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House bill aims to shorten paid leave times

A Jefferson County lawmaker thinks too many public employees are getting paid for not working because they’ve been put on administrative leave.

Several road projects underway in county

A variety of general highway maintenance and construction work is scheduled through April 29 in Callaway County.

AARP driver safety course April 28 in Fulton

By taking a driver safety course you’ll learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment.

Missouri Supreme Court upholds wrongful death lawsuit limits

The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that caps on how much money someone can win in a wrongful death lawsuit do not violate the constitution.

Auxvasse restaurant owner facing federal firearms charges

An Auxvasse man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for illegally possessing 21 firearms and three firearm silencers.

Missouri education officials approve new English, math goals

Missouri became the latest state to adopt a new set of education benchmarks to replace the national Common Core standards, ditching the benchmarks Tuesday following conservative backlash.

Missouri Legislature passes bill to cap school funding goal

Missouri lawmakers have passed a measure aimed at reining in the amount of money lawmakers will provide to K-12 schools.

Man pleads guilty to making online threats toward Mizzou

A man charged with posting threats online last year that he would shoot black students and faculty at the University of Missouri's Columbia campus has changed his plea to guilty.

Lawmaker: Impeach Attorney General Koster

Resolutions focus on lack of same-sex marriage appeal, influence of contributions

With four weeks to go in this year’s legislative session, a southwest Missouri state representative wants his House colleagues to impeach Attorney General Chris Koster.

Alumni Weekend on tap at William Woods

“All Roads Lead Back to The Woods” this weekend as William Woods University holds its annual Alumni Weekend.

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Playing politics

S. Callaway students hone understanding of U.S. goverment by organizing new political parties, drafting platforms

Seventh-grade students at South Callaway Middle School sought to understand the role of the U.S. government by creating their own political parties and platforms.

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Saving Stinson: Experts teaming up to diagnose health of polluted stream

The waters of Stinson Creek course their way through the farmlands and timber of Callaway County before finally rolling into the Fulton city limits, bearing with them everything their current has picked up along the way.

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Rotary finishes service project for CARDV

The Rotary Club of Fulton has put the finishing touches on its yearlong service project for the Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence (CARDV) this week, mulching around the new playset purchased by the club and staining a new gate.

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MSD Academic Bowl team qualifies for national contest

The Missouri School for the Deaf (MSD) Academic Bowl team has been selected to compete in the Academic Bowl Competition hosted by Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.

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CARDV plans to expand staff

Community stakeholders, staff and Board of Directors of the Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence of Callaway County (commonly referred to as “CARDV”) gathered together for CARDV’s annual meeting April 12.