UCM TRIO program receives $1.5 million grant

UCM TRIO program receives $1.5 million grant

By BETHANY SHERROW Assistant News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — During the next five years, UCM’s TRIO-Student Support Services program will benefit from a federal grant. Chris Beggs, director of TRIO-SSS, said the program will be using nearly $340,000 each year to provide services to 210 students. The…

EPA knew of ‘blowout’ risk for tainted water at gold mine

By MICHAEL BIESECKER and MATTHEW BROWN (WASHINGTON, AP) — U.S. officials knew of the potential for a catastrophic “blowout” of poisonous wastewater from an inactive gold mine, yet appeared to have only a cursory plan to deal with such an event when a government cleanup team triggered a 3-million-gallon…

Racial identity of activist questioned but does it matter?

By SCOTT STROUD and PHILLIP LUCAS (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Questions about the racial identity of a well-known activist in the “Black Lives Matter” movement have stirred controversy and drawn a blistering response. But the central question remains: Does his race matter? Shaun King, a blogger who identifies as black…

New Muslim center expected to open in Columbia next summer

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — A new Muslim school and community center is expected to open by June 2016…

Trial underway for man accused of killing 3 at Jewish sites

(OLATHE, Kan., AP) — A trial is underway for a Missouri white supremacist accused of killing three people…

Mold found in Fraternity Complex

by Steven Spears News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Students looking forward to living in the Fraternity Complex…

Charges filed after crash near elementary school

Charges filed after crash near elementary school

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — A Warrensburg man faces two felony charges after fleeing…

Missouri Supreme Court rules on traffic-camera challenges

By SUMMER BALLENTINE (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that there are constitutional…

St. Louis judges plan sculpture to honor slaves

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Judges in St. Louis are seeking a sculpture to honor the roughly 400 slaves…

Suspect dies after jumping from police car

(OVERLAND, Mo., AP) — An investigation is under way after a suspect jumped from a suburban St. Louis…

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