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    Father and son injured in wrong way crash near fairgrounds

    Posted 1:17 PM 7/24/2014 by Zack Newman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department said Thursday a woman drove on the wrong side of Highway 63 and collided head-on with another vehicle Wednesday night near the Boone County fairgrounds, injuring a father and his 7-year-old son.

    Officers said Kristine Moersch was the driver. They (More)

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    Fire Marshal says lights caused fire near Eldon

    Posted 11:20 AM 7/24/2014 by Zack Newman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    MILLER COUNTY - The Division of Fire Safety reported Thursday morning the cause of the fire that burned at 5 Reed Lane Wednesday. Missouri Department of Public Safety Communications Director Mike O'Connell said the investigation showed the fire started in a light fixture on the exterior of the (More)

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    Cooper County community water customers outraged over bills

    Posted 11:14 AM 7/24/2014 by Shannon O'Brien, KOMU 8 Reporter

    OTTERVILLE - Customers in the Cooper County community of Otterville are upset over increased water rates and billing changes.

    The city recently switched to an electronic billing system. Previously it did all utility bills by hand. Now, customers are getting their old bills and new bills at (More)

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    Mizzou football tickets go on sale

    Mizzou football tickets go on sale

    Posted 10:35 AM 7/24/2014 by Zack Newman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Single-game tickets and ticket packages for University of Missouri football home games go on sale Thursday for Tiger Scholarship Fund members and current season ticket holders. The general public can begin purchasing remaining tickets Friday.

    Single-game tickets to the three (More)

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    Former Missouri police chief pleads guilty to fraud

    Former Missouri police chief pleads guilty to fraud

    Posted 9:45 AM 7/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    JACKSON (AP) - The former police chief of Perryville, Missouri, has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of making a false report and will serve 10 days in jail.

    The Southeast Missourian reports that as part of a plea agreement, Keith Tarrillion on Wednesday surrendered his police (More)

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    Boone Hospital breaks ground on new campus in south Columbia

    Posted 8:03 AM 7/24/2014 by Jeffrey Militzer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Boone Hospital Center Board of Trustees broke ground on the new south campus medical plaza at 10 a.m. Thursday.

    The new south campus will be built on 14 acres of land at the corner of Forum Boulevard and Nifong Boulevard. Construction on the new $20 million hospital will (More)

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    Two school districts to provide free lunches to all

    Two school districts to provide free lunches to all

    Posted 7:54 AM 7/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City and Hickman Mills school districts will offer free lunches to every student, beginning in August.

    A new federal provision allows qualifying districts with high percentages of students on food assistance to feed all their students. The theory is that the (More)

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    SW Missouri couple charged with selling K2

    SW Missouri couple charged with selling K2

    Posted 7:34 AM 7/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) - A southwest Missouri couple is charged with selling $1 million of synthetic marijuana known as K2.

    The U.S. Attorney says in a news release that 79-year-old Doy Case and his 67-year-old wife, Tressie Case, of Rogersville, were charged Tuesday in a nine-count (More)

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    McKee proposes small north St. Louis hospital

    McKee proposes small north St. Louis hospital

    Posted 7:31 AM 7/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis developer is moving ahead with plans to build a small hospital on the city's north side.

    Paul McKee is the developer of the massive NorthSide Regeneration project aimed at revitalizing an area of north St. Louis. The St. Louis (More)

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    Right to Farm to be discussed Thursday night at public forum

    Posted 7:04 AM 7/24/2014 by Jordan Locke, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The League of Women Voters will have a public forum tonight to inform voters of issues on the August ballot.

    At the top of the agenda is the Right to Farm Amendment, or Amendment 1.

    The forum will have speakers from both sides to debate the issue at 6:30 p.m. at the (More)

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    Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    Posted 5:20 AM 7/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from radar, the official Algerian news agency said Thursday.

    Air navigation services lost track of the plane 50 minutes after takeoff early Thursday, last sited at 0155 GMT, the agency said.

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    Federal prisoner in Missouri medical center dies

    Federal prisoner in Missouri medical center dies

    Posted 5:12 AM 7/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) - Officials are investigating the death of an inmate at a federal prison medical center in Missouri.

    The U.S. Department of Justice says 57-year-old Cyprian Adoh died Wednesday. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners says his death is being (More)

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    Apartments, diner, store coming to Loop

    Apartments, diner, store coming to Loop

    Posted 4:33 AM 7/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    UNIVERSITY CITY (AP) - Big changes are planned for the Delmar Loop in St. Louis and University City.

    A trolley line is being added to the Loop, but KTVI-TV says there's more. A new grocery store, a 24-hour diner and loft apartments are also planned.

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