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    Rams fans and Ferguson protestors clash outside Edward Jones Dome

    Rams fans and Ferguson protestors clash outside Edward Jones Dome

    Posted 10:04 PM 10/19/2014 by Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police say two women have been arrested after dozens of Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed outside the Edward Jones Dome.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that one protester tried to jab a Rams fan with a pole bearing an upside down American flag on Sunday (More)

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    Human trafficking survivor encourages others to speak up

    Human trafficking survivor encourages others to speak up

    Posted 5:21 PM 10/19/2014 by Paige Travis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - A human trafficking survivor spoke in Columbia Sunday to help raise awareness about human trafficking. Misty Losinger spent 16 years in slavery in Portland, Oregon before escaping and moving to Missouri in hopes of restarting her life.

    Losinger said she wants to raise awareness (More)

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    Advisors emphasize huge benefits of saving money early

    Advisors emphasize huge benefits of saving money early

    Posted 4:45 PM 10/19/2014 by Kyle Jacoby, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - National Save For Retirement week began Sunday with several financial agencies emphasizing the need to save earlier to counter several discouraging trends.

    Americans are working longer than they ever have before due in large part to an alarming lack of savings at an early (More)

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    Sunday marks 20 years since disappearance of Columbia girl

    Sunday marks 20 years since disappearance of Columbia girl

    Posted 3:56 PM 10/19/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Twenty years Sunday a Columbia girl disappeared on her walk to school. 

    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children released this age-progressed photo of Kristina Bishop. KOMU 8 News reached out to (More)

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    Researchers seek to combat bat disease

    Researchers seek to combat bat disease

    Posted 3:38 PM 10/19/2014 by Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Researchers are studying a new way to combat a disease that has killed millions of bats.

    The Columbia Missourian reports it all started with Georgia State postdoctoral researcher Chris Cornelison's food preservation research. He found a type of bacteria that could inhibit (More)

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    Missouri to vote on teacher evaluation changes

    Missouri to vote on teacher evaluation changes

    Posted 2:15 PM 10/19/2014 by Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri could become the first state to tie student learning to teacher evaluations in its state constitution, if enough voters support a November ballot issue.

    Proposed Constitutional Amendment 3 would require a majority of teachers' evaluation scores be based on (More)

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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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