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  • Ten Missouri law enforcement officers receive the Medal of Valor
    Governor Jay Nixon awarded the Medal of Valor to ten law enforcement officers at a ceremony in his office at the State Capitol.  The medal is presented for extraordinary acts of bravery and heroism.  The recipients received the medal for their efforts to save lives and protect the public in 2013. Department of Public Safety […]  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:12:25 +0000

  • Tables turn on Blues as Kings rally to take back end of home and home
    Jeff Carter, Jake Muzzin and Dwight King each scored in the third period, as the Los Angeles Kings rallied to beat the St. Louis Blues 6-4 on Thursday night. The Kings surrendered four goals in the third period of Tuesday’s 5-2 loss at St. Louis, but earned a split in the home-and-home set with their […]  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:10:39 +0000

  • Royals adding pitching agreeing to contracts with Medlen and Volquez
    The Kansas City Royals have signed pitcher Kris Medlen to a two-year contract with a mutual option for the 2017 season, with the hope that the Tommy John surgery recipient will be able to contribute during the second half of the upcoming year. Medlen put together a strong 2013 campaign for the Atlanta Braves, winning […]  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:07:52 +0000

  • Missouri governor, legislators agree on revenue projection
    Governor Jay Nixon and legislative budget leaders have agreed on the estimates of state revenue they will use in proposing the state budget for the next fiscal year. They are predicting Missouri revenues of $8.372-billion for the fiscal year that ends in June. That’s a reduction from what both the governor and the legislature originally […]  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:23:31 +0000

  • Missouri’s Senator McCaskill part of Stephen Colbert sendoff
    Missouri’s senior U.S. Senator, Claire McCaskill, was among the dozens of other elected officials, comedians, singers, actors, and a couple of Muppets on the finale of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” last night. The show, centered on a fictional conservative anchorman played by Stephen Colbert, is ending its 9-year run. Colbert is about to become the […]  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:48:20 +0000

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  • Boss' former coworkers speak about robbery
    Boss' former coworkers speak about robbery
    Denny's is one out of five places police say Jafari Boss robbed. Prosecutors charged Boss with armed robberies Friday morning.

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  • Boone County Sheriff's Department make arrests during home search
    Boone County Sheriff's Department make arrests during home search
    Boone County sheriff deputies arrested two people during a home search on Friday, but only one arrest was related to the search.

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      Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:16:51 CST

  • Some graduates concerned about job market
    Some graduates concerned about job market
    This weekend marks graduation for several colleges in Columbia.

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  • Columbia citizens seek to repeal tobacco, e-cig ordinances
    Columbia citizens seek to repeal tobacco, e-cig ordinances
    For the third time in 2014, Columbia residents are petitioning a Columbia City Council decision.

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      Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:13:55 CST

  • T-Mobile to pay Missouri $280K for text charges
    T-Mobile to pay Missouri $280K for text charges
    Missouri will get more than $280,000 from T-Mobile US following claims that the company unfairly charged customers for third-party text message subscriptions.

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      Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:49:45 CST

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  • City P&Z green light changes on group home restrictions
    The Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a recommendation to the Columbia City Council for a policy change that would allow group homes to be established within 1,0  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0600

  • Petitioners seek to overturn tobacco, e-cig regulations
    Opponents of ordinances put into effect this week by the Columbia City Council to limit sales and use of tobacco and e-cigarettes have launched a referendum petition drive to erase the new laws.  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0600

  • Salaries, benefits increase in 2015 county budget
    Personnel costs account for more than one-third of Boone County’s record $86 million budget for 2015.  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0600

    Second Thoughts includes corrections, clarifications and elaboration associated with Tribune news articles. When you see something that bothers you, call Managing Editor Jim Robertson at 815-1707.  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:27:00 -0600

  • Law enforcement institute moving from Hearnes Center
    The University of Missouri Extension Law Enforcement Training Institute’s move to Mizzou North, 115 Business Loop 70 W., is underway after nearly four decades at the Hearnes Center on Stadium Boulevar  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0600


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