• By Susan Miller, Missourian Staff Writer
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The Franklin County Area United Way will recognize its Top 30 corporate donors, leadership-level givers and volunteers in the 2016 campaign at a victory celebration Tuesday, Dec. 6.

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Highway 50 has reopened following this crash at Independence Drive that occurred after 10 a.m. Monday. There were three vehicles involved. Check back to emissourian.com for information as it becomes available. See a complete story in the Wednesday Missourian. 

The Union Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Service Awards, which include a new recognition this year — the Golden Achievement Award.

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  • By Karen Butterfield, Missourian Staff Writer
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It was the dog days of summer — mid-August, the time in which summer fun is mostly over and families are getting ready to send students back to school.

  • By Karen Butterfield, Missourian Staff Writer
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Union School Board members received an in-depth analysis of the district’s Missouri School Improvement Program 5 (MSIP) 5 Annual Performance Report (APR) score at the November board meeting.

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  • By Gregg Jones, Union Missourian Editor
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The Union Police Department is now fully staffed following a series of retirements and hiring of new officers.

  • By Gregg Jones, Union Missourian Editor
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There is not expected to be any long-term impact from Saturday’s gasoline leak south of Gerald that released more than 250 barrels of fuel.

The November supermoon, set to peak Monday, Nov. 14, is the closest full moon to Earth since 1948, according to  National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The next supermoon of this size won't be seen on Earth until 2034. 

  • By Karen Butterfield, Missourian Staff Writer
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The Union School District scored 80 percent on its Annual Performance Report (APR) released this week by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

  • By Karen Butterfield, Missourian Staff Writer
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The Union School District was “rich with opportunities for educators at all levels to grow and learn professionally,” during the 2015-16 school year, said Dr. Justin Tarte, executive director of HR and Learning.

  • By Gregg Jones, Union Missourian Editor
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Union residents shouldn’t be concerned of fluctuations in water pressure, or possible chlorine tastes and odors, in the city drinking water.

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A Franklin County woman skipped a court appearance, stole a pickup truck and led sheriff’s deputies on a chase before finally surrendering after a standoff Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

  • By Gregg Jones, Union Missourian Editor
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Two major health insurance carriers have exited from a state health insurance program, which may leave some low-income families and individuals in the area without coverage.

  • By Karen Butterfield, Missourian Staff Writer
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The number of families served by the Union School District’s Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program was up 22 percent in 2015-16 over the previous school year.

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  • By Gregg Jones, Union Missourian Editor
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Four Union firefighters last week returned from the southeast after aiding flood-ravaged victims of Hurricane Matthew as part of a federal rescue team.

  • By Karen Butterfield, Missourian Staff Writer
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The Union School District has implemented a curriculum coordinating council to help coordinate and communicate curriculum efforts and programs district-wide.

The Franklin County Narcotics Enforcement Unit, Foundations for Franklin County, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 12th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted …

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