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Rain or shine, Columbia groups remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Rain or shine, Columbia groups remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted 10:20 PM 1/16/2017 by Karla Valcourt, KOMU 8 News Reporter

COLUMBIA - Almost 50 years after the death of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Columbia groups still celebrate his contribution to the civil rights movement and to the community.

Stephens College began its MLK program with a service project where students painted a (More)

Today

New East Campus neighborhood association to defend current zoning

New East Campus neighborhood association to defend current zoning

Posted 12:34 AM 1/17/2017 by Chris Joseph, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - An MU associate teaching professor is presenting a petition to the Columbia City Council Tuesday evening on behalf of the East Campus Majority Housing Association.

Dr. Tim Waid will present the association's petition to preserve the East Campus urban conservation district (More)

Yesterday

Gov. Greitens cuts $146 million; colleges take hit

Gov. Greitens cuts $146 million; colleges take hit

Posted 6:40 PM 1/16/2017 by The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is cutting $146 million of spending from the budget, including tens of millions of dollars to public colleges and universities.

The Republican governor said the cuts announced Monday are necessary to keep the budget in balance because of (More)

1/15/2017

Highway 63 northbound reopened after vehicle fire

Highway 63 northbound reopened after vehicle fire

Posted 8:49 PM 1/15/2017 by Jacob Cavaiani, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONE COUNTY - The northbound lanes of Highway 63 near Hinton Road were closed after the engine compartment of a vehicle was fully engulfed in flames around 7:45 p.m. Sunday evening. No one was injured.

Boone County Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Gale Blomenkamp said a sheriff's (More)

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