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The Boone County Commission is likely to decide this month whether to move an Operation Desert Storm memorial from public courthouse land to a private cemetery.

The memorial includes a small ichthus, sometimes called a "Jesus fish." The commission has wrestled with the issue since the Americans United for Separation of Church and State threatened in June 2014 to take legal action against governments that allow religious symbols on public property.

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Boone County Joint Communications Director Scott Shelton resigned on  June 15, according to a news release issued by the Boone County Commission.

The City of Columbia website describes the Director of Boone County Joint Communications as responsible for supervising operation of the county-wide 911 emergency dispatch system.

What is Proposition EPIC?

Aug 5, 2014

One of the propositions on Tuesday's ballot is Proposition EPIC, or the Economy, Parks and Investing in Community Proposition. It's an eighth of a cent sales tax in Boone County that would begin Jan. 1, 2015 and would end in 2020.

Members of the public attended an open meeting of the Boone County Commission Tuesday evening for the next fiscal year’s budget. The public testimony was sparsely attended and yielded no comment on the proposed $65 million budget for the 2014 fiscal year, the county’s largest.

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As part of its regular meeting, the Boone County Commission held a second public hearing Tuesday night about renaming the Boone County Fairgrounds.