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12:00 am
Wed September 21, 2011

Columbia Police Officer Fired after Incident

A Columbia police officer was terminated from employment Wednesday following an incident in one of the department’s holding cells.

By Rehman Tungekar (Columbia, Mo.)

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12:00 am
Wed September 21, 2011

State Auditor Releases Two Audits

State Auditor Tom Schweich has released two audits Wednesday – one dealing with the merger of the Missouri State Water Patrol with the Highway Patrol, and the other with the now-defunct Tour of Missouri bicycle race.�

By Marshall Griffin (Jefferson City, Mo.)

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Politics
12:00 am
Wed September 21, 2011

Columbia Police Officer Fired after Incident

A Columbia police officer was terminated from employment Wednesday following an incident in one of the department’s holding cells.

By Rehman Tungekar (Columbia, Mo.)

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Politics
12:00 am
Tue September 20, 2011

Columbia City Council’s New Budget Draws People and Opinions

A crowded room of people attended Columbia's city council meeting on Monday, September 19, 2011 to voice opinions about items in the fiscal 2012 budget passed by council members later that night.
Camille Phillips KBIA

Columbia’s city council has passed the city’s annual budget for fiscal year 2012. KBIA’s Camille Phillips has this story on the impact.

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Politics
12:00 am
Mon September 12, 2011

Week Two of Special Legislative Session Begins

Members of the Missouri Senate have returned to Jefferson City to begin week two of the special legislative session.�

By Marshall Griffin (Jefferson City, Mo.)

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Politics
12:00 am
Fri September 9, 2011

Nixon Decides Not to Renew Mo Cuts

Governor Nixon has announced some cuts to the University of Missouri System won’t be renewed next year.

By Adam Smith (Columbia, Mo.)

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Politics
12:00 am
Fri September 9, 2011

State Committee Votes to Push Back Primaries

The Missouri House Elections Committee passed a bill Thursday that will push back the presidential primary elections.

By Ashley Massow (Jefferson City, Mo.)

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Politics
7:18 am
Tue April 12, 2011

Columbia's New City Councilmembers Take Their Seats

Councilmember Helen Anthony is sworn into office of Monday April 10th, 2011. She will represent the Fifth Ward in Columbia.
Melanie Gibson KBIA

Helen Anthony and Fred Schmidt were sworn into office at a special city council meeting Monday.

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Politics
5:45 am
Tue April 5, 2011

Mid-Missouri Heads to the Polls

Polls are open this election day, until 7 this evening.
Kyle Stokes KBIA

It’s Election Day in mid-Missouri. Polling stations throughout Boone County and Cole County opened at 6 this morning, and remain open until 7 tonight.

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Politics
12:00 am
Mon October 11, 2010

Boone County Drug Court Serves As Mentor Court

 

Over the past 12 years more than 650 people graduated from the Boone County Drug Court. Drug court graduates and county drug court officials talk about the process.

By Rachel Levin (Columbia, MO)

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