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1/17/2017

Woman found dead in a ditch in Phelps County

Woman found dead in a ditch in Phelps County

Posted 9:47 PM 1/17/2017 by Laurel Bloom, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

PHELPS COUNTY - Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of County Road 3000 and County Road 3220 Tuesday around noon where they found a woman lying dead in a ditch.

After an investigation, authorities identified the woman as Kayla R. Wilson, 25 of Cuba, Missouri.

The cause of death is unknown. An autopsy will be conducted Wednesday.

1/16/2017

Rain or shine, Columbia groups remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Rain or shine, Columbia groups remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted 10:20 PM 1/16/2017 by Karla Valcourt, KOMU 8 News Reporter

COLUMBIA - Almost 50 years after the death of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Columbia groups still celebrate his contribution to the civil rights movement and to the community.

Stephens College began its MLK program with a service project where students painted a (More)

1/17/2017

New East Campus neighborhood association to defend current zoning

New East Campus neighborhood association to defend current zoning

Posted 7:30 AM 1/17/2017 by Chris Joseph, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - An MU associate teaching professor is presenting a petition to the Columbia City Council Tuesday evening on behalf of the East Campus Majority Housing Association.

Dr. Tim Waid will present the association's petition to preserve the East Campus urban conservation district (More)

1/16/2017

Obamacare vote prompts Missouri activists to protest repeal Tuesday

Obamacare vote prompts Missouri activists to protest repeal Tuesday

Posted 5:49 PM 1/16/2017 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - After a budget resolution aimed at repealing Obamacare was reached Jan. 12, groups in Missouri plan to protest across the state against what they called a "reckless vote".

Missouri Healthcare for All said people will take to the streets Tuesday to call on Congress to take what (More)

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