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    Compact gardening style an alternative to traditional gardening

    Posted 1:48 PM 3/21/2015 by Bailey Harbit, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - An alternative method to gardening is changing the way some Mid-Missouri residents choose to do their gardening. 

    The term square foot gardening was first coined in 1981 by Mel Bartholomew, considered by those who practice square foot gardening to be its founder.

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    Rare coins stolen from Pony Express museum

    Rare coins stolen from Pony Express museum

    Posted 10:59 AM 3/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. JOSEPH (AP) - Six gold coins from the time of the Pony Express have been stolen from a northwest Missouri museum that tells the story of the short-lived mail delivery service.

    The St. Joseph News-Press reports that the coins from 1860 (More)

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    Music therapists seek state recognition, funding for kids

    Music therapists seek state recognition, funding for kids

    Posted 10:06 AM 3/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri lawmakers are pushing for music therapists to obtain state certification and access to funding through a program for infants born with developmental delays.

    Music therapy uses music to help individuals reach therapeutic goals in the physical, cognitive and (More)

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    Missouri wrestling struggles in day two of NCAA Championships

    Missouri wrestling struggles in day two of NCAA Championships

    Posted 10:19 PM 3/20/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Logan Stieber improved to 30-0 with a third dominant showing in his bid for a fourth national title, and Ohio State widened its lead in the quarterfinals of the NCAA wrestling championships.

    The Buckeyes had 64 1/2 points Friday, followed by Iowa with 47 1/2, Missouri with (More)

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    Two men arrested after fight between dogs

    Two men arrested after fight between dogs

    Posted 9:49 PM 3/20/2015 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Two men were arrested Friday night after a fight between two dogs in Boone County.

    33-year-old Josh L. Williams fired shots in the 4700 block of Highway HH after a neighbor stabbed his dog to death.

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    Mizzou baseball upsets No. 6 South Carolina

    Mizzou baseball upsets No. 6 South Carolina

    Posted 9:44 PM 3/20/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri baseball upset No. 6 South Carolina, 3-2, on Friday night to improve to 4-0 in the SEC and 17-5 overall on the season. Friday's win marked the first win over a top-10 team since March 16, 2013, when the Tigers defeated the Gamecocks, 4-0.  Junior right (More)

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    Elementary school dismissal method worries Fulton residents

    Posted 8:25 PM 3/20/2015 by Zack Newman, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - Residents near Bartley Elementary school are worried the current dismissal method for its students puts them at risk.

    "I think it's dangerous, they need to do something different," Red Toalson said.

    Toalson said the main issue is the collection of parents that park along (More)

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    International Happiness Day spreads smiles in Missouri

    Posted 8:22 PM 3/20/2015 by Spencer Wilson, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - While Missouri may be ranked one of the lowest states in terms of total happiness per state, that didn't stop people from trying to spread the good feelings on International Happiness Day. 

    LiveHappy took to the streets of the city to engage people to be happier on (More)

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    New report recommends what food to buy organic

    Posted 7:54 PM 3/20/2015 by Sara Maslar-Donar, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Imagine getting home from work on a Tuesday night, fixing yourself a nutritious snack of fruit salad, and sitting down to relax.

    According to a (More)

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    Your View: Vaccines

    Posted 6:00 PM 3/20/2015 by Mary Kate Burgess and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Should vaccines be required for all children? A spike in measles is bringing back the discussion. 

    Over the last month, KOMU asked you to take our survey on vaccinations on whether children should be vaccinated as recommended by the CDC. 

    "We were really (More)

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    Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Posted 4:20 PM 3/20/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri and University of Idaho have agreed to a single game for October 21, 2017. The game will be take place in Columbia as the final non-conference game of the season.

    In 2017, Missouri will be home to face Missouri State on September 2 and Purdue on (More)

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    Attorney's office takes unique stand against sexual violence

    Posted 4:10 PM 3/20/2015 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    MEXICO - There was a lot of red lipstick seen at the Audrain County Prosecuting Attorney's Office on Friday, all to bring attention to a very important cause.

    Members of the office introduced the "Red My Lips" campaign to raise awareness about problems surrounding sexual violence.

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    Businesses notice additional graffiti in downtown Columbia

    Posted 3:39 PM 3/20/2015 by Haley Hughes and Phil Bergman, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Business owners are split on their feelings regarding the recent graffiti attacks downtown.

    Columbia building owner Arnie Fagan said he is against the recent attacks and graffiti in general.

    "I'm all for art and they can do art on their own property, but when they do art (More)

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