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1/25/2018

MU discussing cutting 27 graduate programs

MU discussing cutting 27 graduate programs

Posted 9:47 PM 1/25/2018 by Claire Kopsky, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - University of Missouri students in specific majors will see changes to their degree programs next fall. 

A task force, which began meeting on June 30, was made up of 17 professors, directors and deans in programs across the university. After dozens of meetings, the (More)

1/24/2018

Missouri S&T student accused of making terroristic threats

Missouri S&T student accused of making terroristic threats

Posted 6:54 AM 1/25/2018 by Joe Ward, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and The Associated Press

ROLLA - A Missouri S&T student is charged with threatening to open fire on campus with an assault rifle.

The Rolla Daily News reports that Alexander Beetler, of (More)

1/25/2018

Security guard who killed Anthony Warren failed gun test multiple times

Security guard who killed Anthony Warren failed gun test multiple times

Posted 5:43 PM 1/25/2018 by Caroline Peterson, KOMU 8 Reporter; Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

COLUMBIA – The armed guard who fatally shot Anthony Warren on New Year’s Day failed his firearms test four times before obtaining his license, according to CPD records.

A wrongful death suit filed in the shooting at a Columbia Waffle House names Robert Moses as the security (More)

1/24/2018

Covered sidewalk could be coming to Columbia Regional Airport

Covered sidewalk could be coming to Columbia Regional Airport

Posted 10:31 PM 1/24/2018 by Justin Kollar, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The Airport Advisory Board is looking at two options for adding a covered walkway to Columbia Regional Airport.

New chair BJ Hunter said he thinks it would help before a new terminal is constructed.

"I think the covered walkway is a great idea," Hunter said. "I'd (More)

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