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Columbia city councilwoman wants tobacco products restricted for those under 21

Slowly cities across the nation are turning to "Tobacco 21".

Contractors bid high for Rustic Bridge project

The Boone County Commission has now heard bids from contractors for the Rustic Road Bridge, but a new bridge might not be any closer to being completed.   

Crews working accident involving SUV and motorcycle

Columbia Police and Fire as well as Boone County fire crews were working to clean up the scene of a collision involving an SUV and a motorcycle.

Columbia Board of Education to discuss guns in schools

Columbia Board of Education to discuss guns in schools

A new law takes effect in less than 30 days letting Missouri teachers carry guns in the classroom. But not everybody is on board.

Missouri unemployment rate drops slightly

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new report shows Missouri's unemployment rate dipped slightly last month while the state lost 3,100 nonfarm jobs.

Columbia city council approves 2015 budget

The Columbia city council approved the $428 million budget for fiscal year 2015 Monday night.

What information do new homeowners really get?

When a home is completely trashed, like the one being rented on Schumate Chapel Drive in Cole County, does the new owner or renter have the right to know?

Aspen Heights robber sentenced to 8 years in prison

A Columbia man was sentenced to 8 years in prison following two robbery charges at Aspen Heights student apartments.



Severe respiratory illness confirmed in 12 states

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say 12 states now have respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus — enterovirus 68.

Water patrol preparing for busy summer

Missouri panel to review highway, water merger

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers plan to review the effects of a 2011 merger of the state Highway and Water patrols after a man drowned this year while in trooper custody.

NASA astronaut with Boeing capsule

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Boeing, Space X to launch NASA back into space

Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded contracts to become NASA's space taxis, shuttling astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the agency announced Tuesday.

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