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More Task Force 1 crews headed to the Gulf

Three more members of Missouri Task Force 1 and their canines are heading for Florida to help after the damage done by Hurricane Michael. The human remains search teams deployed yesterday (sun) morning. The sixteen members of the Boone County-based task force who have been in Florida since Michael hit …

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Is Medical Marijuana Coming to Missouri?

Missouri supporters of medical marijuana will have their say in the November election. The only question: Do they cast a yes vote once, twice or three times? Thanks to successful petition drives for three competing proposals, all three are on the ballot. Two would amend the Missouri Constitution; the other would …

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Former Youth Leader Pleads Guilty to Assault.

    A former Columbia youth leader pleads guilty to domestic assault. Lorenzo Lawson faced the charges after a woman claimed he punched her several times in the face. He’s the former executive director of the Youth Empowerment Zone. His sentencing will be on November 19th.

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Mid-Mo rescuers on duty near Hurricane Ground Zero

Missouri Task Force 1 spent a lot of time yesterday (thur) making sure buildings were safe in Panama City, Florida. Sixteen Boone County-based emergency responders are deployed in the area affected by Hurricane Michael this week. They mostly specialize in water rescues. They plan on getting a new assignment today …

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Murderer convicted in 30 + year old slaying

LEBANON, Mo. (AP) — A man serving prison time in Kansas for murder has been convicted of killing a 15-year-old Missouri girl in 1984. Martin Dean Priest was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in the death of Tammy Rothganger, who went missing in May 1984 while walking to school in …

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Quaker Windows expands to Eldon

(MissouriNet) — A leader in the window and door industry plans to build a 65-million dollar plant in the mid-Missouri town of Eldon. Freeburg-based Quaker Windows and Doors plans to purchase more than 100 acres in Eldon to construct a new 200-thousand square foot manufacturing facility. The state Department of …

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3 – hurt in Cole County car crash

Three injuries in a Cole County crash that jammed up morning traffic. Troopers say 26 – year old Haylee Rethman of Columbia failed to yield to another car at the Route ‘C’ / South Country Club Drive intersection shortly after 7 – this (Thur) morning. Both Rethman and the other …

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Congressman Luetkemeyer pushes permanent tax cuts

You know any small break you can catch at tax time is better than nothing. Mid-Missouri Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer says that why they tweaked the recent tax cuts … Luetkemeyer adds that the ‘fix’ also now includes an increased deduction for married couples who file jointly.

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Now Mid-Mo electric linemen join rescue crews in the Gulf

Missouri Task Force 1 was checking equipment and preparing to make a lot of rescues, as Hurricane Michael made landfall yesterday (wed). Sixteen Boone County-based emergency responders staged in Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. Michael is causing life-threatening trouble in the Florida Panhandle, and possibly Georgia and the …

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Powder scare at Missouri Supreme Court building

Law officers thought they had another case of a mailed –in dangerous substance at a state office today (wed). Firefighters, law officers and first responders were called to the Missouri Supreme Court building for a possible suspicious substance. Jefferson City Fire Division Chief Jason Turner says their investigation revealed that …

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