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    Motorcycle rally rattles nerves in KC suburb

    Motorcycle rally rattles nerves in KC suburb

    Posted 1:05 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    GRAIN VALLEY (AP) - A Labor Day weekend rally of what the government calls an outlaw motorcycle gang has some suburban Kansas City residents and law enforcement officers a little on edge, but one of the motorcycle group's local leaders says those fears are overblown.The Kansas City Star (More)

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    Historic farms to be recognized at Missouri event

    Historic farms to be recognized at Missouri event

    Posted 12:47 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) - Missouri farms that have been in the same family for at least 100 years will be recognized at an event in southwest Missouri.The "Salute to Century Farms" is being held Tuesday night at the Round Barn Event Center east of Ash Grove. The site features a barn built in 1880 (More)

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    Food banks teams up with MU to "sack hunger"

    Food banks teams up with MU to "sack hunger"

    Posted 12:36 PM 8/30/2014 by Alyssa Casares, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri will collect donations outside of the stadium Saturday as part of its annual "Sack Hunger" event.

    The University of Missouri teamed up with the food bank to give the community an opportunity to donate non-perishable (More)

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    New taxi stand policy for Missouri football games

    New taxi stand policy for Missouri football games

    Posted 11:32 AM 8/30/2014 by Shay McAlister, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA- MU officials implemented a new taxi stand policy Saturday for Missouri football games. The policy requires all taxis to drop off and pick up on Champions Drive near the Lot G entrance.

    MU officials say they hope the new policy will help alleviate traffic around the stadium.

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    Mizzou Extra: Tigers kick off 2014 season against SDSU

    Mizzou Extra: Tigers kick off 2014 season against SDSU

    Posted 8:48 AM 8/30/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Columnist

    COLUMBIA - Winning is always nice, but the hardest thing about being successful is raising the bar afterwards. The Missouri football team had a taste of success last season when they won the Cotton Bowl and finished the season with a 12-2 record. Now the Tigers begin their quest to (More)

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    Missouri ballot features teacher evaluation change

    Missouri ballot features teacher evaluation change

    Posted 8:19 AM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri voters are likely to hear a lot about good teachers and local control in the coming months.

    Public education groups are gearing up for a big battle with prominent political donor Rex Sinquefield over a proposed constitutional amendment changing teacher (More)

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    Missouri seeks disaster declaration for Ferguson

    Missouri seeks disaster declaration for Ferguson

    Posted 8:13 AM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has asked federal officials to issue an economic-injury disaster declaration in St. Louis County so that businesses can get aid following looting in Ferguson.

    Nixon said he submitted a formal request Friday to the U.S. Small Business (More)

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    Week two Friday Night Fever plays of the week

    Vote for your favorite Friday Night Fever play of the week!

    Posted 12:00 AM 8/30/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your week two Friday Night Fever plays of the week! Watch the video and vote for your favorite. Make sure to watch Friday Night Fever on KOMU News at Ten every Friday night!

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    Climbers oppose MU's plan to remove rec center rock wall

    Posted 7:33 PM 8/29/2014 by Jordan Bowen, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Many rock climbers are up in arms after they learned the University of Missouri plans to tear down its three-story rock climbing tower at the school's recreation center.

    MU News Bureau Interim Director Christian Basi said the new plan will help with overcrowding in the gym's (More)

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    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 2

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 2

    Posted 6:47 PM 8/29/2014 by John Zupon, Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA- This week in our game of the week, Osage stepped up and out of its district three to beat district four Moberly who was at home. Osage moves on to 2-0 and Moberly takes another step back and is now 0-2 after two weeks. 

    Moberly will need to win out if they want to get a good (More)

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    Water back on at Southeast Missouri State after pipe break

    Water back on at Southeast Missouri State after pipe break

    Posted 4:11 PM 8/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) - City water service has returned to Southeast Missouri State University after a broken water main forced the Cape Girardeau campus to cancel classes earlier this week.

    The water main was repaired Wednesday night but could not be activated until the city completed safety tests Friday.

    Classes are scheduled to resume Tuesday morning, but the school wants students who live in residence halls to return from their unexpected break by Labor Day.

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    COMO Connect offers free rides to MU football game

    COMO Connect offers free rides to MU football game

    Posted 4:04 PM 8/29/2014 by Kaitlin Rounds, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - COMO Connect will offer free bus routes to and from the MU football game Saturday.

    It's part of the "Ride Free in August" promotion that offers free bus routes to customers the entire month.

    Starting in September, COMO Connect will still offer bus routes to Faurot Field (More)

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    New efforts to maintain crowd control in Columbia bars

    Posted 3:02 PM 8/29/2014 by Shale Remien, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA -  Mizzou football season kicks off Saturday, pouring Mizzou fans into the stadium, bars and nightclubs.

    Battalion Chief Brad Frazier said the first week of school launches a new effort to keep bars and nightclubs from going over occupancy. Every bar has a specific amount of (More)

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