Posted 3:41 PM 8/11/2017 by Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Democrats recently launched digital ads accusing potential Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley of being "financially irresponsible" as attorney general.
The ad claimed Hawley requested a $1 million increase for his (More)
Posted 10:21 PM 8/10/2017 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Reporter
SEDALIA – The 115th Missouri State Fair opened its gates to the public Thursday morning and after the deadly accident on the fireball ride at the Ohio State Fair earlier this summer, safety is the top priority this year for fair officials.
State Fire Marshal Tim Bean said (More)
Posted 5:16 PM 8/10/2017 by Jasmyn Willis, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Researchers at the University of Missouri found that women with increased levels of cadmium had an increased risk of endometrial cancer. Cadmium is a metal that is found it kidneys, liver, shellfish and tobacco.
Associate professor Jane McElroy said cadmium has the same effects (More)
Posted 10:33 PM 8/11/2017 by Eva Cheng and Nick Allen, KOMU 8 Reporters
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department is giving its officers a new tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic in Missouri.
It will start distributing an opioid overdose reversal drug called naloxone, also known by the brand name Narcan, to all of its 173 sworn officers once (More)