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Missouri Municipal League
SunTimesNews   +1 other publication
Missouri unveils plans to fight hypoxic dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico
...better capture water quality conditions of the Missouri, Mississippi and Grand rivers.


Missouri Municipal Wastewater Nutrient Optimization Pilot. This new project will assess the efficiency of different...
02/01/2023   USA USA    Online
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Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune
MPUA awarded $1.1 Million DED grant for workforce training
...(MPUA-RSC) has been awarded a $1,142,145 ARPA Workforce Training Grant from the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED). MPUARSC will be able to offer additional vocational training in the utility field....
02/01/2023   USA USA    Online
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St​. Louis Business Journal
Want to repair St. Louis’ reputation? Think big and long term
...saving $1 million a year. More than $70 million has been invested in construction for housing and economic development. More than 350 affordable rental and homeownership homes have been created through new...
02/01/2023   USA USA    Online
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KOMU -TV8 Columbia   +1 other publication
Judge orders county clerk to add Chuck Bayse to Columbia school board election ballot
...spokesperson Michelle Baumstark said Basye did not set up an appointment before the deadline.

The Columbia municipal and school board election will be held on April 4. Seven school board candidates will appear on...
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Howell County News
West Plains Police Department
...against the subject. The subject later committed numerous offenses while in custody at the West Plains Municipal Jail Facility.

January 21

Sergeant Wichowski responded to the Little Hut Bar on East Trish Knight...
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Kansas City Star
Music News & Reviews
...Opponent, April 14, Granada. $30

Snow Tha Product, April 15, The Truman. $28.50-$57

Carcass with Municipal Waste, Sacred Reich and more, April 20, Granada. $28

Breakaway Music Festival, July 14-15, Azura...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Inside Columbia
Story Support
...around the world attempt to draft a 50,000-word draft in those 30 short days. Art Smith has been the municipal liaison of NaNoWriMo’s Columbia chapter for seven years, and he believes it’s a perfect starter...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Construction Forum St​. Louis
Contegra Construction Completes Maryland Distribution Center
...general contractors and serves a national customer base that includes industrial, institutional, municipal, medical, multi-family, office and retail projects. Its capabilities include building developer...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Atchison County Mail
Atchison County Circuit Court
...Limit (Exceeded By 26 Mph Or More).

Rock Port vs. Amanda Nicole Jackson - Initial Appearance on Municipal Ordinance - Other Assault.

Fairfax vs. Anton Theas - Disposition Hearing on Municipal Ordinance...
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Howell County News
Willow council meets new police officers, hears review of 2022
...we're making a difference."

"I feel like we have a good group," Ellison said.

In other updates, City Administrator Beverly Hicks gave a review of 2022. Last year was a year for capital expenditures, she...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Joplin News & Weather
Can you smoke marijuana in public in Missouri? Where weed isn’t allowed
...how to consume or what to consume is the key," Lewis said Monday.

Lewis actively lobbied for legal medical marijuana use in Kansas and Missouri. He believes marijuana is not a drug, but it’s medicine that...
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St​. Louis Post Dispatch
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As annual losses reach $25M, Webster University looks to pivot student focus
...graduates.
"It boils down to a supply-and-demand issue," said Lisa Washburn, managing director at Municipal Market Analytics. "We’ve just got too many seats for too few students. Add to that rising costs...
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Mid Rivers Newsmagazine   +1 other publication
Self-storage facility approved, to be adjacent to Fort Zumwalt Park and a subdivision
...Dec. 31 after winning election to the Missouri House; his seat will remain vacant until the April 4 municipal election.)

Prior to the vote, Herweck acknowledged and recognized StorCo owner-operator James Reed...
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Government
Farmington Press
Ten $1,000 scholarships open to Midwest high school seniors
...but it isn't. If you want to know what it is... you'll have to guess the right ans…


Farmington City Council weighs 3% recreational marijuana tax


A 3% city tax on recreational marijuana purchased within...
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St​. Louis Public Radio NPR
The Neck was the heart of Independence’s Black community, until the city demolished it
...Museum, and another to build a branch of Graceland College on the site. L. F. P. Curry, Independence’s mayor at the time, wanted to turn the area into a pioneer village.

