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Dealer says consumers will drive new technolgies

Local car dealer Rob Swafford says there are many opportunities in the market for alternative fuel cars, but consumers will pay for it. Swafford spoke to members of the Richmond…

Projects from parks 1/4 cent sales tax are starting to develop around town

Park Board members say they are proud of the amount of progress that has been made so far in several parks. In April, a one-fourth cent sales tax passed, allowing…

The Daily News Late Today

Due to press problems, the Friday, Oct. 3, 2008 edition of The Daily News went to press late. If you received your paper late, we apologize for any inconvenience to…

Officials evacuate school after finding bomb threat

A Richmond Middle School student now faces at least a year off from school after a bomb threat note was found in the stall of a bathroom. Middle school students…

Henrietta ready to strike deal for water

The Richmond Water Fund received some relief Wednesday night when the Henrietta Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to move forward with purchasing their water supply from Richmond. The board has…

State treasurer yanks low interest loans from Show Me Ethanol

An ongoing tussle with lawmakers and Missouri Treasurer Sarah Steelman has left local corn growers holding the bag. Last week Steelman held a press conference announcing that she had pulled…

Bringing in the gold harvest

Dust is kicking up on gravel roads and in fields along the Missouri River bottoms – a sure sign of the start of the corn and soybean harvest. About 5…

McCaskill throws support behind bailout bill

Senate lawmakers will meet tonight to pass legislation that investors hope will stabilize a volatile stock market and restore some faith in America’s banking system. Sen. Claire McCaskill spoke with…

Kepple gives energizing speech

Out-going Richmond Chamber of Commerce President Roger Kepple gave a speech Tuesday night, at the yearly banquet, that was meant to rally the troops. The theme chosen for 2008-2009 by…

Young stars are celebrated

The Artful Dodger (played by Jonathan Daniel) tells Oliver that he can get whatever he needs – for free. The “Oliver Twist” scene was one of many presented onstage at…