched for missing woman

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) – Authorities are searching property owned by Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler for a missing woman. The Cass County Sheriff Office said in a news release Tuesday that it’s working with Overland Park, Kansas police in the search for Silvia Pearson. Hartzler spokesman Steve Walsh confirmed that police …

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Ashland man faces child sex charges

An Ashland man has turned himself in on child rape charges. Christian Wynn will probably be in jail until his next hearing in three weeks. He is accused of having sex with someone younger than 14 years old in Boone County between 2015 and this June.  

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Man arrested in Columbia after playground crash

One Columbia man is arrested after police say he crashed his car into playground equipment while trying to get away from the cops. Lamont Boone allegedly drove away from a traffic stop yesterday (tue) afternoon on Old Highway 63 near Stephens Lake Park and Lakewood Apartments. The car hit some …

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