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People meet in Douglass Park for peaceful gathering

People gathered in Douglass Park Wednesday night for a peaceful rally of sorts called the Back To School Explosion.

Ridgefield Park overflowing manhole

Residents notice sewage overflow from manholes

One Southwest Columbia neighborhood is concerned with sewage overflow from two manholes next to a public trail.

Communication tower needed near Battle High School

A Columbia high school is lacking the ample amount of radio signal that's crucial to emergency responders.

Two sentenced for February burglary in Jefferson City

A St. Louis couple was sentenced Wednesday in a February 2014 Jefferson City burglary.

AG Holder meeting with Michael Brown's parents

ST. LOUIS (AP) — U.S. Attorney General is meeting with the parents of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old fatally shot by a police officer.

Lunch provided, teachers give lessons at Ferguson library

While the unrest in Ferguson continues, school is delayed for students in the schooldistrict and some parents are scrambling to arrange their schedules to accomodate.

Grand jury meets in Mike Brown case, decision may take time

A St. Louis grand jury met Wednesday afternoon, but a decision may not come soon. 

One seriously injured in Boone Co. crash

One person was seriously injured following a Wednesday morning car crash in Boone County. 

Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Officials say a police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursing and threatening to kill one of them.

Attorney General Holder to visit Ferguson Wednesday

Holder discusses police mistrust outside Ferguson

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has told members of the Ferguson community that as a black man he understands why many African-Americans mistrust the police.

Clash in Ferguson

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Grand jury to 'thoroughly' mull Ferguson case

Two months. It looks like it might be that long before a local grand jury decides whether to bring charges in the death of Michael Brown -- the loud, passionate calls for swift justice notwithstanding.

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