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Missouri Heroes to Hives sign-up open through February

University of Missouri Extension is taking applications from veterans for the third year of the Missouri Heroes to Hives program.
The free program trains veterans in beekeeping while also addressing their mental and physical wellness, said MU Extension agronomist Travis Harper.

Hess reports on potential minimum teacher salary

            Steelville School District Superintendent Chris Hess provided information to the school board for its January 19 meeting about a potential state mandate to increase minimum teacher salaries to $38,000 annually.

Mayor explains marijuana ballot measures

            There will be two sales tax questions regarding the sale of marijuana to be decided by voters during the April 4 general election. Mayor Rick Krawiecki, during a Friday Facebook Live broadcast, explained why the city is pushing for these taxes, one of which wouldn’t be legal unless the state changed its rules first.

CHS honors five cancer survivors during Pink Night

           The Cuba High School Lady Wildcats basketball teams hosted their annual Pink Night games on Saturday as part of a four-game afternoon and evening of games against Steelville. The event included a bake sale, silent auction, and the recognition of five local women who have either beaten or are being treated for breast cancer.

Voters to decide on marijuana tax

            Crawford County Commissioners have approved a ballot question for the April election to ask voters to institute a three percent tax on recreational marijuana sold within the county.

Senate bill proposes an end to corporate income taxes

BY EMMA J. MURPHY, Missouri News Network
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri has one of the lowest corporate income tax rates in the country, but a bill proposed by Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, would phase out the 4% tax by 2027.

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