Missouri man gets 37 years for purse snatching

Missouri man gets 37 years for purse snatching

Posted 2:33 AM 7/23/2014 by The Associated Press

WARRENTON (AP) - An eastern Missouri man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for stealing a woman's purse.

Judge Wesley Dalton handed down the sentence Tuesday to 23-year-old James William Lewis of Warrenton. Lewis was convicted of robbery and resisting arrest by a Warren County jury (More)...

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Public Forum for August ballot sparks tension over tax increase

Posted 5:29 PM 7/22/2014 by Jordan Locke, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The League of Women Voters hosted a primary election forum Tuesday to inform people about the sales tax increase on the August ballot.

Boone County voters will vote on whether or not to increase sales tax by one-eighth of a cent on August 5. 

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