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    Some concerned with fuel source of new gas station

    Some concerned with fuel source of new gas station

    Posted 10:15 PM 9/15/2014 by Tiege Dooley-Panko, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The new compressed natural gas station in Columbia is projected to save millions of dollars for the city, but some people are worried about the way the gas is being produced. Some fear hydraulic fracturing could be involved. 

    According to the (More)

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    Columbia considers audible crosswalks for visually impaired

    Columbia considers audible crosswalks for visually impaired

    Posted 8:27 PM 9/15/2014 by Arial Ruffin KOMU 8 Reporter and Taylor Pecko-Reid KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The uneasy game of stop-and-go while crossing the intersection of College and Broadway Avenues may be eliminated if the Columbia City Council approves the proposal for audible pedestrian crosswalks that beep when it is safe to cross the street.

    Currently, the intersection does (More)

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    2015 social services funding report helps determine funding

    Posted 8:27 PM 9/15/2014 by Spencer Wilson, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - As the weather is getting colder, one of the last things people want to worry about is where their next meal is going to come from.

    The 2015 social services funding report shows that 24 percent of Columbia residents live below the poverty level. The latest poverty line for (More)

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    Columbia ranks in top 100 places to live

    Posted 7:28 PM 9/15/2014 by Jeffrey Militzer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Livability.com listed Columbia in the top 100 most livable cities in America. 

    Livability said its editors have broad experience studying and writing about factors that make a city a great place to live. Livability partnered with a research team from the Martin Prosperity (More)

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    Mizzou's Ray receives SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors

    Mizzou's Ray receives SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors

    Posted 6:42 PM 9/15/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou defensive end Shane Ray has earned the SEC Defensive Player of the Week award one week after Maty Mauk received SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors.

    Ray was a disruptive force in Central Florida's offensive backfield, recording seven tackles, including four tackles (More)

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    Columbia City Council finalizing budget

    Posted 6:00 PM 9/15/2014 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Residents will express their thoughts on fee increases to the Columbia City Council Monday before it finalizes the 2015 city budget. 

    City Councilman Michael Trapp said this budget is a move toward improving the city's infrastructure.

    "If people are going to take one (More)

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    Modern Property Group assumes management of REMI

    Posted 5:59 PM 9/15/2014 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Modern Property Groups expanded its management to take control of a significant part of East Campus housing.

    On Labor Day, Modern Property Groups officially assumed management of Real Estate Management Incorporated, better known as REMI.  Four hundred properties were put (More)

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    Attendance and graduation rates jump in Fulton

    Attendance and graduation rates jump in Fulton

    Posted 5:18 PM 9/15/2014 by Marcel Clarke, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - Fulton's Annual Performance Report showed a jump n attendance and graduation rates this past year. A new policy that started last year may be the cause.

    The "90 percent policy" started last year and requires all students to attend classes at least 90 percent of the time.

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    Kansas City airport plans to upgrade Wi-Fi service

    Kansas City airport plans to upgrade Wi-Fi service

    Posted 4:58 PM 9/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Officials at Kansas City International Airport say they've heard the complaints from travelers about spotty Wi-Fi service and they're working to make it better. The city's Aviation Department plans to spend $250,000 to completely upgrade Wi-Fi service and make other technological improvements.

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    Education commissioner to resign

    Posted 4:22 PM 9/15/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's Education Commissioner, Chris Nicastro, will resign at the end of the year.

    The announcement came Monday before the Missouri Board of Education meeting. Board members, including Nicastro, went into a closed meeting for almost an hour and a half before the open (More)

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    Mizzou wide receiver Copelin dismissed from team

    Mizzou wide receiver Copelin dismissed from team

    Posted 4:05 PM 9/15/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel says redshirt sophomore wide receiver Levi Copelin has been dismissed from the team.

    Pinkel declined to comment on the reason at his weekly press conference Monday.

    The NCAA suspended Copelin in July for the entire 2014-2015 season due to a (More)

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    Opus demolition begins amid lawsuit between citizens and Columbia

    Posted 4:03 PM 9/15/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - A crane and bulldozer scooped heaps of rubble into dump trucks and trash containers Monday as demolition crews disposed of the remains of Chong's Oriental Market on Locust and Seventh streets.

    The demolition is part of the controversial Opus development project.

    Several (More)

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    Weekly Wellness: Create an inexpensive three-piece gym at home

    Posted 2:16 PM 9/15/2014 by Amanda Barnes, KOMU 8 Wellness Coach

    COLUMBIA - If your life is one that just doesn't allow you the freedom, flexibility or financial obligation of belonging to a gym, this one is for you.For some, exercising at home is the preferred choice. You don't have to drive anywhere. You don't have to get a babysitter or utilize (More)

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