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    Craft breweries get OK in Kansas City, Missouri strip malls

    Craft breweries get OK in Kansas City, Missouri strip malls

    Posted 10:10 AM 5/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City's city council has voted to allow craft breweries to operate in neighborhood strip malls and storefronts.

    Kansas City media outlets report the council approved the ordinance Thursday. Previously, breweries of less than 5,000 square feet had to be located in (More)

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    Police: Man left at hospital with gunshot wound to the face

    Police: Man left at hospital with gunshot wound to the face

    Posted 10:01 AM 5/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis County Police were investigating Friday after a man was dropped off at Christian Northeast Hospital with a gunshot wound to the face.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the victim was left at the hospital Thursday afternoon and was in critical condition.

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    Missouri lawmaker on probation for pharmacy violations

    Missouri lawmaker on probation for pharmacy violations

    Posted 9:53 AM 5/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A Missouri lawmaker's pharmacist's license was placed on probation for writing prescriptions for himself and others without a doctor's approval.

    Documents show the state Board of Pharmacy placed Republican Rep. Lynn Morris of Ozark on probation for three years.

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    Missouri man gets 15 years for attempted sex trafficking

    Missouri man gets 15 years for attempted sex trafficking

    Posted 9:44 AM 5/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A 30-year-old Jefferson City man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for trying to set up a meeting with someone he thought was a 12-year-old girl for illicit sex.

    Jeremy Ryan Bappert pleaded guilty in October to attempted sex trafficking of a child as the (More)

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    Teachers prepare for next school year

    Posted 3:38 PM 5/28/2015 by Alyssa Casares, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Missouri's Department of Conservation will host a workshop in Columbia to train teachers how to bring nature into the classroom Monday.

    Kim Cole is the conservation education consultant for the Missouri Department of Conservation and said the "Nature Unfolds" workshop is a part (More)

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    Supporters welcome back Central Missouri 33rd Honor Flight

    Posted 2:27 AM 5/29/2015 by Rona Navales, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Central Missouri Honor Flight returned from its 33rd flight from Washington D.C. for war veterans Thursday night.

    The free trip was to honor war veterans who fought in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.

    Motorcyclists served as escorts for each veteran, driving ahead of two (More)

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    Columbia official breaks down how and why city uses parking meters

    Posted 7:29 PM 5/28/2015 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - We all pay them, or at least we should if we're parking in downtown Columbia: Parking meters. A Columbia Public Works official explained what the city does with the money it makes from parking meters.

    Public Information Specialist Steven Sapp said the city makes about $1 million (More)

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    Sedalia police release photos of crate where woman was held

    Sedalia police release photos of crate where woman was held

    Posted 8:24 PM 5/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    SEDALIA - Police have released photos of the crate where they say a Missouri man held a woman captive before she escaped and was later shot to death.

    James Barton Horn, of Sedalia, was accused of holding Sandra Sutton captive off-and-on for months before she escaped last month. Sutton and (More)

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    Man falls overboard and dies in Osage River

    Man falls overboard and dies in Osage River

    Posted 7:34 PM 5/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    TUSCUMBIA - The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 75-year-old Kansas City man drowned after he fell into the Osage River in central Missouri.

    The patrol said Larry J. Pennington lost his balance Wednesday evening when he was moving gear around in his boat and fell overboard near the Osage River Bridge in Miller County.

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    Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ VIP event announces more 2015 artists

    Posted 7:25 PM 5/28/2015 by Blair Ussary, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ group held a VIP event at the Broadway Rooftop Bar Thursday evening.

    The event included an announcement of some of the artists who will perform for the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival this year. The event had a live concert, food and drinks and a (More)

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    New Columbia school will help mid-Missourians with special needs

    Posted 7:12 PM 5/28/2015 by Vilma Obando, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Starting in the fall, students with emotional disturbances or learning disabilities in mid-Missouri will be able to attend a school that meets their needs. 

    The private school will open as a partnership between Specialized Education Services, Inc (SESI) and the Columbia (More)

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    Columbia water may soon taste different

    Posted 6:40 PM 5/28/2015 by Samantha Myers, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Columbia's drinking water may have a slight chlorine taste during the summer months. 

    The Department of Natural Resources recommended Columbia Water and Light switch from chloramine (chlorine plus ammonia) to the chlorine disinfection process at some point in the year.

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    CDC study: Poor families more likely to have mental illnesses

    Posted 6:22 PM 5/28/2015 by Chris Gothner, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released on Thursday reveals those with low-income are more likely to have mental illnesses.

    Kelly Wallis, director of (More)

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