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(AUDIO): Missouri’s governor rides a John Deere tractor to work

Missouri Governor Mike Parson prepares to drive a John Deere tractor to the Statehouse in Jefferson City on February 23, 2022 (file photo courtesy of the governor’s Flickr page) Jefferson City-area motorists noticed Missouri’s governor and lieutenant governor driving their John Deere tractors to work this morning. They began at the Governor’s Mansion and made their way to the Capitol …

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UPDATE: NWS says damaging wind gusts are possible today in mid-Missouri

The National Weather Service (NWS) in St. Louis says damaging wind gusts and a few short-lived tornadoes are possible today in mid-Missouri (February 22, 2023 graphic courtesy of NWS St. Louis Twitter) The National Weather Service (NWS) says more energy is forecast to be present Wednesday in mid-Missouri, and that Columbia and Jefferson City are at a slight risk of …

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(AUDIO): Missouri Secretary of State Ashcroft discusses election security issues on “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”

The Show-Me Institute is hosting a bipartisan election security panel Wednesday evening at 6 at the Country Club of Missouri in Columbia. That’s on Woodrail Avenue. Democratic Boone County clerk Brianna Lennon and St. Louis County Democratic elections director Eric Fey will be there, as will two Republicans: Greene County clerk Shane Schoeller of Willard and Kurt Bahr, who serves …

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Parson, Kehoe to address Missouri pork producers and commodity group leaders on Tuesday

Missouri Governor Mike Parson discusses agriculture during an August 17, 2022 address at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia (file photo courtesy of the governor’s Flickr page) Missouri’s governor and lieutenant governor will keynote Tuesday night’s Missouri Pork Expo in Osage Beach. Missouri Pork Association (MPA) spokeswoman Diane Slater tells 939 the Eagle that about 600 people are expected to …

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(AUDIO): Former mid-Missouri hospital employee says money was taken out of check, but company didn’t pay premiums

The former Noble and St. Mary’s Hospital in mid-Missouri’s Mexico (2022 photo courtesy of “Mexico Ledger” managing editor Mathew Pilger) A former employee of the now-closed Mexico hospital says she has thousands of dollars in medical bills that she didn’t expect. Marissa Hagedorn has a two-year-son with spina bifida. “They were taking our premiums out and taking money out …

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