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Irish abortion referendum: Counting starts as exit polls show landslide in favor

Irish abortion referendum: Counting starts as exit polls show landslide in favor

Posted 5:51 AM 5/26/2018 by Hilary Clarke and Kara Fox, CNN

(CNN) -- The counting of votes was underway Saturday following Ireland's referendum to lift the constitutional ban on abortion after exit polls pointed to an emphatic "Yes".

A poll released by Ireland's national broadcaster RTE shortly after polling stations (More)

Yesterday

ACLU sues school on behalf of banned graduation prankster

ACLU sues school on behalf of banned graduation prankster

Posted 5:35 PM 5/25/2018 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The ACLU of Missouri is suing the Independence School District on behalf of a senior banned from graduation for listing his high school for sale on Craigslist as a prank.

American Civil Liberties Union officials say that 18-year-old Kylan Scheele's free speech (More)

5/24/2018

Adult learners defying odds by receiving diplomas

Adult learners defying odds by receiving diplomas

Posted 8:19 AM 5/25/2018 by Kamaria Braye, KOMU 8 News

JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) through the Mid-Mo Adult Learning Center honored 25 adults at their graduation ceremony in Jefferson City on Thursday.Those recognized received honors for passing the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET). Some (More)

Yesterday

Columbia Regional Airport to add new security screening line

Columbia Regional Airport to add new security screening line

Posted 8:20 AM 5/25/2018 by Johannah Grenaway, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - On Thursday, the Columbia Airport Advisory Board announced the TSA approved a security screening lane to open by the end of July. 

TSA calculated numbers based on how busy the single lane currently gets and one of its ideas was to add a second screening line to keep (More)

5/24/2018

Health officials warn of tick season ahead of holiday weekend

Health officials warn of tick season ahead of holiday weekend

Posted 8:21 AM 5/25/2018 by Sierra Morris, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA- May is known for Mother’s day, Memorial Day and in Missouri, the start of tick season.

“May, June and July are our prime months for tick-borne illness in Missouri," said Dr. Randall Williams, director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior (More)

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