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Missouri looks to cut regulations for farmers, legalize hemp

By Brandon R. Hill Columbia Missourian In an effort to empower more rural Missouri farmers, the Department of Agriculture is prepared to eliminate more than 1,200 rules and regulations restricting the agriculture industry in Missouri. Chris Chinn, the director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, said last week that the department was moving forward with

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All lanes on JB Bridge open after Tuesday shutdown

Pictured above: A photo of the traffic on the bridge just after the shutdown midday Tuesday. All lanes of the Jefferson Barracks Bridge were reopened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night, following a 10-hour shutdown caused traffic backups around south county during rush hour. The Missouri Department of Transportation shut down the two left lanes on

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Crestwood considers new logos

Pictured above: The current Crestwood city logo. The city of Crestwood is considering a logo redesign and is seeking the community’s input on what logo to choose before May 8. Take the survey here. The idea to adopt a new city logo began a few months back while staff was working to expand the city’s

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Sunset Hills resident donates $200,000 for parks

Longtime Sunset Hills resident Rich Stieren donated $200,000 to the city for a new playground and nature trail that will be located adjacent to the city’s Athletic Complex, 13555 West Watson Road. The new playground will include a 30-foot-long concrete tugboat to climb, swings, a 100-foot zipline, tetherball, picnic tables, benches and a half-mile trail

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