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    USDA issues health alert for Missouri company's chicken

    USDA issues health alert for Missouri company's chicken

    Posted 8:04 PM 7/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a public health alert because a Kansas City company refused to recall uninspected chicken products.

    The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Saturday it issued the public health alert after Kansas City-based VU (More)

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    Woman surrenders in St. Louis County fatal fire

    Woman surrenders in St. Louis County fatal fire

    Posted 7:48 PM 7/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    NORTHWOODS (AP) - St. Louis County police say a 36-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a fatal fire earlier this month.

    Police said in a release that the prosecutor's office on Saturday charged Lakieshia Lane with first-degree murder and arson in the July 6 house fire that (More)

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    Centralia man posts bail in child abuse case

    Centralia man posts bail in child abuse case

    Posted 4:30 PM 7/26/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    CENTRALIA - The Centralia Police Department said Saturday Joel David Conyers posted bail after being arrested on suspicions of child abuse and child endangerment. 

    A probable cause statement released by Centralia police said he will face one count of felony first-degree child (More)

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    Columbia church reveals makeover home for Burmese refugees

    Posted 3:54 PM 7/26/2014 by Jordan Locke, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Fairview Road Church of Christ revealed a house it renovated for Burmese refugees Saturday.

    City of Refuge, a non-profit to help refugees that come to the Missouri area, helped the Burmese family buy the house and helped them adjust to American life. 

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    Local farmers weigh in on "right to farm" amendment

    Posted 3:09 PM 7/26/2014 by Jessica Mensch, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Local farmers expressed mixed views on the "right to farm" ballot measure Saturday morning at the Columbia Farmers Market.

    The bill has been surrounded by controversy. Some said it's positive because it would protect farmer's rights. Others think the bill is too vague. Some said (More)

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    Kansas City airport terrorist travel hub

    Kansas City airport terrorist travel hub

    Posted 2:16 PM 7/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A report compiled when Kansas City was seeking federal terrorism and emergency response grants claims Kansas City International Airport is a hub for terrorist travel.

    The Kansas City Star reports the February 7 document prepared by Kansas City area emergency management (More)

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    New cold treat at Columbia Farmers Market

    Posted 2:15 PM 7/26/2014 by Lexi Spivak, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Farmers Market first started in 1980 and has been a growing tradition on Saturdays for many people. A new product that will help visitors cool off made its debut on one of the hottest days of the year.  

    Bill Sullivan's booth usually only sells meats and eggs (More)

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    Deaton works on new development program

    Deaton works on new development program

    Posted 2:07 PM 7/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Brady Deaton has been leading his namesake institution that targets international development since his retirement last year as chancellor of the University of Missouri.

    University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe said after Deaton retired that the university was (More)

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    President Obama to visit Kansas City

    President Obama to visit Kansas City

    Posted 2:02 PM 7/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY(AP) - President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Kansas City, where he's expected to speak about the economy.

    The White House announced Saturday that President Obama will arrive in Kansas City on Tuesday evening and deliver remarks on the economy Wednesday morning at the (More)

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    Home repair workshop teaches locals how to avoid scams

    Posted 1:56 PM 7/26/2014 by Lexi Spivak, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Homeworks Home Maintenance Training took place in City Hall on Saturday morning.

    The workshop was a part of the city's Owner Occupied Rehab Program and was open to the public.

    The main goal of the class was to help homeowners (More)

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    Safe Kids Columbia hosts car seat check event

    Posted 11:34 AM 7/26/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Safe Kids Columbia hosted a car seat safety check event Saturday.

    Police officers and certified technicians were on hand to check if the car seats were installed properly and to show parents how to fix the seats if they were not.

    If the inspection found the car seat was (More)

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    Fenton boy, 6, drowns near Rolla

    Fenton boy, 6, drowns near Rolla

    Posted 11:02 AM 7/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    ROLLA (AP) - A 6-year-old Fenton boy has drowned while swimming with family members at a rock quarry outside Rolla.

    The Missouri State Highway patrol says Noah Cook was in a flotation device in the presence of family members Friday afternoon at Fugitive Beach, a private property at an (More)

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    St. Louis County cop charged with subway assault

    St. Louis County cop charged with subway assault

    Posted 7:45 AM 7/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLAYTON (AP) - A 13-year veteran of the St. Louis County Police Department is charged with felony assault after allegedly striking a MetroLink passenger on the hand with his expandable baton following an argument.

    The county Prosecuting Attorney's Office on Friday charged 44-year-old Dawon (More)

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