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    Man gets 18 years in threatening to post teen's nude photos

    Man gets 18 years in threatening to post teen's nude photos

    Posted 5:56 AM 4/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    PLATTE CITY (AP) - A Kansas City man must serve 18 years in prison after admitting to threatening to post nude photos of a 16-year-old girl he met online if she wouldn't have sex with him.

    The Kansas City Star reports 23-year-old Denis Aguilar (More)

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    Crowd gathers to watch new Ferguson City Council be sworn in

    Crowd gathers to watch new Ferguson City Council be sworn in

    Posted 5:52 AM 4/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - Three newly elected members of the Ferguson City Council have been sworn into office.

    Wesley Bell, Ella Jones and Brian Fletcher were sworn in Tuesday night before a standing-room-only crowd at City Hall, with dozens more waiting outside.

    The city of about 21,000 - (More)

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    Missouri House sends medical malpractice caps to governor

    Missouri House sends medical malpractice caps to governor

    Posted 10:20 PM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A measure to reinstate limits on lawsuit awards for pain and suffering in medical malpractice cases is heading to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's desk.

    The Missouri House on Tuesday voted 125-27 to approve a measure that would reinstate limits on noneconomic damages in (More)

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    No. 14 Mizzou baseball falls to No. 15 Missouri State

    No. 14 Mizzou baseball falls to No. 15 Missouri State

    Posted 9:51 PM 4/21/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped a close in-state battle to No. 15 Missouri State on Tuesday night, 9-8. The loss drops the Tigers to 26-15 on the season while the Bears improved to 28-9. The baseball series between the two schools now sits tied 25-25. 

    In the bottom of (More)

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    Fire burns half of Harrisburg home

    Fire burns half of Harrisburg home

    Posted 9:41 PM 4/21/2015 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Reporter

    HARRISBURG - A fire burned half of a Harrisburg home Tuesday night.

    A passerby discovered the fire and called 911. Once firefighters were called to the scene, it took about a half hour to get the fire under control. No people were inside, but the owner's dogs have still not been found.

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    Columbia Regional Airport plans to use grant for advertising

    Posted 9:17 PM 4/21/2015 by Blair Ussary, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Columbia Regional Airport is set to use a newly-awarded grant to attract new customers.

    The $150,000 grant goes to the airport to improve its marketing and promotions. The State Aviation Trust Fund Air grant's total comes to $135,000, with the rest of the funds coming from the (More)

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    MU Student Center and Memorial Union evacuated due to reported bomb threat

    Posted 8:36 PM 4/21/2015 by Brandon Kiley, KOMU 8 News Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri has evacuated the Student Center and Memorial Union due to reports of a bomb threat.

    Mary Jo Banken of the MU News Bureau told KOMU 8 News that MUPD received a bomb threat to the "student union coffee shop."

    Banken said MUPD did not initially (More)

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    Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival announces bands

    Posted 7:54 PM 4/21/2015 by Dani Sureck, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The annual Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival is still months away, but the anticipation is already building.

    10 of the 30 bands were announced Tuesday at the Tiger Hotel as people rocked to the music of the Flood Brothers, one of the bands performing at the festival.

    Richard (More)

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    Growing nightlife makes the District want to expand safe policies

    Posted 7:40 PM 4/21/2015 by Jasmine Dell, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Downtown Columbia has seen an explosion in businesses and apartment complexes in the past few years.

    With that expansion comes even more nightlife than before, so  (More)

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    Pope accepts resignation of bishop who didn't report abuse

    Pope accepts resignation of bishop who didn't report abuse

    Posted 6:43 PM 4/21/2015 by Nicole Winfield and Margaret Stafford, The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who was convicted of failing to report a suspected child abuser.

    Bishop Robert Finn led the Diocese of Kansas City-St Joseph in (More)

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    Columbia leaders propose sales tax projects

    Posted 6:13 PM 4/21/2015 by Christina Santiago, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Columbia City Council heard the first draft Monday of how a sales tax could be spent if renewed by voters in August.

    The current capital improvement sales tax is a one-fourth cent sales tax that generates $6.3 million annually, according to the city finance department. The sales (More)

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    Missouri House endorses legalizing growth of industrial hemp

    Missouri House endorses legalizing growth of industrial hemp

    Posted 6:12 PM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri would regulate and license the growing of industrial hemp as a raw material for manufacturing under a measure supporters say is an economic development measure.

    The Missouri House gave initial approval Tuesday to a bill that would legalize the cultivation of (More)

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    MU student arrested for anti-Semitic remarks in residence hall

    Posted 5:40 PM 4/21/2015 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Police arrested an MU student Tuesday for his involvement with the anti-Semitic remarks found in a stairwell of Mark Twain Residence (More)

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