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Missouri House OKs plan for $242M for unexpected bills

Missouri House OKs plan for $242M for unexpected bills

Posted 10:23 AM 3/29/2017 by The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The Missouri House has passed a proposal to spend roughly $242 million more than planned this fiscal year to pay for unexpected expenses.

House members voted 139-10 in favor of the bill Wednesday. The measure now needs Senate approval.

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Local reaction to lawmakers axing FCC privacy law

Local reaction to lawmakers axing FCC privacy law

Posted 9:59 PM 3/28/2017 by Madeline McClain, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The U.S. House voted to repeal a set of Obama-era consumer protection rules Tuesday. The move lets Internet providers collect and sell peoples' personal information, web habits, location information, and health data.

The original bill, expanded privacy rules and was adopted (More)

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Columbia hazardous waste facility prepares for yearly opening

Columbia hazardous waste facility prepares for yearly opening

Posted 6:22 AM 3/29/2017 by Shaletta Norwood, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA- Columbia Solid Waste Utilities will open its Hazardous Household Waste Facility Saturday. 

Columbia residents can drop off their hazardous items to the facility from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. every first and third Saturday of the month from April through November. 

The (More)

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Federal prosecutors allege 2 men kidnapped, killed man

Federal prosecutors allege 2 men kidnapped, killed man

Posted 5:49 PM 3/28/2017 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — Federal prosecutors allege that two Kansas City men killed a man after kidnapping him and attempting to use his debit card.

The U.S. attorney's office said 25-year-old Raynal King and 22-year-old Howard Ross III were charged in a six-count superseding indictment (More)

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