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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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6 hrs ago | Missourian

Mid-Missouri group marches in protest of Middle East violence

Cars honked at the procession as they drove by. In response, Jeff Frey, who was carrying a green flag that bore a peace sign, held his index and middle finger in the air, the international symbol for peace.

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7 hrs ago | Missourian

Columbia Water and Light reported zero outages Friday afternoon

Local workers and Missouri Public Utility Alliance support crews have been working to restore power to Columbia residents after heavy storms Monday.

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11 hrs ago | KMIZ

City offers spoiled food drop off, special tree debris pick up

If you have spoiled food following Monday night's storms and subsequent power outages, you're in luck.

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20 hrs ago | Missourian

Anniversary dinner, first since husband's death, brings unexpected kindness

On one of Dane and Jackie Gregg's first dates, they decided to go to Red Lobster.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Red Lobster server surprises widow on anniversary

A Columbia, Mo. Red Lobster server went above and beyond her duty recently, picking up the tab for a widow celebrating her wedding anniversary with her daughter.

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Missourian

Willie Pearl Elmore Strickland remembered for love of family, community

They talk about her witty sense of humor and her Southern cooking. They call her strong, wise, phenomenal and loving.

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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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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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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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