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    Organization hosts forum to educate on state convention

    Posted 6:04 PM 7/19/2015 by Bailey Harbit, KOMU 8 Reporter

    GREENVIEW - A Missouri organization hosted a forum Sunday to provide information about a convention that could make changes to the United States Constitution.

    The Lake of the Ozarks Chapter of Concerned Women of America held its forum on a proposed convention of states.

    States would (More)

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    Stockpile of food found in basement of Missouri jail

    Stockpile of food found in basement of Missouri jail

    Posted 4:48 PM 7/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    OZARK (AP) - A former southwest Missouri sheriff stockpiled 3 tons of food in the basement of the Christian County Jail in what his replacement suspects was part of an effort to prepare for the "end of times."

    Interim Christian County Sheriff Dwight McNiel says the discovery was another (More)

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    Columbia clinic to resume providing abortions in August

    Columbia clinic to resume providing abortions in August

    Posted 4:34 PM 7/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Planned Parenthood says a Columbia clinic plans to resume providing abortions in August after hiring a new physician.

    The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the Columbia Health Center received its license as an abortion facility this past week. Columbia Planned Parenthood (More)

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    Officials say rural areas don't use cooling centers often

    Posted 4:09 PM 7/19/2015 by Amanda Vitale, KOMU 8 Reporter

    PETTIS COUNTY- The demand for cooling centers in rural areas is slim. 

    David Clippert, the Director of Sedalia and Pettis County Emergency Management, said the difference comes down to rural values. "Most people here are related to somebody here so there's family that's (More)

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    Teenager drowns at popular swimming spot in eastern Missouri

    Teenager drowns at popular swimming spot in eastern Missouri

    Posted 1:16 PM 7/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    MINE LA MOTTE (AP) - Authorities say an 18-year-old man has drowned at the popular "Offsets" recreation area in eastern Missouri.

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as Devron Looney of Sikeston. The patrol says he jumped Saturday afternoon off an 18-foot cliff and didn't resurface. His body was taken to the coroner's office in Madison County.

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    Suspect in Georgia killing arrested in Missouri

    Suspect in Georgia killing arrested in Missouri

    Posted 7:01 PM 7/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    WENTZVILLE (AP) - Authorities said a 71-year-old suspect in the killing of a Georgia man was arrested in the eastern Missouri town of Wentzville.

    The Wentzville Police Department and SWAT Team made the arrest Thursday night at a motel. WRBL-TV reported that the man is being sought in (More)

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    Officers arrest man wanted on felony warrant

    Officers arrest man wanted on felony warrant

    Posted 6:41 PM 7/18/2015 by Ross Terrell, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    RANDOLPH COUNTY- Officers arrested 34-year-old David Wade Asher Saturday afternoon after receiving a citizen's tip.

    Asher was seen driving on Rollins St. in Moberly before being reported. According to the Moberly Police Department, officers attempted to stop him before being led on a (More)

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    As soccer becomes more popular in the U.S., concussions increase

    Posted 6:21 PM 7/18/2015 by Andrea Gonzales, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - All kinds of athletes competed in the Show-Me State Games Saturday. And while all athletes are at risk of injury, a recent study states the number of young soccer players suffering from concussions is on the (More)

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    Authorities identify man killed after Kansas City pursuit

    Authorities identify man killed after Kansas City pursuit

    Posted 5:21 PM 7/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Federal authorities released the name of a suspect killed after a law enforcement pursuit in Kansas City.

    The Kansas City Star reported that the man killed Thursday was identified as 30-year-old Patrick Stephen Pippin, of Olathe, Kansas. Pippin was a suspect in a federal (More)

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    Cyclists bike across America to raise money for charity

    Posted 4:51 PM 7/18/2015 by Tom Barclay, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - A group of cyclists from across the country rode down the Katy Trail to downtown Columbia to finish the 6th leg of a 4.000-mile coast-to-coast charity bike ride. 

    The cyclists have raised more than $1.1 million for the Fuller Center, a Christian non-profit housing ministry (More)

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    Officers injured after Jefferson City pursuit

    Posted 11:28 AM 7/18/2015 by Ross Terrell, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY- Charles A. Roark was arrested after leading officers on a chase Saturday just after midnight. Two officers suffered injuries during the chase.

    Jefferson City Police Department reported the officers were attempting to conduct a traffic stop near the 100 block of W. McCarty (More)

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    NFL player hosts camp in Columbia

    NFL player hosts camp in Columbia

    Posted 2:03 PM 7/18/2015 by Jacob Jones, KOMU 8 News

    COLUMBIA - A Missouri-born NFL player hosted a football camp in Columbia Saturday.

    Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Justin Britt held the football training camp at Rockbridge High School. Camp Coordinator Eric Lavergne said there were between 50 to 60 kids from the Boys and Girls Club of (More)

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    Light-rail train kills pedestrian in St. Louis County

    Light-rail train kills pedestrian in St. Louis County

    Posted 1:48 PM 7/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis County police were investigating after a light-rail train struck and killed a pedestrian.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that MetroLink officials said the collision happened around 4:40 a.m. Saturday. Police didn't immediately release the name or gender of (More)

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