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Columbia, Missouri is located in Boone County. Zip codes in Columbia, MO include 65216, 65212, and 65205. The median home price in Columbia is $193,700 which is roughly $90/per square foot. More Columbia information.

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1 hr ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Shots fired in Columbia neighborhood

Officers responded to the 4500 block of Rice Road late Wednesday night and found several shell casings and at least two homes hit by gunfire.

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4 hrs ago | Missourian

Yoruba cultural association to celebrate 15 years in mid-Missouri

Descendents of the Yoruba people from across the country will congregate in Columbia on Saturday to join the Egbe Omo Oduduwa mid-Missouri chapter for its 15th anniversary celebration.

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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Dorsey's Twitter fortune rises to $2 billion, Ikea killing the...

Twitter's recent performance on Wall Street has pumped Jack Dorsey 's fortune from $193.5 million to $2 billion.

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11 hrs ago | Missourian

Memoir-writing group works to preserve Columbia history

Marsha Sisson reads her piece during the Winn's Orphaned Writers. Members write about various life moments and often receive emotional support from the other members.

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13 hrs ago | Missourian

Back-to-school shoppers to get weekend break from state sales tax

From 12:01 a.m. Friday till Sunday, shoppers buying certain school supplies, clothing and computer devices will be not be charged the state sales tax of 4.225 percent on those purchases, according to the Missouri Department of Revenue .

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Missourian

In Columbia, Missouri Rep. Wright presses for lobbyist reform

State Rep. John Wright wants to change an inappropriate culture of entitlement he said is pervading the Missouri state Capitol.

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Missourian

William Karl Attebery loved his faith, family

About eight years ago, she and her husband visited Egypt, Israel and Jordan because their kids were grown and they had time to travel to places with storied biblical history, Mary Ann Attebery said.

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Missourian

Woman released from hospital after Monday house fire

A Columbia woman, whose house caught fire Monday, was said to be discharged from the hospital as of 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, said her husband, David Ewing .

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Phoenix New Times

Tuba In Tow, The Hooten Hallers Hit the Road

In explaining the Hooten Hallers , it's best to begin with what this three-piece is not.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Missourian

Columbia man arrrested on child pornography charges

A Columbia man was arrested Tuesday after an investigation turned up hundreds of images of children and infants being molested.

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KOMU-TV Columbia

CoMo Connect Red Line to replace Fast Cat buses

Columbia Transit said Tuesday it will replace the Fast Cat bus service with the new CoMo Connect Red Line Wednesday.

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Missourian

Woman injured in north Columbia house fire

A firefighter with the Columbia Fire Department exits the house at 909 Park Ave. as the department finished putting out a fire that broke out just before 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Missourian

Man arrested on suspicion of robbery at Dollar General

A 32-year-old Kansas City man was arrested on suspicion of first-degree robbery Monday night at a north Columbia Dollar General, Columbia Police spokeswoman Latisha Stroer said in a news release.

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Missourian

Columbia, Boone County officials discuss racial discrepancies in student discipline

At Monday's quarterly breakfast gathering, Columbia and Boone County officials discussed racial discrepancies in referring students to the juvenile justice system.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Missourian

Gunman in Tre'Veon Marshall's death receives life sentence

The gunman convicted of killing a Columbia teen at a city park was sentenced Monday afternoon to life in prison without the chance of parole, plus 20 years for armed criminal action.

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KMIZ

Jefferson City schools mentoring program good example for other Mid-MO schools

With an agenda full of ballot initiatives and tax proposals, community leaders in Columbia had plenty to discuss at a Monday morning meeting.

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Pro Sound News

Columbia Performing Arts Centre Dancing to Ashly's NX Series Amps

COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: The Columbia Performing Arts Centre in Columbia, Missouri is a private, not-for-profit dance school for children founded in 1998, and its students range in age from toddlers through college age.

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Missourian

Jerry Lee Wade, Jan. 29, 1941 - July 26, 2014, of Columbia

Jerry Lee Wade, 73, of Columbia, died at home of cancer July 26, 2014. He was born in Mason City, IA, January 29, 1941, son of Ruth W. Liptrap Wade and Joseph Anderson Wade.

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KMIZ

Columbia Police warn of scam targeting Water & Light customers

The Police Department received several calls over the weekend, and at least one claimed to be an employee of Columbia Water and Light.

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KRCG-TV Jefferson City

15-year-old umpire at Show-Me games assaulted

A 15-year-old volunteer umpire at the Show-Me State Games in Columbia was assaulted over the weekend by a fan at an eight-and-under baseball game.

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