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New goals for Columbia Public Schools

Posted 5:55 AM 8/29/2014 by Marcel Clarke, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Columbia Public Schools held a meeting on Thursday to look over the Annual Performance Report. 

The report stated more than 500 students enrolled in AP classes this year. It also stated that students scored above average with their ACT scores.

Superintendent Peter (More)...

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Home searched for ricin


Sheriff: 6-year-old found dead, hidden in suspect's bedroom

Posted 6:57 PM 8/28/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The 6-year-old boy with Down syndrome found dead in his home early Thursday morning was hidden in the suspect's bedroom, according to the Callaway County Sheriff's Office.

Callaway County Sheriff Dennis Crane said the boy's mother left for an overnight shift Wednesday (More)...

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New proactive approach to combat graffiti in downtown Columbia

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Local event encourages women to take more active role in cycling

Posted 8:19 PM 8/27/2014 by Sara Maslar-Donar, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - An American Bicyclist study conducted by the GluskinTownley Group suggests that more women are becoming involved cycling, but their numbers drop when it comes to the technical aspect of the sport. 

The study indicates that of (More)...

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