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Governor charged with second felony in St. Louis

This is a developing story, check back for updates. Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com and Columbia Missourian Staff Gov. Eric Greitens faces a second felony charge in the city of St. Louis after St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner charged him Friday with computer tampering in connection with a donor list his campaign obtained from

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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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New principal named for Dressel

Pictured above: Dressel Assistant Principal Pat Schoenekase finds out that he is the school’s next principal. Photo by Dressel Principal Craig Hamby. With Dressel Elementary Principal Craig Hamby moving up to Central Office, current Dressel Assistant Principal Patrick Schoenekase will take over as the next principal of the new school. The Lindbergh Board of Education

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Firefighters battle three-alarm fire at Ameren plant

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Fire Protection District responded last week to what they eventually called a three-alarm fire at the Meramec Energy Center coal plant in Oakville, as seen in this photo from the Rock Community Fire Protection District. Ameren Missouri officials said the April 9 fire was minor and didn’t

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