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Hank Foley to be new president at the New York Institute of Technology

Hank Foley to be new president at the New York Institute of Technology

Posted 4:06 PM 3/29/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Former MU Interim Chancellor Hank Foley has accepted the position of president at the New York Institute of Technology.

His last day at MU will be May 3 and he'll begin his new job June 1.

Foley was appointed interim chancellor in November 2015 following the (More)

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Local reaction to lawmakers axing FCC privacy law

Local reaction to lawmakers axing FCC privacy law

Posted 9:59 PM 3/28/2017 by Madeline McClain, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The U.S. House voted to repeal a set of Obama-era consumer protection rules Tuesday. The move lets Internet providers collect and sell peoples' personal information, web habits, location information, and health data.

The original bill, expanded privacy rules and was adopted (More)

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Columbia hazardous waste facility prepares for yearly opening

Columbia hazardous waste facility prepares for yearly opening

Posted 6:22 AM 3/29/2017 by Shaletta Norwood, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA- Columbia Solid Waste Utilities will open its Hazardous Household Waste Facility Saturday. 

Columbia residents can drop off their hazardous items to the facility from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. every first and third Saturday of the month from April through November. 

The (More)

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Federal prosecutors allege 2 men kidnapped, killed man

Federal prosecutors allege 2 men kidnapped, killed man

Posted 5:49 PM 3/28/2017 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — Federal prosecutors allege that two Kansas City men killed a man after kidnapping him and attempting to use his debit card.

The U.S. attorney's office said 25-year-old Raynal King and 22-year-old Howard Ross III were charged in a six-count superseding indictment (More)

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