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6:05 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Attorney general holds town-hall meetings for homeowners

Missouri Attorney General's Office

The Missouri Attorney General’s office is hosting 120 town hall-style meetings across the state this week to help homeowners affected by lending abuses and improper foreclosure procedures.

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Politics
5:57 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Abortion foe enters race for governor

The governor's mansion in Jefferson City.
Missouri Division of Tourism

Another candidate joined the Missouri gubernatorial race today. Candidate Fred Sauer currently heads Missouri Roundtable for Life, a group that opposes abortion and embryonic stem cell research.

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Environment
5:48 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Conference brings renewable energy experts to Columbia

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Renewable energy was the topic of a conference on the MU campus today. About 180 people from around the Midwest gathered to hear from experts on the future of wind, biomass and solar energy in the region.

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Exam
5:10 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Exam: Talking with Columbia's school board candidates

This week on the show, you’ll hear from a couple of the candidates running for the school board in Columbia.

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Agriculture
12:55 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

For many ranchers, profits dry up

Battling drought and facing high costs, many ranchers sold off much of their stock. (File photo: Hilary Stohs-Krause/NET)

With ground beef selling for record prices, you might think cattle ranchers are raking in the profits.

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Politics
8:59 am
Mon March 26, 2012

Mo. House members want to move funds away from state lottery

Lawmakers want to divert funds away from state lottery to aid veterans' homes.
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Missouri House members are seeking to boost funding for veterans' homes by diverting more of Missouri's lottery proceeds to the state budget — leaving less for prizes.

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Science, Health and Technology
8:51 am
Mon March 26, 2012

Boone County health board considers changes

Boone County officials say its mental health board could be folded into another city or county institution.
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A group that oversees mental-health services in Boone County is considering merging into another city or county institution.  The Boone County Mental Health Board has suffered from sporadic meeting attendance and failed attempts to create a community mental-health fund.

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Politics
5:53 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

New bill may cause tax-hike on cigarettes

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The latest bill would raise the state’s cigarette tax from 17 cents per pack to a dollar and 9-and-a-half cents per pack.

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Science, Health and Technology
5:48 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Mexico ambulance service postponed

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An ambulance service in Mexico has halted construction on a new building because of what it is calling unfit infrastructure.  

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Business
5:45 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Jefferson City memorial airport gets funding

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The Jefferson City memorial Airport has received a grant that will offset the operating costs and pay for the resurfacing of the main runway.

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Politics
5:39 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

McCaskill to run for re-election

Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri has officially begun her re-election campaign, the first and only Democrat so far in a contest that has attracted several Republicans.

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Politics
5:27 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

St. Charles county caucus rescheduled

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The Missouri Republican Party rescheduled the controversial St. Charles County Caucus for April 10th. 

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Science, Health and Technology
5:23 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Zebra mussels found north of kansas city

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The Missouri Department of Conservation says zebra mussels have been found in Smithville Lake, a reservoir north of Kansas City.

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Politics
5:19 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Missouri group get their say with state legislators

Organizers of a proposed ballot initiative that would make it harder for Missouri legislators to overturn voter-approved laws say they are abandoning their efforts.

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Arts and Culture
2:00 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

CoMo Weekender: No More Rain Edition ft. Sausage, Sewn Glass and Cabaret

Hermann Tourism

Sure, the rain rain did not go away. Instead, it came again every day. But, that’s no reason to be a homebody this weekend! Treat yourself to a sausage in Hermann or visit some shows and galleries around Columbia. Just pack an umbrella and a pair of wellies (aka rain boots) in case we’re in for more Londontown showers.

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