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Destiny of H.O.P.E holds 17th annual harvest dinner

Destiny of H.O.P.E holds 17th annual harvest dinner

Posted 5:25 PM 11/21/2015 by Rose Schmidt, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - A community organization invited residents to its free 17th annual harvest dinner Saturday afternoon.

Destiny of H.O.P.E. has held a harvest dinner for the last 16 years. A statement from the organization said the dinner's purpose is "to provide a delicious harvest dinner (More)...

University of Central Missouri investigates 'hate speech'

Tiger fans discuss Coach Gary Pinkel's legacy at MU

Columbia Farmers Market transitions indoors and prepares for holidays


Community responds after three dead in Randolph County

Posted 11:52 AM 11/21/2015 by Kolbie Satterfield and Emma Henderson, KOMU 8 Reporters, and Rose Schmidt and Tom Barclay, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

RANDOLPH COUNTY – The Moberly community responded Sunday to a shooting that left three people dead in Randolph County.

According to a statement from the Randoph County Sheriff's Department, the suspect was found at the scene with a self-inflicted gunshot wound and then (More)...


Chemical spill shuts down MU chemistry building

Chemical spill shuts down MU chemistry building

Posted 11:48 AM 11/21/2015 by Eric Yount, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - An experiment led to an evacuation on MU's campus Saturday morning.

A Chemistry department experiment went wrong when some of the chemical spilled and caused an evacuation of the building around 11.

MU news bureau Associate Director Christian Basi said the chemical (More)...

Republican leaders call hearing on Syrian refugees

Both sides pressure Mizzou over Planned Parenthood ties


Hong Kong Economic Trade Office director visits mid-Missouri

Posted 6:44 PM 11/20/2015 by Chris Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - Mid-Missouri officials attended a special presentation on Hong Kong economics Friday morning at Madison's Cafe. 

Sam Bushman, Cole County Presiding Commissioner, said former Missouri Governor Bob Holden approached Cole County and Jefferson City officials. Holden (More)...

Speakers call for equal treatment and transgender rights at vigil

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