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Housing and Community Development Commission reviews requests for 2024 funds

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The Columbia Housing and Community Development Commission met Wednesday to start the decision process of where 2024 funds will go. Representatives from other community housing groups also joined the meeting at City Hall. The commission heard proposals from 11 organizations during the meeting. Projects were presented to the commission including a request

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Semi-truck driver dead after train derailment in Monroe County

MONROE COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ) The 65-year-old driver semi-truck driver who crashed into a train in Monroe County died, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. A train and tractor-trailer crashed Sunday afternoon in Monroe County, Monroe County Joint Communications confirmed. According to the crash report, Russell Minnis of Higbee was confirmed dead around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Columbia City Council to approve marijuana sales taxes

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) During Monday’s Columbia City Council meeting, the city could move closer to implementing a 3% sales tax on recreational marijuana in Columbia. Missouri residents voted to pass the legalization of recreational marijuana in November. It’s been almost three months since recreational marijuana was made legally available to Missouri residents over 21. Alongside

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