Independence eventually landed on a...
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Farmington Press
Mineral Area College releases fall 2022 dean's list of students
...Alexi N. George; Biggin Hill, Great Britain - Kadelia Wilkins; Burlington, Ontario, Canada - Robert J. Mayor; Burntwood, Great Britain - Jack J. Taylor; Cambridge, Great Britain - Connor J. O’Donovan; Daysland,...
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KOMU -TV8 Columbia
Boone County suspends Ashland recycling program
..."There's only so much you can do with holding hands and getting people to do the right thing," Ashland City Administrator, Kyle Michel, said. "We're working on figuring out how to get them to come back with...
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KY3-TV Springfield
Recreational and medical marijuana dispensaries to get same zoning restrictions in Springfield
...ordinances to include recreational facilities. After much debate over the matter, the Springfield City Council made its decision on Tuesday to give recreational facilities the same zoning regulations as the medical...
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Park Hills Daily Journal
Chamber comes through for officers
...Burns’ name is listed on the national memorial, he said.


Stegall said he had spoken to Bonne Terre City Administrator Shawn Kay about the possibility of officers attending the national memorial, and he said...
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KTVI Fox 2   +4 other publications
Suspended ex-Missouri judge resigns powerful appointment
...clinic’s license was gearing up. The influential but largely low-profile panel handles disputes between state agencies and businesses or individuals.

Prewitt’s law license suspension is related to allegations...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Park Hills Daily Journal
Group makes first funding award to combat opioid epidemic
...candidates include state Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, state Auditor Mike Harmon and Somerset Mayor Alan Keck. Beshear is seeking a second term as governor.


Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All...
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Columbia Missourian
Community solar program is what Columbia needs for clean energy
...that is responsive to the needs and desires of the community. The Water and Light Board, the Columbia City Council and the public, should all be asking some hard questions about when we are going to see a community...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Maryville Daily Forum
Progress 2023: On the road to progress
...for the South Main Corridor Improvement Project.
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During a July 2018 City Council meeting, City Manager Greg McDanel explains preliminary plans to widen turn lanes and improve...
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Columbia Missourian   +1 other publication
Missouri Senate leader’s tweet about drag performance helped kickstart controversy
...local controversy over what Columbia Public Schools told parents about the drag entertainment at a city diversity breakfast into a state issue.


At 8:44 p.m. on Jan. 19, Rowden wrote that his "office has...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Springfield News-Leader
Springfield City Council adopts recreational marijuana regulations before Feb. 6 deadline
Andrew Sullender Springfield News-Leader


Over the sole objection of Councilman Craig Hosmer, Springfield City Council approved an ordinance bringing the city into compliance with Missouri's recently...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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My Mo Info
New Parks & Rec Director Hard At Work in Park Hills
(Park Hills) The new Park Hills Parks and Recreation director introduced himself to the city council and other city leaders last week.

Matt Barton of Bonne Terre takes the director’s position and he’s...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Inside Columbia
Tigers In Tokyo
...placed 11th overall in the women’s 5,000-meter run and placed 12th in the 10,000-meter run. Columbia Mayor Brian Treece recently declared August 7 as Karissa Schweizer day in honor of the athlete.
When it...
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Inside Columbia
Making a Green Start
...position with the city of Columbia as a management fellow, where she worked directly for the City Council. She says she learned a lot about the legislative process and even worked with former City Council...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Inside Columbia
Forward Focus
...that maybe we can see some change with that if we have some more business minded political leaders on City Council."

Inconsistencies in regulations and mandates have left certain businesses struggling more...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Inside Columbia
More Than Good Sports
...who was profoundly affected by the program is Andrea Waner-Current, now Columbia Second Ward’s City Council member. While working on her graduate degree in the Truman School of Public Affairs, she spent two...
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Inside Columbia
Addressing Columbia’s Assets
...trade schools are great options and workers skilled in the trades are desperately needed. Finally, city employees and officials need to be educated more on the struggles that business owners go through,...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Inside Columbia
A New Vision
...try to remedy that situation," Yearwood says.

