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How about a Columbia to JCMO bus?

Would you ride a bus between Jefferson City and Columbia? Mo-Dot is doing a feasibility study about possibly offering bus service between downtown Columbia and Jefferson City’s Amtrak station. A lot of Mid – Missourians commute every day, whether they work for state government or at the University of Missouri.  …

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Cole Commissioner faces a general election challenger

Cole County Presiding Commissioner Sam Bushman now has a challenger in the November general election. Carla Steck has filed as an independent in the race. Clerk Steve Korsmeyer says Steck raised 583 signatures to be included on the ballot. No Democrat is running in the race.

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Positive enrollment numbers for Lincoln U

Classes began Monday at Jefferson City’s historic Lincoln University, and president Dr. John Moseley says enrollment is up: The 2022-2023 academic year marks the first year of Dr. Moseley’s full leadership as president. He’ll be formally vested with the role in a September 9th ceremony. Lincoln has about 475 freshman …

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Candidate pulls out of Missouri US Senate race

(AP) – John Wood, a Republican running as an independent in the U.S. Senate race in Missouri, says he is ending his campaign. Wood announced Tuesday that he would not challenge Republican Attorney General Eric Schmitt or Democratic nominee Trudy Busch Valentine in November. Wood said on Twitter that he …

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Felony charges in fatal boating accident

The driver of a boat that crashed at the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend and killed a passenger is now facing felony charges. Roy Jackson is charged with felony boating while intoxicated. He’s accused of crashing his boat into a rock bluff. A passenger, Thomas McKown, died in …

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Will solar farms come to Callaway County?

Would hundreds of solar panels set up in the farm field next to your rural home be a deal – breaker for you? Callaway County Western Commissioner Roger Fisher says two firms are actively pursuing long -term leases with land owners to set up big solar farms near New Bloomfield, …

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Governor sets date for Missouri Special Session

(AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Monday called on lawmakers to return to work Sept. 6 for a special legislative session to cut income taxes. The Republican told reporters gathered in his Capitol office that he wants lawmakers to cut the top income tax rate from 5.3% to 4.8% …

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