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    Woman's death leaves questions unanswered

    Woman's death leaves questions unanswered

    Posted 10:43 AM 10/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    AFFTON (AP) - Relatives of a 57-year-old St. Louis County woman are still searching for answers about her mysterious death.

    Mary Zehnle disappeared while walking with her sister Oct. 8 in Steelville, near the home of the sister, Barb Jones. After three days of searching, a deer hunter (More)

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    Missouri, Kansas dealing with fewer deer

    Missouri, Kansas dealing with fewer deer

    Posted 10:27 AM 10/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Missouri wildlife officials and deer hunters agree on one thing - something has to be done to reverse a continuing drop in deer population in the state.

    The Department of Conservation reports Missouri hunters took 251,924 whitetail deer during last hunting season, the (More)

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    Woman charged with burglary and robbery after assault

    Woman charged with burglary and robbery after assault

    Posted 7:34 AM 10/19/2014 by Kellan Marvin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    FULTON - Fulton police officers responded to an assault at 910 East Morningside Drive at 12:08 a.m. Sunday according to a news release from the Fulton Police Department. Residents say that Stephanie Daylee Teter forcefully entered the home and refused to leave.

    Teter began to take items (More)

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    Missouri routs Florida 42-13

    Posted 10:44 PM 10/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    GAINESVILLE, Florida - Marcus Murphy scored three touchdowns, including two on special teams, and Missouri embarrassed Florida 42-13 Saturday night.

    The Tigers (5-2, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) scored on a kickoff return, a punt return, a fumble return and an interception return. (More)

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    Holts Summit man in serious condition after motorcycle accident

    Holts Summit man in serious condition after motorcycle accident

    Posted 7:54 PM 10/18/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    MORGAN COUNTY, Mo.- A Holts Summit man is in serious condition after suffering a motorcycle accident. Oren Barnes, 43, was taken to University Hospital after he drove off the right side of the road, causing his motorcycle to turn over. The accident occurred on Highway 179. Missouri highway patrol says Barnes was wearing a helmet. He is in serious condition.

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    Protesters end encampment at St. Louis University

    Protesters end encampment at St. Louis University

    Posted 5:32 PM 10/18/2014 by Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Saint Louis University says an encampment set up by people protesting police shootings has been removed.

    The private Jesuit school said in a news release that intense outreach led up to students and demonstrators "voluntarily and permanently" taking down the encampment (More)

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    Girl killed at Kansas City convenience store

    Girl killed at Kansas City convenience store

    Posted 2:19 PM 10/18/2014 by Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A 6-year-old Kansas City girl has died in a drive-by shooting at a convenience store in the southern part of the city.

    Police said in a news release that Angel Hooper was wounded Friday night when someone in a passing vehicle fired multiple rounds into the parking (More)

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    Supporters rappel 13 stories for Special Olympics

    Posted 2:07 PM 10/18/2014 by Amanda Weston, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Supporters climbed down a 13-story building in Jefferson City in support of the Special Olympics Saturday.

    This is the fourth year for the Over the Edge fundraising event in Jefferson City. "Edgers" must raise at least $1,000 to rappel down the Jefferson State Office (More)

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    Sustainable Living Fair in Columbia Promotes Future Thinking

    Posted 1:50 PM 10/18/2014 by Ashley Holt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA -Mid-Missouri Peaceworks hosted its Sustainable Living Fair today in Columbia's City Hall.

    Residents were invited to partake in a variety workshops and approach booths that provided information on how to live more environmentally friendly lifestyles.

    Topics covered included (More)

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    City encourages a different way to take care of your lawn

    Posted 1:47 PM 10/18/2014 by Sara Maslar-Donar, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - About 20 people filled a room in city hall to learn how and why they should switch to a more cost efficient and environmentally friendly way of caring for their laws and gardens.

    Composting is a way to take advantage of nature's natural decay cycle to create an organic soil (More)

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    Residents gather to celebrate Almeta Crayton's life work

    Residents gather to celebrate Almeta Crayton's life work

    Posted 1:46 PM 10/18/2014 by Jessica Mensch, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Community members gathered at Douglass Park Saturday afternoon to honor former First Ward councilwoman Almeta Crayton.

    D.J. Curtis "Boogieman" Soul played music for attendees and asked people whose lives were touched by Crayton to speak to the crowd.

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    Missouri ballot proposal would shift budget powers

    Missouri ballot proposal would shift budget powers

    Posted 1:12 PM 10/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - The Missouri Constitution gives the governor some of the broadest budget-balancing powers in the nation.

    But a proposal on the November ballot would flip that around. If approved, proposed Constitutional Amendment 10 would give the Missouri Legislature some of the (More)

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    Developer to build replica major league stadiums

    Developer to build replica major league stadiums

    Posted 1:02 PM 10/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Developers plan to break ground this fall on a series of replica Major League Baseball stadiums for Little Leaguers in the southwest Missouri tourism mecca of Branson.

    Backers of the Ballparks of America project are banking on being able to lure the growing number of (More)

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