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EmVP: Quilts of Valor stitches its gratitude for veterans

EmVP: Quilts of Valor stitches its gratitude for veterans

Posted 10:11 PM 11/12/2019 by Emily Spain, KOMU 8 Anchor

COLUMBIA - Dan White hasn't always been proud to recognize himself as a Vietnam veteran.

"Things weren't very good when we came home," White said. "I wouldn't wear anything military 40 years ago. Nothing. Zero." 

So when a friend nominated him to be honored by Mid-Missouri (More)

11/11/2019

Veteran of three wars going on Honor Flight Tuesday

Veteran of three wars going on Honor Flight Tuesday

Posted 8:00 AM 11/12/2019 by Ryan Takeo, KOMU Managing Editor

PARIS, Mo. — A veteran of three wars is one of 108 mid- Missouri veterans who are visiting their memorials in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.

Harold Klingaman, 93, is a retired senior master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. He served during three wars: World War II, the Korean War and the (More)

11/10/2019

SPELLING IT OUT: The story behind Missouri's lettered highway system

SPELLING IT OUT: The story behind Missouri's lettered highway system

Posted 3:23 AM 11/11/2019 by Spencer Humphrey, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA – Navigating Missouri’s lettered supplemental route system can sometimes feel like trying to navigate a jumbled mess.

Instead of saying 'Route OO' and 'Route AA,' Sabrina Hays of Queen Beez Cleaning Service said her GPS had other ideas.

“My (More)

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