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Columbia adding more renewable energy with new solar field

Columbia adding more renewable energy with new solar field

Posted 3:25 PM 11/20/2019 by Will Morris, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The City of Columbia is moving forward with the creation of a new solar field after the city council unanimously authorized the purchase at their meeting Monday night.

According to the Missourian, Boone-Stephens Solar 1, a Delaware-based company, has the contract with the (More)

Yesterday

Fire crews are investigating a fire that damaged a Jefferson City home

Fire crews are investigating a fire that damaged a Jefferson City home

Posted 8:40 PM 11/19/2019 by Melody Cox, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - Crews are investigating a fire that started in the front room of a house Tuesday evening.

Crews reported to the 900 block of Jackson St.

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Missouri Job Center to host hiring event

Missouri Job Center to host hiring event

Posted 6:30 AM 11/20/2019 by Gabriela Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA -- The Missouri Job Center will host a job fair on Wednesday at the Daniel Boone Regional Library.

There will be around 13 employers present. Applicants with and without degrees or high school diplomas can attend the event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., according to Missouri Job Center (More)

Yesterday

Trial underway for man accused in deadly Waffle House shooting

Trial underway for man accused in deadly Waffle House shooting

Posted 10:06 AM 11/20/2019 by Perri Stewart, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The trial for a man accused in a 2018 deadly New Year's Day Waffle House shooting got underway Tuesday.

Matthew McMillan is charged with second-degree murder and assault.    

Court documents show he was one of two people who got into an argument at the (More)

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'HERLIFE' Magazine to open Columbia bureau

'HERLIFE' Magazine to open Columbia bureau

Posted 6:41 AM 11/20/2019 by Ian Russell, KOMU 8 News Reporter

COLUMBIA - A magazine dedicated to women is opening a new bureau in mid-Missouri.

HERLIFE magazine has been based out of the Kansas City area since its creation in 2007. The publication describes itself as "a window into the life of the women of today" according to its (More)

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Missouri lawmakers vow to go after carjackers, but not guns

Missouri lawmakers vow to go after carjackers, but not guns

Posted 12:25 PM 11/19/2019 by Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Republican legislators and Republican Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Tuesday laid out legislative priorities for 2020 aimed at fighting violent urban crime, but they made it clear that those priorities don’t include stricter gun laws.

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