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    Missouri dairy farmers urge veto override

    Missouri dairy farmers urge veto override

    Posted 4:31 AM 8/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri dairy farmers are urging lawmakers to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of legislation authorizing financial incentives for their industry.

    The dairy cattle incentives are included in two broader agriculture bills that Nixon vetoed because they would shift (More)

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    Local event encourages women to take more active role in cycling

    Posted 10:19 PM 8/27/2014 by Sara Maslar-Donar, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - An American Bicyclist study conducted by the GluskinTownley Group suggests that more women are becoming involved cycling, but their numbers drop when it comes to the technical aspect of the sport. 

    The study indicates that of (More)

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    Mayor's task force to hold public forums discussing violence

    Mayor's task force to hold public forums discussing violence

    Posted 7:40 PM 8/27/2014 by Madison Conklin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence worked on planning safe community events during Wednesday night's meeting.

    The task force finalized plans for three public forums to be held during the second week in September. Community members will have a chance to attend the (More)

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    Amber Alert toddler found safe

    Amber Alert toddler found safe

    Posted 6:11 PM 8/27/2014 by Stephanie Sierra, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    EXCELSIOR SPRINGS - Police in Kansas City have located a 3-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert Wednesday night.

    FBI and Excelsior Springs Police Department found Ramy Demboski in downtown Kansas City with her mother, according to Excelsior Springs Police Captain Clint Reno. 

    The suspects are now in custody, and no charges have been made. 

     

     

     

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    More than 200 Missouri bills become law Thursday

    Posted 5:35 PM 8/27/2014 by Michael Doudna, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - More than 200 bills become law Thursday. The bills cover almost every topic, from a new state exercise to implementing new education policy.  

    The new laws were signed by Governor Jay Nixon and passed by a large Republican majority in both the House and (More)

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    Carrollton woman indicted in $185k bank fraud scheme

    Carrollton woman indicted in $185k bank fraud scheme

    Posted 5:01 PM 8/27/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - A Carrollton woman was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in connection with a $185,000 bank fraud scheme, according to U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Tammy Dickenson. The attorney's office said 62-year-old Carol Joyce Noble of Carrollton (More)

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    Blunt seeks federal help for Ferguson costs

    Blunt seeks federal help for Ferguson costs

    Posted 4:33 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt asked the Justice Department to help reimburse state and St. Louis-area law enforcement agencies for costs incurred while providing security in Ferguson this month.

    Blunt said in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday that many of the (More)

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    Senator McCaskill visits Columbia manufacturing company

    Posted 3:58 PM 8/27/2014 by Josh Sultan, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill visited Environmental Dynamics International (EDI) in Columbia Wednesday afternoon as part of a two-day statewide tour of manufacturing companies.

    EDI was the Senator's last stop after visiting Joplin and Kansas City earlier Wednesday. She also (More)

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    Parents complain about alleged punishment at Blue Ridge Elementary

    Posted 3:57 PM 8/27/2014 by Marcel Clarke, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Parents say 72 Blue Ridge Elemetary school fourth graders were left out in the heat during their 20 minute recess last week as a punishment for being too disrputive during the lunch hour.

    Some parents and other family members said they did not know about the incident, but some (More)

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    More than a dozen arrests in Macon, Randolph Co. drug round-up

    More than a dozen arrests in Macon, Randolph Co. drug round-up

    Posted 3:57 PM 8/27/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - After a year-long drug investigation, the Macon Police Department and several other agencies carried out a round-up operation Wednesday morning that ended in more than a dozen arrests.

    Twelve of the arrests were in Macon County. One was in Randolph County.

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    MU group marches in support of Michael Brown

    Posted 3:47 PM 8/27/2014

    COLUMBIA - MU students and community members participated in a silent march to support Michael Brown Wednesday evening. The community created a group called "MU for Mike Brown" after the fatal shooting of the unarmed teen.

    Protests in Ferguson currently remain peaceful, and people in (More)

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    Ride-sharing company considers Columbia expansion

    Posted 3:45 PM 8/27/2014 by KOMU Reporter, Julia Avery

    COLUMBIA -  In an effort to expand to Missouri, a ride-sharing company, Uber, has been trying to negotiate regulations with the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission so it can enter the St. Louis market. As things are still up in the air in St. Louis, the (More)

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    Construction on Brickton and Conley Road set to widen lanes

    Posted 3:40 PM 8/27/2014 by Maddison Hill, KOMU8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Some residents and businesses said construction near Brickton Road and Conley Road is causing an inconvenience.

    Brenda Reno, who works at a laundromat near the construction, said the work is causing extra problems for her customers.

    "Whether they can get their clothes in (More)

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