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    Thursday Apr 26 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    The Missouri Department of Natural Resources plans to return $575,000 it received for two new state parks to the federal government. The Springfield News-Leader reported the money was earmarked for restoration at Eleven Point State Park and Jay Nixon State Park, which were purchased in 2016 but never opened.

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  2. Homeless man convicted in 2015 Springfield killingRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    A homeless man has been convicted in the stabbing and beating death of a Springfield woman whose body was found stuffed underneath a mattress at her home. The Springfield News-Leader reports that jurors found 41-year-old Andrew Jensen guilty Thursday of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the 2015 death of Kathi Jones.

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  3. Lincoln University Reveals 2018 Football ScheduleRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2018 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    In its fifth football season in the Great Lakes Valley Conference , Lincoln will play a total of 11 games, including four at home. The Blue Tigers, led by second-year head coach Steven Smith, will look to improve upon their 1-9 record from last season.

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  4. Lane restrictions scheduled for road repair on Thornbrook Ridge, Dec. 11-22Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    The city plans to begin repairing base failures in the Thornbrook Subdivision beginning Dec. 11 at 8 a.m. The work will be done in two stages to avoid completely closing the road. "There are subgrade failures on this section of Thornbrook Ridge that will require us to repair and replace a number of the road panels," Pavement Engineer Seth Nelson said in a press release.

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    Dec 7, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    The Kansas City Star reports that the shooting was reported around 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Police say the victims were found just outside the business' front doors.

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  6. Missouri lawmakers begin filing 2018 billsRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    The topics of the newly filed bills ranged from discrimination protection and student loan reform to soil conservation and lobbyist regulation. Rep. Joshua Peters, D-St.

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    Nov 11, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    The Springfield News-Leader reports having that state money would help Greene County balance its budget but it wouldn't prevent the roughly $3 million in cuts officials expect to make. Greene County Commissioner Bob Cirtin says the overdue payments for housing state inmates would be used to strengthen the county's reserves.

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  8. United Way announces its 2017 campaign donations totalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    JEFFERSON CITY United Way of Central Missouri will announce the projected campaign totals for its 2017 campaign on Nov 2. It will hold a Victory Celebration for its announcement and invites the entire community to attend. I can tell you the community really wrapped their arms around us as they always do.

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  9. Drones make crop tending easier, faster for farmersRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    He purchased a drone for his land this February. His family farm grows soybeans and corn it then sells to vendors in mid-Missouri.

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  10. Ethics panel to review complaint against Missouri lawmakerRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    The Missouri House Ethics Committee is reviewing a complaint against a lawmaker who called for the vandal of a Confederate monument to be hanged. Members agreed Monday to hold a preliminary hearing later on the complaint against Republican Rep. Warren Love.

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  11. Springfield utility will stay focused on renewable energyRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    A Springfield City Utilities official says the company will continue to focus on alternative energy despite the Trump administration's plans to repeal a federal law designed to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. General Manager Scott Miller says the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan could affect the utility in the future but only if it significantly reduces the cost of coal.

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  12. 2 officers shot in St. Louis; both expected to recoverRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    Both officers - a 35-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman - are being treated at a hospital for gunshot wounds to their legs and hands, and facial wounds caused by shrapnel. The officers are part of the department's unit that investigates gang crime.

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  13. Man sentenced for 2015 double homicide in Kansas CityRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    A 22-year-old Kansas City man was sentenced to 45 years in prison for his role in a double homicide. Prosecutors say Jimmie Verge was sentenced Friday for two counts of second-degree murder and other charges arising from a December 2015 robbery and deaths.

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  14. Family donates $90,000 to Jefferson City schoolRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    The largest donation to date from the Jefferson City Public Schools Foundation was presented to the Southwest Early Childhood Center in memory of John A. Morris Friday. When Morris passed away earlier this year, his wife and children decided to donate money in his name to help further early childhood public education in Jefferson City.

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  15. 4 die in apparent shooting at suburban St. Louis homeRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    St. Louis County police say worried relatives called officers late Thursday to check on the occupants of the Glasgow Village home. Officers went inside with the family members and found four people dead.

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  16. Columbia airport to get nearly $300,000: Rep. HartzlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    Columbia Regional Airport will receive $298,453 in federal grant funding for runway extension and improvements, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-MO, announced Friday. Hartzler said the money will allow the airport to continue its work enhancing facilities to serve more customers.

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  17. Columba faces potential $1 million budget cut for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    Mike Matthes, the Columbia city manager, started off the meeting with saying low sales tax growth is causing many of the budget cuts for 2018. He said this year will be a "historically low sales tax growth" predicted at a one percent growth, while in past years the sales tax growth has been at nearly five percent.

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  18. Authorities probe woman's deadly fall from river platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    Authorities are investigating the death of a 20-year-old woman who fell with her mother from a wooden platform 50 to 60 feet above a river they had been navigating. The Springfield News-Leader reports Kasha Porter of Ozark died last Saturday when one of the branches supporting the platform snapped, sending her into the James River with her mother, Amy Kipper, and another person.

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  19. Columbia's 4th of July celebration hopes to attract over 20,000 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    The ongoing downtown construction, road closures and a drizzle of rain have not stopped people from going to the City of Columbia's 65th annual 4th of July celebration. The fireworks show begins at 9:15 p.m. Tuesday night off the top of the Sixth and Cherry Street parking garage.

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  20. Man drowns at the Lake of the OzarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    A St. Charles man drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks after suffering a medical issue and falling into the water, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The incident happened at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday.

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