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    No. 17 Missouri beats Arkansas to take SEC East

    No. 17 Missouri beats Arkansas to take SEC East

    Posted 9:00 PM 11/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - After three quarters smothered by Arkansas, Missouri found a way out. It's been that way most of the year, simply finding ways to get the job done.

    "I just think it got contagious," coach Gary Pinkel said after finally emerging from a rowdy locker room celebrating the 21-14 (More)

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    Your View: Social Media Interaction

    Posted 8:43 PM 11/28/2014 by Josh Sultan and Harris Chang, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Over the past decade, social media use has increased a lot around the world. It's also become a major factor in how media outlets share information with their audiences.

    Like many other news outlets, KOMU 8 has a strong presence on the web a and this includes our KOMU 8 Facebook (More)

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    Hog dominates Mizzou tailgate menus

    Posted 8:25 PM 11/28/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou fans flooded the tailgates Friday afternoon, hours before the Mizzou football team clinched the SEC East championship.

    Fans ditched holiday shopping and decked out in black during the Black Friday game.

    But Thanksgiving feasts didn't keep tailgaters from Friday's (More)

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    Mizzou fans react to second SEC East Championship

    Mizzou fans react to second SEC East Championship

    Posted 7:26 PM 11/28/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - You didn't need a ticket inside Memorial Stadium to tell how the Tigers were doing.

    Missouri pulled out a 21-14 win against Arkansas in the Battle Line Rivalry, sending the Tigers to the SEC Championship for the second straight year.

    "I got to tell you we were a little (More)

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    Missouri extends aid to Ferguson businesses

    Missouri extends aid to Ferguson businesses

    Posted 3:36 PM 11/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - The state of Missouri is extending a program to offer no-interest loans to small businesses in and near Ferguson damaged by recent violent protests.

    The office of Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday outlined a $625,000 pool of loan money for businesses damaged by looting in Ferguson (More)

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    Dellwood mayor seeks aid to rebuild after riots

    Dellwood mayor seeks aid to rebuild after riots

    Posted 3:04 PM 11/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    DELLWOOD (AP) - The mayor of a town neighboring Ferguson is calling on state and federal officials to help rebuild following an outbreak of violent protests that destroyed businesses.

    Dellwood Mayor Reggie Jones said Friday that while much attention has focused on Ferguson, most of the (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Battle High football team heads to state championship

    Posted 2:45 PM 11/28/2014 by Christina Santiago, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Only two years after its founding, Battle High School's football team traveled to St. Louis Friday for the Class 5 State Championship.

    Dozens of parents scrambled to make 95 sandwiches in 15 minutes as their sons scarfed down lunch in the high school cafeteria. Members of the (More)

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    Rice wins appeal, 'suspension vacated'

    Rice wins appeal, 'suspension vacated'

    Posted 2:21 PM 11/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Friday.

    The appeal was heard earlier this month by former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones. She was deciding whether the NFL overstepped (More)

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    Ferguson protests disrupt St. Louis-area malls

    Ferguson protests disrupt St. Louis-area malls

    Posted 2:17 PM 11/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - Demonstrators have disrupted business at a pair of large suburban St. Louis shopping malls to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson.

    At least 200 protesters gathered on one of the busiest shopping (More)

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    Timeline traces Ferguson events as Michael Brown's legacy evolves

    Posted 1:17 PM 11/28/2014 by David Crary, The Associated Press and Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA (AP) - For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers.

    In one version, Brown was a gentle giant. In another, a defiant (More)

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    Columbia considering partial ban on plastic bags

    Columbia considering partial ban on plastic bags

    Posted 12:45 PM 11/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Columbia is looking into a partial ban on single-use plastic shopping bags.

    The Columbia Daily Tribune reported a commission that advises the city council on environmental issues was asked last month to review a proposal partially banning plastic bags.

    The main focus (More)

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    Two men no longer face charges in Cray disappearance

    Two men no longer face charges in Cray disappearance

    Posted 12:30 PM 11/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Two men no longer faces charges connected to the disappearance of Jefferson City man Christopher Cray.

    The Jefferson City News-Tribune reported that prosecutors have dropped a tampering with a witness charge against Richard Love and a tampering with physical evidence (More)

  • Mizzou Xtra

    Missouri vs. Arkansas: news, scores and stats

    Missouri vs. Arkansas: news, scores and stats

    Posted 12:29 PM 11/28/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter and Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou can win back-to-back SEC East championships with a win against Arkansas today. But it won't be easy. Arkansas is the 1st team ever to win back-to-back shutouts against ranked opponents. 

    Follow us here on our live blog for news, stats, scores and much more. Updates (More)

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