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(LISTEN): Missouri congressman expects much more growth near Columbia’s “food corridor”

A west-central Missouri congressman who represents much of Columbia on Capitol Hill is praising the new $200-million Swift Foods plant on Route B, which is still hiring. U.S. Rep. Mark Alford (R-Raymore), who serves on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, attended the bipartisan April ribbon-cutting ceremony at the massive 325-thousand square feet plant. Congressman Alford notes it’s on busy Route …

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Former Montgomery County judge and prosecutor will be newest Missouri Supreme Court justice

Missouri Governor Mike Parson (left) announced the appointment of Judge Kelly Broniec to the Missouri Supreme Court during a Statehouse press conference in Jefferson City on September 12, 2023 (photo courtesy of the governor’s Flickr page) A familiar name in mid-Missouri will be the newest Missouri Supreme Court judge. Governor Mike Parson announced his selection of Judge Kelly Broniec during …

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Missouri troopers: mid-Missouri paraglider who struck power lines sustains minor injuries

Missouri state troopers say a paraglider pilot suffered minor injuries after Sunday evening’s crash in Fortuna (September 10, 2023 photo courtesy of the Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop F’s website) The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will be sending a representative to mid-Missouri’s Fortuna this morning, after Sunday evening’s paraglider crash in Morgan County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol tweeted last …

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Columbia holding two 9-11 events this morning

Mizzou’s Columns on its Columbia campus (2022 file photo courtesy of MU News Bureau senior editor Sara Diedrich) You have two opportunities this morning in Columbia to attend Patriot Day ceremonies to remember the lives lost in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in New York City, Washington and Pennsylvania. Today is the 22nd anniversary of the attacks, which killed …

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(LISTEN): Missouri GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring) appears on “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”

State Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring), who chairs the Missouri Senate Veterans, Military Affairs and Pensions Committee, has formally kicked off his GOP gubernatorial campaign. Senator Eigel joined us live on 939 the Eagle’s “Wake Up Mid-Missouri, telling listeners that there were more than 1,000 people at Friday’s campaign kickoff event in St. Charles County. Senator Eigel says it’s time …

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