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Two arrested for robbery northeast of Columbia

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of taking part in a robbery Tuesday afternoon.

Missouri reports case of mosquito-borne virus

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri health officials have reported the state's first case of a mosquito-borne virus that has been spreading to the U.S. from the Caribbean.

Gas prices jump 30 cents in Columbia

Driving in Columbia became more expensive as of Tuesday afternoon. Gas prices around town jumped 30 cents since Monday.

Witnesses say Tuesday's fire shows Columbia needs more firefighters

A home on Park Avenue in Central Columbia almost completely burned before the fire department was able to arrive...even though the station was only a block away.

Drugs left out in the heat lose their potency

Mid-Missouri has seen seasonably cooler temperatures this week, but the summer weather can still affect the way drugs react in one's body. 

Multiple agencies search for Vernon Parker

Multiple agencies find and arrest wanted man in Fulton

Vernon Parker, who was considered armed and dangerous, has been arrested.

Man uses propane tank to break into home, take child

Columbia police arrest Marcus Clark after burglary on Godas Drive.

Nixon urges school chiefs to oppose tax breaks

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon is urging Missouri school administrators to lobby legislators to uphold his vetoes of various tax breaks.

Crews battle Columbia house fire

Multiple fire crews responded to a residential house fire on Park Avenue and 9th Street in Columbia shortly before 1:00 Tuesday afternoon.

Ameren Missouri seeks increase in monthly fees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ameren Missouri is seeking approval to add about $1.50 to customers' monthly electric bills.

Beit Hanoun damage, Gaza

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'Humanitarian window' underway in Gaza

The Israeli military has authorized a four-hour "humanitarian window" in Gaza, but it will not apply to the areas in which soldiers are operating, the Israel Defense Forces said.

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