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At least 28 Tolton students to spend Monday cleaning up fire-damaged Wooldridge

Missouri Governor Mike Parson briefs reporters and residents in front of the fire-damaged Wooldridge church on October 26, 2022 (file photo courtesy of the Governor’s Facebook page) More than two dozen students at Columbia’s Tolton Catholic high school will travel to rural Wooldridge on Monday morning to help clean up the fire-damaged community. An October wildlife destroyed at least 23 …

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Columbia city council set to vote on camera system proposal

Columbia’s Downtown Leadership Council (DLC) is supporting the purchase and implementation of the FUSUS real-time software platform. The city council is scheduled to vote Monday evening on FUSUS, which is a software platform for law enforcement that allows police to access any public or business-linked camera asset in real-time and review camera footage. Columbia Police say FUSUS provides a real-time …

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Columbia’s $9-million Highway 63 and Grindstone upgrade is moving forward

This is the view of eastbound Grindstone Parkway in Columbia, at the Highway 63 interchange (2022 file photo courtesy of MoDOT’s Adam Pulley) A $9-million plan to upgrade south Columbia’s heavily-congested Highway 63 and Grindstone interchange is moving a step closer. Columbia’s city council will first-read an agreement with state transportation officials during Monday night’s meeting. The state Department of …

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Cleanup starting in central Missouri’s Wooldridge, following massive fire

Missouri Governor Mike Parson and U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Harrisonville) brief reporters and Wooldridge residents in front of the fire-damaged church on October 26, 2022 (file photo courtesy of the governor’s Facebook page) A state lawmaker who represents mid-Missouri’s Wooldridge says a new nonprofit has been created to focus on cleaning up and clearing downtown Wooldridge, following October’s devastating fire. State …

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