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New Bookmobile Jr. open to Boone County families

The Bookmobile Jr. provides books, CDs and DVDs to youth across Boone County.

Gov. Nixon calls special session for Ford incentives

Gov. Jay Nixon wants lawmakers to approve up to $100 million in tax incentives over 10 years for the plant. The special session is to begin at noon on Thursday.

Sewage released into Finley River in southwest Missouri

State regulators say the spill was caused by a power outage at a wastewater treatment facility. It dumped 162,000 gallons of partially treated sewage into the Finley River.

Rising Mississippi River closes St. Louis casino

The President Casino closed at 2 a.m. Friday, marking the third time this year that flooding has forced temporary shutdown of the casino that sits on the river.

200 marijuana plants seized at house in Poplar Bluff

The plants were found by a landlord inspecting property he owns. He had shown up to collect past-due rent from the tenant.

Columbia firefighters organize benefit for injured colleague

The car wash will be hosted by Boone County firefighters on Saturday at Fire Station 12. Proceeds will benefit Keith Null, a volunteer firefighter who was seriously injured in a traffic accident in May.

DWI saturation patrols scheduled for Friday night

DWI satuaration patrols will continue until early Saturday morning.

Blunt and Carnahan address VFW convention

The Veterans of Foreign Wars awarded Rep. Chris Kelly with its legislator of the year award for efforts to secure $600,000 for a veterans service program in Missouri.

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