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Columbia has been a fairly frequent stop for presidents, vice presidents and those seeking the nation’s loftiest elected posts over the past 20 years.

Copper thefts may cost city $1 million

Kansas City is having a hard time coming up with funding to repair damaged street lights, meaning some streets will remain dark as they await repairs.

Study: Missouri among states most prepared for election

Despite fears of voting calamities, a review of national Election Day readiness by a nonpartisan research center rates Missouri as one of the six most prepared states. Concerns do remain over the possibilities of long lines and voter fraud.

EPA releases list of Missouri impaired streams

The EPA has released a list of the state's impaired streams and lakes. Five in Boone County appear on this list.

Two arrested after assault at Wagon Wheel Trailer Park

Two men were arrested Sunday on suspicion of assault at Wagon Wheel Trailer Park.

McCaskill endorses fellow Democrat Baker for congressional seat

Sen. Claire McCaskill praises Judy Baker for her courage and independence. Meanwhile, Baker's Republican opponent for the 9th Congressional District seat, Blaine Luetkemeyer, hosts Vice President Cheney at a Monday fundraiser.

Cult animator Don Hertzfeldt to introduce his latest film at Ragtag

Hertzfeldt hits the road with a 16-city tour to show off a collection of his animated films, including his latest film, "I Am So Proud of You." He will introduce his work in person to several art house theaters across the country, including Columbia's Ragtag Cinema on Wednesday. 

Man possibly stabbed near the Lake of the Woods

A possible stabbing victim would not provide a statement to the deputies regarding the wound he sustained.

McCain lands at Columbia Regional Airport

Sen. John McCain stopped in Columbia on Monday afternoon. The Republican presidential nominee from Arizona landed at the Columbia Regional Airport around 12:30 p.m. He shook a few hands before leaving in a motorcade. 

A man of many trades, Asbridge continues to campaign for 25th District seat

Two months before Election Day, most candidates are preparing for the final push of campaigning. But when Ryan Asbridge, 31, spoke to his campaign staff last month to discuss the direction of the campaign for the next several weeks, it was to formulate a very different kind of strategy.

Beginning new chapter, Mary Still goes back to government

After two decades in Missouri politics, Mary Still was ready to slow down. With her children out on their own and an option for early retirement, Still, 54, decided it was time to start the next chapter of her life.

Missouri involved in lawsuit to block beef deal

A deal that would combine two of the largest beef processing plants in the country is being called dangerous to consumers and ranchers alike.

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