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7/16/2014

Public comment period on new deer regulations begins

Public comment period on new deer regulations begins

Posted 9:33 AM 7/16/2014 by Jeffrey Militzer, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY – A public comment period for new proposed regulations on deer breeding and facilities started Wednesday.  

The proposed regulations would ban importation of white-tailed deer, mule deer and their hybrids coming from outside Missouri. It would require new deer (More)...

7/17/2014

Missouri health researches to study creek fallout

Missouri health researches to study creek fallout

Posted 6:59 AM 7/17/2014 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis County health officials say they will hire researchers to study illness rates among residents near a creek that was contaminated decades ago by nuclear waste.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the St. Louis County Health Department will hire three researchers (More)...

Columbia lakes will open earlier for morning anglers

Agronomist claims drones could revolutionize agriculture

7/18/2014

Bridgeton to allow bow hunting of deer

Bridgeton to allow bow hunting of deer

Posted 5:19 PM 7/18/2014 by The Associated Press

BRIDGETON (AP) - The Bridgeton City Council has agreed to allow longbow hunting in an effort to thin the growing deer population in the St. Louis County town.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the city council voted 5-3 Wednesday to (More)...

7/19/2014

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park hosts cave tours, bat viewing

Posted 10:10 AM 7/19/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Rock Bridge Memorial State Park's weekly Connor's Cave Tours continued this weekend with a special viewing of bats flying out of Devil's Icebox Saturday evening.

The community is invited to watch endangered gray bats fly out of Devil's Icebox Saturday evening from 7:30 to 10:30. (More)...

Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop explores food for the future

7/21/2014

Springfield receives energy from solar farm

Springfield receives energy from solar farm

Posted 7:22 AM 7/21/2014 by The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD (AP) - City Utilities in Springfield has begun receiving some power from a solar farm in Greene County.

The utility's spokesman, Joel Alexander, says the solar farm northeast of Springfield began producing power on June 26, and a formal dedication is planned for August.

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7/22/2014

Nixon tours Iowa ethanol plant

Nixon tours Iowa ethanol plant

Posted 1:03 PM 7/22/2014 by The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon traveled to Iowa to get a personal look at the latest methods in ethanol production.

Nixon took the state plane Tuesday to tour a cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa. He was accompanied by the Missouri agriculture and economic (More)...

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