Morning Minutes: Former Mamtek CEO sentenced, Club For Growth backs election wins

Photo Courtesy of Columbia Tribune
Photo Courtesy of Columbia Tribune

Here are this morning’s top stories from across Missouri:

Missouri consumers to see higher prices on insurance exchange

Many Missouri health insurance consumers will encounter increased options on HealthCare.gov when open enrollment begins Saturday, but that competition isn’t necessarily driving down prices.

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Regulators begin hearings over proposed wind power transmission line

The Missouri Public Service Commission on Monday began hearing testimony over a proposed $2.2 billion transmission line that would bring electricity from Kansas wind farms across Missouri to population centers in the east.

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Club For Growth hopes election wins produce legislative results

After watching the majority of candidates and causes it backed win their midterm elections, the Missouri Club for Growth is hoping its best election cycle yet will translate into legislative results.

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Former Mamtek CEO sentenced to seven years in fraud case

A former executive has been sentenced to seven years in prison for defrauding Moberly, the state and investors out of millions of dollars over a factory that was supposed to create 600 jobs but was never built.

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Ready for Orange Wednesday? Area retailers try new holiday promos

The start of the holiday shopping craze can’t be contained by Black Friday — or even Cyber Monday — anymore.

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