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Yesterday | Missourian

Youngsters show and tell at Boone County Fair

Bucket Calf grand champion Kaylie Ensor, left, 8, of Centralia, looks on as runner-up reserve champion Zach Schnarre of Centralia observes her cow during a competition Monday night at the Boone County Fair.

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Related Topix: Centralia, MO, Columbia, MO

Yesterday | Missourian

Air curtain destructors to be required for open burns in Columbia

Developers clearing land in Columbia will now be required to use devices known as air curtain destructors when performing open burns.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Fire

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Missourian

Panel aims to clear confusion, drum up support for county parks tax

Proponents of a proposed county parks sales tax aimed Monday to increase transparency and clear up misunderstandings about the plan.

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Related Topix: Thompson, MO, Rocheport, MO, Harrisburg, MO, Columbia, MO

Missourian

Ham curing tradition alive and well at Boone County Fair

Stan Lynn, right, checks in Nolan Schnupp's cured ham at the Central Missouri Events Center on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Family, Kids

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Missourian

5 judicial candidates vie for Division V seat on Circuit Court

Five candidates have filed to be on the ballot to replace retiring Division V Associate Circuit Judge Larry Bryson in the Aug. 5 primary.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Rocheport, MO, Columbia, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KMIZ

Woman acquitted of trespassing at Columbia clinic

A mid-Missouri anti-abortion advocate has been found not guilty of trespassing at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia.

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Related Topix: Abortion, New Bloomfield, MO, Jefferson City, MO

Tue Jul 15, 2014

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Right-to-farm supporters rally in Ashland

Farmers at a Tuesday night rally for a farming rights ballot measure said they feared outside interests would curtail animal agriculture in Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ashland, MO, Agriculture, Science, Activism, Columbia, MO

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Missourian

Man accused of murder pleads guilty to reduced charge

A man who was previously charged with second-degree murder in connection with drug-related homicide last summer, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge Monday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Missourian

Council to vote on ballot issues to increase property taxes, development fees

Revenue from the proposed property tax would be used to make inroads into the 50 new police officers Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton wants, as well as additional firefighters.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Missourian

Martha Jane Baker, Feb. 8, 1921 - July 6, 2014, of Orlando

Mrs. Baker was born February 8, 1921, in Warsaw, Missouri, to Samuel Richard and Leitha Haden Estes.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Warsaw, MO, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri, Stephens College

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Missourian

Winds topple 80-foot electric poles on west side

Some of the worst damage to the city electric system from storm's Monday night were six 80-foot poles on Fairview Road that were broken off near the base by high winds.

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Related Topix: University of Missouri

News Tribune

Severe storms hit Mid-Missouri, cut power for many

A long line of severe thunderstorms rolled through Mid-Missouri overnight, prompting thunderstorm warnings to be issued around midnight in multiple counties stretching from the Lake of the Ozarks into central and northeast Missouri to Quincy, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Weather, Missouri, Cole County, MO, Fulton, MO, Columbia, MO

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Missourian

Hunters invited to share thoughts on deer management at meeting

In recent years, deer were so abundant in Missouri that hunters in some areas were allowed to purchase an unlimited number of tags to kill antlerless deer.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO

Sat Jul 05, 2014

KMBC-TV

Woman accused of knowingly exposing others to HIV

A 20-year-old Columbia woman has been charged with knowingly exposing people to HIV while working as a prostitute after being caught in an undercover sting last month.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Missourian

Family starts new tradition at Ashland's annual July Fourth Parade

Ashland residents gather on East Broadway on Friday morning for the July Fourth Parade to see tractors, classic cars and local politicians.

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Related Topix: Ashland, MO

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

High-speed chase spans two mid-Missouri counties

The chase started in Boone County when a deputy's license plate reader alerted him to the stolen car which had Tennessee plates.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Kirksville, MO, Novinger, MO, Randolph County, MO

Sun Jun 29, 2014

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Old road in Boone County older than Missouri

A local historian is working to preserve a little-known 200 year-old historical site in Boone County that played a big role in U.S. westward expansion in the early 19th century.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Missourian

Show-Me State Games boosts Columbia economy

COLUMBIA The Show-Me State Games proves to be an economic boon for Boone County, estimated at about $15 million.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Clark, MO

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Boil order in effect for Consolidated customers

Customers of Consolidated Water in Southern Boone County are being advised to boil their water until Tuesday due to a water main break.

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Related Topix: Hartsburg, MO

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Missourian

Missouri Gov. Nixon vetoes, freezes $1 billion of spending

Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed or froze more than $1.1 billion in spending Tuesday for Missouri's next budget, citing concerns about declining revenues and the potential for new tax breaks to drain state dollars even further.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Columbia, MO, Luebbering, MO

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