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    How you can tackle mold issues in your home

    How you can tackle mold issues in your home

    Posted 8:53 PM 11/27/2014 by Collin Ruane, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mold can affect just about anyone, often hidden from plain view. It's an issue that can potentially cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to fix.

    ServiceMaster of Columbia President Adam Kinser said it's important to tackle mold issues in the home as soon as possible, especially (More)

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    2 die in shooting in suburban Kansas City

    2 die in shooting in suburban Kansas City

    Posted 8:08 PM 11/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    BLUE SPRINGS (AP) - Police say two people have died in a shooting at a home in the Kansas City suburb of Blue Springs.

    The Kansas City Star reports that police were called to the home around 7:30 a.m. Thursday and (More)

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    Officers looking for suspect after several shots fired

    Officers looking for suspect after several shots fired

    Posted 7:23 PM 11/27/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City police are looking for a suspect after they say several shots were fired Thursday morning.

    Officers arrived at the 1400 block of Elizabeth Street just after 10 a.m. in response to multiple calls of shots fired.

    Officers on the scene located several (More)

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    Black "Friday" shopping starts early

    Black "Friday" shopping starts early

    Posted 3:57 PM 11/27/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Black Friday is more like Black "Thursday" this year.

    Stores such as Best Buy, Toys R Us, JCPenney's and Dick's Sporting Goods opened their doors at 5 p.m. Thursday. WalMart, Kohl's, Sears and Macy's opened at 6 p.m.

    Bargain hunters showed up to Best Buy Thursday morning (More)

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    Neighbors react to Versailles shooting

    Posted 3:48 PM 11/27/2014 by Amanda Weston, KOMU 8 Reporter

    VERSAILLES - Neighbors say they are shocked after a shooting in Morgan County left a man dead and a deputy injured.

    Deputies and officers from the Versailles Police Department responded to an assault in progress call on Second Street Wednesday night. Police say Randall Roden assaulted (More)

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    11-year-old dies in crash on icy Missouri highway

    11-year-old dies in crash on icy Missouri highway

    Posted 1:55 PM 11/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    LEBANON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say an 11-year-old boy has been killed in a crash on an ice-covered Missouri highway.

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened Wednesday morning when a driver lost control of her sport utility vehicle nine miles east of Lebanon. The patrol (More)

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    Turkeys provided for displaced Ferguson workers

    Turkeys provided for displaced Ferguson workers

    Posted 1:43 PM 11/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - The St. Louis County chapter of the NAACP is passing out Thanksgiving turkeys for those who lost jobs due to the rioting in Ferguson.

    NAACP officials on Wednesday said they will distribute 200 turkeys Thursday afternoon from the St. Louis County NAACP headquarters on (More)

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    Mid-Missourians gather for "Everybody Eats"

    Posted 1:42 PM 11/27/2014 by Nick Komisar, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Almeta Crayton Community Programs offered a full Thanksgiving feast to the local community Thursday.

    In an event known as "Everybody Eats," volunteers helped serve donated food to those in the community who might not have been able to afford their own Thanksgiving meal, as well (More)

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    Morgan County deputy shot, suspect dead after confrontation

    Morgan County deputy shot, suspect dead after confrontation

    Posted 11:18 AM 11/27/2014 by Katie Grunik, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    VERSAILLES - The Missouri State Highway Patrol announced Thursday a Morgan County deputy was injured Wednesday when they said a suspect shot the deputy with a pistol. The report said Morgan County deputies and officers from the Versailles Police Department responded to an assault call at 18548 (More)

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    NW Missouri prosecutor admits stealing from client

    NW Missouri prosecutor admits stealing from client

    Posted 10:53 AM 11/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A northwest Missouri county is looking for a new prosecutor after the one residents elected earlier this month pleaded guilty to stealing more than half a million dollars from his elderly client.

    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Kansas City says 39-year-old Richard F. (More)

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    Thanksgiving feast lard, crickets for Missouri zoo

    Thanksgiving feast lard, crickets for Missouri zoo

    Posted 10:47 AM 11/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Horse meat, crickets and lard are more appetizing than a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for some Kansas City dwellers.

    Instead of turkey and stuffing, The Kansas City Star reports animals at the Kansas City Zoo get to feast on fruits, vegetables and a slew of raw (More)

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    Missouri Southern reviews enrollment effort

    Missouri Southern reviews enrollment effort

    Posted 10:28 AM 11/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    JOPLIN (AP) - Missouri Southern University officials are in the process of evaluating a two-year effort to increase enrollment at the school in Joplin.

    The Joplin Globe reports a consulting firm that worked on helping the school address its enrollment has finished its work. School (More)

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    White House releases Thanksgiving menu

    White House releases Thanksgiving menu

    Posted 9:55 AM 11/27/2014 by Katie Grunik, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    WASHINGTON, DC - The White House Press Office released the menu Thursday for the president's Thanksgiving meal. 

    The first family will be dining on a main course of thyme-roasted turkey and honey-baked ham. They'll eat a variety of sides including cornbread stuffing, oyster stuffing (More)

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