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    State Releases Audit of St. Louis Public Schools

    State Releases Audit of St. Louis Public Schools

    Posted 11:30 AM 9/4/2013 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS - A state audit of St. Louis Public Schools finds that the district continues to grapple with its standardized testing oversight after a cheating probe at several schools.

    State Auditor Tom Schweich released his report Wednesday morning. His office examined school finances (More)

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    Missouri Seeks Retrial in '83 Prison Stabbing

    Missouri Seeks Retrial in '83 Prison Stabbing

    Posted 12:24 PM 9/2/2013 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS - A Lee's Summit man whose life sentence and murder conviction in a 1983 prison stabbing were overturned by the state Supreme Court says state prosecutors continue to withhold evidence.

    The Missouri Supreme Court ruled in August 2011 that the state didn't disclose evidence tying (More)

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    YOUR VIEW: Parking Meter Story Causes Complaints

    YOUR VIEW: Parking Meter Story Causes Complaints

    Posted 6:36 PM 7/26/2013 by Sebastian Martinez, KOMU 8 News Producer

    COLUMBIA - On July 22, KOMU 8 News brought you a story about what happens when parking meters in Columbia malfunction. Some viewers didn't think it merited coverage and thought the story was a waste of time. Reporter Lexi Spivak looked at whether the help line the city has set up to take (More)

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    YOUR VIEW: Why We Cover Former Mizzou Athletes

    Posted 4:57 PM 7/19/2013 by Sebastian Martinez, KOMU 8 News Producer

    COLUMBIA - The KOMU Sports Department likes to keep tabs on former Mizzou athletes after they transition into the professional world. For example, after Phil Pressey left the university a year early to pursue a career in the NBA, KOMU Sports decided to follow his journey. Some viewers have a bone (More)

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    YOUR VIEW: Twelve-Year-Old on Camera Draws Criticism

    Posted 4:39 PM 7/19/2013 by Sebastian Martinez, KOMU 8 News Producer

    COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 brought you the story June 27 about a twelve year old girl who scared off an intruder using knowledge from a TV show. Our reporter Lauren Bale talked to the girl, Marilyn Wildflower of Columbia, the day after a man broke into the girl's room and attempted to assault (More)

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    YOUR VIEW: Hunt for Willard Hunt Frustrates Viewers

    Posted 10:19 PM 7/5/2013 by Sebastian Martinez

    RANDOLPH COUNTY - A couple weeks ago KOMU 8 News brought you the story of the manhunt for Willard Hunt, who allegedly set his wife and home on fire. Hunt was taken into custody on the night of June 18 on charges of arson, domestic assault and armed criminal action. KOMU 8 News had to hold off on (More)

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    Founder of Kan.-Based Brooke Corp. Pleads Guilty

    Founder of Kan.-Based Brooke Corp. Pleads Guilty

    Posted 11:29 AM 6/28/2013 by Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The founder of the failed Kansas-based insurance franchising business Brooke Corp. has pleaded guilty to providing misleading information in a federal securities filing.

    The U.S. attorney's office says 59-year-old Robert D. Orr of Denver entered the plea Thursday. He (More)

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    YourView: Confusion Over Who's Paying For New Columbia Commercial

    Posted 7:58 PM 4/30/2013 by Alexandra Olgin, Katherine Biek

    COLUMBIA - On April 25, KOMU 8 News reported about Columbia Convention and Visitor's Bureau's new slogan and commercial created to urge travelers to come visit the city. One viewer commented on our website saying we intentionally left out where the tax dollars were coming from to pay the more (More)

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    YOUR VIEW: KOMU8 Comeback Story Causes Facebook Outcry

    Posted 1:45 PM 4/26/2013 by Sarah Duffey and Tom Martin

    SALISBURY - A couple weeks ago KOMU brought you the story of a high school basketball player that lead his team to a state title. It came close to a year after he survived a deadly car accident that killed the other driver. In this week's Your View, we examine the often sensitive (More)

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    Your View: Viewers Question Coverage of Moberly High School Lunch Situation

    Posted 10:01 PM 4/12/2013 by Nick Brennan & Scott Malone

    MOBERLY - In recent weeks, some viewers have said on Facebook that KOMU 8 News did not effectively cover the story of Moberly High School staff allegedly taking away students' lunches if the students owed lunch money to the school.

    Specifically, viewers want to know why the story did not (More)

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