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Cole County leaders demote EMS director

In a closed meeting Tuesday, The Cole County Commission voted unanimously to demote the head of the EMS department.

Missouri Hotel and Lodging Association sides with hoteliers over Proposition One

The Missouri Hotel and Lodging Association is now weighing in on the city of Columbia's proposal to increase Columbia's lodging tax rate from 4 to 5 percent.

Business Loop interchange in Columbia set to open tonight

The new Business Loop interchange is expected to open at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday. 

The opening of the dual-lane roundabout marks the completion of all major construction work for the I70 bridge project. The $18 million bridge project began last August.  

MoDOT has a number of tips for navigating a dual-lane roundabout…

Your Voice Your Vote 2016 at the DNC Protesters demonstrate

Your Voice Your Vote 2016 at the DNC: Protesters demonstrate

After Hillary Clinton was announced as the Democratic nominee for President, those unhappy with the decision protested.

Columbia Fire Department responds to hazmat situation

Columbia Fire Department responds to hazmat situation

The Columbia Fire Department responded to a hazmat situation at 13 Westridge Drive Tuesday night.


Cole County judge boots two from CAFO permit vote

A Cole County judge ruled that two commissioners cannot take part in a vote regarding a controversial hog farm.

Part of I-70 closed, reports of person hit

Westbound I-70 traffic was being diverted Tuesday night after reports of a person being hit.

Social equity in Columbia

Central Columbia residents to discuss economic disparity

Residents in Central Columbia met with city leaders to discuss issues with housing, employment and law enforcement Tuesday night.

Running Unopposed

Special Report: Running Unopposed

Of the 163 seats in the Missouri State House, more than half are already decided, before the voters make their choices in the November election.

CPD traffic unit ban

Traffic crashes in Columbia have risen since 2015

It's been about eight months since CPD eliminated it's Traffic Unit and moved officers over to the Patrol Division.

Pope Francis, January 2016

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Pope: World is at war, but it's not religious

Pope Francis said Wednesday that "the world is at war" as he addressed the slaying of a Catholic priest by radical Islamists in France, but he stressed it was not a war of religion.

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