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(AUDIO): Former Missouri House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee chair Chuck Basye (R-Rocheport) appears on 939 the Eagle’s “CEO Roundtable”

Boone County Circuit Judge Brouck Jacobs ruled in late January that Columbia Public Schools (CPS) violated state statute in former State Rep. Chuck Basye’s CPS school board filing case. Judge Jacobs ordered Boone County’s clerk to add Basye’s name to the April school board ballot, which she’s done. The former Missouri House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee chair is one …

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Popular Columbia music festival changes name

A popular Columbia music festival is changing its name. Organizers from the formerly-named Roots N’ Blues festival announced on social media yesterday (thur) that the festival will now be called the Treeline Music Fest. Tickets for the newly-named event are on sale starting Friday, with the festival happening Sept. 29 thru Oct. 1 this year. The music lineup won’t be …

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Columbia man charged with burglary, more after breaking into MU building

A Columbia man is charged after allegedly ransacking a University of Missouri building. ABC 17 reports prosecutors charged 37-year old Bobby Johnson with first-degree burglary, property damage and stealing this week. Police say they responded to the MU Rock Quarry Center on Rock Quarry Road and saw several damaged ceiling tiles, as well as items missing from the fridge. They …

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Columbia College to host Black Business Expo Saturday

You can check out many different products from minority-owned businesses at a special event at Columbia College this weekend. The college is hosting its fourth-annual Black Business Expo Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the college’s Southwell Complex on Range Line Street. You can shop food, fashion, art and other services from more than 60 minority-owned businesses. The …

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Jefferson City state rep on sports betting bill

A Jefferson City state rep says Missouri needs to take advantage of sports gambling. Dave Griffith says that people are having to travel to bordering states to place wagers on sports. “[People are] going across into Kansas and betting, or going across into Illinois and betting, or Iowa, we’re losing out on revenue,” said Griffith on Wake Up Mid-Missouri. “We’re …

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