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    Bridge Isn't Relieving as Much Traffic as Expected

    Bridge Isn't Relieving as Much Traffic as Expected

    Posted 7:25 AM 4/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Fewer drivers than expected are using a new Mississippi River bridge in St. Louis.

    KMOV-TV reports that data shows that since the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge opened in February, traffic is down more than 25 (More)

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    Dog Involved in Attack at Dog Park Back with Owner

    Dog Involved in Attack at Dog Park Back with Owner

    Posted 4:32 AM 4/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    WENTZVILLE (AP) - A Great Dane initially implicated in the fatal attack of another dog at a dog park is now back with his owner.

    The dog, named Zeus, was given back to his owner on Friday.

    Authorities say Buddy, a 10-year-old golden retriever, was killed on March 30 at Quail Ridge (More)

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    Missouri Senate Holds Memorial for Former Members

    Missouri Senate Holds Memorial for Former Members

    Posted 4:30 AM 4/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri senators paused to remember former colleagues who have died during the past several decades.

    The Senate held a memorial service Monday to commemorate 60 former state senators who passed away since May 1987.

    The memorial service was previously a (More)

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    Doctor Inducted to Hall of Famous Missourians

    Doctor Inducted to Hall of Famous Missourians

    Posted 4:29 AM 4/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A physician regarded as the father of osteopathic medicine will be inducted this week into the Hall of Famous Missourians in the state Capitol.

    Andrew Taylor Still founded the American School of Osteopathy, now called A.T. Still University, in Kirksville in 1892.

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    Mo. Senate Could Consider Ethics Legislation

    Mo. Senate Could Consider Ethics Legislation

    Posted 4:25 AM 4/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - The Missouri Senate majority leader says the chamber could debate ethics legislation this week that would curb lobbying.

    The bill would make lawmakers wait two years after their terms expire before registering as lobbyists. It would require lobbyists to report (More)

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    Joint Communications Honors Public Safety Telecommunicators

    Posted 3:26 AM 4/14/2014 by Nichole Cartmell, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Monday kicks off National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. The idea is to honor the men and women working behind the scenes to answer 911 calls.

    Boone County Public Safety Joint Communications will honor dispatch workers all week long. Operations Manager Brian Maydwell said (More)

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    Missouri Softball Player and 12 Year Old Share Special Bond

    Posted 9:50 PM 4/13/2014 by Jack Wascher, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Emily Crane and Camryn Schaller share similar personalities.

    "They're both just very outgoing and goofy, always looking to have a good time," Kari Schaller said.

    "It's tough to take Emily serious sometimes because she always joking around, but it definitely (More)

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    Missing Plane's Black Box Batteries May Have Died

    Missing Plane's Black Box Batteries May Have Died

    Posted 9:38 PM 4/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    PERTH, Australia (AP) - The hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner is continuing to focus on a search for weakening radio signals from deep beneath the waves despite mounting evidence that the batteries in the plane's all-important black boxes may finally have died.

    Following four strong (More)

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    Aldon Smith Arrested at Los Angeles Airport

    Aldon Smith Arrested at Los Angeles Airport

    Posted 9:19 PM 4/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.

    The 24-year-old player was randomly selected for a secondary (More)

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    Shoot Like A Girl Launches in Mid-Missouri

    Posted 6:29 PM 4/13/2014 by Nicole Neidenberg, KOMU 8 Reporter

    RANDOLPH COUNTY - A new program from Northern Missouri Firearms called "Shoot Like A Girl" launched Sunday. This basic pistol class will be once a month for women only wanting to learn the prinicples of shooting a gun. Annie Miles, co-owner of Northern Missouri Firearms said "on average (More)

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    3 Dead After Suburban Kansas City Shooting

    3 Dead After Suburban Kansas City Shooting

    Posted 4:01 PM 4/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say three people have been shot and killed in suburban Kansas City.

    Overland Park Fire Department spokesman Jason Rhodes said Sunday afternoon that one person of interest is in custody. Rhodes said the shootings happened at 2 different locations, but (More)

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    Pepsi Changes Recipe, KFC Sells Chicken Corsages and Stocks Drop

    Posted 3:29 PM 4/13/2014 by William Joy, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Stocks plummeted this week as investors worried the social media and tech stocks that skyrocketed this year were valued too high.

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 2.35 percent, with JPMorgan Chase holding down the average. The tech-heavy NASDAQ had its worst week since (More)

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    Columbia Transit Runs Full Test of New Bus System

    Columbia Transit Runs Full Test of New Bus System

    Posted 3:08 PM 4/13/2014 by Devon Fasbinder, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Sunday is the first time Columbia saw the new COMO Connect bus system in action. All drivers and staff practiced the new routes beginning at 2 p.m. without riders for the first full test run.

    "Sunday's full test run is an important piece of our driving training this (More)

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