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Boater Awarded 15 Million In Explosion

15 Million dollars. That is the amount determined by the jury set to go to a man who had his whole life flash in front of his eyes 4 ½ years ago. A jury trial has been underway regarding the case of Donald Black, who back in July of 2010, was fueling his 2000 Baja Special at the then Horny Toad Marina, now Camden on the Lake, and when he went to fire the engines, it exploded … [Read More]

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Day Before Thanksgiving Busiest Traveling Day

Today (wed) is one of the busiest travel days of the year as Americans try and get a head start on the holiday traffic. According to trip advisor’s annual thanksgiving travel survey, 25% of us will be traveling today with 60% driving and 35% flying. According … [Read More]

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Blood Drive At Camden Courthouse Wednesday

Thanksgiving is about being thankful but it’s also an opportunity to give. And according to Chris Pilgrim, marketing manager with the community blood center of the Ozarks, one of the things that needs to be given is blood. Pilgrim says more information … [Read More]

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PSC Opens Applications On Ameren Case

Ameren Missouri has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to adjust the energy efficiency investment charge that appears on monthly electric bills. Ameren wants to adjust customer rates due to changes in its energy efficiency … [Read More]

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Callaway Nuclear Plant Back In Operation

Refueling and maintenance activities at Ameren Missouri’s Callaway energy center have been completed and the 1,190 megawatt nuclear energy plant is now back in service. This was the 20th planned refueling and maintenance outage for Callaway which celebrates … [Read More]

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Attempted Armed Robbery In Osage Beach

Osage Beach Police continue to search for an attempted armed robbery suspect who struck the La Tapatia Mexican Restaurant on the 5800 Block of Osage Beach Parkway on Tuesday Afternoon. Sergeant Arlyne Page describes the individual Page says the … [Read More]

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Sunrise Fire District Continues To Grow

The Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District is continuing to grow and meet the challenges of the day to day in the district. According to Fire Chief Dennis Reilly, the fire department has been working on building an Ebola response team set to take care of any … [Read More]

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Gravois Fire Saves Mobile Home

The Gravois Fire Protection District is beyond joyful after saving a home from being destroyed by a fire. Early last week firefighters went to a mobile home that had flames coming through the roof and smoke bellowing out of both eaves. Firefighters attacked … [Read More]

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Draper Resigns From LOCLG

The Lake of the Ozarks council of local Governments regional planner has resigned from his position. Andy Draper resigned on Friday after a little more than a year on the job and plans to return to the St. Louis area. While the search for draper’s replacement … [Read More]

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Man Arrested For Child Molestation In Laclede County

A Laclede County man wanted on child molestation charges has been arrested. 51 year old Mark Lavern Jackson was taken into custody over the weekend and is facing three counts of child molestation which is a class “B” felony. Police allege he had sexual contact … [Read More]

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Bridge Repairs In Richland Discussed

Work is slated to begin next year to rehabilitate the route “A” bridge over Boer creek near Richland. MODOT area engineer Bob Lynch says they’re looking to replace the deck over the bridge. Lynch says route “A” will be closed while the project is being … [Read More]