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Doctors focused on vaccinations and cyber bullying for new school year

Doctors focused on vaccinations and cyber bullying for new school year

Posted 2:34 PM 7/26/2017 by Nick Allen, KOMU 8 Reporter

Medical health professionals try to make students of all ages as healthy as possible going into a new school year. 

Pediatric Infectious Diseases physician Christelle Ilboudo said parents should plan on not only giving their children the regular cold and flu vaccines this (More)

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UPDATE: Missouri Senate passes new abortion regulations

UPDATE: Missouri Senate passes new abortion regulations

Posted 6:51 PM 7/25/2017 by The Associated Press, Alexis Reese and Kevin Ko, KOMU 8 Reporters

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri lawmakers have passed legislation to impose new regulations on abortion and give the attorney general the authority to prosecute violations of abortion laws.

Senators on (More)

7/24/2017

Columbia College to build new multi-million dollar facility

Columbia College to build new multi-million dollar facility

Posted 2:05 PM 7/25/2017 by Jasmyn Willis, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Columbia College has seen drastic growth in enrollment and will spend $20 million to expand its campus. Columbia College grew by 13 percent this past school year.

Director of Public Relations Sam Fleury said it will break ground in 2018 and the expansion will be completed (More)

7/22/2017

UPDATED: Man dies of gunshot wound after transport to hospital

UPDATED: Man dies of gunshot wound after transport to hospital

Posted 11:38 AM 7/24/2017 by Shaoyang Chen, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Police have identified the man who died of gunshot wound at the hospital Saturday night.

Officers were called to the 2700 block of Quail Drive at 6:28 p.m.for reports of a man with a gunshot wound. Officers later learned medical personnel pronounced the man dead.

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7/24/2017

Overnight fire burns Fulton home

Overnight fire burns Fulton home

Posted 9:48 AM 7/24/2017 by Gage Jackson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

FULTON — The Fulton Fire Department is investigating the cause of a house fire on Nichols Street early Monday.

Crews found heavy smoke and flames pouring from the inside of the single-story home but were able to get control within 15 to 20 minutes.

After a full sweep of the (More)

7/23/2017

"Buy Missouri" initiative to promote Missouri farmers

"Buy Missouri" initiative to promote Missouri farmers

Posted 7:03 PM 7/23/2017 by Nick Allen, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Missouri's executive office is working on an initiative to help bolster the sales of Missouri farmers within the state. 

Lieutenant Governor Michael Parson announced the "Buy Missouri" initiative at the Missouri Farm Bureau Agrotourism Conference Sunday (More)

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