NHTSA cautions owners of 2007 model vehicles (or older) on brake pipe corrosion
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Model year 2007 and earlier vehicles may be susceptible to brake pipe corrosion that can occur after seven to eight years of exposure to winter road salts. If brake pipe corrosion is not properly addressed, there is the potential of brake pipe failure which could result in a crash.
Public gets second chance to weigh in on education standards
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:37:17 GMT
The public meeting is planned for 11 a.m. Monday in the State Board of Education meeting room on the first floor of the Jefferson State Office Building, 205 Jefferson St., in Jefferson City. Lawmakers last session passed a bill to take another look at the national Common Core standards.
Missouri parents guilty of caging autistic son
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:37:11 GMT
A St. Louis-area husband and wife have been found guilty of child endangerment for putting their autistic son in a makeshift cage. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a jury reached the guilty verdict Friday for 45-year-old Terry Smith and his 44-year-old wife, Victoria.
Funds available for food, shelter programs
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:37:04 GMT
Congress has appropriated funds for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to extend its Emergency Food and Shelter Program for Phase 32. A local board, comprised of representatives from local governmental bodies, nonprofit, social service agencies and religious organizations, is charged with overseeing the Phase 32 award distribution and uses for District 1. The local board has announced the total District 1 funding available by county is: Audrain, $5,672; Callaway, $7,390; Cole, $9,603; Moniteau, $2,773; and Osage, $1,963. The funds are designated for either food purchases or improvement to shelter programs, said Ann Bax, president of the United Way of Central Missouri.
Phillips 66: 25K Gallons of Diesel Fuel Leaks into Waterway
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:25:00 GMT
A 35-mile section of the Mississippi River has been closed after Phillips 66 says about 25,000 gallons of diesel fuel leaked in southwestern Illinois. Spokeswoman Melissa Erker told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the company discovered a leak about 8:45 a.m. Friday in a pipeline that runs from its storage terminal to a barge loading dock near the Wood River Refinery, which is about 20 miles upriver from St. Louis, Missouri.
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