As difficult as the workforce issues are to solve, Mayor Brian Treece says it’s important to keep in mind that the opposite problem — overwhelming unemployment...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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COMO Living
COMO 365: January 31, 1921
...person in the Columbia Public Schools by the entire citizenry," said Eliot Battle.

Former Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman spoke about her saying: "If there ever was a person who carried the zeal for fostering...
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KOMU -TV8 Columbia
AG asks Missouri schools to prohibit taking students to drag shows
...to previous KOMU 8 coverage, Bailey sent a letter to CPS Superintendent Brian Yearwood and Columbia Mayor Barbara Buffaloe, saying the performance has "no place in the public educational system."

Bailey...
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St​. Louis Post Dispatch
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Letter: Downtown is unsafe and needs help from the state
...asking for help and not getting it. The only way to fix this is to make criminals accountable. The mayor and circuit attorney won't do it. Let's see if the state of Missouri can do it.
Patty Smith • Kirkwood
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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St​. Louis Post Dispatch
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Missouri lawmaker seeks to undercut St. Louis ban on cat declawing
...is the largest dog breeding state in the nation.
The 2019 anti-declawing ordinance, sponsored by Alderman Christine Ingrassia, 6th Ward, made it illegal for veterinarians in the city to conduct such operations...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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St​. Louis Post Dispatch
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Messenger: Another crime summit comes to St. Louis. Let’s get it right this time.
...Operation Take The City Away From St. Louis Voters Because Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner and Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Are Really, Really Awful (And Black).
I kid, but only a little.
Three years ago,...
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KTVI Fox 2   +2 other publications
Missouri Senate leader’s tweet about drag performance helped kick-start controversy
...local controversy over what Columbia Public Schools told parents about the drag entertainment at a city diversity breakfast into a state issue.

At 8:44 p.m. on Jan. 19, Rowden wrote that his "office has...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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KTVI Fox 2
Another investigation planned over St. Charles water contamination
...doing whatever it takes to continue to provide safe drinking water to our residents," said St. Charles Mayor Dan Borgmeyer. "We will do the necessary testing and evaluation to ensure that we have the full, complete...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Columbia public works, utilities staff rally on dire employment, pay issues with city
...collective bargaining negotiations with the city. LiUNA had initial conversations with the Columbia City Council at a work session on Jan. 17, which also included representatives from the city's police and...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Howell County News
Willow council meets new police officers, hears review of 2022
...we're making a difference."

"I feel like we have a good group," Ellison said.

In other updates, City Administrator Beverly Hicks gave a review of 2022. Last year was a year for capital expenditures, she...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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WDAF-TV (FOX 4) Kansas City
DOP Donuts in downtown Overland Park closes its doors
...considered vehicles and building codes do not apply to them.

The owner agreed to the requirements when the City Council approved the special use permit, but City staff observed and the owner admitted that the trailer...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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KZRG 1310 AM/102​.9 FM Joplin
Carterville, Missouri candidates violated finance disclosure requirements during their 2022 run
Three former candidates for Carterville City Council have been busted for not properly disclosing the source of their campaign finances.

Allison Pendergrass ran for Carterville City Council in April of...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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KFUO Radio
The Coffee Hour — Lutheran Schools Week: Lutheran High School South
https://kfuo-od.streamguys1.com/recast/coffee-hour/20230131104324-CH_Jan_31b_2023.mp3

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Natalie Mayor, Choir Director at Lutheran High School South in St. Louis, Missouri, along with Junior students Peyton...
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KSHB-TV ABC Kansas City
It’s never too early to dream: City taking early steps to plan for Chiefs celebration
...Commission.

Given the fact that the Super Bowl is less than two weeks away, the ordinance’s sponsors, Mayor Quinton Lucas and Council member Kevin O’Neill, requested the item have "an accelerated effective...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Construction Forum St​. Louis
Bank to Replace Flood-Damaged U City HQ With New $2M Building
...interim, the bank plans to install a two-piece modular building onsite, a plan approved this week by the city council.

Royal Banks will spend about $250,000 to lease the one-story modular building from Rose Office...
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KSDK
St. Charles conducting independent investigation into well water contamination
...committed to doing whatever it takes to continue to provide safe drinking water to our residents," Mayor Dan Borgmeyer said in a statement. "We will do the necessary testing and evaluation to ensure that...
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Joplin News & Weather
Can you smoke marijuana in public in Missouri? Where weed isn’t allowed
...how to consume or what to consume is the key," Lewis said Monday.

