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1/11/2017

Families of victim, suspected killer promote alert bill

Families of victim, suspected killer promote alert bill

Posted 5:14 PM 1/11/2017 by The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The parents of Hailey Owens, a 10-year old girl kidnapped and killed in Springfield in 2014, are joining with the parents of the man suspected of killing her to seek updates to the Amber Alert system.

Hailey's parents, Bill and Stacey Barfield, and the (More)

1/10/2017

Moberly police officer shoots man with knife in home

Moberly police officer shoots man with knife in home

Posted 4:38 PM 1/10/2017 by Katie Pylipow, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

MOBERLY - A Moberly police officer shot a man while responding to a "keep the peace" call Tuesday afternoon.

The Moberly Police Department said officers responded to the "keep the peace" request at home at 406 West Carpenter Street around 1:30 p.m.

When the officer arrived, a (More)

1/11/2017

New research shows resistant starch can improve health

New research shows resistant starch can improve health

Posted 1:41 PM 1/11/2017 by Lexi Larson, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - New research suggests that a type of fiber called resistant starch can have a positive impact on health.

The research found that the starch helps keep the intestines working well, and it also (More)

1/10/2017

Fierce debate over right-to-work legislation in state capitol

Fierce debate over right-to-work legislation in state capitol

Posted 10:14 PM 1/10/2017 by Meg Hilling, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - Tensions were running high in Jefferson City following testimonies both for and against right-to-work legislation Tuesday afternoon.

Standing in front of the Missouri House Economic Development Committee, state representatives, union workers and business owners argued over (More)

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