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(LISTEN): Missouri Chamber of Commerce touting I-70 expansion plan

Missouri Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe speaks at the August 15, 2023 I-70 bill-signing ceremony in Columbia (file photo courtesy of Governor Mike Parson’s Flickr page) Missouri’s largest business organization is praising the state’s $2.8 billion plan to rebuild and six-lane I-70 from Wentzville to Blue Springs. Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Dan Mehan tells 939 the Eagle that …

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(LISTEN): MoDOT director credits Columbia widow for Missouri’s new hands-free law

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) director Patrick McKenna greets a MoDOT employee at the recent MoDOT day of remembrance in Jefferson City (September 21, 2023 photo courtesy of the MoDOT Flickr page) A record 520 transportation professionals, law enforcement officers and safety advocates are in Columbia for Missouri’s 2023 highway safety and traffic conference. The three-day event began Monday afternoon …

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Ribbon-cutting for southwest Columbia’s new fire station is this morning

Columbia Mayor Barbara Buffaloe, city manager De’Carlon Seewood and other dignitaries break ground on the new fire station at 6909 Scott Boulevard on September 27, 2022 (file photo courtesy of the city of Columbia’s Facebook page) Columbia officials will cut the ribbon this morning for the brand-new fire station on Scott Boulevard in fast-growing southwest Columbia. Mayor Barbara Buffaloe and …

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(LISTEN): “Missouri Times” publisher Scott Faughn discusses agriculture and legislative dress codes on “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”

Missouri’s Joint Committee on Agriculture will hold a Thursday hearing in Jefferson City on the economic impact of Missouri agriculture. They’ll also take testimony on environmental stewardship. “Missouri Times” publisher Scott Faughn joined us live on 939 the Eagle’s “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”, telling listeners that agriculture is and will always be the state’s top industry. Mr. Faughn says for every …

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UPDATE: child shot on Sunday in Columbia dies; suspect is being sought

Columbia Police are seeking second degree murder and armed criminal action charges against convicted felon Larry Brownlee, who has not been captured (2023 photos courtesy of CPD’s Facebook page) Columbia Police say the three-year-old child who was shot in the torso Sunday afternoon in north Columbia has died at an area hospital. Columbia Police are seeking second degree murder charges …

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