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10/19/2020

KOMU.com and KOMU 8 News App updated and redesigned

KOMU.com and KOMU 8 News App updated and redesigned

Posted 12:02 PM 10/19/2020 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff

KOMU 8 is happy to announce an updated and redesigned KOMU.com and KOMU 8 News app. 

Due to this change, KOMU.com may be offline for a short period of time. 

In the meantime, update your KOMU 8 News app to show the changes. To do so, search KOMU 8 in the (More)

10/18/2020

IN DEPTH: Gubernatorial Candidates argue over Public Safety

IN DEPTH: Gubernatorial Candidates argue over Public Safety

Posted 8:34 PM 10/18/2020 by Marina Silva, KOMU 8 News Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY- Missouri has seen a rise in crime in recent years. 

The most recent FBI Uniform Crime Reporting statistics show Missouri's violent crime rate is higher than the national average. The rate of homicides is almost double the national average. 

Missouri's (More)

10/17/2020

Democrats and Republicans agree; voting can be confusing

Democrats and Republicans agree; voting can be confusing

Posted 8:58 PM 10/17/2020 by Matt McCabe, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Boone County Democrats and Republicans have found common ground -- voting this year is confusing.

"Our primary concern is people understanding the differences and making sure their vote counts," said Elisabeth Condon, a volunteer with Boone County Democrats.

Both the (More)

10/16/2020

CVS, Walgreens to help distribute COVID vaccines to nursing homes

CVS, Walgreens to help distribute COVID vaccines to nursing homes

Posted 7:27 PM 10/16/2020 by Maggie Fox, CNN

(CNN) -- The federal government has made a deal with retail pharmacies CVS and Walgreens to help distribute coronavirus vaccine -- once one or more gets authorized -- to long-term care facilities like nursing homes, federal officials said Friday.

The two drugstore chains are the best (More)

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