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MU fraternity kicked out of its house for two years

MU fraternity kicked out of its house for two years

Posted 11:02 AM 12/6/2016 by Danielle Katz, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Two members of the Delta Upsilon fraternity, who wished to remain anonymous, told KOMU 8 News Monday night the fraternity has been kicked out of its house on the University of Missouri campus.

The university placed the fraternity on temporary suspension in September 2016 and has (More)

12/5/2016

Governor-elect Eric Greitens said wife was robbed at gunpoint

Governor-elect Eric Greitens said wife was robbed at gunpoint

Posted 9:26 PM 12/5/2016 by Danielle Katz, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

ST. LOUIS - Governor-elect Eric Greitens' wife Sheena was robbed at gunpoint Monday night. According to KSDK, St. Louis Police said three suspects were in custody. 

Sheena Greitens was sitting in her car after leaving a restaurant around 6:18 p.m. when a man opened (More)

12/4/2016

Columbia aims to allow motorized vehicles in parks

Columbia aims to allow motorized vehicles in parks

Posted 3:48 AM 12/5/2016 by Ming Ma, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA — A proposed overhaul to a section of Columbia city code could soon make the city's parks more friendly for certain bike riders.

Columbia Parks and Recreation is seeking to change the current rule to allow motorized vehicle usage in parks throughout the city. 

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12/5/2016

Columbia Water and Light to begin water line replacement

Columbia Water and Light to begin water line replacement

Posted 7:03 AM 12/5/2016 by Hannah Finley, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA — A project to replace existing water lines in the Gregory Heights neighborhood is set to begin Monday.

The existing pipes are aged, and the city needs more water going into the area for both consumption and firefighting purposes. Many of the water mains are (More)

12/4/2016

New chocolate festival satisfies cravings and gives back to the community

New chocolate festival satisfies cravings and gives back to the community

Posted 3:35 AM 12/5/2016 by Sarah Henzel, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA — The first Chocolate Festival in Columbia will allow mid-Missouri residents to snack on tasty treats while giving back to their community.

Tiger Family Chiropractic and Wellness center coordinated the festival and will feature dozens of local vendors said coordinator (More)

12/3/2016

Stephen Webber elected chair of the Missouri Democratic Party

Stephen Webber elected chair of the Missouri Democratic Party

Posted 3:42 AM 12/5/2016 by Waverly Colville, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY — Stephen Webber is set to serve as the new chair of the Missouri Democratic Party after winning the position in an election held Saturday.

“The Democratic Party stands for public education and working families, and I’m honored to have the (More)

12/4/2016

First snow this season: Pictures & the week ahead

First snow this season: Pictures & the week ahead

Posted 3:46 AM 12/5/2016 by Kenton Gewecke, KOMU 8 Weathercaster

MID-MISSOURI — The first snowfall of the season fell Sunday morning, mainly for areas north of Interstate 70. Some areas as far south as the Lake of the Ozarks reported a few flurries falling and immediately melting upon reaching the ground. Even for those that saw minor (More)

12/3/2016

Columbia film premiere shows life of Missouri artist and politician

Columbia film premiere shows life of Missouri artist and politician

Posted 3:38 AM 12/5/2016 by Kiara Ealy, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA — A film about the life of a Missouri artist and politician was shown for free on Saturday.

"The American Artist: The Life and Times of George Caleb Bingham" made its Columbia premiere at MU's Memorial Union at 1:30 p.m. A large portion of the film was recreated thanks (More)

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