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Director Of Medical Marijuana Program Dedicated to Patient Demand

Missouri plans to license more than 300 medical marijuana-related businesses this year, and if that’s not enough to meet patient demand, even more will be approved. That’s according to the director of the state program, Lyndall Fraker. Fraker says the state is already planning for nearly 200 dispensaries. Voters overwhelmingly …

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Democrats Sue AG’s Office

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is suing the Missouri Attorney General’s Office for allegedly violating open-records laws. The national group claims the office violated the Sunshine law when now U.S. Senator Josh Hawley was in charge. The Democrats say the office withheld e-mails between Hawley’s official staff and political consultants …

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Two weekend accidents injure 3 victims

Two drivers end up in the hospital after a Saturday crash in Jefferson City. Police say Alejandro Moreno – Arenos ran a stop on Route B at Tanner Bridge. He pulled in front of a car driven By Michael Schulte. Both men had moderate injuries. A 97 – year old …

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Missing Columbia man’s body is found

Three suspects are in the Miller County jail after a man’s body is found near Brumley. The remains are those of 41 – year old Aaron Brantley of Columbia who went missing last month. He’d been shot. Brantley’s body was found last Thursday.

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Fulton Woman Kills Boyfriend While Re-Creating Movie Scene

A Fulton woman is in jail after acting out a movie scene. 37-year-old Kalesha Peterson says her and her boyfriend David Dalton were watching a movie Thursday evening when Dalton suggested they act out a scene involving a gun. Peterson grabbed a revolver to reenact that scene and ended up …

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Columbia Working to Add A Fire Station

The city of Columbia plans to build a new fire station. City leaders are currently working to purchase nine acres of land for the new station in the southwest portion of the city at the corner of Scott Boulevard and Route KK. As of right now, Fire Station Eight serves …

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Rep. Fitzwater’s plan to reduce State House seats advances

(MissouriNet)–A Missouri House committee has voted to approve a proposed constitutional amendment that would reduce the Missouri House’s size from 163 to 136. Holts Summit GOP State Representative Travis Fitzwater testified before the committee this week. Fitzwater’s proposal has been tweaked, since Monday. Under the new plan, there would be …

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Aptly named suspect arrested on drug charges

A Mid-Missouri woman is busted with drugs inside a trailer in Clarksburg in Moniteau County. Deputies were tipped off about drug activity Tuesday. A woman had left the scene and a witness told officers the drugs were hers. They searched the mobile home and later arrested 26 – year old …

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