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4/2/2017

April is jazz appreciation month

April is jazz appreciation month

Posted 6:50 AM 4/7/2017 by Desiree' Evans, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The Smithsonian initiated Jazz Appreciation Month in 2002, it is now celebrated nationally and Columbia is no exception. 

Several events have been planned over the course of the month to celebrate the jazz music and its history. On Sunday, Columbia-based restaurant Murry's (More)

4/1/2017

Corvette drivers meet in Columbia, raise money for sick kids

Corvette drivers meet in Columbia, raise money for sick kids

Posted 9:32 PM 4/1/2017 by Max Diekneite, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Drivers from across the Midwest gathered to raise money for terminally-ill children Saturday afternoon at Columbia's Stony Creek Inn. 

"These kids may not have all of the opportunities other kids have, but we're able to take these children and make a special day (More)

4/2/2017

Senate bill looks to make Missouri docks safer

Senate bill looks to make Missouri docks safer

Posted 10:07 PM 4/2/2017 by Emily McCarter, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - A new senate bill aims to prevent shock drowning by improving the safety of Missouri lake docks.

Senate Bill 297 was created to help ensure public safety at the Lake of the (More)

4/1/2017

Boonville Knights of Columbus hosts annual Autism Ride

Boonville Knights of Columbus hosts annual Autism Ride

Posted 11:20 PM 4/2/2017 by Emily McCarter, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONVILLE - Mid-Missourians gathered in Boonville Saturday to raise money for MU's Thompson Center during the Knights of Columbus' 8th Annual Autism Ride.

Ride Coordinator Richard Kuster said the Knights of Columbus hosts the ride to benefit those in need.

"We're a charitable (More)

3/31/2017

City to replace damaged culverts near Mill Creek Elementary School

City to replace damaged culverts near Mill Creek Elementary School

Posted 6:22 PM 3/31/2017 by Emily McCarter, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Utilities Department will replace three old and rusted culverts to improve road safety with the Sinclair Road Culvert Replacement Project.

Engineering Specialist Tom Wellman said the culverts, which carry water underneath Sinclair Road, have been badly damaged by (More)

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