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Wireless network, new e-mail system keep MU IT staff busy

The switch from TigerNet to Mizzou Wireless has been a shaky one for MU students and faculty.

Spiva Crossing Road closes for construction

The road-closing begins Friday and will last at least a month as the second stage of a construction project is completed. 

Sheriff's Department hopes new incident viewer will help solve crimes

The Boone County Sheriff's Department has completed an online incident viewer that displays the location of reported crimes on a county map.

New texting-while-driving law goes into effect

A new law banning text messaging for Missouri drivers age 21 and under took effect Friday. But law enforcement agencies question the enforceability of the new law because it is difficult to see if a driver is texting.

Missouri banks record net loss in second quarter

The state's commercial banks experienced a loss of $67 million for the period, while its savings and loans earned $11 million.

Missouri senators doubt DNR's cooperation in E. coli probe

The Department of Natural Resources withheld for about a month test results showing unsafe levels of E. coli in the lake.

Flags to fly half-staff in memory of Missouri soldier

Gov. Nixon ordered flags lowered after the death of Missouri soldier in Afghanistan.

UPDATE: St. Louis County voters will decide smoking ban

The proposal to ban indoor smoking will be on the Nov. 3 ballot.

Enrollments rise at Missouri community colleges

Preliminary figures show fall enrollment is up an average of 12.5 percent at the state's 12 public, two-year colleges.

Fair officials work to protect pigs from people

Swine aren't welcome at Vermont's oldest fair because of concerns over the H1N1 virus. Other state fairs are coming up with different ways to address the issue. Meanwhile, pork producers battle misconceptions associated with the so-called swine flu.

Blind Missouri man learns part of baritone with keen ear

Ken Strong lends his deep voice, his love of music and his honed hearing to the Jefferson City barbershop chorus the Show-Me Showboaters.

St. Joseph tannery notified of water violations

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources says the plant's owner allowed contaminated storm water to flow into state waters and the Missouri River.

Decision on St. Louis County smoking ban imminent

County Executive Charlie Dooley is expected to make decision on the indoor smoking ban legislation Friday.

K.C. neighbor feud leads to shots fired, 16 arrested

When police arrived in the neighborhood Thursday evening, several people, including one with minor gunshot wounds, barricaded themselves in two homes.

District sees rise in immigrant population

Seventeen different languages are spoken in the four schools that make up the Bayless School District in St. Louis County.

Two charged in death of St. Joseph businessman

The charges against Michael Wayne Limley and Christopher William Lee Helton carry a maximum sentence of 10-30 years or life in prison

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