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John Marsh

Where will they put a new judge?

Cole County has the busiest Associate Circuit courtroom in the state. Municipal Judge Brian Stumpe won the GOP primary to be on the November ballot to potentially become the county’s second Associate judge …      Stumpe will take on Democrat Scott Evans in the general election. The biggest challenge is that …

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Protesters get noisy as Senators debate Crime Bill

(MissouriNet) — Protesters at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City interrupted Senate debate Thursday exclaiming the slogan “Criminal justice reform, not rhetoric”. They were there to voice their opposition to a plan to help fight violent crime. The package would expand state statute and let judges decide whether juveniles 12 …

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Voluntary tests turn up a few positives at the Capitol

(MissouriNet) — The state health department says four people tested positive for the coronavirus following open testing at the Capitol in advance of lawmakers returning to work. Senate Democratic Minority Leader John Rizzo requested the tests. Wednesday’s announcement says 228 people were tested. The governor repeated calls on Wednesday for …

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Crime bill heads to the full Missouri Senate

(MissouriNet) — A Missouri Senate committee has passed a crime package meant to help curb the state’s increasing violent crime rate. The plan includes letting judges decide whether juveniles 12 to 18 years old should be prosecuted as adults for certain weapons crimes. It would toughen the penalty for anyone …

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Governor says county health departments need their CARES $$

(MissouriNet) – The White House is concerned about Missouri’s growing number of coronavirus cases. Governor Mike Parson says the vice president called him on Sunday, to offer Missouri additional resources to fight the pandemic: ” … they’re basically saying we’re here, we’re going to send the CDC in there to …

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Helias ready for in – person classes

Barring any unseen jump in coronavirus cases, you’ll see Helias students back in the classroom in a couple weeks. Helias Catholic Principal Kenya Fuemmeler says it’s important they get students back on a regular schedule …      As it now stands, the first day of class at Helias will be Wednesday …

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Woman dies in 50 crash west of Jefferson City

A Jefferson City woman dies in a Highway 50 crash. Troopers say Mlinda Hammond tried to drive across Highway 50 on Route U west of the capital near Centertown yesterday (tue) morning. She crashed into a Jeep driving on the highway. Hammond is dead. She was 46. Her passenger, Brittany …

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Medicaid expansion passes in Missouri

(MissouriNet) — Missouri is the 38th state to approve Medicaid expansion. Amendment 2 passed by just over 51-person of the vote. Supporters of the measure say over 200-thousand Missourians will now qualify for Medicaid. Jen Bersdale, the Executive Director for Missouri Health Care for All, says this measure will also …

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Cole County primary returns

Some winners and some losers last night. Thanks to KMIZ ABC – 17 too! Cole County 19th Circuit Division 2 Judge (R) 100% Reporting Daniel Green * 10,168 David G. Bandre 3,781   Cole County 19th Circuit Division 3 Judge (R) 100% Reporting Cotton Walker * 10,408 Mark Richardson 3,944 …

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