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    Soldier Killed At Fort Hood To Be Buried

    Soldier Killed At Fort Hood To Be Buried

    Posted 4:20 AM 4/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    ROLLA (AP) - A funeral is planned in Rolla for a soldier killed in shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, earlier this month.

    The Saturday morning service for Sgt. Timothy Owens will be at First Baptist Church in Rolla. A procession with his casket was Friday evening. He is to be buried with full (More)

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    Jefferson City Police Looking for Shooting Suspect

    Jefferson City Police Looking for Shooting Suspect

    Posted 9:28 PM 4/11/2014 by Tatiana Darie, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City Police are investigating a shooting in the 400 block of East Dunklin Street at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

    Police got a call from a resident reporting multiple shots being fired into a living room window from outside the home. When officers arrived at the scene, they (More)

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    Two Mine Workers Killed in Missouri Accident

    Two Mine Workers Killed in Missouri Accident

    Posted 8:26 PM 4/11/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Two workers who fell to their deaths in a southeast Missouri mine have been identified by their employer.

    Mississippi Lime Co. president Bill Ayers issued a statement saying 53-year-old John Hahl, of Farmington, Mo., and 29-year-old Chris Rawson, of Hillsboro, Mo., died in (More)

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    Mike Alden Addresses DGB Dismissal

    Mike Alden Addresses DGB Dismissal

    Posted 6:32 PM 4/11/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Athletic Director Mike Alden addressed the media Friday regarding Dorial Green-Beckham's dismissal from the football program. 

    "Dorial will no longer be a football player at Mizzou. He will no longer be a student athlete at Mizzou. I think for us, our focus for him (More)

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    Callaway County Honors Crime Victims with Ceremony

    Posted 6:24 PM 4/11/2014 by Tatiana Darie, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - Callaway County honored its crime victims at a ceremony in Fulton on Friday afternoon.

    Around 70 mid-Missourians gathered at the John C. Harris Community Center to share their stories and commemorate crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

    Each April, the (More)

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    Your View: Roller Rink Accused of Discrimination "Newsworthy"

    Your View: Roller Rink Accused of Discrimination "Newsworthy"

    Posted 5:34 PM 4/11/2014 by Hailee Hopkins, William Joy and Samantha Granes Bezic, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - In late March, KOMU 8 News reported on a discrimination complaint filed against 'Empire Roller Rink' by an MU student.

    Some viewers thought the report was prejudiced and not newsworthy. We took a look at why KOMU 8 News decided to cover the story.

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    MU Fans React to DGB's Dismissal

    Posted 5:26 PM 4/11/2014 by Brynne Whittaker, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - MU fans spoke to KOMU 8 News Friday in reaction to the MU Athletic Department's decision to dismiss MU wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. This news comes after DGB's alleged involvement in a break-in and assault of his girlfriend's roommate. 

    "It is a good and (More)

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    Columbia Man Jailed for Multiple Vehicle Larcencies

    Columbia Man Jailed for Multiple Vehicle Larcencies

    Posted 4:36 PM 4/11/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - A Columbia man is in jail following his arrest by Boone County sheriff's deputies early Friday morning on suspicion of stealing items from five different vehicles.

    D'Angelo R. Carter, 18, was being held in the Boone County Jail on the following charges:

     

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    Live Stream: News Conference on Dorial Green-Beckham Dismissal

    Live Stream: News Conference on Dorial Green-Beckham Dismissal

    Posted 4:22 PM 4/11/2014 by KOMU DIgital Staff

    COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 News live streamed the news conference by MU Athletic Director Mike Alden regarding the dismissal of Dorial Green-Beckham from the football team. Complete video will be posted shortly.

    Alden told reporters the decision should send a message to current and future Mizzou (More)

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    Plastic Bags Cause Problems for Local Creeks and Streams

    Posted 4:11 PM 4/11/2014 by Alexandra Pierce, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - They are easy to spot along the banks and submerged in local streams, plastic shopping bags carelessly discarded.

    Plastic bags and bottles make up 90 percent of the waste found during the city's creek and stream clean ups.

    Sammy Se is a senior at Rock Bridge High School (More)

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    College Board Changes SAT Format

    Posted 3:52 PM 4/11/2014 by Colleen Menadier, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - College Board, the organization in charge of SAT exams, presented changes to the standardized tests which will begin in 2016.

    Students can get a glimpse of the new standardized test format (More)

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    City Looks to Purchase Land for New Homeless Center

    Posted 3:31 PM 4/11/2014 by Maddison Hill, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The City of Columbia could purchase a new lot for a drop-in homeless center.

    Due to overcrowding at homeless shelters around Columbia, the city has entered into a purchase agreement for a lot located on North Eighth Street near Business Loop 70. Housing Programs Supervisor Randy (More)

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    Mizzou Football Dismisses Dorial Green-Beckham

    Mizzou Football Dismisses Dorial Green-Beckham

    Posted 3:03 PM 4/11/2014 by Mihir Bhagat and Jack Wascher, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team dismissed wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, the former No. 1 overall recruit in the country, from the program Friday. The decision was made by head coach Gary Pinkel in conjunction with athletic director Mike Alden. 

    "This decision was made with (More)

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