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3/7/2015

3 men charged in robbery of Family Dollar store in Kansas

3 men charged in robbery of Family Dollar store in Kansas

Posted 8:24 PM 3/7/2015 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Authorities have charged three men in an armed robbery and are investigating whether the crime is connected to another holdup in which a deputy was wounded.

The Wyandotte County prosecutor's office said 24-year-old Dyron King, 35-year-old Cecil Meggerson and (More)...

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3/5/2015

Missouri Senate OKs higher weight limits on livestock trucks

Missouri Senate OKs higher weight limits on livestock trucks

Posted 5:33 PM 3/5/2015 by The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A measure to set higher weight limits on trucks carrying livestock on most Missouri roads has won Senate approval.

Senators on Thursday voted 33-0 in favor of the legislation, which expands current exemptions for milk trucks.

Livestock trucks could carry as (More)...

3/7/2015

Cases of pink eye and other infections increase

Posted 2:05 PM 3/7/2015 by Desiree Seals, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Cases of pink eye and other bacterial and viral diseases have increased in Columbia.

Dr. Scott Schultz at Providence Urgent Care said anytime there is a long period of cold weather, people stay close together inside, and contagious ailments spread quickly.

"When it gets (More)...

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3/6/2015

Forum set for First Ward City Council candidates on March 12

Forum set for First Ward City Council candidates on March 12

Posted 6:33 PM 3/6/2015 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - A moderator as well as audience members will have the opportunity to ask Columbia First Ward City Council candidates questions at a forum on Thursday, March 12.

Topics of discussion will be infrastructure and development, with half of the forum time devoted to each topic.

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