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Rolla Police Chief Warns Of Bad Batch Of Heroin

A Missouri police chief is warning of an especially potent batch of heroin that might be to blame for six overdoses and one death in a 24-hour period recently in his town of about 20,000 residents.

05/01/2014

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Missouri University of Science and Technology Evacuated

The campus was evacuated earlier today after a gas main break.

02/26/2014

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Major Detours in Flooded Areas

MODOT announces more road closures

08/07/2013

(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Missouri to Test Slip-Resistant Road Treatment

The Missouri Department of Transportation says it will apply the “high friction surface treatment” to a pair of curves on U.S. 54 and Missouri 179 in Jefferson City.

06/10/2013

Ballwin

Hearing Today For Accused I-44 Shooter

The Highway Patrol says Sepid Salem told a passenger in his car that he “had an urge” so he pulled over near Devil’s Elbow, stepped out of his car, and fired four or five shots across the highway.

05/22/2013

Ballwin

Ballwin Man Accused Of Firing Randomly At Vehicles

59-year-old Sepid Majid Salem of Ballwin told a passenger in his car that he “had an urge” before he stopped and fired four or five shots.

03/27/2013

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Senate Approves Paycheck Protection Bill After Filibuster

“I’m to the point where I think we’re going to get this to as good of a place as we can,” Democrat Jolie Justus said, calling an end to the filibuster.

03/12/2013

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Mo. Senate Passes Bill To Allow NRA-Sponsored Gun Safety Course

The bill would also require teachers to perform a simulated intruder drill put on by local law enforcement.

02/26/2013

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Mo. Senate Committee To Consider Eliminating ‘Prevailing Wage’

The measure would eliminate the wage used by cities, counties and other government entities to pay for construction projects.

02/12/2013

Missouri Curators Approve 1.7 Percent Tuition Hike

Room and board will also rise. The increase for the 2013-14 academic year is slightly less than earlier estimates of a 2 percent boost.

01/31/2013

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