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Nuclear Regulatory Commission explains review process for proposed nuclear reactor

AmerenUE is expected to file a license application for the plant by early August.

Basketball official a boon to Show-Me State Games

For 20 years, Ron Zetcher has brought his referee clinic to officiate at the Show-Me State Games.

KRCG announces Rod Smith return amid DISH customer protests

DISH Network customers picketed outside the offices of local CBS affiliate KRCG/Channel 13 today to protest the channel’s demands of increased compensation and its pulling the network from the DISH local channels package. KRCG/Channel 13 also announced today sports director Rod Smith, whose firing was a subject of fire from DISH Network representatives, will return to the station.

 

Gas thefts surging in Columbia

Gas stations have responded with counter-measures, like asking customers to pay before they pump and installing surveillance cameras.

UPDATE: Gov. Blunt vetoes student curator bill

Gov. Matt Blunt veto of a bill that would give a vote to the student member on the UM System Board of Curators sparked a heated response from The Associated Students of the University of Missouri.

Parents struggle with kids leaving for camp

For summer camp staff, dealing with "kid-sick" parents has become as common as tending to homesick kids. But experts say camp is good for both children and their parents.

Fire district owed $20,000 by state fire organization

The Missouri Association of Fire Protection Districts owes the Boone County Fire Protection District $20,000 in unpaid services.

Lenoir Woods residents form neighborhood association

Traffic troubles and a hope for a stronger voice in city affairs prompted the residents of Lenoir Woods, a retirement community, to form an official neighborhood association.

Community helps Weinschenk buy wheelchair-accessible van

More than 100 people have made donations to help Kathleen Weinschenk and her partner, Greg Ahrens, buy a $23,900 wheelchair-accessible van.

 

French boys choir comes to Columbia

On July 11, they’ll make their debut performance in Columbia when they perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Anheuser-Busch asks stockholders to reject InBev

Anheuser-Busch filed a consent solicitation on Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission that outlines why shareholders should turn down InBev’s proposal to fire all of the St. Louis brewer's board of directors and replace them with a slate chosen by InBev.

Former St. Louis firefighter sentenced for child molestation

He admitted having inappropriate contact with an 11-year-old girl.

St. Louis priest pleads not guilty to assault while driving drunk

Prosecutors allege that John Brockland crashed his car into another vehicle after running through a flashing red light in suburban St. Louis.

Blunt to veto student curator bill

The bill could have given a student the right to vote on the University of Missouri Board of Curators. The governor said his office had received a lot of comments about the bill urging him to veto it.

Public defender appointed for suspect in 8 slayings

Nicholas Sheley appeared before Judge Steven Bordner in Galesburg, Ill., where he’s being held on first-degree murder and other charges in the death of Ronald Randall.

Man found dead near golf course entrance

A Boonville man working as a brick layer in Columbia was declared dead this morning. Foul play is not suspected, but the Major Crimes Unit is still investigating the incident.

Former Columbia loan officer sentenced to 15 months of prison time for fraud scheme

Brian Russell Nutter was also ordered to pay restitution of $748,866.

Springfield street might be named after Bob Barker

City Council members want to commemorate the legendary “The Price is Right” game show host, who is a graduate of Springfield’s Drury University.

Woman charged with death of her boyfriend’s 2-year-old son

Prosecutors say the boy was struck with a stick. His father, Stacey Tolbert, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

Bullet fired into Cape Girardeau courthouse

The bullet hole was discovered Tuesday in the Common Pleas Courthouse on the upper floor. No one was hurt.

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