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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 $194,900 which is roughly $91/per square foot. More Columbia information.

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2 hrs ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

No-snitch movement adds to frustrations over shootings

Martin Siddall said Crime Stoppers has gotten fewer tips in the last few years despite offering cash rewards.

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3 hrs ago | Missourian

MU Summer Rep Theatre presents comedy, ingenuity

Scott McDonald holds hands with Gina Drapela during a scene in Act I of "Is He Dead?" at the Rhynsburger Theatre on Monday.

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7 hrs ago | Missourian

Task force reports progress on Hinkson Creek cleanup

The drainage area of Hinkson Creek covers about two-thirds of Columbia. Portions of its expanse were added to a federal registry of impaired waterways in 1998.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Missourian

Columbia residents pick up debris from storm

Mike Collins unloads broken branches from his Chevy Silverado on Wednesday. Hundreds of people visited the Capen Park Mulch Site following a storm that snapped trees and left thousands without power.

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Missourian

Emergency declaration aimed at aiding Columbia's storm recovery

City utility employees now may work twice as many hours thanks to an emergency declaration from City Manager Mike Matthes in wake of a Monday night storm that tore through Columbia.

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Missourian

Columbia police seek suspect in July 3 shooting

Columbia police are asking for help locating a man believed to be involved in a shooting that occurred July 3 at Garth Avenue and Oak Street.

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Missourian

Record reward offered for tips on Columbia area gunfire

Crimestoppers is offering a record $2,000 reward in July for credible information relating to a recent series of gunfire incidents in Columbia and Boone County.

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Missourian

Residents without electricity remain patient, positive

Russell Newton looks at the damage in the bedroom ceiling of his home on Crestland Avenue on Wednesday.

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Missourian

Martha Jane Baker, Feb. 8, 1921 - July 6, 2014, of Orlando

Mrs. Baker was born February 8, 1921, in Warsaw, Missouri, to Samuel Richard and Leitha Haden Estes.

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KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Bridge closing lengthens residents' commutes

Tuesday marked the first full day drivers could not cross the Route WW Hominy Branch bridge, which is closed for construction.

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Missourian

Shaken by storm, resident counts her blessings

Donna Simmons stood by the side of her house Tuesday morning with her dog, Fefe, assessing the damage from the powerful storms that hit Columbia on Monday night.

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Missourian

from Readers: Friend pays tribute to Mary Pat Boatfield

This is a tribute given in honor of Mary Pat Boatfield , executive director, Central Missouri Humane Society, at her memorial service on July 8at Calvary Episcopal Church in Columbia.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Maneater

Five arrested in Columbia for prostitution-related charges

In conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Operation Cross Country VII, Columbia police officers arrested five individuals June 19 for promoting child prostitution.

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Missourian

Tree service workers have long day after storms

Sal Moreno, a Nelson's Tree Service employee, disposes of fallen branches in a wood chipper on West Boulevard on Tuesday.

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Missourian

Columbia man totals car driving home in storm, finds tree on house

A tree rests on Michael Stampley's home at 1006 Madison St. after being blown over during the storm early Tuesday morning.

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Missourian

Adam Weast McElwain, Dec. 27, 1978 - July 7, 2014, of Columbia

Adam Weast McElwain, 35, of Columbia, Missouri formerly of Macon passed July 7, 2014, unexpectedly at his home in Columbia.

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Missourian

Storms damage campus buildings, cars

Columbia homes and businesses weren't the only things affected by Monday night's summer storm.

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Sedalia Democrat

More on Sedaliaa s profitable geology

In the 1882 History of Pettis County, F.A. Sampson wrote a chapter describing the natural history of Pettis County.

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News Tribune

Severe storms hit Mid-Missouri, cut power for many

A long line of severe thunderstorms rolled through Mid-Missouri overnight, prompting thunderstorm warnings to be issued around midnight in multiple counties stretching from the Lake of the Ozarks into central and northeast Missouri to Quincy, Illinois.

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Missourian

Severe storms leave thousands without power

A fallen tree took down a power line on Rollins Road near Russell Boulevard Elementary during a storm Monday night.

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