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9/18/2016

Historic Columbia home celebrates restoration and re-opening

Historic Columbia home celebrates restoration and re-opening

Posted 3:36 AM 9/19/2016 by Shannon Shaver, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA — Community members and city leaders gathered for the grand opening of the newly renovated J.W. “Blind” Boone Home in downtown Columbia Sunday.

The renovations were part of an almost 20-year effort to preserve the home.

The J.W. “Blind&rdquo (More)

9/17/2016

Missouri's untold story: State Capitol and museum host archaeological exhibition

Missouri's untold story: State Capitol and museum host archaeological exhibition

Posted 9:39 PM 9/17/2016 by Sarah Trott, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri State Museum dug up pieces of history to share the importance of protecting what’s left beneath the dirt.

Missouri State Historic Preservation Office archaeologist Heather Gibbs lectured at the Capitol Saturday on the impact of looting artifacts and (More)

9/16/2016

Two people killed in car crash on Highway 63

Two people killed in car crash on Highway 63

Posted 6:41 PM 9/18/2016 by Katie Parkins and Ben Burke, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

VICHY - Two people were killed in a car crash near Highway 63 and Route 28 Friday, according to the Maries County Sheriff's Office.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 22-year-old Valencia McKinneyand 23-year-old Marquia Lewis in an accident involving another car around 8:00 (More)

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