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Columbia city councilwoman wants tobacco products restricted for those under 21

A substance that kills on average 7,000 people in Columbia could soon be restricted to those 21 and under.   

Columbia city council approves 2015 budget

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

Doctors try new business model for improved care


Doctors try new business models to improve care

Dr. Myriam Ensling made the old dentist's office she moved to in 2012 her new place of business, even with the dental lamps hanging from the ceiling.

Community helps family after tragedy

Just days after a Russellville family suffers a dual tragedy, their community is coming together to help them.

Suspects take plea deal in local couple's death

Two people arrested in a double murder near the Lake of the Ozarks are now heading to prison. On Monday Garland and Mandy Mitchell both entered guilty pleas on reduced drug charges in last year's deaths of Freddie and Carol Wilson in Morgan County.

Top education official in the state says she's resigning

Missouri's top education official says she will resign at the end of this year. State Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announced her departure Monday. She has served as head of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education since 2009.

New crosswalk designed to boost safety in Jefferson City

Councilman in Jefferson City are set to decide who the bid will go to for the Dunklin crosswalk project at tonight's meeting. Although public works officials say it's one of the small projects they are working on, they say it's extremely important because it invovles the safety of pedestrians.

Opus demolishes buildings for student housing complex

After a legal battle, the Opus student housing project moves forward.  Demolition crews began Monday morning tearing down existing buildings to make way for the new student housing complex. 

Changes to be made to prevent pedestrians from crossing College Avenue

City leaders will vote on changes along a busy street near the M-U Campus.

Prairie Home schools closed Monday

Schools in the Prairie Home R-5 school district are closed Monday, September 15

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12 states confirm Enterovirus D68 cases

Since mid-August, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed more than 100 cases of Enterovirus D68 in 12 states: Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, New York and Oklahoma.

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