• Mizzou Xtra

    Mizzou vs. Georgia: preview and predictions

    Posted 1:28 PM 10/10/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - This year, I'm hosting a weekly Mizzou football webcast to get you ready for gameday. Every week, I'll breakdown three things you need to know about the upcoming matchup. This week, Mizzou hosts Georgia on Saturday, October 11 at 11 a.m.

    Note: To hear from the team and check out (More)

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  • Friday Night Fever

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Jefferson City at Battle

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Jefferson City at Battle

    Posted 11:32 AM 10/10/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - With only two weeks left in the season in mid-Missouri high school football, we have a high-powered and well-established Jefferson City team heading up to Columbia to take on the young and new Battle squad. It should be a fun game because these two schools are so different yet so (More)

  • News

    CPD warns of phone scam, caller claiming to be from Microsoft

    Posted 11:05 AM 10/10/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer & Jack Korte, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department issued a scam alert Friday warning against a phony warranty scheme from a caller claiming to be with Microsoft. 

    The alert said the caller tries to guide the victim to a website called "Team Builder" where the scammer then has the victim log (More)

  • News

    Boil order in effect for part of Boone County

    Boil order in effect for part of Boone County

    Posted 10:03 AM 10/10/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    BOONE COUNTY - A precautionary boil order advisory was in effect Friday for Consolidated Water customers along Route E in Boone County from Sunflower Street to about a half mile north of Twin Bridges as crews work to flush disinfected water after a main break in the area Thursday. 

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  • Baseball

    Hosmer, Moustakas leading Royals into ALCS

    Hosmer, Moustakas leading Royals into ALCS

    Posted 9:09 AM 10/10/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The expectations that accompanied Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer were largely unfair, and anybody in the Kansas City Royals front office would probably be willing to admit it.

    Moustakas was the second overall pick in the 2007 first-year player draft. Hosmer went third (More)

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  • News

    Dairy Queen confirms data breach, including 5 mid-Missouri stores

    Dairy Queen confirms data breach, including 5 mid-Missouri stores

    Posted 7:35 AM 10/10/2014 by Taylor Mitchell, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    NEW YORK (AP) - Dairy Queen says that its payment systems were breached by hackers who may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates.

    The ice cream and fast food chain says 395 of its stores around the country were affected. The data breach (More)

  • News

    School survey seeks parent, student perspectives

    Posted 7:21 AM 10/10/2014 by Christina Santiago, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Columbia Public Schools is sending out a survey to parents, staff and students next week, asking them what they think about the education kids are getting.

    "If I were to give them a grade, I'd give them a B," said Jeff Krall, the parent of a Hickman High School Senior.

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  • News

    Thousands expected at Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival this weekend

    Posted 7:20 AM 10/10/2014 by Maddison Hill, KOMU 8 Reporter

    HARTSBURG - Thirty to 60 thousand people will travel to Hartsburg this weekend for the annual Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival.

    The festival has been a mid-Missouri tradition since 1991. Pumpkin Festival planning committee member (More)

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    Festus approves a "goose shoot" to reduce geese population

    Festus approves a "goose shoot" to reduce geese population

    Posted 6:52 AM 10/10/2014 by The Associated Press

    FESTUS (AP) - Officials in an eastern Missouri city are planning a "goose shoot" at a city park where they say the geese population is out of control.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Thursday that the Festus City Council gave preliminary approval to the shoot but is still working out (More)

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  • News

    St. Louis shooting continues to spark unrest

    St. Louis shooting continues to spark unrest

    Posted 5:30 AM 10/10/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis amid accusations of racial profiling in an area one lawyer has labelled a racial powder keg.

    State and city leaders have urged the Justice Department to (More)

  • News

    Cooper County Fire District needs funding for new equipment

    Posted 9:57 PM 10/9/2014 by Vilma Obando, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COOPER COUNTY - Cooper County Fire Protection District hosted an open house Thursday at one of its newly remodeled stations.

    One of the main issues that was discussed at the open house was finding more funding for new equipment in their four stations. Currently, the fire stations are (More)

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    Missouri lawmaker pleads guilty to drunken driving

    Missouri lawmaker pleads guilty to drunken driving

    Posted 7:43 PM 10/9/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A southeast Missouri lawmaker said he has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated and has been sentenced to probation.

    Democratic Rep. Steve Hodges of East Prairie said he pleaded guilty Thursday in Cole County Circuit Court to two charges stemming from incidents (More)

  • News

    Missouri No Child Left Behind waiver allows changes in education

    Posted 7:38 PM 10/9/2014 by Jenn Croft, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri received an extension on its flexibility waiver on Tuesday under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, the most current reauthorization of which is more commonly known as No Child Left Behind. The extension allows the state to use its own system to (More)

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