Lewis actively lobbied for legal medical marijuana use in Kansas and Missouri. He believes marijuana is not a drug, but it’s medicine that...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Mid Rivers Newsmagazine   +1 other publication
Self-storage facility approved, to be adjacent to Fort Zumwalt Park and a subdivision
...Dec. 31 after winning election to the Missouri House; his seat will remain vacant until the April 4 municipal election.)

Prior to the vote, Herweck acknowledged and recognized StorCo owner-operator James Reed...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Taxes
KSMO Radio
Local News - Wednesday, February 1st, 2023
...$291,642.60, the estimated ending balance at the end of 2023 would be $74,845.18. The Law Enforcement Sales Tax (LEST) Fund ending balance in 2022 was $836,645.31 that was helped with increase in actual revenues...
02/01/2023   USA USA    Online
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Sullivan Independent News
Franklin County Among Many Counties Seeking To Pass Marijuana Tax
...Commissioners approved a ballot measure for the April 4, 2023 election to seek voter approval for a countywide sales tax of 3 percent on recreational marijuana sales taking place within the county.

The commission unanimously...
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Inside Columbia
Economic Effects of a Pandemic
...having children interact."

One potential solution that Bill Turpin, associate vice chancellor of Economic Development at MU and CEO of the Missouri Innovation Center, suggests is learning pods. "Stacey and...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Inside Columbia
Addressing Columbia’s Assets
...trade schools are great options and workers skilled in the trades are desperately needed. Finally, city employees and officials need to be educated more on the struggles that business owners go through,...
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St​. Louis Post Dispatch
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Letter: Start taxing the rich where it will hurt them the most
...correctly points out the absurdity of eliminating the federal income tax and replacing it with a national sales tax. Such a sales tax would be even more regressive on the federal level than the Missouri sales ...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Laclede County Record
State Attorney General's Office: Commission did not violate Sunshine Law
..."the Commission did not provide sufficient public notice of a proposed reduction in the commercial property tax surcharge, which appeared on the Nov. 8, 2022 election ballot." For more on this story, see Wednesday's...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Salem News MO
ALDERMEN: Hazard Mitigation Plan accepted, finance update given
...city treasurer Stacey Houston presented a financial report for the month.


According to Houston, sales tax revenue is up 6% from the same time last year, and up 8.5% year to date. The general fund balance...
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Kansas City Star
Kansas cut sales tax on food, but here’s why rates can sometimes change block to block
...cross the street.

Go to Sprouts Farmers Market on the southern side of 135th, and you’ll pay 8.1% sales tax on food. But the Hen House on the north side of the street, the tax is just 6.6%.

Since Kansas’...
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Business
Park Hills Daily Journal
Nikki Haley planning Feb. 15 launch for 2024 White House bid
...Buttigieg, the breakout star of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, took the job as secretary of Transportation in the Biden administration, many observers wondered why. After all, it isn't the sort of lofty...
02/01/2023   USA USA    Online
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KMOV 4 St​. Louis   +2 other publications
Hallmark Celebrates Valentine's Day by Letting Hearts Lead the Way
...lucky you feel to know them.


Valentine's Day gift giving just got cuter with Hallmark's new Large Better Together Peanut Butter and Jelly Magnetic Plush, Large Better Together Taco and Hot Sauce Magnetic...
02/01/2023   USA USA    Online
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WDAF-TV (FOX 4) Kansas City   +1 other publication
Why the Missouri State Teachers Association is against open enrollment, Parents’ Bill of Rights
...said.

Beck said he agrees with the governor’s budget proposals for schools like fully funding the transportation formula and the K-12 foundation formula. Gov. Mike Parson is also asking the General Assembly...
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Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune
MPUA awarded $1.1 Million DED grant for workforce training
...(MPUA-RSC) has been awarded a $1,142,145 ARPA Workforce Training Grant from the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED). MPUARSC will be able to offer additional vocational training in the utility field....
02/01/2023   USA USA    Online
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Linn County Leader
Around Linn County
...for farm families and the agricultural community.

