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Missouri’s governor will speak at April’s Swift ribbon-cutting event

Missouri Governor Mike Parson speaks at the May 24, 2021 ribbon-cutting ceremony for Swift Foods’ Moberly plant (file photo courtesy of Governor Parson’s Flickr page) Missouri’s governor will travel to Columbia for April’s ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new $185-million Swift Foods plant. Governor Mike Parson’s spokeswoman, Kelli Jones, tells 939 the Eagle that the governor plans to be on-hand for …

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Tolton boys and Southern Boone girls playing in Class 4 semifinals today

The Southern Boone Lady Eagles will play Vashon in Missouri class 4 semifinal action today (2023 photo courtesy of Southern Boone R-1 spokesman Matt Sharp) Two powerhouses are clashing Thursday afternoon in Missouri high school hoops class 4 semifinal action, when Columbia’s Fr. Tolton battles Vashon in Springfield. Tolton is 21-9, holding their last four opponents to under 40 points. …

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Mizzou spring football game moved inside due to cold weather; will be closed to public

Mizzou fans cheer on the Tigers at Faurot Field in Columbia (file photo courtesy of Mizzou athletics spokesman Ryan Koslen) Mizzou football’s spring game has been moved indoors due to incoming frigid weather, and will be closed to the general public because of space limitations. Mizzou Athletics made Wednesday’s announcement on social media, noting the spring game will be played …

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U.S. Attorney: Columbia man caught with more than 2,000 fentanyl pills

A Columbia man with a lengthy criminal history is jailed without bond this afternoon and remains in federal custody, after allegedly being caught at a Kansas City train station with 2,300 fentanyl pills. Federal prosecutors say 42-year-old Walter Antwine Moore has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Kansas City. The indictment also alleges that Moore, a convicted felon, …

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(AUDIO): Wilkerson, Costas among new Missouri Broadcasters Hall of Fame members

Bill Wilkerson is in the Mizzou Media Hall of Fame (pictured fourth from left at Memorial Stadium) A longtime Mizzou football broadcaster known for his exciting calls will be inducted into the Missouri Broadcasters Association (MBA) Hall of Fame in June. The late Bill Wilkerson handled the play-by-play for Mizzou from 1982 to 1993, and handled color commentary on the …

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