• By Karen Butterfield, Missourian Staff Writer
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Union resident Peggy Piotraschke has helped the dream of the Disabled Veterans Memorial become a reality, with the single largest individual donation toward the project since fundraising began two years ago.

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  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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A combination of early warning, preparedness and cooperation were the keys for a smooth weekend for county emergency and road crews despite the “Icemageddon” that was predicted to befall the St. Louis region.

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  • By Gregg Jones, Missourian Staff Writer
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County deputies will have a larger presence in schools as an initiative to prevent peer pressure and substance abuse among teens.

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, hosted by Neighbors United - Undoing Racism along with the Social Justice Committee at East Central College has been canceled. 

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  • By Gregg Jones, Missourian Staff Writer
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Investigators have been canvassing the Moselle area searching for new information on the burned human remains found Tuesday at the Chouteau Claim river access.

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  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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The sounds of trucks and tractors filled the air Friday morning as Franklin County Highway crews readied their plows for what was shaping up to be a long weekend treating the 930 miles of roads from one end of the county to the other.

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  • By Gregg Jones, Missourian Staff Writer
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A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court alleging a conspiracy involving the Franklin County Drug Court, court officials and law enforcement officers has been dismissed at the request of the plaintiffs.

  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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On Jan. 1, Missouri became the 11th state in the country to pass Constitutional Carry, which allows residents to carry a concealed firearm without advanced training, law enforcement background checks or a permit.

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  • By Monte Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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Only a few fire helmets are on the shelves as former fire chief and state Rep. Dave Hinson settles into his home for at least the next four years as new 2nd District County Commissioner.

The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.

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The Missouri Department of Transportation has activated a camera to monitor progress on the new Highway 47 Missouri River bridge.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon joined Ameren Wednesday, Dec. 21, to announce that a 144-mile stretch of the former Rock Island rail line from Windsor to Beaufort is on track to be transferred to the state of Missouri by the end of 2017 for future development as a hiking and biking trail.

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