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State curbs boat speeds on high waters at Lake of the Ozarks

Temporary ban will stay in place as long as lake levels are way up

Lake of the Ozarks visitors also shouldn’t count on water skiing, or ride jet skis or do anything else that causes a wake — because the Missouri Highway Patrol’s Water Division has ordered a Lake-wide No Wake zone, thanks to the high water levels.

Moniteau County has almost perfect bus safety record

Moniteau County fell one bus short of having a perfect school bus safety inspection report this spring for all six public school districts based in the county.

Auditor names 2 top staff members

New Auditor Nicole Galloway announced the appointment of two stop staffers to her new administration.

Has Welch served enough time

Has Larry Gene Welch served enough time in prison that he should be released before the end of his original sentences?

Audit chastises MoDOT

Agency accused of misspending millions meant for road work

State Transportation officials disagree strongly with a state auditor's report that MoDOT may have violated the state Constitution in some of its spending.

Auditor questions AG financial procedures

Audit report includes comments on conflicts of interest and campaign donations

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Auto dealers sue Revenue department over Tesla 'dealer' license

Osage Industries of Linn and 380 Missouri auto dealers sue over Revenue department's granting dealer license to electric car maker.

Welch will stay in prison, for now

The Missouri Supreme Court on Monday issued an order to keep Welch in prison until at least Jan. 23.

Holiday Gospel concert proclaims Christian story

Tenor Ernie Haase has been singing Southern Gospel for a long time — over half his life. And he’ll celebrate his 50th birthday Friday, by singing in Jefferson City.

Green blocks state Common Core payments

Temporary restraining order effective only 15 days from Nov. 25

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