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9/22/2014

Mid-Missourians share experiences from People's Climate March

Mid-Missourians share experiences from People's Climate March

Posted 12:26 PM 9/22/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Kaitlin Rounds, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

NEW YORK NEW YORK - Several mid-Missourians participated in the People's Climate March in New York City Sunday.

According to the event's Twitter feed, the march drew a crowd of more than 400,000.

Carolyn Amparan said stopping the use of fossil fuels was a top concern for (More)...

Trash turned art is showcased at Boonville festival

9/21/2014

Monarch butterflies stop in Missouri during southerly migration

Monarch butterflies stop in Missouri during southerly migration

Posted 5:16 AM 9/21/2014 by Elise Moser, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - At Moreau Heights Elementary School in Jefferson City, a small native plant garden is attracting monarch butterflies. The butterflies are flying through Missouri as they migrate south to their winter home in the mountains of Mexico, stopping along the way to feed on nectar and (More)...

9/20/2014

Big Muddy Clean Sweep makes waves in Boonville

Posted 9:54 AM 9/20/2014 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 News Reporter

BOONVILLE - Over 200 volunteers boarded boats in Boonville Saturday morning to clean up the nation's longest river.

As a part of the Big Muddy Clean Sweep 2014, Saturday morning was filled with trash bags, debris, boats, boy scouts, children, grandparents and mud.  Lots of mud.  (More)...

Mid-Missourians join caravan to People's Climate March in New York

9/21/2014

Deer hunters react to plans to contain fatal deer disease

Posted 5:07 PM 9/16/2014 by Katie Moeller, KOMU 8 Reporter

HUNTSVILLE - Troy Barney didn't get a deer during a recent trip to Trophy Country. But he said that's part of the fun of the hunt.

"I never know when I'll see a deer, or if my aim will be perfect. But that not knowing, that competition, is what brings me back every fall," he said.

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