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December graduate Karla Ramirez develops passion in communication technology

After developing an interest in communications technology while serving with the United States Marine Corps as a Electronic Key Management Systems Supervisor, Joint Undergraduate Engineering student Karla Ramirez will graduate with a BS in electrical engineering on Saturday. Karla Ramirez joined the United States Marine Corps out of high school in 2005 and spent four

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Dec. 13: Women’s Health

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 126, which creates the “Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act.” This issue could be revisited during the 2020 legislative session, which will start on Jan. 8. Original Source

Sen. Mike Bernskoetter’s Legislative Column for the Week of Dec. 9, 2019

Ceres Returning to the Capitol As many of us have noticed, an important part of Jefferson City’s skyline has been hidden behind white tarps and scaffolding for over a year. While the State Capitol is under wraps, there is no secret to what’s going on. Currently, our State Capitol is the focus of a major

Governor Parson Makes Four Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions, Fills One County Office Vacancy

Governor Parson Makes Four Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions, Fills One County Office Vacancy Katy.Alexander Fri, 12/13/2019 – 16:46 December 13, 2019 Jefferson City Today, Governor Mike Parson announced four appointments to various boards and commissions and filled one county office vacancy.   Charles Atwell, of Kansas City, was appointed to the Public Defender Commission.

Sen. Bill White’s Capitol Report for the Week of Dec. 9, 2019

December 2 marked the first day lawmakers could pre-file legislation for the 2020 legislative session. Following the first few days of pre-filing, senators had already submitted more than 250 Senate Bills more than 20 Senate joint resolutions. Original Source

MEDIA ADVISORY

MEDIA ADVISORY Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/13/2019 – 13:30 JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Department of Transportation and the University of Missouri System will hold a joint ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 17, to announce the formation of the Missouri Center for Transportation Innovation. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be held at the

Missouri Releases Building Level Per-Pupil Expenditures

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) announces that Building Level Per-Pupil Expenditure information is available for the first time on a Missouri school district’s 2019 Annual Report Card. This change is part of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and its focus on ensuring equitable resources and opportunities for every student

Planned Road Work for Northwest Missouri, Dec. 16 – 22

Planned Road Work for Northwest Missouri, Dec. 16 – 22 Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/13/2019 – 13:10 ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in the Northwest Missouri region for the week of Dec. 16 – 22. Though not

Sealing Work Scheduled for Stadium Boulevard in Columbia

Sealing Work Scheduled for Stadium Boulevard in Columbia Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/13/2019 – 12:50 COLUMBIA – Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will begin sealing cracks in the concrete along Route 740 (Stadium Boulevard) in Columbia next week. The work will close one lane of Stadium Boulevard in each direction, between U.S. Route 63

Road Work for Mid-Missouri

Road Work for Mid-Missouri Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/13/2019 – 12:50 December 16 – 27, 2019 The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the mid-Missouri area for the two-week period of December 16 – December 27, 2019. Scheduled projects will not take place on Wednesday, December 25 due to the

Repair Work Scheduled for Interstate 44 in Phelps County

Repair Work Scheduled for Interstate 44 in Phelps County Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/13/2019 – 12:30 PHELPS COUNTY – Pavement repair and pothole patching will close lanes along Interstate 44 on both sides of Rolla next week.Crews will repair pavement along the westbound lanes between mile marker 173 and mile marker 174.5 east of the

Winter weather possible this weekend

Winter weather possible this weekend Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/13/2019 – 12:20 JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Department of Transportation workers will be out treating roads and bridges in advance of a potential winter storm this weekend. Precipitation starting as early as Saturday will move across the state and continue through Monday. The event has the

GM Investing $1.5 Billion in Next Generation Mid-Size Trucks to be Built at Wentzville Plant, Retaining 4,000 jobs

GM Investing $1.5 Billion in Next Generation Mid-Size Trucks to be Built at Wentzville Plant, Retaining 4,000 jobs swobos1 Fri, 12/13/2019 – 11:18 December 13, 2019 Jefferson City Today, Governor Mike Parson joined General Motors (GM) leadership, government officials, and community partners for the announcement of GM’s decision to invest $1.5 billion and retain nearly

Routine Inspection of Pedestrian Bridge to Impact Route 163 in Columbia

Routine Inspection of Pedestrian Bridge to Impact Route 163 in Columbia Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/13/2019 – 10:20 COLUMBIA – A routine inspection of the pedestrian bridge over Missouri Route 163 (Providence Road) in Columbia will result in the closure of lane in each direction. The lanes on Route 163 will be closed south of

Chip Seal Projects Awarded for Routes in Lewis County

Chip Seal Projects Awarded for Routes in Lewis County Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/13/2019 – 10:00 MACON – The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission recently awarded a contract to W.L. Miller, of Hamilton, Illinois, for chip seal projects in Lewis County in the amount of $790,384. The projects are as follows: Missouri Route 16 –

$500,000 Scratchers Ticket Sold In Moscow Mills

Steven Fuller of Troy said he has probably been playing the Missouri Lottery Scratchers game “100 Times Lucky” since it first launched in 2017. While he has had good luck with the ticket, he never imagined he would one day purchase one of the game’s $500,000 top prize winners — which is exactly what happened

Luck Hands Imperial Man $1 Million Scratchers Win

James Dane of Imperial had once run into a man who had won a $10 million Missouri Lottery Scratchers prize. When asked about his method of play, Dane said the man told him that he always purchased two tickets at a time. As luck would have it, this method would mean a $1 million win

Projects Awarded for Routes in Adair, Knox, Macon, Linn and Sullivan County

Projects Awarded for Routes in Adair, Knox, Macon, Linn and Sullivan County Visitor (not verified) Fri, 12/13/2019 – 09:50 MACON – The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission recently awarded a contract to W.L. Miller, of Hamilton, Illinois, for projects in Adair, Knox, Macon, Linn and Sullivan County in the amount of $4,970.996. The projects are