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(LISTEN): U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-St. Elizabeth) discusses federal government shutdown and Biden investigation on “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-St. Elizabeth) is optimistic that a federal government shutdown can be avoided. Congressman Luetkemeyer, whose sprawling district includes Columbia, Jefferson City, Boonville and Fulton, joined us live this morning on 939 the Eagle’s “Wake Up Mid-Missouri.” Congressman Luetkemeyer tells listeners that a shutting the government down is not an option, saying it would cost billions of …

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(LISTEN): Downtown Boonville’s sippin, strollin’, rockin’ and rollin’ event is Saturday

The Boonslick regional library in Boonville will move to this building on the Kemper campus next summer (September 2023 photo courtesy of Mary Pat Abele) Hundreds of people are expected to be in historic downtown Boonville for Saturday’s 2nd annual sippin’, strollin’, rockin’ and rollin’ event. It will feature more than a dozen breweries. Event co-chair Mary Pat Abele tells …

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Columbia commission wants to see improvements at Highway 63 and Broadway and at 63 and Paris road

Columbia’s bicycle and pedestrian commission will outline several of the state Department of Transportation’s (MoDOT) high-priority unfunded needs projects at tonight’s meeting. Two of the projects that they’ll discuss will include a $12-million project for capacity and safety improvements at Columbia’s Highway 63 and Broadway interchange, as well as $22-million for capacity and safety interchange improvements at Highway 63 and …

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Police search for missing Columbia man; last seen Tuesday

Columbia police are asking the public to help them search for a missing person. Officers said Wednesday that Craig Floyd, 31, was last seen Tuesday at around 11 a.m. Floyd is 5’10”, 145 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing denim jeans and a v-neck t-shirt, and could be driving a red Chevy Captiva with …

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(LISTEN): U.S. Rep. Mark Alford (R-Raymore) discusses possible federal government shutdown on “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”

The “Washington Post” is reporting this morning that a federal government shutdown looks more and more likely. U.S. Rep. Mark Alford (R-Raymore), whose district includes Columbia, Centralia, Hallsville and Harrisburg, is hopeful that can be avoided with a 30-day continuing resolution to keep the federal government running through October. Congressman Alford wants to see a secure border included in that …

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