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CVS employees protesting ‘brutal work environment’ with walkouts across Missouri; another planned for Wednesday

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) CVS Pharmacy employees across Missouri are protesting what they are calling “poor working conditions and sub-par Regional leadership”.  ABC 17 News spoke with six employees of CVS, four of which work at a Mid-Missouri CVS locations. All six wished to remain anonymous due to the possibility of retaliation. The first walkouts began

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‘We’ve never seen our ponds so low’: WHIP+ reintroduced to address crop losses from drought

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Rep. Mark Alford (R-Raytown) introduced a $8.5 billion bill last week to reauthorize WHIP+, or Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program-Plus. The bill would allow farmers to recoup money for crops that were lost due to ongoing drought conditions that continue to impact the state. The program provided payments to producers in 2018

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Woman charged, allegedly found with more than 1.5 pounds of meth

MILLERSBURG, Mo. (KMIZ) A Columbia woman was charged and arrested after a Callaway County Sheriff’s deputy allegedly found her with about 1.6 pounds of methamphetamine in her car early Friday. Lori Michelle Williams, 50, was charged with second-degree drug trafficking, possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to drive within

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Audrain County teenager charged with DWI after crashing vehicle during chase with Callaway deputies

CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ) A Mexico, Missouri, teenager has been charged after allegedly leading Callaway County deputies on a high-speed chase on Saturday and crashing his mom’s car. Blake Lewis Mason, 18, was charged this weekend with resisting arrest by fleeing and driving while intoxicated – having a person younger than 17 years old in

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