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    Two Jefferson City stores face liquor license suspensions

    Two Jefferson City stores face liquor license suspensions

    Posted 4:40 PM 3/28/2015 by Lina Young, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Two stores face liquor license suspensions after compliance checks were conducted on March 12. 

    The liquor control board met Friday after Xpress Liquor and Smokes on Ellis Boulevard and Break Time on Clark Street failed compliance checks. Both were caught selling (More)

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    Prop 1 raises mixed reactions over impact on renewable energy

    Prop 1 raises mixed reactions over impact on renewable energy

    Posted 4:17 PM 3/28/2015 by Tatiana Darie, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - With just a couple of days left till the April election, some Columbia residents raised concerns about the proposed electric bond.

    Voters will decided April 7 if Columbia Power and Light should issue $63.1 million in (More)

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    Columbia files notice of appeal in fired officer case

    Columbia files notice of appeal in fired officer case

    Posted 4:02 PM 3/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Columbia has announced plans to appeal a judge's ruling reversing the firing of a former police officer.

    The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that a notice was filed this past week in the Missouri Court of Appeals Western (More)

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    Peaceworks encourages sustainable living

    Posted 3:44 PM 3/28/2015 by Hannah Saulic, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - When Columbia resident Paul Casart bought a house 10 years ago, he knew he needed to make some changes. To increase his home's efficiency, he replaced all of the old windows and re-did the insulation.

    "The goal was to save on my utility bills, and I shudder to think what they'd (More)

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    Northwest Missouri man charged in death of 10-month-old boy

    Northwest Missouri man charged in death of 10-month-old boy

    Posted 3:44 PM 3/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    MARYVILLE (AP) - A northwest Missouri man has been charged in the death of a 10-month-old boy.

    The St. Joseph News Press reports that 25-year-old Nicholas L. Bradshaw, of Maryville, faces two felony counts of abuse or neglect of a child (More)

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    Veteran organizations reach out to mid-Missouri veterans

    Veteran organizations reach out  to mid-Missouri veterans

    Posted 2:35 PM 3/28/2015 by Tom Barclay, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - The Columbia Vet Center sent its mobile vet center vehicle to Fulton to educate and help veterans and the community.

    The mobile vet center parked in front of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2657 Saturday.

    The vehicle travels to rural counties in Missouri to provide (More)

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    Missouri man dies after being run over by train in Oklahoma

    Missouri man dies after being run over by train in Oklahoma

    Posted 2:21 PM 3/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    FAIRLAND, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Missouri man was killed when he was run over by a train that he apparently had fallen off of near Fairland.

    The OHP said Saturday that 33-year-old Jesse Lloyd Bingaman of Springfield, Missouri, was found lying between two sets of (More)

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    St. Louis police suspect link between 2 shooting scenes

    St. Louis police suspect link between 2 shooting scenes

    Posted 2:11 PM 3/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police suspect that the deadly shootings of two people and wounding of a third at a boarding house is connected to the non-fatal shooting of another person in an alley.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that (More)

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    Bills would ban gender neutral housing, unisex bathrooms

    Bills would ban gender neutral housing, unisex bathrooms

    Posted 12:08 PM 3/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Gender-neutral university housing and many unisex public bathrooms would be banned in Missouri under bills that have been introduced in the Legislature.

    The Columbia Daily Tribune reported Rep. Jeff Pogue submitted the bills last week. The Salem Republican said he wants to (More)

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    Exhibit of women's wartime clothing on display at Mizzou

    Exhibit of women's wartime clothing on display at Mizzou

    Posted 12:03 PM 3/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - An exhibit of women's wartime clothing will be on display through D-Day in Columbia to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

    The Columbia Missourian reported vintage posters and lithographs are part of the exhibit at the State Historical Society in (More)

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    Missouri bill would allow growlers in gas stations, grocers

    Missouri bill would allow growlers in gas stations, grocers

    Posted 11:53 AM 3/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri beer lovers could buy freshly filled growlers of draft beers at convenience and grocery stores under two proposals brewing in the Legislature.

    The Senate was set to review a bill approved earlier this month by the House that would allow stores that sell (More)

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    Police arrest man after Callaway County shots fired, chase

    Police arrest man after Callaway County shots fired, chase

    Posted 11:52 PM 3/27/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Tom Barclay, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CALLAWAY COUNTY - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Fulton man late Friday night after a chase through west Callaway County.

    Deputies arrested 35-year-old Travis Schroer, who was driving a vehicle connected to a shots fired incident at Old Highway 54 and County Road 411 around 8:30 p.m. (More)

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    Ex-police officer indicted in Kansas City-area stun gun case

    Ex-police officer indicted in Kansas City-area stun gun case

    Posted 9:59 PM 3/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A former Missouri police officer pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges accusing him of excessive force when he used his stun gun on a teenager last year.

    Timothy Runnels was arraigned Friday in Kansas City on two counts a piece of deprivation of civil rights and (More)

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