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Ameren Missouri awards Capital Region Medical Center $417,000

The utility company’s program gives money as an incentive for energy efficiency improvements

Ameren Missouri’s ActOnEnergy BizSavers program awarded Capital Region Medical Center an incentive of more than $417,000. Capital Region earned the incentive after making “extensive energy-efficient improvements to the organization’s buildings,” according to a press release.

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Community gathers to celebrate 50 years of CMCA in Callaway County

CMCA marked 50 years of social service with an open house Monday. A milestone the organization’s executive director, Darin Preis, described as a “bittersweet birthday.”

Missouri Department of Transportation awards funding to Holts Summit, two other cities

Award recipients for TAP and TEAP programs announced

The Missouri Department of Transportation awarded the Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) and the Transportation Engineering Assistance Program (TEAP) award to three cities — including Holts Summit, according to a press release.

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Annual chamber banquet honors community leaders

Four community members received awards at the chamber banquet Thursday night at Westminster College. Read about the award recipients.

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Well Read turns to new chapter

Fulton bookstore moves across Court street to new location

The bookstore, which has been located at 519 Court Street for more than two years, is moving across the street to a smaller location at 530 Court Street. Click to read why the store decided to move.

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Missouri Coalition for the Environment awaits NRC decision on its petition

Environmental group filed petition this month in an effort to temporarily put Callaway Energy Center's license renewal on hold

Read more about why MCE thinks the nuclear facility's license renewal should be put on hold.

Missouri State Public Defender System appoints new district defender to Fulton trial office

The Missouri State Public Defender System announced Monday its appointment of Ella Boone Conley as District Defender of the Fulton trial office, according to a Missouri State Public Defender System press release. She replaces Justin Carver who will now serve as the District Defender of the Jefferson City trial office.

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Callaway Energy Center turns 30

Nuclear facility’s director of nuclear projects looks back at some milestones in the plant’s 30 years in Callaway

Thirty years ago today, Dec. 19, the Callaway Energy Center was declared fully operational and started contributing power to Ameren Missouri’s grid. John Patterson, director of nuclear projects at the Callaway Energy Center, has worked with the plant for 34 years. He told the Fulton Sun major milestones he has seen in his time at the plant.

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NRC puts Callaway Energy Center license renewal on hold

Ameren Missouri had expected to hear NRC's decision by end of December

Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center won’t have a final decision regarding its license renewal application from the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) this month as it originally expected. Click to read why the NRC put its decision on hold.

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Fulton Soup Kitchen sees change in leadership

After more than 15 years as a volunteer and leader, Anne Erbschloe has stepped down as president of the Fulton Soup Kitchen.

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Petition filed to delay Callaway Energy Center license renewal

Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) filed a petition on Dec. 8 to intervene in the license renewal of Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center, according to MCE. The nuclear facility is expecting a decision from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on its application for a license renewal this month.

MU health care, Nueterra purchase Callaway Community Hospital

The University of Missouri (MU) Health Care and Nueterra announced a joint purchase of Callaway Community Hospital in Fulton. Find out more about their partnership.

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Prepping the pieces

Art House’s winter exhibit opens Thursday with reception, runs until Jan. 30

Art House is preparing for the gallery’s Winter Exhibit, which will have its opening reception Thursday, Dec. 4. Click to read more about the work included in the exhibit.

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Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center finishes refueling, maintenance outage

The planned outage was one of largest in the nuclear plant's history

Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center is back in service after finishing its 20th planned refueling and maintenance outage. During this outage, the plant replaced its original reactor vessel head that was installed when the plant first went online in 1984.

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Callaway Energy Center builds dry storage for plant’s spent nuclear fuel

Ameren Missouri expects to complete construction by summer 2015

Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center is expecting to wrap up construction on its dry cask storage space by summer 2015. The dry cask storage, a structure that will be located on Ameren’s Callaway Energy Center campus, will help Ameren expand the life of the plant by giving it the space to store spent fuel assemblies through 2044.