OATS Transit

OATS Transit offers regular transportation services for the rural general public of any age, seniors, and individuals with disabilities....
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Linn County Leader   +1 other publication
Governor Parson to kick-off Great Northwest Days
...reliable, affordable childcare, they are unable to work. Childcare is a fundamental Workforce and Economic Development issue.

Housing: If rural areas are to retain and grow population, adequate workforce...
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Linn County Leader   +1 other publication
Missouri Main Street Connection Hosts Main Street Capitol Day
...development in both Main Street communities and the entire state of Missouri. Utilizing the principles of economic development taught by Missouri Main Street Connection, has also helped local Main Street organizations...
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Ozark Radio News
Missouri Senate committee hears two bills to assist entertainment jobs
Jefferson City, MO. - On Monday afternoon, the Missouri Senate Economic Development and Tax Policy Committee heard several measures aimed at entertainment in our state, including SB 57 and 170.

Senator...
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St​. Louis Public Radio NPR
The Neck was the heart of Independence’s Black community, until the city demolished it
...Museum, and another to build a branch of Graceland College on the site. L. F. P. Curry, Independence’s mayor at the time, wanted to turn the area into a pioneer village.

Independence eventually landed on a...
02/01/2023   USA USA    Online
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St​. Louis Business Journal
Want to repair St. Louis’ reputation? Think big and long term
...saving $1 million a year. More than $70 million has been invested in construction for housing and economic development. More than 350 affordable rental and homeownership homes have been created through new...
02/01/2023   USA USA    Online
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Park Hills Daily Journal
Hong Kong bans CBD, forcing businesses to shut or revamp
...AP


FILE - An employee adds drops of water-soluble CBD, or cannabidiol, an essential component of medical marijuana, into a coffee glass at the Found Cafe in Hong Kong on Sept. 13, 2020.Hong Kong banned...
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Joplin News & Weather
Electric school buses awarded to local districts
...that have driven both diesel and electric models actually prefer the eBuses," said Jake Kloss, Transportation Director for Cassville R-IV Schools.

And that’s the main point of the government program: Providing...
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Park Hills Daily Journal
Nevada says Tesla's possible tax breaks stay secret, for now
...month due to a nondisclosure agreement between the electric car company and a state board focused on economic development


By GABE STERN - Associated Press/Report for America

Jan 31, 2023

37 min ago
...
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KY3-TV Springfield
Recreational and medical marijuana dispensaries to get same zoning restrictions in Springfield
...ordinances to include recreational facilities. After much debate over the matter, the Springfield City Council made its decision on Tuesday to give recreational facilities the same zoning regulations as the medical...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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KBSI-TV Fox 23
United Way of Southeast Missouri paves a way for the displaced to stay warm
...that people didn’t think they could get a hotel room, and we just didn’t hear from as many as before."

From housing, education and transportation, the united way seeks to help all who need assistance.
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Construction Forum St​. Louis
St. Louis Downtown Airport Enters 2023 Prepared for Continued Growth
...and part-time jobs, according to the most recent study conducted by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).

"The diversity of operations occurring at St. Louis Downtown Airport contributes to our...
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Park Hills Daily Journal
Group makes first funding award to combat opioid epidemic
...candidates include state Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, state Auditor Mike Harmon and Somerset Mayor Alan Keck. Beshear is seeking a second term as governor.


Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All...
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Columbia Missourian   +1 other publication
Missouri Senate leader’s tweet about drag performance helped kickstart controversy
...local controversy over what Columbia Public Schools told parents about the drag entertainment at a city diversity breakfast into a state issue.


At 8:44 p.m. on Jan. 19, Rowden wrote that his "office has...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Springfield News-Leader
Springfield City Council adopts recreational marijuana regulations before Feb. 6 deadline
Andrew Sullender Springfield News-Leader


Over the sole objection of Councilman Craig Hosmer, Springfield City Council approved an ordinance bringing the city into compliance with Missouri's recently...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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WDAF-TV (FOX 4) Kansas City
End of an era: Boeing delivers last 747 jumbo jet
...employees in 1967 to a low of 38,690 in April 1971.

