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    Four confirmed dead in Niangua Bridge crash, lanes open to traffic

    Posted 1:32 PM 7/23/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CAMDEN COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed four people are dead and one was injured in a car accident on Route 5 in Camden County Wednesday morning.

    Crews from multiple agencies worked to cleanup, investigate and get traffic moving again throughout Wednesday. Fire crews (More)

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    2 companies moving from Kansas to Missouri

    2 companies moving from Kansas to Missouri

    Posted 12:17 PM 7/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Missouri has apparently won another round in the continuing border war with Kansas that involves using tax incentives to entice businesses to move across the state line that runs through the Kansas City metropolitan area.

    Leawood, Kansas-based Cbiz Inc. and Mayer Hoffman (More)

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    Woman fatally stabbed man in St. Louis

    Woman fatally stabbed man in St. Louis

    Posted 11:49 AM 7/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 24-year-old woman is in custody after a man was stabbed to death in St. Louis.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 33-year-old Tyrone Barnett of Hillsdale was stabbed in the neck shortly after midnight Wednesday. Police say a (More)

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    State alters transfer plan for Normandy

    State alters transfer plan for Normandy

    Posted 11:46 AM 7/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    NORMANDY (AP) - The Missouri Board of Education is altering its transfer policy for the troubled Normandy School District, a move that will allow additional students to transfer.

    The unaccredited St. Louis County district is now under state supervision. The state board voted in June to (More)

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    Burmese refugee's Boone County home gets makeover

    Posted 11:18 AM 7/23/2014 by Jeffrey Militzer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    BOONE COUNTY - A Burmese refugee's home is getting a makeover courtesy of Fairview Road Church. Klo Paw came to the United States with his family of five a few years ago, fleeing the Myanmar Regime. He bought his home less than a year ago.

    "It's been very difficult for them [the family]. (More)

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    Hickman football coach releases statement following DWI plea

    Hickman football coach releases statement following DWI plea

    Posted 10:51 AM 7/23/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Hickman High School football coach Arnel Monroe released a statement Wednesday after pleading guilty to DWI Tuesday.

    Monroe said in an email to KOMU 8 News, "I have accepted complete responsibility for my lack of judgment. I apologize from the bottom of my heart to my family (More)

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    Woman sought in fatal house fire

    Woman sought in fatal house fire

    Posted 10:38 AM 7/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    NORTHWOODS (AP) - St. Louis County police are searching for a 36-year-old woman, a suspect in a homicide and arson investigation.

    The woman has not been charged. Police say she is wanted in connection with an incident on July 6, when Northwoods police responded to a house fire. They found 49-year-old Dana Williams dead.

    Anyone with information is asked to call St. Louis County police, or 911.

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    Mississippi River reopens after barge accident

    Mississippi River reopens after barge accident

    Posted 10:36 AM 7/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    LOUISIANA (AP) - A railroad bridge is undamaged and Mississippi River traffic is moving again at Louisiana, Missouri, after barges broke free from their tow and became stuck under the bridge.

    Fifteen barges became dislodged about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday from a tow operated by Marquette (More)

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    Jefferson City Correctional Center inmate dies

    Jefferson City Correctional Center inmate dies

    Posted 10:24 AM 7/23/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Department of Corrections announced Wednesday an inmate serving time at the Jefferson City Correctional Center died Tuesday afternoon of apparent natural causes.

    David Owens, the communications director for the Missouri (More)

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    Man dead after head-on collision with semi

    Man dead after head-on collision with semi

    Posted 10:12 AM 7/23/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    MONITEAU COUNTY - A man is dead after his vehicle hit a semi head-on Tuesday afternoon.

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the accident occurred at 2 p.m. on Highway 50, just east of Business 50 West, when 56-year-old Paul Forbis of California, Missouri crossed the center line and hit (More)

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    California firm recalls fruit nationwide from Sam's Club, others

    California firm recalls fruit nationwide from Sam's Club, others

    Posted 9:52 AM 7/23/2014 by The Associated Press and KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    CUTLER, California (AP) - A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

    Wawona Packing says on its website that no illnesses have been reported and (More)

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    Several car break-ins reported in St. Louis area

    Several car break-ins reported in St. Louis area

    Posted 9:33 AM 7/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police in several St. Louis-area communities are investigating a series of car break-ins that have occurred over the past several days.

    KMOV-TV reports that similar crimes have been reported on both sides of the Mississippi River - in (More)

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    Deadly accident closes Route 5 in Camden County

    Deadly accident closes Route 5 in Camden County

    Posted 9:30 AM 7/23/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    CAMDEN COUNTY - Both lanes of Route 5 over the Niangua River were closed Wednesday morning after a deadly multiple vehicle accident. MoDOT said the bridge is expected to be closed for six hours.

    MoDOT also offered several options for detours. If you're traveling southbound on Route 5, you (More)

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