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    YOUR VIEW: Highway 54 Crash Coverage

    Posted 6:56 PM 3/23/2013 by Kerry Leary and Jake Schlegel

    JEFFERSON CITY – Earlier this month, a car accident took the life of one woman and severely injured another passenger after a pick up truck went the wrong way on Highway 54 in Jefferson City. Immediately after hearing about the fatal accident, KOMU 8 News sent a reporter to the scene to get (More)

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    YOUR VIEW: Viewers Want Less Kansas News

    Posted 7:40 PM 3/19/2013 by Mychaela Bruner and Ally Crutcher

    COLUMBIA - According to comments and emails KOMU 8 News received, viewers want less Kansas and more Missouri news. On March 9, 2013, KOMU 8 News posted a story written by the Associated Press covering Kansas government.  Governor Sam Brownback's administration wanted to repeal corporate (More)

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    YOUR VIEW: Women's Sports Coverage on KOMU 8 News

    YOUR VIEW: Women's Sports Coverage on KOMU 8 News

    Posted 5:53 PM 3/13/2013 by Dan Kennedy and Danielle Carter

    COLUMBIA - Our KOMU 8 News sports team has been bringing you, the viewer, the very latest in local and national sports news for the past several decades. From Mizzou football to the Rock Bridge High School's women's basketball team, our sports crew covers it all. However, one viewer feels as (More)

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    YOUR VIEW: School Security

    Posted 1:31 PM 3/13/2013 by Megan Rice and Shanley Reynolds

    COLUMBIA - In February, KOMU looked into school safety. After recent tragic incidents including the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, many parents were wondering...What security measures are mid-Missouri school's taking?

    In a Target 8 Investigation by KOMU reporter (More)

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    Your View: Viewers Question Snowstorm Coverage

    Posted 9:37 PM 3/12/2013 by Jonathon Shipman and Karline Swan

    COLUMBIA - During last month's snow storms, KOMU 8 reporters were in the thick of things reporting on road conditions, school closures, and traffic while advising Mid-Missouri to stay home. In this week's Your View, we examine our coverage of the snowstorm.

    During the morning of the second (More)

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    YOUR VIEW: Viewers Question Accuracy of Weather Team

    Posted 10:34 AM 3/7/2013 by Chloe Alexander and Diana Schnese

    COLUMBIA- Our weather team was busy tracking the snowstorms that hit Mid-Missouri the last two weeks of February. During the snowstorm, KOMU 8's meteorologist updated viewers every hour to give them expected times of snowfall. But, one viewer felt KOMU 8's coverage wasn't as accurate as it should (More)

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    YOUR VIEW - Viewers Question Investigation of IBM

    Posted 1:14 PM 2/27/2013 by Madison Alewel and Christine Wendel

    COLUMBIA - Earlier this month, KOMU 8 News aired a Target 8 story investigating IBM's refusal to talk about the number of jobs it has created since coming to Columbia in 2010. (More)

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    Associated Press Sources Draw Viewer Concern

    Posted 3:34 PM 2/22/2013 by Courtney Kincade & Kadee Brosseau

    COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 News recently received a viewer complaint about the station's use of the Associated Press as a news source. The station works to bring viewers the best news from around Missouri, the country and the world. In order to provide such stories, KOMU 8 News utilizes the (More)

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    Your View: Reporter Safety

    Posted 11:07 AM 2/22/2013 by Jessi Turnure & Courtney Tezeno

    COLUMBIA - On January 28th, one of our morning show reporters was reporting on the side of I-70 without wearing a reflective vest.

    One of our own KOMU 8 News viewers commented on our Facebook page worried about her safety. 

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    Your View: Viewers Upset with Phrase "Frozen Man"

    Posted 8:45 PM 2/12/2013 by Katie Brennan and Kelly Carlson

    COLUMBIA - In our coverage of a man's body found on a farm in Moberly last month, we posted a headline to KOMU.com that some viewers found insensitive. In this week's Your View, we take a look at whether our choice of words was acceptable.

    The Moberly Police Department said the body, which (More)

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