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Hawley, McCaskill debate tariffs, pre-existing conditions, border wall, more

Hawley, McCaskill debate tariffs, pre-existing conditions, border wall, more

Posted 8:52 PM 10/18/2018 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

ST. LOUIS - Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and Republican opponent Josh Hawley were sometimes heated and often derisive as they faced each other in their last debate on Thursday night in St. Louis.

Topics included tariffs and how they are affecting Missouri farmers; efforts to (More)

10/17/2018

McCaskill's campaign office responds to new video from Project Veritas

McCaskill's campaign office responds to new video from Project Veritas

Posted 11:44 PM 10/17/2018 by Jared Austin, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Claire McCaskill's office has responded to a investigative piece by Project Veritas,which focuses on her campaign office.

Project Veritas is a right-leaning group that sends people undercover to record campaign staffers on controversial issues. Its mission statement says (More)

10/16/2018

Columbia police investigate shots fired incident

Columbia police investigate shots fired incident

Posted 3:45 AM 10/17/2018 by Olivia Gerling, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department investigated a shots heard call on Tuesday evening.

The incident happened at the intersection of Clarkson and Burnam roads.

According to a news release, a delivery driver reported a male fired a handgun and then pointed it at the (More)

10/17/2018

Mid-Missouri schools get beef added to their menus

Mid-Missouri schools get beef added to their menus

Posted 8:17 AM 10/17/2018 by Arielle Cadet, KOMU 8 Reporter

LADDONIA—The Community R-6 School District is the second district to get new beef options added to its school menu. The school district is participating in the ‘MO Beef for MO kids’ program that partners with local cattlemen to provide affordable beef to Missouri schools.

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10/16/2018

Man tricks Sedalia children into sending nude photos

Man tricks Sedalia children into sending nude photos

Posted 5:44 AM 10/17/2018 by Emily Hannemann, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY – A New York man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two counts of attempting to produce child pornography. Three of his victims are from Sedalia.

According to a news release from the Office of the United States Attorney, Brandon David Cuddihe, 31, admitted to creating a (More)

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