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Mid-Missouri lawmakers not happy with PSC decision

Noranda gets rate cut, other Ameren consumers see increase

Four Jefferson City area lawmakers said Wednesday the Public Service Commission (PSC) made a bad decision in its Ameren Missouri rate case ruling. Read for reaction from Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, and Rep. Travis Fitzwater, R-Holts Summit.

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Holts Summit explores retail strategy, receives proposals

City administrator to approach 3 companies about presenting ideas to board of aldermen

The city of Holts Summit received proposals from three retail consulting or strategy companies that could assist the city in its efforts to bring more businesses to Holts Summit. The city has been looking for ways to boost retail development for the last few years.

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Environmental group appeals Callaway nuclear plant's license renewal

Missouri Coalition for the Environment filed an appeal to the NRC's decision to grant the Callaway Energy Center a license extension

Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) filed an appeal to Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center’s license extension, which the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) granted last month. Click for an updated story and to view the documents related to the appeal.

Dollar General opening location in New Bloomfield, expected to open September 2015

Dollar General is opening a location in New Bloomfield. The discount retailer will begin construction this spring Excavation, weather permitting, will begin on the building currently located on the property this Friday. The 9,000 square-foot store is set to open at the end of September 2015.

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Callaway Fields celebrates 10-year anniversary this month

Callaway Fields in Auxvasse opened its doors 10 years ago. John Graham purchased the property and the Callaway Fields greenhouse opened for business on April 1, 2005. Read more about the business and its history.

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Quilters enjoy sense of community at Holts Summit sewing business

Rooster Creek regulars reflect

Rooster Creek in Holts Summit has become more than a sewing shop for community members. Rooster Creek’s regulars are always willing to trade techniques and help beginners get started. Read more about the business.

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New endowment creates Professorship of Churchill Studies

Westminster College, National Churchill Museum announce significant donation after Kemper Lecture

Westminster College and the National Churchill museum received a significant donation, which the institutions are hoping will help the museum better achieve its goals. Monroe E. Trout and his wife Sandra from Appleton, Wisconsin created a professorship of Churchill studies.

WWU president acknowledged as strong, female role model

Gutsy Gals Inspire Me has recognized William Woods University President Jahnae H. Barnett as a strong female role model. Barnett, who is in her 25th year as president, was recognized for her leadership.

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NRC grants Callaway Energy Center 20-year license extension

Despite pending contentions, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) renewed the operating license for Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center. The NRC’s renewal, effective Friday, authorizes the nuclear facility to operate for an additional 20 years — through October 2044. Click to see a timeline of the nuclear facility's steps toward its license extension.

Community officials hear project timeline for new Fulton State Hospital facilities

Work and construction of the new Fulton State Hospital campus will begin this spring. The project’s architectural design firm met with community officials Thursday afternoon to show them what construction will look like and what possible effects it will have on the surrounding area before work begins.

Missouri Department of Insurance: 1 in 3 Missourians impacted by Anthem cyberattack

Anthem insurance provider offers identity theft protection to policyholders affected by data breach

A recent cyberattack compromised personal information from the insurance provider Anthem Inc., affecting more than 2 million Missourians according to the Missouri Department of Insurance.

Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers

The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.

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YMCA celebrates 25 years in Callaway County

Kicks off celebration with annual dinner, auction fundraiser

The YMCA of Callaway County, which was established in 1990, will celebrate its 25th year in the Callaway community during its annual dinner and auction March 7.

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NRC commissioners begin voting on Callaway Energy Center’s license renewal

If nuclear plant is granted license extension, environmental group plans to appeal decision

The NRC Commission members began casting their votes regarding the Callaway Energy Center’s license renewal application. So far, one vote is in. If the commission grants the license renewal, the Missouri Coalition for the Environment plans to appeal the decision.

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Callaway Energy Center once again operates at full power

Ameren Missouri's nuclear power plant operated at reduced power after detecting an electrical issue last weekend

Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center is once again operating at full power, as of Friday morning. The nuclear power plant reduced its power output last Saturday, Jan. 31. An Ameren Missouri spokesperson said the plant did so as a precautionary measure after detecting an electrical issue.

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