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    Weekly Wellness: There's an app for that

    Posted 1:12 PM 10/20/2014 by Amanda Barnes, KOMU 8 Wellness Coach

    COLUMBIA - In today's technology age, we have tools for everything. And they are all available to us in the palms of our hands. I'm talking about phone apps.The website Greatist.com has released a list of the (More)

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    KOMU 8's Kansas City barbeque survey

    KOMU 8's Kansas City barbeque survey

    Posted 1:10 PM 10/20/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Lots of mid-Missourians will be traveling to Kansas City to see the Royals take on the San Francisco Giants in the World Series.

    Even when baseball's not a draw, people travel from all over the country to enjoy Kansas City barbeque. For visitors during the World Series, a Kansas (More)

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    Educators closer to establishing new education standards

    Posted 12:28 PM 10/20/2014 by Kyle Jacoby, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY- Educators met Monday to continue refining new education standards for Missouri children that could be put in place as soon as next year.

    Monday began the final set of meetings where teachers, parents and other educators came together to review standards for math, science (More)

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    Week nine Friday Night Fever plays of the week

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

    Posted 12:23 PM 10/20/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your week nine Friday Night Fever plays of the week! What an end to the regular season of mid-Missouri high school football. Voting for the final plays of the week ends Friday at 3 p.m. and make sure to watch KOMU 8 News at 6 to see the results.

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    Mizzou to host Kentucky, SEC Network pre-game show

    Mizzou to host Kentucky, SEC Network pre-game show

    Posted 11:32 AM 10/20/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Tiger fans will have an action packed day of SEC football when the Kentucky Wildcats come to town on Nov. 1. On Monday, the Southeastern Conference announced the game will kickoff at 3 p.m. and can be seen on the SEC Network.

    In addition to the game, the SEC Network's (More)

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    Officers say six-person fight at Club Vogue ends in three arrests

    Officers say six-person fight at Club Vogue ends in three arrests

    Posted 11:22 AM 10/20/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Police said they arrested three men in connection to a fight at Club Vogue, a night club on Business Loop 70, early Saturday morning. 

    The report said 28-year-old Gary Warren (pictured at left) kicked an employee in the face and threw a glass bottle at his head.

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    Columbia Police say man admits to setting six fires downtown

    Columbia Police say man admits to setting six fires downtown

    Posted 11:15 AM 10/20/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - According to the Columbia Police Department, officers arrested a Columbia man Monday morning who admitted to setting several fires near downtown over the weekend.

    Between early Sunday and his arrest Monday morning, police said 54-year-old Willis Stokes admitted to lighting six (More)

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    Columbia to apply for federal transportation grant

    Posted 8:49 AM 10/20/2014 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Columbia City Council members will authorize an application on Thursday for funding from MoDOT's Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP).

    One of the projects up for funding was a trail connectivity project involving Cosmo Park and Bear Creek Trail. The goal is to connect Cosmo (More)

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    Columbia City Council to make final vote on Cosmo-Bethel Park

    Posted 7:57 AM 10/20/2014 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - About a month after the first public hearing, Columbia City Council members will vote Monday night at 7 pm on whether or not to proceed with the additions to Cosmo-Bethel Park.

    Among the additions to the park would be lights for four more of the park's tennis courts, along with (More)

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    Kansas City police investigate death of 6-year-old

    Kansas City police investigate death of 6-year-old

    Posted 7:49 AM 10/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City police are vowing to find the person or persons responsible for the shooting death of a 6-year-old girl while she was at a convenience store with her dad.

    Hundreds of people turned out Sunday evening to remember Angel Hooper and call for justice in her (More)

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    Columbia Public Schools participate in School Bus Safety Week

    Posted 7:32 AM 10/20/2014 by Maddison Hill, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - About 200 buses depart each day from the First Student bus lot to take around 8,000 students to and from school.

    This week Columbia Public School's will participate in National School Bus Safety Week. This year's theme for the week is "At My Stop...You Stop." Community Relations (More)

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    2 women shot while on I-44 in St. Louis

    2 women shot while on I-44 in St. Louis

    Posted 7:23 AM 10/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are investigating after shots were fired into a car traveling on Interstate 44 in downtown St. Louis, injuring two women.

    The shooting happened at 2:40 a.m. Monday. Police say three women in a car heard multiple shots as a car sped past them.

    Two of (More)

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    Brother, sister die in separate shootings

    Brother, sister die in separate shootings

    Posted 7:20 AM 10/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are investigating to determine if the shooting deaths of a brother and sister during the weekend are related.

    Police say 35-year-old Margaree Dixon died after she was shot several times late Saturday. A few hours later, police responded to another shooting (More)

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