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  • Missouri Corrections’ Puppies for Parole celebrates 3,000th adoption
    A program that lets Missouri inmates prepare abandoned or unwanted dogs for adoption has reached a milestone. The Missouri Department of Corrections’ Puppies for Parole program has celebrated its’ 3,000th adoption since it began in 2010.  A ceremony was held Thursday at the Eastern Diagnostic and Correctional Center in Bonne, Terre.  Jan, the 3,000th dog […]  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:45:15 +0000

  • Missouri road department still hopes road not closed to new funding proposal
    Despite recent developments that don’t look promising, The Missouri Department of Transportation is holding out hope for a gas tax increase proposal this legislative session. Senate President Tom Dempsey (R-St. Charles) and Senate Floor Leader Ron Richard (R-Joplin) say they don’t think agreement between the House, the Senate and the Governor can be reached this […]  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:39:19 +0000

  • Wainwright shows why he’s the ace as Cardinals finish off sweep of Reds
    Adam Wainwright gave up a pair of two-out singles in the eighth inning of a tie game to draw a visit from his manager. Mike Matheny stuck with his ace, even after he walked the next batter. They were rewarded with a win. Wainwright pitched out of the bases-loaded jam and Kolten Wong hit a […]  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:23:06 +0000

  • Royals survive five different ejections to come from behind and defeat Oakland
    Kendrys Morales hit a tiebreaking two- run double in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 4-2 win over the Oakland Athletics in the rubber match of a heated three- game series. The animosity between the teams stemmed from Oakland’s Brett Lawrie sliding hard into Alcides Escobar at […]  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:17:59 +0000

  • Mizzou finshes off spring football practice with Black and Gold game
    The starting units for the Mizzou Football team (Mizzou1) scored 10 consecutive points right before halftime, but the reserves (Tigers2) locked down defensively to earn a 17-10 victory in the Black and Gold scrimmage Saturday at Faurot Field. Tigers2, made up of reserves, began the game with a 14-0 lead and the ball. The starters […]  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:15:30 +0000

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  • City council allows Shakespeare's demolition
    City council allows Shakespeare's demolition
    The Columbia City Council supported an amendment Monday night allowing the demolition of Shakespeares Pizza on the corner of Ninth and Elm in favor of building a new apartment complex.

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      Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:28:45 CST

  • Missouri leaders speak out against proposed EPA rule
    Missouri leaders speak out against proposed EPA rule
    Missouri leaders spoke against a proposed EPA rule clarifying stream and wetland protection under the Clean Water Act.

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      Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:27:19 CST

  • Missouri's top lawyer to defend Senate in Sunshine lawsuit
    Missouri's top lawyer to defend Senate in Sunshine lawsuit
    The state's attorney general will defend the Missouri Senate in a lawsuit filed by a liberal advocacy group over alleged violations of the state's open records law.

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      Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:51:34 CST

  • Missouri town grapples with resignations of key personnel
    Missouri town grapples with resignations of key personnel
    Several residents of a small southeast Missouri town say they don't believe the resignations of five of six members of the police force are race-related after the longtime mayor, who is white, lost to a black woman.

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      Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:49:43 CST

  • Missouri House panel OKs traffic fine limits, court rules
    Missouri House panel OKs traffic fine limits, court rules
    A measure that would change municipal court operations and lower the money cities can get from traffic violations is nearing a debate in the Missouri House.

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      Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:47:34 CST

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  • Columbia City Council votes down demolition moratorium
    Despite public outcry over the proposed razing of the downtown location of Shakespeare’s Pizza and the introduction of a demolition-halting bill to the Columbia City Council, the building that houses  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:58:00 -0500

  • Columbia Interfaith Resource Center working on homeless drop-in proposal
    Plans for a 24-hour, year-round drop-in resource center and shelter to serve the homeless are in the works for city-owned property located off North Eighth Street by Business Loop 70.  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:00:00 -0500

  • Electronic tax return scams on the rise
    Jim Marberry said he is seeing considerably more tax return scams this year than he ever has in 41 years as an accountant.  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:00:00 -0500

  • Columbia runners take a course of a different color
    Participants throw colored cornstarch in the air Saturday at the end of The Color Run at Cosmo Park. About 3,000 people participated in the event. “This was a great turnout,” said Macy Baker, Region 2  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0500

  • Council voting on demolition moratorium, Business Loop CID
    The Columbia City Council is slated to vote Monday on a proposed six-month downtown demolition moratorium, which was prompted by plans to raze the downtown Shakespeare’s Pizza.  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0500


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