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    6 University of Missouri students confirmed with mumps

    6 University of Missouri students confirmed with mumps

    Posted 5:08 AM 7/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Lab results confirmed that six University of Missouri students came down with the mumps, while a seventh suspected case came back negative.

    The Columbia Daily Tribune reported the Columbia/Boone County Department of health and Human Services expected lab results for four (More)

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    Normandy woman charged in boyfriend's fatal stabbing

    Normandy woman charged in boyfriend's fatal stabbing

    Posted 5:06 AM 7/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    NORMANDY (AP) - A woman was charged in the fatal stabbing of her live-in boyfriend in Normandy following an argument.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported 23-year-old Keina Jackson was charged Saturday with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. Police said Jackson stabbed (More)

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    Police: Couple overdosed with kids present at Troy motel

    Police: Couple overdosed with kids present at Troy motel

    Posted 4:51 AM 7/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    TROY (AP) - A man and his girlfriend were arrested after authorities said they apparently overdosed on prescription drugs while the man's 3-year-old and 5-year-old kids were present.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported emergency personnel were called to a motel room Saturday after one of (More)

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    Jefferson City mayor's first budget proposal meets with opposition

    Posted 7:19 PM 7/27/2015 by Amy Money, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Tim Dunville coaches tennis in Washington Park in Jefferson City nearly every week.

    He says there aren't any other public courts available to him.

    Dunville said the parks need more funding and the one park with tennis courts available doesn't meet his standards.

    (More)
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    Missouri bills on financial aid for some immigrants disputed

    Missouri bills on financial aid for some immigrants disputed

    Posted 5:07 PM 7/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - The status of legislation to block scholarships and financial aid for Missouri students whose parents brought them illegally to the U.S. is being disputed.

    Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed one bill to stop the state's A+ Scholarship from going to those students. But (More)

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    Woman shot outside of Jefferson City Hy-Vee gas station

    Posted 1:56 PM 7/27/2015 by Jacob Jones, James Packard and Katie Pylipow, KOMU 8 Reporters

    JEFFERSON CITY - (Updated at 10:09 p.m.) Police said a woman was shot outside the Hy-Vee grocery store on Truman Boulevard shortly after 1:30 p.m. Monday.

    Witnesses told police the woman was in her car and two females in another car were talking to her when a physical altercation (More)

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    Today's Talk: Homeowners upset over persistent sewage flooding

    Posted 3:03 PM 7/27/2015 by Landon Burke, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Some homeowners along Again Street want to speak at Monday's city council meeting. The residents say the old, outdated storm water drains are not draining rainwater properly, and causing their yards and homes to flood. In addition, this excess rainwater causes the sanitary sewer pipes (More)

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    Events planned for Michael Brown shooting anniversary

    Events planned for Michael Brown shooting anniversary

    Posted 3:21 PM 7/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - Several groups are joining together for events in Ferguson for the anniversary of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

    Organizers are calling it the "Ferguson Uprising Commemoration Weekend." Plans announced Monday include a silent march starting at 11 a.m. Aug. (More)

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    New details about Cole County Sunday shooting revealed

    Posted 2:35 PM 7/27/2015 by Hannah Knight, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLE COUNTY - The Cole County Prosecutor is charging a man and a woman from Jefferson City after a shooting Sunday morning.

    Kevin White, 23, was arrested and charged with assault in the first degree and possession of a controlled substance.

    Sarah Rujawitz, 17,  was also (More)

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    Woman admits making up story about shooting

    Woman admits making up story about shooting

    Posted 1:25 PM 7/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police said a woman who claimed that she and a 3-year-old girl were injured in a drive-by shooting admitted she lied about the details of what happened.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the woman first told police she and the girl were on the front porch of a (More)

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    Weekly Wellness: On the grill

    Posted 12:51 PM 7/27/2015 by Amanda Barnes, KOMU 8 Wellness Coach

    COLUMBIA - If you're anything like me, summertime cooking means GRILLING. There's just something magical about grilled meat, grilled veggies, even grilled fruit! (Yes, you can grill fruit.)

    One thing to keep in mind when you're grilling is that there can be some unhealthy downsides. (More)

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    Woman, 95, dies after being hit by car in Kansas City

    Woman, 95, dies after being hit by car in Kansas City

    Posted 12:47 PM 7/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A 95-year-old woman has died after being struck by a car that was backing out of a parking place in Kansas City.

    The Kansas City Star reports the woman, whose name was not released, died over the weekend from her injuries. She was hit July 18 when a driver backing out of (More)

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    Ferguson presses cleanup bid ahead of Brown anniversary

    Ferguson presses cleanup bid ahead of Brown anniversary

    Posted 12:39 PM 7/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - One of the areas hardest hit by last year's unrest in Ferguson is getting a little sprucing.

    Hundreds of volunteers converged Monday morning on West Florissant Avenue for a litter-pickup and weeding effort spearheaded by KMOX Radio personality Charlie Brennan ahead of the (More)

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