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Work set to begin on Scott Blvd. in Columbia Friday

Work is scheduled to begin on a major Columbia road starting Friday. 

Columbia Public Library addresses bat problem

Officials at the Columbia Public Library confirmed to ABC 17 News Thursday that there are bats inside the library.

Man killed in Miller County crash

Man killed in Camden County crash

A 20-year-old man is dead following a Thursday afternoon crash in Camden County.

Campus alert issued for Mizzou

Campus alert issued for Mizzou

A campus alert has been issued for the University of Missouri in Columbia.

Lawmakers develop intern rules to prevent sexual harassment

New laws for sex ed classes, e.cigarettes take effect Friday

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Numerous new Missouri laws are set to take effect Friday, ranging from caps on traffic fines to changes in sex education.

Highway Patrol upgrades background check system

Highway Patrol upgrades background check process

School districts in Missouri will now have greater access to employee criminal records.

Man caught with child porn involving infants, toddlers

A man is in the Boone County Jail after authorities said he was caught with child pornography involving infants and toddlers. 

Cole Co. man accused of molesting a child

A Cole County man accused of molesting a child is in jail.

Man arrested for shooting outside Waffle House

On Thursday police said they made an arrest after a recent shooting outside Waffle House in central Columbia earlier this month.

Police confirm armed robber escaped from Columbia hotel

Officers were called to the Howard Johnson Inn across from the Moser's grocery store off I-70 Drive S.E. around 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The suspect reportedly had his face covered, but surveillance video was grainy.

Obama New Orleans Katrina anniversary

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Obama cites inequities in Katrina commemoration

President Barack Obama returned Thursday to an outwardly thriving New Orleans to mark strides 10 years after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the city.

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