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    State recommends lower premiums for worker's comp

    State recommends lower premiums for worker's comp

    Posted 5:06 AM 12/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - The Missouri insurance department is recommending a reduction in the premiums charged to businesses for workers' compensation insurance.

    The department is recommending a 4.4 percent decrease in insurers' "loss costs" for 2015. Those loss projections typically are used (More)

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    Ferguson officer settles teen's hogtie lawsuit

    Ferguson officer settles teen's hogtie lawsuit

    Posted 5:03 AM 12/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A Ferguson police officer has reached a confidential settlement with the mother of a Jefferson County teenager who was hogtied in his own driveway after a confrontation.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that former Jefferson County sheriff's deputy Justin Cosma and a (More)

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    3 men injured in St. Louis County shootout

    3 men injured in St. Louis County shootout

    Posted 5:00 AM 12/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    SPANISH LAKE (AP) - Three men are recovering from nonlife-threatening injuries after a three-way shootout in the Spanish Lake area of north St. Louis County.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the shootout happened Sunday evening. Two men were treated at a hospital, and the third was (More)

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    Trailer catches fire in Columbia, occupant forced to evacuate

    Trailer catches fire in Columbia, occupant forced to evacuate

    Posted 11:55 PM 12/15/2014 by Zack Newman & Jack Korte, KOMU 8 Reporters and Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - A structure fire occurred late Monday night at a trailer at 3406 Rock Quarry Road in Columbia, forcing the lone occupant to evacuate.

    Three engines, a ladder, and a rescue squad from the Columbia Fire Department and two tankers from Boone county fire responded the fire. (More)

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    Live music from your couch with new streaming site

    Posted 9:24 PM 12/15/2014 by Courtney Kiley, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA -Anyone wanting to listen to live music can now skip the crowds and door lines. The Bridge, a music venue downtown, has introduced live streaming to its performances. 

    "That's the way the world is moving, people want to do everything from their couch and on their computers," (More)

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    Boone County National Bank robbed

    Posted 8:18 PM 12/15/2014 by Spencer Wilson, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The 1916 Paris road branch of the Boone County National Bank was robbed Monday night.  Police confirmed the suspect got away.

    The sixth robbery this holiday season happened at 5:04 p.m., right as the store was closing. 

    Bank spokesperson Mary Wilkerson said (More)

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    Suspect on the loose after several shots fired

    Posted 7:55 PM 12/15/2014 by Arial Ruffin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA -  Police are still searching for a suspect after they responded to a shots fire call around 4 p.m. at the corner of Whispering Meadows Court and Rice Road. Police found nine shell casings and were able to map out the the crime scene. No witnesses were confirmed, but police did (More)

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    Health insurance deadline is quickly approaching

    Posted 7:44 PM 12/15/2014 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - As the deadline to sign up for health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act marketplace by the new year approaches Monday, insurance firms are bracing for several last minute sign ups.

    Robin Corderman, consumer assistance program manager at Primaris, said the (More)

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    Check a charity and track where your money goes

    Posted 7:10 PM 12/15/2014 by Madison Conklin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - With the holiday season right around the corner, charitable giving is popular, mid-Missourians want to know where their money is going.

    Target 8 investigators took a look at 20 mid-Missouri charities and what percentage of funds raised goes back to the actual program.

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    Missouri bill requires check of employee status

    Missouri bill requires check of employee status

    Posted 5:57 PM 12/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A failed measure to require employers to use a federal system for checking employees' legal resident status will have another chance in the Missouri Legislature.

    State Rep. Mark Parkinson of St. Charles on Monday announced plans to file a bill that would expand the (More)

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    City council raises age to purchase tobacco and e-cigs

    Posted 4:38 PM 12/15/2014 by Jeffrey Militzer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA – The Columbia City Council will vote on a group of ordinances Monday that would change the allowable age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The proposed ordinances would also restrict the areas where electronic tobacco products may be used within the city.

    "We want (More)

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    MU looks to provide better mental health care access

    Posted 4:24 PM 12/15/2014 by Mark Collins, KOMU 8 Reporter

    Columbia - The United States Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has given a $1 million grant to the University of Missouri and University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL). The grant is to help fund programs in each university's school of social work.

    The main focus of these (More)

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    State Capitol tour with Gov. Nixon reveals extensive water damages

    Posted 4:22 PM 12/15/2014 by Louie Kaczmarek and John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporters

    JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Jay Nixon led legislators around the basement of the State Capitol Monday, exposing areas deteriorating from water infiltration.

    Stalactites, rusted pipes and soggy flooring are some characteristics of the water-damaged basement. Cathy Brown, of the Division of (More)

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