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Month: April 2014

Columbia Police enforce safe driving

Columbia Police are trying to enforce safe driving due to what they’re calling a continued problem with unlicensed, revoked, suspended, and uninsured drivers. Police will be conducting a safety checkpoint in Columbia between May 5 and May 11 to address these problems, and enforce seatbelt laws. In a news release, police said the checkpoint location

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Missouri Task Force 1 returns home

Three members of Missouri Task Force One who were deployed to Arkansasearlier this week will return home Wednesday. The 3 members were requested Sunday night following devastating tornadoes north of Little, Rock, Arkansas. The members were assigned as a part of the Incident Support Team (IST) in multiple roles. Texas Task Force 1 and the

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Missouri welcomes back Kim Anderson

The University of Missouri held a news conference to introduce new Men’s Basketball Coach Kim Anderson. The MU Board of Curators made the announcement on Anderson’s hire Monday. Anderson started by thanking his family at the University of Central Missouri, stating, “I am Missouri through and through.” Anderson addressed critics by acknowledging his age, “all

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3 plead guilty to heroin trafficking

Three men pleaded guilty before a federal judge over the last week to conspiring in heroin trafficking in Columbia. 34-year-old Toney Antwane Jones, 31-year-old Gregory Lamont Townsend, and 36-year-old Terrell Deandre Williams all appeared in court for the same charge. Jones and Townsend are both from Columbia; and Williams from St. Louis. According to court

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