RoundUp: fertilizer plant incentives, assault weapons ban & S.W.A.T team standoff

Ash helped obtain funds for new energy center at community college, which will save $500,000

Stakeholders in the Keokuk campus of Southeastern Community College heard Tuesday morning from the third of three candidates for president of SCC.


Murder suspect wants to wear street clothes during trial

A prisoner accused of killing a fellow inmate in Moberly more than 29 years ago wants a judge to allow him to wear street clothes during his December murder trial.


Tea Party questions fertilizer plant incentives

Deborah Thornton of the Public Interest Institute, headquartered in Mount Pleasant, said the issue with the proposed Orascom fertilizer plant near Wever shouldn't be that it is a foreign company from Egypt, but rather that companies should get equal treatment when it comes to incentives.


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What happened to Safe Routes to School project in Centerville?

The idea of constructing a six-foot wide Safe Routes to School concrete sidewalk from Lakeview Elementary to Howar Junior High School in Centerville is close to three-years old and appears in jeopardy.


Quinn proposes statewide assault weapons ban

Should the state of Illinois ban assault weapons?


Early morning S.W.A.T team standoff in Columbia

A trespasser brought officers to 3716 Rollins Road at about 8:40 p.m. Tuesday.


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