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Herman Cain not going to Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says that Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve’s board amid a focus on past scandals and doubts about his qualifications for the role. Cain is a former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza who dropped out of the 2012 …

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Watch out for more work on the Mo River Bridge

More inspections on the Missouri River Bridge in Jefferson City this week. The entrance ramp from Main Street to the bridge lanes leaving the capital on the eastbound side will be closed from 9 to 3 today (mon). One of those lanes leaving the capital on the bridge will be …

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Short week at the State Capitol

(MissouriNet) — The Missouri Senate will tackle the state budget this week in Jefferson City. This will be a short week in the Legislature, with lawmakers off today for Easter Monday. They return to Jefferson City tomorrow (Tuesday). Senate Majority Leader Caleb Rowden of Columbia tells Missourinet the budget is …

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Drug bust on Missouri Blvd.

A man with a long history of drug convictions is in the Cole County Jail after a Jefferson City bust. Officers pulled over Willie Dickworth on the Walgreen’s lot on Missouri Blvd and found drugs in the car. He had both cocaine and heroin. Duckworth tried to run from officers …

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Capitol Hill Missourians react to Trump report

(MissouriNet) — Western Missouri Democratic Congressman Emanuel Cleaver says Congressional committees should do their job and the other members of Congress must get back to work. He’s responding to the release today of Robert Mueller’s report about the investigation of President Trump’s campaign and Russia’s attempted interference in America’s 2016 …

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Grain Belt power line may not get Missouri farmland

(MissouriNet) — Legislation that is aimed at preventing the Grain Belt Express project from using eminent domain across northern Missouri is heading to the state Senate. The House voted 115-35 on Thursday (yesterday) to give final approval to Frankford State Representative Jim Hansen’s bill, which says NO private entity has …

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Mueller probe and the President

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump had tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller’s removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president. The report said that …

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Fires in Callaway County kept firefighters busy

Two Callaway County buildings are considered total losses after fires early Thursday morning. One destroyed the Russ Automotive building in Millersburg. The other is damaged the new county ambulance district headquarters in Fulton. No one was hurt in either fire.

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Late night debate on Title IX in Missouri Senate

(MissouriNet)– Missouri state Senators debated for roughly six hours last night about a contentious bill that would drastically change how Missouri colleges and universities handle sexual assault and harassment complaints. Under the legislation, an administrative commission would hear the cases, students involved could have an attorney, cross-examination would be allowed …

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