Jobs, political jabs highlight Missouri's special session
Missouri News

Jobs, political jabs highlight Missouri's special session

Debate inside the Missouri Capitol and in campaign-style attack advertisements make the special legislative session look like a major political battle.

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Northeast Missouri residents voice concerns, support on state taxes
Hannibal News

Northeast Missouri residents voice concerns, support on state taxes

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens established the Committee for Simple, Fair and Low Taxes shortly after taking office in January. The series of town halls held by the committee across the state are meant to solicit feedback from taxpayers.

Police & Courts

Bowling Green man hurt in crash near Troy

A Bowling Green, Mo., man reported moderate injuries in a two-car crash Monday morning.

New Hannibal crosswalk to help businesses on South Broadway
Hannibal News

New Hannibal crosswalk to help businesses on South Broadway

Bob Heiser has owned Crescent Jewelry Company, 207 Broadway, for 63 years. Although he may not have many items that might interest tourists, Heiser has watched for years in dismay at how many people don't cross the street from Main Street.

Culver-Stockton gets $400,000 challenge grant for new dorm
Education

Culver-Stockton gets $400,000 challenge grant for new dorm

The construction of a new residence hall on the Culver-Stockton College campus received a major boost last month when the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation awarded the college a $400,000 challenge grant.

Quincy News

Secure ID efforts continue in Missouri, Illinois

Images of the Sept. 11 attacks were still on the minds of lawmakers and travelers when Congress passed the REAL ID Act in 2005. Nearly half of the states are still not fully compliant and Missouri is one of four that's ready to start work.

HLGU renovating two campus buildings this summer
Missouri News

HLGU renovating two campus buildings this summer

Two buildings on the Hannibal-LaGrange University campus are getting major face-lifts this summer. The L.A. Foster Student Center and Kleckner Hall, a women's dormitory, are the targets of the renovation work,

Memorial Lighthouse to undergo first major renovation since 1994
Hannibal News

Memorial Lighthouse to undergo first major renovation since 1994

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse will undergo a major renovation next year due to severe water damage and rotting wood, and engineering bids for structural analysis of the lighthouse will be solicited beginning in July.

Convenience store to open in downtown Hannibal after owners saw a need for one
Hannibal News

Convenience store to open in downtown Hannibal after owners saw a need for one

Downtown Hannibal has lodging, dining, retail and riverfront leisure. The one thing missing is an accessible convenience store. America's Hometown Essentials will soon remedy that problem.

Transportation

Barges strike but don't damage Champ Clark Bridge

Inspectors from the Missouri Department of Transportation said the Champ Clark Bridge was safe for traffic after it was struck by drifting barges.

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