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Month: July 2014

Two people injured in accidents at fair

Two people were injured in three accidents during this week’s Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair. Cole County EMS Supervisor Kevin Wieberg told ABC 17 News one rider was injured during Monday’s Motocross event. The rider was taken to a Columbia hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Wieberg said two vehicles rolled over during Tuesday’s Mud

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Traffic stop turns into search

Law enforcement in Columbia searched for two people following a traffic stop Thursday morning. The search was focused on the area of East Broadway near the Broadway Shops. Police have not released the names of the two people yet or for what reason they were stopped. More information is expected to be made available later

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Wright calling for lobbyist ban

Rep. John Wright of Columbia held a town hall meeting Wednesday night the Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia. He continued to call for tighter rules and regulations to govern lobbyist gift practices. Last year state legislators accepted nearly $1 million in personal gifts. Wright plans to hold several town hall style meetings to discuss

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Bipartisan bill announced to help curb sexual assaults on campus

The University of Missouri and other universities around the country could soon be facing stricter regulations on how campus sexual assaults are handled. Wednesday, Missouri senator Claire McCaskill along with six other senators introduced the campus accountability and safety act. It’s a bipartisan bill that includes recommendations from a white house task force appointed earlier

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