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Law professors question religious liberty proposal

A group of Missouri law professors has questioned the impact of the proposed religious liberty amendment to the Missouri Constitution, generally known as Senate Joint Resolution 39 or SJR 39.

Learn before renting a storage unit

Tips from Better Business Bureau

If you have run out of storage space in the basement, office or attic, a self-storage unit can be a good solution. Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises consumers to understand a storage facility’s policies before renting units.

Plant now to enjoy next spring

It’s spring! The forsythias and redbuds have bloomed. The dogwoods, deutzias, spirea and serviceberry will follow.

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Fulton Garden club celebrating anniversary on its latest project

When thinking of garden clubs of old, many will envision elderly women dressed up, sipping tea and talking about flowers.

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Weekend event at WWU will feed hungry children

Current, prospective students think of others

Part of the culture at William Woods University is college students helping younger students, and passing that ideal along through the years, according to Mary Ann Beahon, director of university relations.

Callaway County soldier honored with monument

After a year of work, a monument to honor a Callaway County soldier killed in Kuwait will be erected at the end of the month.

Mokane man suing Callaway County sheriff department

A Mokane man is suing the Callaway County Sheriff’s Department over an incident that occurred in 2014.

Missouri Senate, Planned Parenthood CEO reach subpoena deal

The Missouri Senate announced Thursday it is suspending contempt proceedings against a Planned Parenthood CEO after reaching an agreement to review some documents a legislative committee investigating the organization subpoenaed last year.

Medical marijuana bill fails in Missouri House

The Missouri House has rejected a proposal to legalize medical marijuana.

Bill would allow Missourians to vote on red-light cameras

A bill given first-round approval in the Missouri House would give state residents a chance to vote on whether to ban red-light cameras.

Gift ban gutted from ethics bills sent to governor

Hours after the Missouri Senate sent legislation to Gov. Jay Nixon aimed at clamping down the state’s loose ethics laws, senators voted for a provision to strip a gift ban from a bill that was intended to bar lobbyist gifts to lawmakers.

Education boost, Planned Parenthood cuts in budget

Planned Parenthood will lose state funding while universities, colleges and public schools will see millions of dollars more under a Missouri budget passed Thursday by the Legislature.

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Organizations ask community to get hands dirty, help plant community garden Saturday

Recognizing people are hungry in her hometown, Brittney Eaton is asking for help this Saturday planting vegetables.

Callaway County Commission clarifies employee status policy

Changes affecting some county employees were made to two policy manual items Wednesday by Callaway County commissioners.

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Naturalists tout clean watersheds to area students

Holts Summit pupils see education taking flight

Callaway Hills Elementary students cheered and waved their hands as Liberty, a bald eagle, appeared in view and flapped his wings.