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Tuesday hearing to address Greitens' use of Confide app

Tuesday hearing to address Greitens' use of Confide app

Posted 7:56 AM 6/19/2018 by Sarah Hempelmann, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLE COUNTY - Former Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys will meet with lawyers Tuesday to discuss his use of the Confide app while in office.

Confide is an app used to "discuss sensitive topics, brainstorm ideas or give unfiltered opinions without fear of the Internet’s (More)

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Democrats call on Governor Parson to fire COO, cancel "shady" contract

Democrats call on Governor Parson to fire COO, cancel "shady" contract

Posted 9:09 PM 6/18/2018 by Brittany Mobley, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri democrats want Governor Mike Parson fire his chief operating officer and cancel a contract awarded to the COO's former employer. 

Former Governor Eric Greitens created a COO position early in his administration and hired Andrew Erdmann.

Earlier (More)

6/17/2018

Survey: 3/4 of Columbia residents satisfied with city and services

Survey: 3/4 of Columbia residents satisfied with city and services

Posted 9:27 AM 6/18/2018 by Blake Sammann, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The city will discuss the results of the 2017 Community Survey at Monday's city council meeting.

Used to track resident satisfaction and city performance, the survey got 850 responses. 

It found 74 percent had a positive view of the city, while only 10 percent said (More)

Yesterday

300 bicyclists ride across Missouri this week on Katy Trail

300 bicyclists ride across Missouri this week on Katy Trail

Posted 8:31 AM 6/18/2018 by Evan Dodson, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONE COUNTY – The Katy Trail will see more bike traffic than usual this week with the 2018 Katy Trail Ride.

The 232-mile journey begins Monday in St. Charles. The five-day trip will end Friday in Clinton. People from all over the country and Canada are expected to participate.

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6/17/2018

State agricultural bill limits what is called "meat"

State agricultural bill limits what is called "meat"

Posted 1:13 PM 6/18/2018 by Lindsey Wilkerson, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Missouri is the first and only state to define "meat" as exclusively animal product.

The Missouri General Assembly passed Senate Bill 627, which (More)

6/16/2018

Doctor helps Missourians get back on their feet with new bunion procedure

Doctor helps Missourians get back on their feet with new bunion procedure

Posted 10:23 PM 6/18/2018 by Monica Madden, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - A podiatrist with the Jefferson City Medical Group is the first doctor in Missouri to use a "game-changing" procedure to correct bunions. 

Dr. J.P. McAleer has been using the Lapiplastly correction (More)

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