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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


Energy prices could spike with heavier EPA regulation of coal

Posted 3:58 PM 10/7/2014 by Tiege Dooley-Panko, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - No matter the outcome of an EPA ruling in December, energy prices are expected to increase for consumers across the country.

"The consumer will be affected because any measures taken to decommission a coal ash pond or change the way the coal ash is handled, we'll see an (More)...

Precious goods go to waste without recycling options


Citizen Jane Film Festival sees growth, still lags behind others

Posted 2:35 PM 11/7/2014 by Genevieve Reaume and Hannah Shaw, KOMU 8 Reporters

COLUMBIA -- The seventh annual Citizen Jane Film Festival began Thursday on the Stephens College campus.

While the annual event has seen continued growth over the last few years, women's centered film festival still lags behind both Roots N Blues N BBQ and the True False Film Festival in (More)...

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