• By Joe Barker, Missourian Staff Writer
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Following the school shooting Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 people dead, Washington police reported an increase in calls about possible school shootings.

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens remains defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicted him for felony invasion of privacy, alleging the Republican took a compromising photo of a woman during an extramarital affair the year before h…

  • By Karen Butterfield, Union Missourian Editor
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Superintendent Dr. Steve Weinhold told administrators, teachers and parents packed into the Union High School board room Thursday that Proposition Wildcats would alleviate overcrowding in the district.

Franklin County clerk and election authority Debbie Door has announced that she will utilize the “random drawing” process on the first day of candidate filing for county offices to be nominated at the primary election to be held on Aug. 7, 2018.  

  • By Joe Barker, Missourian Staff Writer
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Weather in Washington has warmed up in recent days, but that doesn’t mean crews will be working on the Rotary Riverfront Trail expansion.

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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When Pacific resident Mike O’Rourke learned in 2011 that Scott Cooksey, a wounded veteran, needed a van adapted so he could drive with his hands, he knew he had to do something.

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  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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As flu cases inch closer to 3,000, the threat of running out of kits to test for the illness is becoming more of a reality each week.

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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A Pacific resident who recently made her ninth trip to Australia says she has gotten accustomed to seeing kangaroos bounding along the roadside, but still loses her breath at the sight of a flock of white crested cockatoos.

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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After leaving the city building department only to return two previous times in 17 years, Bill Davis, deputy code official, says retirement is a sure-fire thing this time around.

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  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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After the tragic killing of 17 people at a school in Florida on Valentine’s Day, some lawmakers representing Franklin County in the state Legislature were asked if tougher gun laws should be considered, especially on the AR-15 rifles.

Mark Noelke and Sunshine Hommes from Altemueller Jewelry, Washington, recently attended the 2018 Retail Jewelers Organization (RJO) Winter Buying Show in Savannah, Ga.

The Missionaries of Fatima will hold a free community meal Tuesday Feb. 20, at the KC Hall in St. Clair starting at 5 p.m. The Missionaries of Fatima hold free dinners every third Tuesday of the month. The event is open to the community. The KC Hall is located at 204 S. Commercial Avenue in …