The age of driverless cars is upon us. Not far behind is a new age for trucking with driverless trucks. That’s the word from Karen E. Thuermer, who wrote an article for Area Development magazine titled “A New Age for Trucking.”

The University of Missouri System President Mun Choi has commented on a study made by a private firm on the economic impact the university has on the state.

Downtown Washington is jumping this weekend with a variety of events that have a wide appeal. Officially it’s the three-day Washmo BBQ, Bikes & Blues event, along with Grace’s Place Vintage Market, Washington Art Walk and a pop-up art gallery at Neighborhood Reads Bookstore.

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All the blame for the horrific shooting of 17 students at a high school in Parkland, Fla., are focused on availability of the gun and the mental health of the shooter.  


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Putting a sunset clause on funding for personnel and salaries is normally not a common practice. Half of Proposition P will establish competitive salary, increased services, retention and hiring of personnel for all commissioned police officers in Franklin County, both city and county. The other half of the tax will fund the construction of the jail along with upgrading and expanding Franklin County communications.  


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