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Callaway Energy Center expected to return to full power in next few days

Nuclear facility has operated at reduced power since Saturday

Ameren Missouri expects its Callaway Energy Center to return to full power in the next few days after operating at reduced power since Saturday, an Ameren Missouri spokesman said. The nuclear power plant, as a precautionary measure, reduced its power output on Saturday, Jan. 31 after detecting an electrical issue.

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Work begins in effort to restore old Fulton Theatre

The Brick District voted last month to take over the restoration of the theater on Court Street and work started Saturday, Jan. 31.

Callaway County Extension Center holds financial education classes

The Callaway County Extension Center will hold a series of financial education classes starting this week and continuing through May. Click to read more about the classes' topics and for information on how to register.

New NRC resident inspector starts at Callaway Energy Center

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials selected Michael Langelier to serve as the new resident inspector at the Callaway Energy Center. Langelier’s first day at the nuclear facility was Monday. Learn more about how Langelier's previous work experience will benefit him in his new role.

NRC names new resident inspector at Callaway Energy Center

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials selected Mike Langelier to serve as the new resident inspector at the Callaway Energy Center. Read more about Langelier's prior experiences in the field.

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Auto dealers sue Revenue department over Tesla 'dealer' license

Osage Industries of Linn and 380 Missouri auto dealers sue over Revenue department's granting dealer license to electric car maker.

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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.