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Holts Summit woman gets 10 years in prison

A Holts Summit woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for pleading guilty to charges in connection with a drug bust that occurred in October 2013.

Missouri speaker doubts religious-objections measure revival

The leader of Missouri's House says he doesn't expect there will be an effort to revive a contested measure to protect some businesses opposed to same-sex marriage.

Voter ID measure stalled in Missouri Senate

A proposal to require Missouri voters to show photo ID at polling places is stalled in the state Senate.

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Pair charged in deaths of family members

Two dead, two arrested

The first homicides in Callaway County in nearly two years resulted in the arrest of two people Tuesday night at a Columbia motel, Sheriff Dennis Crane said in a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

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YMCA’s Color Burst 5K set for Saturday

The chance to charge through multi-colored plumes of pixie dust was too much for 85 runners and walkers to resist last year — and on Saturday, they get to do it all over again.

Kelley wants sex offenders to know when they must register

State Rep. Mike Kelley wants to make sure people expected to be listed on the sex offender registry know they must register.

Missouri Legislature passes bill to add expert witness rules

Missouri lawmakers on Wednesday passed legislation to tighten the courtroom guidelines for expert testimony, an effort supporters say is aimed at ensuring experts who testify in court are truly experts.

Columbia couple charged in Callaway Co. double murder

A man and woman from Columbia have been charged in connection with two murders in Callaway County.

Missouri governor approves higher education funding boost

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a higher education budget that will result in a tuition freeze at public universities.

Missouri religious objections proposal suffers setback

A Missouri religious objections proposal failed on Wednesday to get the approval of a key legislative committee in a setback for conservatives who hoped to add protections for those who cite their faith in denying services such as flowers or cakes for same-sex weddings.

8 Mo. residents indicted in $6.6 million K2 conspiracy in Callaway Co.

5 California residents charged with shipping K2 to local retail shops

The United States Attorney's office announced Wednesday that six Fulton individuals, along with a Columbia man, a Jefferson City man and five individuals in the Sacramento, California, area, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a $6.6 million mail fraud conspiracy that distributed synthetic marijuana, also known as K2, at various retail locations in Callaway County.

Westminster professor proposes expanded bus service

A Westminster College educator and his students are proposing an expanded bus service in Fulton that would include a daily fixed route.

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Fulton VFW seeks silent auction items for May 7 fundraiser for foundation

The more items members of the VFW Post 2657 have to auction on May 7, the merrier the auction will be.

Historic preservation panel discusses status of certification

After members of Fulton’s Historic Preservation Commission heard reasons for maintaining status as a Certified Local Government, they decided continuing the designation was a good idea.

Beahon honored at Rotary dinner

Rotary District 6080’s recent Million Dollar Dinner honored Mike Beahon, who passed away from kidney failure two weeks after being installed as district governor in June 2014.

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