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Are you ready for a 600 mph train ride?

A new Blue Ribbon Panel report is out on how to make the idea of a hyperloop in Missouri a reality. Bill Turpin from the University of Missouri is a panel member. He says the panel looks at questions like how a private company would pay for the hyperloop, and …

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Big turnout projected for Saturday’s fly-in in Jefferson City

Big turnout projected for Saturday’s fly-in in Jefferson City

A World War II-era Stearman biplane at the Jefferson City Memorial Airport at the Veterans United Home Loans fly-in event (September 2021 file photo courtesy of Veterans United Home Loans community relations manager Chad Moller) Organizers of Saturday’s “Fly into the 40s event” at the Jefferson City Memorial Airport are …

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CPD is currently down 21 officers; Saturday open house planned

CPD is currently down 21 officers; Saturday open house planned

Missouri Governor Mike Parson meets with Columbia Police and Columbia Area Career Center officials on April 25, 2022 in Jefferson City (file photo courtesy of the governor’s Twitter page) Saturday is your opportunity to take a close look at the Columbia Police Department’s BearCat SWAT vehicle and mobile command posts. …

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Railroad pushes back again fatal crash lawsuits

AP – BNSF Railway Co. has asked a federal court to require victims of a deadly Amtrak crash in Missouri to pursue settlements through arbitration, rather than lawsuits. BNSF owns the railroad tracks used by Amtrak when a Southwest Chief train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago collided with a truck that …

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It looks like railroad strike won’t happen

(AP) — President Joe Biden says that a tentative railway labor agreement has been reached, averting a potentially devastating strike before the pivotal midterm elections. Railroads and union representatives had been in negotiations for 20 hours at the Labor Department on Wednesday to hammer out a deal, as there was a …

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Good crowd expected at Saturday’s crawfish boil in downtown Columbia

Good crowd expected at Saturday’s crawfish boil in downtown Columbia

Glenn’s Cafe executive chef Cameron Bevan practices for Saturday’s Louisiana-style Crawfish boil in downtown Columbia(2022 photo courtesy of Love Coffee executive director Pat McMurry) A Louisiana-style crawfish boil is planned for Saturday in downtown Columbia to benefit Love Coffee, which provides jobs and job training to mid-Missourians with disabilities. Love …

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Are Mid – Missouri police ready for a school shooter?

How would Jefferson City police react to an active shooter like the gunman who shot up the Uvalde Texas school? New JCPD Chief Eric Wilde says it’s something his officers train for all the time … Wilde adds that he has to regularly coach his officers not to buy into …

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