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4/1/2018

Federal proposal looks at vetting foreign visitors' social media accounts

Federal proposal looks at vetting foreign visitors' social media accounts

Posted 12:20 PM 4/14/2018 by Eva Cheng, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - A new proposal released by the U.S. Department of State Friday pushes for tighter screening of would-be visitors to the country. 

The proposal says the (More)

3/31/2018

Boone County voters get extra chance to vote before upcoming election

Boone County voters get extra chance to vote before upcoming election

Posted 1:28 AM 4/2/2018 by Eva Cheng, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONE COUNTY - The extra business hours Saturday at the Boone County Clerk’s office have allowed 19 voters to get their absentee ballots in before they go out of town.

County Clerk Taylor Burks said Saturday's turnout was positive and that 19 voters make up about 5 percent of all (More)

3/30/2018

Elaborate prank makes Aspen Heights residents worry about their privacy

Elaborate prank makes Aspen Heights residents worry about their privacy

Posted 7:06 PM 4/8/2018 by Kevin Ko, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Residents at a student housing complex said a prank from management was too believable to be funny days before April Fools.

"I opened an email and they [Aspen Heights] said that they were implementing some new camera system for 'Parent Watch.' They were saying it's a (More)

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