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6/18/2018

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

Posted 6:22 PM 6/18/2018 by The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent military service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space — though he may have limited power to develop a new military command.

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6/17/2018

Columbia health officials offer safety tips in hot weather

Columbia health officials offer safety tips in hot weather

Posted 2:21 AM 6/20/2018 by Sierra Morris, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Columbia is under a heat advisory until Monday evening.

The National Weather Service issued the advisory on Friday. The heat index is expected to reach 105. City health officials are advising people take extra precaution when going outside.

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6/16/2018

Boone County kicks off Relay for Life events

Boone County kicks off Relay for Life events

Posted 4:08 AM 6/17/2018 by Brittany Mobley, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Hundreds of people impacted by cancer gathered together on a track Saturday in support of cancer fighters and survivors. 

The Boone County chapter hosted a Relay for Life event at Hickman High School. The team fundraiser helps raise money for the American (More)

6/17/2018

Kewpie collection shows one woman's love for Hickman High School mascot

Kewpie collection shows one woman's love for Hickman High School mascot

Posted 7:14 AM 6/17/2018 by Emma Claybrook, KOMU 8 Reporter

SPRINGFIELD - A Hickman High School graduate has surrounded herself with Kewpies. The dolls' trademark round eyes watch happily from every corner of the dining room. 

Alice Ramey, class of '74, has been collecting Kewpies for more than 40 years. The very first was in her (More)

6/16/2018

Police: 2nd Kansas sheriff's deputy dies after shooting

Police: 2nd Kansas sheriff's deputy dies after shooting

Posted 1:11 PM 6/16/2018 by The Associated Press and KSHB

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