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Governor’s veto could impact student transfer program

Governor Jay Nixon and the General Assembly appear to be on a collision course again regarding vetoes of critical bills and state budget cuts. On Tuesday, June 24, Nixon vetoed  bills totalling $144.6 million in general revenue spending from the Fiscal Year 2015 budget and restricted $641.6 million in general revenue expenditures – for a total of $786.2 million. His ...

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Rockwood approves deficit budget

The Rockwood School District began its 2014-2015 fiscal year on July 1 with an $8 million deficit budget due to some one-time capital projects and some costs of implementing tuition-free full-day kindergarten. The budget was approved by a vote of 4-1 on June 19, with Sherri Rogers opposed and Matt Doell absent. It calls for total operating revenues of $208,371,674 ...

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News Briefs: City administrator announces retirement

WILDWOOD City administrator announces retirement Dan Dubruiel, Wildwood’s city administrator for more than 10 years, has announced that he’ll retire effective Sept. 26. And the City Council, on June 23, approved proceeding to issue a request for qualifications for search firms to help the city find someone new to fill the post. Dubruiel, 65, said his retirement will allow him ...

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Route 109 ramp to close July 7-21

The Missouri Department of Transportation will close the ramp from Route 109 to westbound Route 100 for two weeks after morning rush on Monday, July 7. The ramp will be closed so crews can complete work on the roundabout at Route 100 and Route 109. To detour around the closure, drivers should take Route 109 to Old Manchester Road and ...

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