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Researchers discover Hinkson Creek now less contaminated

A Columbia creek known to be contaminated is showing signs of improvement.

Absentee Ballot Deadline Looms

Possible ballot reprint could cost Missouri counties thousands

A Mid-Missouri election official said millions of dollars might need to be spend statewide to reprint November ballots.

Stolen guns often used for crimes

Stolen guns often used for crimes

Police say stolen firearms are most often the weapons used in criminal activity.

Two MU students report rapes near campus

Two MU students said they were raped near campus over the weekend.

Columbia Police respond to questions about shots fired near school

The Columbia Police responded to several questions as to why Columbia Public Schools weren't notified about a shooting last week.

Crash between SUV and motorcycle ruled a hit and run

ABC 17 first reported a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV Tuesday night around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, that crash was ruled a hit and run.

Special Olympics plans Columbia training center

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Special Olympic athletes in Missouri could soon have a training center to rival those of their U.S. Olympic team counterparts.

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Sierra Club endorses Grain Belt transmission line

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Chapter of the Sierra Club is endorsing a plan for a wind energy transmission line across the state, saying it would reduce the state's dependence on coal.

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Citizenship test proposed for Missouri students

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some former Missouri officials are backing a proposal to require high school students to pass a test used for immigrants applying for citizenship.

Michael Brown audio

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Prosecutor may release audio of Brown grand jury

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A prosecutor says he'll immediately release transcripts and audio recordings of a grand jury investigation into the death of Michael Brown if the panel doesn't indict the suburban St. Louis police officer who shot him.

Scotland independence referendum, voters at polling place

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Scotland votes in independence referendum

Scotland's voters are heading to the polls Thursday to cast their ballots in a landmark referendum on independence from the United Kingdom. There, they will face a straightforward yes/no question: Should Scotland be an independent country?

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