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  1. EDMC to Forgive Missouri Student LoansRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - For-profit education company Education Management Corporation will significantly reform its recruiting and enrollment practices, and forgive more than $1,965,000 in loans for approximately 1,586 former Missouri students, through an agreement with Attorney General Koster and a group of state attorneys general. EDMC, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, operates 110 schools in 32 states and Canada through four education systems: Argosy University, The Art Institutes, Brown Mackie College and South University.


  2. EPA Awards Environmental Education GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Additional projects include school-based, after-school and non-formal EE programs focusing on a range of environmental issues, from air quality to recycling. The agency funded 35 grants from across the country, ranging from $40,000 to $192,200, for a total of approximately $3.3 million.


  3. Dogs Do It, Cats Do It, Understanding Ancient Human Ear-orienting SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Columbia, MO - infoZine - Vestigial organs, such as the wisdom teeth in humans, are those that have become functionless through the course of evolution. Now, a psychologist at the University of Missouri studying vestigial muscles behind the ears in humans has determined that ancient neural circuits responsible for moving the ears, still may be responsive to sounds that attract our attention.


  4. Test Compost Before Adding to Garden SoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Many home gardeners made a horrible discovery this year. The compost they worked into their garden soil is contaminated with persistent herbicides.


  5. Settlement Allows Dollar Tree to Acquire Family Dollar's StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Dollar Tree to sell more than 300 Family Dollar stores to a new competitor in order to complete the acquisition. Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - Attorney General Chris Koster announced the terms of a settlement that he and 16 other states have reached with Dollar Tree, Inc., following their review of the company's proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. The merger combines two large national chains of deep-discount stores.


  6. Missouri Resident Charged with Federal Lacey Act ViolationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Federal law makes it unlawful to transport live white-tailed deer out of the State of Missouri or into the State of Florida without proper documentation of the animals and without required animal health records. St. Louis, MO - infoZine - Charles "Sam" James, 54, of Columbia, Missouri was charged in a one-count federal indictment for violations of the Lacey Act for engaging in conduct that involved the sale of white-tailed deer transported in violation of Missouri and Florida law.


  7. Kansas City Man, Six Columbia Residents Sentenced for Cocaine ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Chang was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison without parole. Harrell was sentenced to four years in federal prison without parole.


  8. Don't Guess on Garden FertilizerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    "We frequently get questions from customers like, 'I apply fertilizer every year. How come my plants aren't doing well?' Most of the time the problem is they never have done a soil test and have been guessing on fertilizer requirements."


  9. Columbia Man Added to Heroin Trafficking ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    This second superseding indictment replaces an earlier indictment and adds Borden as a defendant. His cousin, James Delvico Borden, 38, along with Matthew Alec Ell, 20, Angelic Melanie Polston, 20, and Javis Deonn Wideman, 37, all of Columbia, were previously charged.


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