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In January the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision on the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) “net neutrality” regulations.

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The search for a new superintendent for Columbia Public Schools is almost over.

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Follow this blog for live, continuing coverage of the "Meet and Greet" event for the two finalists for the Columbia Board of Education's superintendent position.

It’s been a big couple of years for marijuana legalization efforts around the country, with states like Colorado and Washington legalizing the recreational use of cannabis.

Here in Missouri, Rep. Chris Kelly (D-Columbia) introduced a bill in January that, if passed, would create a legal framework to grow and possess marijuana in Missouri.

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The Columbia Regional Airport is adding a second daily flight to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.

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An outside auditing firm has found deficiencies in the 2011 and 2012 Randolph County budgets. Casey-Beard-Boehmer PC conducted an audit released in September on behalf of the Missouri State Auditor’s Office.

Deputy State Auditor Harry Otto said he does not anticipate how the Missouri State Auditor’s Office will assess Randolph County until the full audit is completed despite the deficiencies found by the outside CPA firm.

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The Agape Clinic in Belle is closing Tuesday and will leave hundreds of Missourians without healthcare.

Executive director Margie Lange said the clinic is closing because the legal physician she was working with sold his practice to a local hospital.

The hospital’s legal liability carrier decided to discontinue the legal collaborative practice agreement between Agape and the hospital. Lange said most of the patients Agape served are unsure what they will do for healthcare.

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  • Report released by environmental group blames farmers for failing to protect soil
  • Gov. Jay Nixon seeks to issue a disaster declaration for 22 southern Missouri counties
  • Dozens of new Mo. laws take effect Wednesday

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  • Missouri Assessment Program released annual student achievement report
  • Gov. Jay Nixon opposes $22 million in new and increased license fees
  • Kirksville City Council passes anti-discrimination policy
  • Judge OKs Patriot Coal, miners' union deal

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