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CPD: FUSUS does not identify people based on race

Columbia Police say there is no attempt by the city to add cameras for the purpose of general surveillance. CPD representatives delivered a four-page report to the city council on Monday evening about FUSUS, which is a platform that allows citizens to decide if and how they participate. Columbia Police say cameras and camera systems that are privately owned are …

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Missouri’s Blunt hopeful about cure for Alzheimer’s; thankful for NIH building designation

U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) speaks at the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) dedication ceremony for the Roy Blunt Center for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Building on September 22, 2022 (file photo courtesy of Senator Blunt’s Flickr page) Missouri’s retiring senator has helped secure seven straight funding increases for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which has more than quintupled …

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(AUDIO): West-central Missouri GOP congressional candidate Mark Alford appears live on 939 the Eagle’s “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”

West-central Missouri GOP congressional candidate Mark Alford is predicting that Republicans will retake control of the U.S. House and U.S. Senate in November. Mr. Alford is the GOP nominee in the new fourth congressional district, which includes parts of Columbia, Centralia, Hallsville, Sedalia, Harrisonville and Lamar. Alford joined us live on 939 the Eagle’s “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”, telling listeners that …

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Art display raises awareness about needs of residents in Columbia’s Paquin Tower

More examples of the art work displayed at the October 14, 2022 “Talent at the Tower” event at Paquin (photo from 939 the Eagle’s Brian Hauswirth) Residents of Columbia’s Paquin Tower are thanking the community for turning out for their Friday evening art display. Dozens of people turned out, along with churches and a string quartet from Columbia’s Alive in …

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November sentencing date set for Columbia kidnapping and rape suspect

35-year-old Raymond Williams has been convicted in Boone County of kidnapping, rape, sodomy and two other felonies(undated jail photo courtesy of the Boone County Sheriff’s Department website) A man convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend in Columbia in 2019 faces a potential life prison sentence. Boone County Circuit Judge Jeff Harris has scheduled a November 3 sentencing date …

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