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Gerry Tritz

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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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New Fulton council gets to work

Beverly Gray, the new face on the Fulton City Council, said she was “totally shocked” to win her 3rd Ward seat, but said she’s ready to get to work on economic development and other issues.

Callaway voters pass use tax

The Callaway County use tax question to authorize a local use tax on out-of-state purchases at the same rate as the total local sales tax, currently 1 percent, passed 1,688-1,405.

DirecTV drops signals for local ABC station

DirecTV dropped the signals for KMIZ ABC-17 and two sister stations at noon Wednesday over contract disputes.

Christmas and trains — a nostalgic connection

While Christmas and trains would appear to have little in common, that hasn’t stopped the two from being romantically linked for almost as long as trains have been around.

Experts offer tips for what to do with that trophy deer

You might be a better shot than chef, but don’t let that stop you from trying some creative and tasty ways to cook your venison.

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Model T club cruising back roads through Mid-Missouri

For Bob Stone, the Ford Model T wasn’t just the car that brought driving to the masses in the early 1900s.

FSH medical director paid more than twice listed salary

So far in 2011, the state has paid the medical director at Fulton State Hospital $321,000 — more than the highest-paid state employee earned all last year.

DMH addresses overtime payments to doctors

The Department of Mental Health (DMH) is changing its policies on overtime, which were criticized in a state audit and have allowed some DMH physicians to make more than double their base salaries.

Shoppers say they are saving hundreds by clipping

Tiffany Nash always clipped grocery coupons here and there.

PSC: ‘We can’t deny utility rate increases because of the economy’

Is there a “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus” disconnect between the Missouri Public Service Commission and the public?

Locals speak up against Ameren rate increase

Because of the poor economy, it’s not a good time to let Ameren Missouri raise its rates.

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Murder suspect's nursing license recently revoked

The state recently revoked Sandra Plunkett’s nursing license for “gross negligence” during a night shift at St. Mary’s Health Center.

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Wife charged with killing husband

Holts Summit woman arrested during interrogation

Sandra Plunkett, 37, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the New Year’s Day shooting death of her husband, retired Jefferson City police officer Paul Plunkett.

JCPD saddened by death of former officer

The Jefferson City Police Department on Monday mourned the loss of retired officer Paul Plunkett, who was fatally shot at his home on Saturday, saying it is “deeply saddened” by his death.

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Triple–murder suspect still at large

The manhunt for a Mid-Missouri gunman believed to have targeted and killed three Callaway County residents and wounded a fourth continued Wednesday night.

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Search continues for Mid-Missouri gunman

3 rural Holts Summit residents killed, 1 hurt

HOLTS SUMMIT, Mo. -- The manhunt continued overnight for a Mid-Missouri gunman believed to have targeted and killed three Callaway County residents and wounded a fourth.