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Columbia police warn of phone calls by scammers

The Columbia Police Department has put out a warning about a phone scam, in which a caller claims to be a member of the Internal Revenue Service.

Albert-Oakland pool opens for Memorial Day

Columbia Parks and Recreation crews were out Thursday morning cleaning up and preparing the Albert-Oakland Family Aquatic Center for Memorial Day swimmers. 

10 000 dollars of damage due to lightning

Firefighters, Ameren on scene of fire caused by lightning strike

UPDATE 9:30am: At this time the estimated amount of damage is $10,000.  During the investigation crews did notice a slight gas odor. The homeowner says that there was a slight gas leak but crews were able to contain it and all residents are back in the house. Columbia's Fire Department reminds everyone to check smoke…

At least 55 without power near Jefferson City after storms hit area

Ameren Missouri is reporting 55 customers were without power Thursday morning.

Transportation, safety experts evaluate Missouri Boulevard

Officials from several federal, state and local agencies on Thursday conducted a safety study of Missouri Boulevard in Jefferson City.

Superheroes stop by MU Women's and Children's Hospital

Some patients at MU Women's and Children's Hospital got special visits from a quartet of superheroes Thursday morning.

Stover man guilty of sodomy, child molestation

A 73-year-old Stover man could spend the rest of his life in prison after a Boone County jury's decision.

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Democrat calls for VA chief's resignation

The calls are growing for the resignation of U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald.

Driver, child hurt in crash on Hwy. 40 blocking Midway Elementary

A two-vehicle crash was blocking access to a school just west of Columbia Wednesday morning.

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Three people injured in Jefferson City crash

Three people suffered minor injuries Wednesday night after a crash in Jefferson City.

NASA to inflate habitat


Glitch halts NASA's expansion of space habitat

Early Thursday morning, astronauts on the International Space Station ceased the inflation of the space habitat BEAM after something went wrong.

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