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TheNorthlandReport – December 30, 2016

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LOCAL:

Platte County Public Works under scrutiny

Detectives in the Platte County Sheriff’s Department recently recommended that a charge of stealing be filed against Greg Sager, public works director for the county, over accusations of selling scrap metal material for personal monetary gain.

TV stations are in a showdown with DirecTV

KMBC and KCWE could go dark if deal not reached

Kansas City’s top 2016 restaurant and retail stories – PAYWALL

From the Star…

Teenager’s project builds school spirit and encourages positive life choices

NKC teenager Caitlynn Bohanon

KC’s Snow Creek open all winter after brief shutdown on Christmas

Trump takes credit for Sprint bringing 5,000 jobs to U.S.

New app allows anonymous tipsters a faster way to share info with KC Crimestoppers

New mobile app allows users to upload video clips, still photos and audio in addition to their anonymous tips.

Sprint makes WSJ’s list of best commercials

Features Verizon Wireless’s former “Can you hear me now?” pitchman

MISSOURI:

What Being A Progressive In A Red State Has Taught Me

US Senate candidate Jason Kander tells Democrats to acknowledge they “accidentally contributed to dividing the country.” Says quit dividing country into “little segments”.

Missouri campaign contribution limits remain in place after latest hearing

Amendment 2 survives first hearing

Governor-elect Greitens signals conservative approach to priorities

Wants to move state right

Greitens plans to chart a new path in Jefferson City, with no parade

No traditional parade, military review of National Guard troops, priorities for this first session are jobs, ethics reform, public safety and education reform.

Greitens promises businesslike approach for Missouri

“Right to work” legislation and limits on lobbyists high on his list or priorities.

New report shows decrease in nationwide crime, increase in Missouri incarceration

Nation’s imprisonment rate fell 8.4 percent, Missouri 3.8 percent increase in imprisonment rate

Winter Classic NHL game shines spotlight on Missouri

The unique outdoor event comes to St. Louis Monday, pond hockey at Busch Stadium.

Provisions involving changes to Missouri’s gun laws begin January 1

Controversial measures take effect Sunday

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