Man arrested for attempted bank robbery in Columbia

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COLUMBIA — Missouri State Highway Patrol and Callaway County deputies arrested a 20-year-old man for an attempted bank robbery Thursday. Columbia Police identified the suspect as River Godfrey, a 20-year-old man from Independence. CPD first responded to the Commerce Bank on Bernadette Drive Thursday morning just after 10 a.m. Investigators said […]

State names medical marijuana cultivation sites

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JEFFERSON CITY – The state named 60 approved applicants for medical marijuana cultivation facilities Thursday. The approved facilities have five days to accept the certification. The state used a ‘blind’ application scoring system to select the applicants.  “Throughout this entire process, it has been important to us to be fair […]

Sports complex improvements to be approved

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JEFFERSON CITY – The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission is set to approve plans for improvements at Optimist Sports Complex Friday morning. The complex is part of Ellis-Porter Riverside Park. It consists of three baseball fields. Plans include improvements for two of the three fields: Evening Optimist Field and […]

Federal age to buy tobacco raised to 21

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FULTON – A new federal law prohibits selling tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 years old.  Previously, the federal buying age for tobacco was 18, though several states and more than 500 cities nationwide had laws requiring the buyer to be 21.  Last week, the new age became law […]