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8/11/2017

Fact check of Democratic ad calling Hawley 'irresponsible'

Fact check of Democratic ad calling Hawley 'irresponsible'

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)

8/10/2017

Missouri State Fair kicks off with safety in mind after Ohio accident

Missouri State Fair kicks off with safety in mind after Ohio accident

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)

8/11/2017

UPDATE: Second arrest in police officer's death

UPDATE: Second arrest in police officer's death

Posted 1:46 PM 8/11/2017 by The Associated Press and Emil Lippe, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CLINTON - Authorities have arrested another man in connection with last weekend's shooting death of a western Missouri police officer.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Bill Lowe said William (More)

8/10/2017

Women with high levels of cadmium at higher risk for endometrial cancer

Women with high levels of cadmium at higher risk for endometrial cancer

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)

8/11/2017

Columbia police officers to soon carry overdose reversal drugs

Columbia police officers to soon carry overdose reversal drugs

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)

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