State Fair patrons make almost two times as many calls for help

Posted 7:23 PM 8/15/2015 by Andrea Gonzales, KOMU 8 Reporter

SEDALIA - A public information officer for the Missouri State Fair Fire Department said Saturday they've received almost twice as many calls for help than this time last year.

"This being day three of the fair, we've had 76 calls for service, which is almost double where we were at this (More)...


Columbia Public Schools hosts Jump Start Day before school year

Posted 9:08 PM 8/16/2015 by Tom Barclay, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Another school year is on the horizon and Columbia Public Schools is trying to make the transition between schools easier for new middle and high school students.

Columbia Public Schools is holding its 'Jump Start Day' for incoming sixth and ninth graders Monday.

The (More)...

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Suzuki gets 4,192nd career hit in majors, Japan

Suzuki gets 4,192nd career hit in majors, Japan

Posted 7:31 PM 8/15/2015 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Ichiro Suzuki singled in the first inning for his 4,192nd career hit in the major leagues and Japan, passing Ty Cobb's total that ranks second in history.

The 41-year-old Suzuki got his 2,914th big league hit for the Miami Marlins against the Cardinals on Saturday night. (More)...

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