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Month: January 2016

University of Missouri retiree insurance program under review

Interim UM System President Michael Middleton released a video Friday concerning the retiree insurance program. Middleton says the university has been reviewing the program and found the retiree insurance costs are escalating and the current program is unsustainable into the future. The Total Rewards Advisory Committee submitted a report and recommendation to UM leaders regard

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Columbia fixes accessibility issue

A Columbia mom is relieved, knowing her daughter, who is in a wheelchair, is out of harm’s way. This comes after she claims the Columbia para-transit bus has, at times, dropped her daughter off in the street. “Very dangerous, very dangerous, because of the traffic coming in and out,” said Maxine Lambert-Hollend. The para-transit bus

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Veteran laid to rest

War veteran, Jeffrey Lopardo of Jonesburg, MO passed away on December 13, 2015. Since then, no one has come to claim him as a blood relative. However, he was fortunate enough to have been a part of a loving community of other military veterans. After service arrangements were made at the Millard Funeral Home off

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MU student president-elect resigns

The University of Missouri’s Students Association met Wednesday night at its normal time. However, several resignations would soon follow. During the meeting, presidential-elect, Haden Gomez resigned over students’ concerns about his and vice-president elect, Christopher Hanner’s, leadership abilities. Several screenshots of messages from the GroupMe application showed Gomez and Hanner knowingly committed several campaign infractions

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