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    Planning and Zoning Commission to Review Controversial Proposal

    Planning and Zoning Commission to Review Controversial Proposal

    Posted 5:35 PM 4/24/2014 by Jasmine Bailey, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Thursday night the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission will give input on a controversial proposal for the downtown area.

    Director of the Columbia Department of Community Development, Timothy Teddy, outlined a community improvement proposal. The main points include (More)

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    Car Runs Into House, Causes Significant Damage

    Car Runs Into House, Causes Significant Damage

    Posted 5:26 PM 4/24/2014 by Eric Stoyanov, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Fire Department responded to a vehicle running into a building at 1417 Risen Star Court Thursday afternoon. 

    When crews arrived, they found a vehicle in a duplex with significant damage to the building. The driver of the vehicle was taken to University Hospital (More)

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    Former MU Basketball Player Charged with Tampering

    Former MU Basketball Player Charged with Tampering

    Posted 5:16 PM 4/24/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Former University of Missouri Basketball player James Zach Price has been charged with tampering for defacing an automobile. 

    April 3, Columbia Police reported Price rammed teammate Earnest Ross' car at least twice with his own car.

    Ross later filed a restraining (More)

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    Columbia Changing Focus for Solar One

    Columbia Changing Focus for Solar One

    Posted 4:36 PM 4/24/2014 by Doug Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Columbia's Solar One program hasn't gained much steam in the past few years, but the city hopes new changes to the program will attract more people. 

    Solar One kicked off in Columbia in 2008. The program's main focus is to move away from dirty energies, like coal, and (More)

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    Missouri House Approves June Primary Election Date

    Missouri House Approves June Primary Election Date

    Posted 4:05 PM 4/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri House members have narrowly approved legislation moving the state's primary elections to June.

    Primaries for Congress, the state Legislature and statewide offices now take place in early August in even-numbered years. The bill would move them to the third (More)

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    Teenager Dies in Highway 63 Accident

    Teenager Dies in Highway 63 Accident

    Posted 2:58 PM 4/24/2014 by Kelly Skehen, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ASHLAND - 19-year-old Briana Forrest died after a car accident Thursday morning in Ashland. Forrest was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

    Forrest was driving a Dodge Avenger when she attempted to cross four lanes of traffic. She made it across two (More)

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    Updated App Helps New Businesses Find Space

    Updated App Helps New Businesses Find Space

    Posted 2:31 PM 4/24/2014 by Lauren Langille, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The District and Regional Economic Development Inc. (REDI) have updated a service the groups brought to Columbia to make the process of searching for space easier for new business owners. The District recently updated its database adding two prime commercial spaces on Ninth Street.

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    Missouri House Passes Cannabis Extract Legislation

    Missouri House Passes Cannabis Extract Legislation

    Posted 2:03 PM 4/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - The Missouri House has approved legislation that would allow use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy is not relieved by other types of treatments.

    The bill would allow use of "hemp extract" containing little of the substance that makes marijuana users feel (More)

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    Hospital Offers Mobile Health Screenings

    Posted 1:10 PM 4/24/2014 by Alexandra Engel, KOMU 8 reporter

    COLUMBIA - A Boone Hospital mobile unit called "Know Your Numbers" conducted free health screenings Thursday. The unit was a gift from the Boone Hospital Foundation and Board of Trustees that travels the Boone County area to give free health screenings. The screenings are paid for by (More)

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    Central MO United Way Set to Give $100,000 in Grants

    Posted 1:08 PM 4/24/2014 by Shay McAlister, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - United Way of Central Missouri volunteers are reviewing applications and will reward area agencies with a one time only grant. The mid-Missouri organization beat it's 2013 campaign goal of $1.7 million and now has $100,000 to give away in grants. It is the organization's fourth (More)

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    Football Coach Pleads Not Guilty in Hailey Owens' Death

    Football Coach Pleads Not Guilty in Hailey Owens' Death

    Posted 12:45 PM 4/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) - A southwest Missouri youth football coach accused of kidnapping, raping and killing a 10-year-old girl has pleaded not guilty.

    Forty-six-year-old Craig Michael Wood appeared Thursday in Greene County Circuit Court in Springfield. A preliminary hearing scheduled for (More)

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    Missouri Lawmakers Pass Criminal Code Overhaul

    Missouri Lawmakers Pass Criminal Code Overhaul

    Posted 12:39 PM 4/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri lawmakers gave final approval to the first comprehensive rewrite of the state's criminal laws in decades.

    The House and Senate voted Thursday to send the legislation to Gov. Jay Nixon's desk. The measure would create new classes of felonies and misdemeanors (More)

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    Columbia Police Make Three Arrests in Homicide

    Columbia Police Make Three Arrests in Homicide

    Posted 12:32 PM 4/24/2014 by Eric Stoyanov, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Columbia Police officers arrested three suspects Wednesday for the homicide on West Texas Avenue Tuesday. 

    Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Darrius Edwards, 22, of Columbia for second degree murder. Edwards' bond is set at $1,000,000 cash only. Edwards is currently (More)

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