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    Governor outlines proposed funding plan for new veterans' home

    Posted 5:52 PM 1/26/2015 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Jay Nixon said Monday he wants more veterans off waiting lists and into Missouri Veterans' Homes across the state.

    "For every veteran receiving quality medical care and services at one of our veterans' homes, there's a veteran who is on the waiting list because (More)

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    MU converts University Village Apartments to parking lot

    Posted 4:52 PM 1/26/2015 by Kelly Skehen, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Part of the land previously home to University Village Apartments is now being used as a parking lot. Last year, the frail walkway on one building gave way, killing Columbia firefighter Lt. Bruce Britt.

    University of Missouri Campus Facilities Communications Manager Karlan (More)

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    Group rates School of Medicine's family residency program top 3

    Posted 2:59 PM 1/26/2015 by Collin Ruane, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri School of Medicine announced Monday it has received a new honor. It involves the residency training program for family physicians.

    A new report from Doximity, a professional physicians network, rated the medical school's family physician residency (More)

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    Bar and party bus owner paying customers after failed promises

    Bar and party bus owner paying customers after failed promises

    Posted 2:43 PM 1/26/2015 by Kelly Skehen, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - The party is over for the Benjamin Bradley, owner of Columbia Party Bus, LLC and COMO Entertainment Inc., after Attorney General Chris Koster said Bradley must pay customers who never received promised services.

    In an agreement approved by Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel (More)

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    Weekly Wellness: Fitness segment makes a return

    Posted 1:46 PM 1/26/2015 by Amanda Barnes, KOMU 8 Wellness Coach

    COLUMBIA - It's a new year! That means new Weekly Wellness!

    I'm so excited that with this new year, brings an opportunity for us to join Angie Bailey for our weekly journey into health and wellness.

    I hope you have made it through January unscathed. For those who made resolutions, I (More)

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    Osage Co. Sheriff Michael Dixon loses peace officer's license

    Posted 1:42 PM 1/26/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) said Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon's peace officer's licence has been revoked.

    DPS Communications Director Mike O'Connell said in an email, "Michael Dixon's POST status has been updated to reflect that his Missouri peace (More)

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    Coach Kuligowski to remain with Mizzou

    Coach Kuligowski to remain with Mizzou

    Posted 1:11 PM 1/26/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski doesn't plan to leave the program anytime soon. On Monday, Kuligowski released a statement saying he had withdrawn his name for consideration for a co-defensive coordinator coaching position at the University of Illinois.

    Kuligowski (More)

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    Jury in CIA leak trial says it can't reach unanimous verdict

    Jury in CIA leak trial says it can't reach unanimous verdict

    Posted 12:11 PM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Jurors say they can't reach a unanimous verdict in the case of an ex-CIA officer accused of leaking secrets about a classified operation to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions, but the judge wants them to continue deliberating.

    On their third day of deliberations Monday (More)

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    Missouri audit shows $376K spent flying commissioners to meetings

    Missouri audit shows $376K spent flying commissioners to meetings

    Posted 11:31 AM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A state audit shows Missouri has spent $376,000 flying commissioners to meetings across the state.

    A report released Monday by state Auditor Tom Schweich notes the state could have saved $294,000 reimbursing conservation and transportation commissioners for driving (More)

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    Columbia police looking for suspects in home invasion

    Posted 11:13 AM 1/26/2015 by Melody Myers, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA- The Columbia Police Department is looking for suspects after a home invasion Monday morning on Kennesaw Ridge Road involving a gun.

    The suspects entered through the front door and began taking electronics when one of the home owners confronted the suspects.

    The suspect (More)

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    Police identify woman killed by two cars in St. Louis

    Police identify woman killed by two cars in St. Louis

    Posted 11:10 AM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police say the woman killed after being struck by two cars Sunday night is 45-year-old Candi McNeal of Brentwood.

    St. Louis police say McNeal was in the middle of the street, crossing against a traffic light, when the driver's side mirror of a Volkswagen Passat struck (More)

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    Big Memorial Day music festival in St. Louis is off

    Big Memorial Day music festival in St. Louis is off

    Posted 11:01 AM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Plans for a giant Memorial Day country music festival in downtown St. Louis are on hold, and a top aide to the mayor says a similar rock festival over Labor Day weekend is uncertain.

    In April, aldermen voted to allow both festivals on the Gateway Mall for the next 10 (More)

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    Police arrest man near St. Louis connected with Iowa shooting death

    Police arrest man near St. Louis connected with Iowa shooting death

    Posted 10:49 AM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) - Police say authorities have arrested a man near St. Louis who was sought in connection with the shooting death of a man in Ottumwa, Iowa.

    Police announced Monday that Ottumwa officers arrested 24-year-old Dustin William McDanel on Friday in the St. Louis suburb of (More)

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