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11/14/2014

Energy Commission looking closely at plastic bag ban

Energy Commission looking closely at plastic bag ban

Posted 2:15 PM 11/14/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Reporter

 COLUMBIA - The ban on single-use plastic bags in Columbia is continuing to be researched. 

The Energy Use, Efficiency and Conservation subcommittee met Thursday night.

Members looked at other ordinances in other communities to help determine the effect it would have (More)...

11/10/2014

Messy, stinky road kill makes clean up tough duty for road crews

Messy, stinky road kill makes clean up tough duty for road crews

Posted 1:34 PM 11/10/2014 by Caleb O’Brien, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Mike Rutter did not seem thrilled. In the year he's been with the Missouri Department of Transportation, he usually works on road signs - Boone County alone has about 10,000 signs that need to be maintained, updated and repaired, he said.

But that morning he was to discharge one (More)...

Hearing kicks off Monday for Grain Belt Express Clean Line

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