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Columbia hosted its biggest Memorial Day Parade

Columbia hosted its biggest Memorial Day Parade

Posted 1:38 PM 5/29/2017 by Carolina Brigagao, KOMU 8 News Reporter

COLUMBIA - Columbia hosted the biggest Salute to Veterans Memorial Day Parade in the event's 29 years of history. 

The parade hosted 72 entries, the largest parade in the 29 years of the event, Brett Hendren, Memorial Day parade boss, said. 

"Last year there was (More)

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MU Veterinary Hospital uses motion analysis to treat arthritis

MU Veterinary Hospital uses motion analysis to treat arthritis

Posted 4:39 AM 5/29/2017 by John Saltzman KOMU 8 reporter

COLUMBIA – The MU Veterinary Health Center recently added a new section - the Motion Analysis Laboratory - to track the movements of animals needing joint or muscle treatment.

The lab comes equipped with sensors, cameras and weight sensor plates, all designed to read the (More)

5/27/2017

Former NFL Players open business in Columbia

Former NFL Players open business in Columbia

Posted 8:12 AM 5/29/2017 by Jasmyn Willis, KOMU 8 News Reporter

COLUMBIA - A new business pushes its clients to their limit and has them sweating bullets.

Two former NFL players and Mizzou football players Jerrell Jackson and Micheal Egnew opened Athletics Performance Institute last week.

The gym is an addition to the All-Star Performance (More)

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Organizers ensure top notch security at the air show

Organizers ensure top notch security at the air show

Posted 4:40 AM 5/29/2017 by Kyrah Davis, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA – Volunteer security guards and local police officers are making sure the 29th Annual Salute to Veterans Air Show is a safe event.

The guards monitored what people brought into the event. Residents said they definitely felt secure.

Security guard Landon (More)

5/27/2017

Viewers send in photos of Missouri storms

Viewers send in photos of Missouri storms

Posted 7:27 AM 5/28/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

As of 6:00 p.m. 23,491 Electric Cooperative member-consumers are without power

As of 5:37 p.m. Saturday, Ameren reports that 14,475 people are without power.

As of 5:25 p.m. Saturday, Ameren reports that 10,947 people are without power, most of which can be attributed to heavy storms throughout the state.

Thank you for sending in photos!

5/26/2017

Juvenile detained in connection with Jefferson City murder

Juvenile detained in connection with Jefferson City murder

Posted 9:24 AM 5/27/2017 by Austin Howard, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY-  A 16-year-old has been detained following the April murder of 63-year-old Jerry Robertson of Jefferson City.

In the murder, Robertson suffered wounds from blunt force trauma and medical professionals could not revive him.

Jefferson City Police detectives (More)

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