The "Boeing bust" was infamously marked by a billboard near the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport that read, "Will the last person leaving SEATTLE —...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Inside Columbia
Making it in Music City
...to the plate."
Farr’s debut album, Redneck Crazy, which was released in 2013, was No. 2 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and No. 5 on the Billboard Top 200. Two songs on the album, "Redneck Crazy"...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Inside Columbia
Economic Effects of a Pandemic
...having children interact."

One potential solution that Bill Turpin, associate vice chancellor of Economic Development at MU and CEO of the Missouri Innovation Center, suggests is learning pods. "Stacey and...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Inside Columbia
Addressing Columbia’s Assets
...trade schools are great options and workers skilled in the trades are desperately needed. Finally, city employees and officials need to be educated more on the struggles that business owners go through,...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Inside Columbia
A New Vision
...try to remedy that situation," Yearwood says.

As difficult as the workforce issues are to solve, Mayor Brian Treece says it’s important to keep in mind that the opposite problem — overwhelming unemployment...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Inside Columbia
Planning for Long-Term Growth
...$20,000 limit and requirements that include using some of the available resources, like Regional Economic Development Inc., to learn more about building a business plan and the financial considerations that...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Laclede County Record
State Attorney General's Office: Commission did not violate Sunshine Law
..."the Commission did not provide sufficient public notice of a proposed reduction in the commercial property tax surcharge, which appeared on the Nov. 8, 2022 election ballot." For more on this story, see Wednesday's...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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KTVI Fox 2   +2 other publications
Missouri Senate leader’s tweet about drag performance helped kick-start controversy
...local controversy over what Columbia Public Schools told parents about the drag entertainment at a city diversity breakfast into a state issue.

At 8:44 p.m. on Jan. 19, Rowden wrote that his "office has...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Columbia public works, utilities staff rally on dire employment, pay issues with city
...collective bargaining negotiations with the city. LiUNA had initial conversations with the Columbia City Council at a work session on Jan. 17, which also included representatives from the city's police and...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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KSDK
Southwest Airlines hires former St. Louis-area congressman as lobbyist
...his consulting business in 2013, previously was chair of the aviation subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure panel.


Politico said Costello's hiring represented the first new addition...
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Startland News
$2M grant expected to fuel workforce training, equity hub led by BioNexus KC, Missouri bioscience partners
...individuals into the training program and provide wrap-around services, such as support services for transportation, as needed.

"The system of support enabled through this partnership will facilitate career achievement...
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St​. Louis Construction News and Review
People On The Move In The Local Construction Industry
...manufacturing, education, healthcare, construction/real estate, professional services, hospitality, transportation and non-profit organizations among many others. They will be honored at an annual awards ceremony...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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KSHB-TV ABC Kansas City
It’s never too early to dream: City taking early steps to plan for Chiefs celebration
...Commission.

Given the fact that the Super Bowl is less than two weeks away, the ordinance’s sponsors, Mayor Quinton Lucas and Council member Kevin O’Neill, requested the item have "an accelerated effective...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Salem News MO
Recreational cannabis sales to start Feb. 6
...2022. The amendment legalizes recreational cannabis in the state of Missouri and expands the existing medical marijuana program. While the federal government still considers cannabis a schedule I controlled...
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Gladstone Dispatch
Protein processor opening in KC, bringing 583 area jobs
...markets in the U.S. for three-year job growth," states a release from the Missouri Department for Economic Development.

In the last two years, the Kansas City region has attracted food and beverage companies...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Joplin News & Weather
Can you smoke marijuana in public in Missouri? Where weed isn’t allowed
...how to consume or what to consume is the key," Lewis said Monday.

Lewis actively lobbied for legal medical marijuana use in Kansas and Missouri. He believes marijuana is not a drug, but it’s medicine that...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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Mid Rivers Newsmagazine   +1 other publication
Self-storage facility approved, to be adjacent to Fort Zumwalt Park and a subdivision
...Dec. 31 after winning election to the Missouri House; his seat will remain vacant until the April 4 municipal election.)

Prior to the vote, Herweck acknowledged and recognized StorCo owner-operator James Reed...
01/31/2023   USA USA    Online
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