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    Kansas City buildings may have to publicize energy consumption

    Kansas City buildings may have to publicize energy consumption

    Posted 12:10 PM 4/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Council is mulling a proposal requiring large buildings to publicly report their energy consumption in an effort to increase efficiency.

    Councilman Scott Taylor is sponsoring the ordinance with Mayor Sly James. He told The Kansas City Star reporting (More)

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    State suspends last remaining IBM incentives after layoffs

    State suspends last remaining IBM incentives after layoffs

    Posted 10:50 AM 4/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - The Missouri Department of Economic Development has suspended its last remaining incentive to an IBM service center in Columbia.

    The move comes after a large round of layoffs in January.

    Department of Economic Development spokeswoman Amy Susan said in an email the (More)

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    Balloon known as 'Google Loon' crash lands in Missouri

    Balloon known as 'Google Loon' crash lands in Missouri

    Posted 10:45 AM 4/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    BRAGG CITY (AP) - The mystery of the balloon that crash-landed into a southeast Missouri field has been solved - it was a Google Loon.

    The Kennett Daily Dunklin Democrat reports that the balloon hovering at 70,000 feet lost its signal Thursday afternoon and ended up in a field near Bragg (More)

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    Man dies in Cole County after stopping in passing lane

    Man dies in Cole County after stopping in passing lane

    Posted 10:40 AM 4/27/2015 by The Associated Press and James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Authorities said an 80-year-old St. Louis man is dead after an accident in Cole County Sunday.

    Authorities said Alexander Klimenko stopped his car in the passing lane of U.S. 54 and got struck from behind. Two other men were seriously hurt.

    The Missouri State (More)

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    Young woman stabbed in midtown St. Louis

    Young woman stabbed in midtown St. Louis

    Posted 8:54 AM 4/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A man was in custody after a young woman was stabbed in midtown St. Louis.

    The crime happened Sunday night outside a Starbucks on Grand Boulevard, near the Saint Louis University campus. Authorities said the victim was standing with others outside when a man approached and (More)

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    Missouri judge recuses himself from double-homicide case

    Missouri judge recuses himself from double-homicide case

    Posted 8:06 AM 4/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) - A judge is recusing himself from the case of a former school superintendent accused of killing a Springfield couple who police say refused to lend the man $250,000 to cover gambling debts.

    The Springfield News-Leader reported that retiring Greene County Judge Dan Conklin (More)

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    Nicole Galloway to be sworn in as State Auditor

    Posted 4:38 AM 4/27/2015 by Phil Bergman, KOMU 8 News

    JEFFERSON CITY- Former Boone County Treasurer Nicole Galloway will be sworn in as Missouri State Auditor Monday afternoon. 

    Galloway replaces interim auditor John Watson, who took over for Tom Schweich after his death in late February. 

    Her move to Jefferson City however (More)

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    Business Loop CID board to discuss property tax agreement

    Posted 2:50 AM 4/27/2015 by Chris Gothner, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Business Loop Community Improvement District (CID) Board of Directors is expected to meet Monday afternoon to authorize an agreement between Columbia and Boone County to collect a special tax assessment on properties in the district.

    CID board member Dave Griggs, owner of (More)

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    Deputies investigate body found in northwest Missouri river

    Deputies investigate body found in northwest Missouri river

    Posted 8:07 PM 4/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    EASTON (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a man found in a river in northwest Missouri as a homicide.

    Buchanan County Sheriff Mike Strong says the body of 28-year-old Richard James Berry was found in the Third Fork River shortly before midnight Saturday. The St. Joseph (More)

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    Columbia Mosque opens doors to public

    Columbia Mosque opens doors to public

    Posted 7:56 PM 4/26/2015 by Emma Rechenberg, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Islamic Center of Central Missouri opened its doors to the public this Sunday from 11 am-6 pm. Located in downtown Columbia, visitors were given tours of the mosque, viewed traditional prayer services and attended presentations about Islam.

    These presentations included Islam (More)

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    No. 15 Missouri softball run-rules No. 3 LSU

    No. 15 Missouri softball run-rules No. 3 LSU

    Posted 7:41 PM 4/26/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The No. 15 Mizzou softball squad picked up its tenth straight victory on Sunday at University Field. MU scored 10 runs on seven hits, run-ruling No. 3 LSU 10-2. Tori Finucane and Paige Lowary only allowed a combined two runs on three hits.

    Sophomore OF Emily Crane and redshirt (More)

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    Man shot in Columbia neighborhood

    Man shot in Columbia neighborhood

    Posted 7:36 PM 4/26/2015 by Steven Anthony, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - An 18-year-old man was shot Sunday afternoon at Grand and Forest Avenue in Columbia. 

    Brian Tate of the Columbia Police Department told KOMU 8 News the victim was shot in the upper abdomen and transported to an area hospital. The victim's condition is unknown at this (More)

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    Local Scores: Sunday, April 26

    Local Scores: Sunday, April 26

    Posted 7:23 PM 4/26/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from around the area for Sunday, April 26:

    NCAA Softball

    No. 15 Missouri 10 - No. 3 LSU 2 (5 innings)

    NCAA (More)

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