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Columbia house fire damage estimated at $80,000

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

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Boone Hospital ranked #4 hospital in Missouri

Boone Hospital Center in Columbia has earned a top ranking in the state of Missouri by U.S. News and World Report.

Man arrested following shots fired in Jefferson City

Jefferson City Police responded to a shots fired call just before 11:00 Tuesday night in the 500 block of East Elm Street. 

Rolla rock quarry tightens rules after drowning

ROLLA, Mo. (AP) — A Rolla rock quarry is requiring young children to wear life jackets after a Fenton boy's recent drowning death.

Missouri inmate back in custody after week on run

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — A central Missouri inmate who has been missing for nearly a week is back in custody after being caught while asleep on a couch in a Sedalia home.

Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — Campus sexual assault victims are joining senators on Capitol Hill in announcing legislation designed to make colleges more accountable to rape victims.

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.

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Democrats, Republicans spar over Obama lawsuit

The House of Representatives is expected to move one step closer to suing President Barack Obama on Wednesday when it approves a resolution authorizing House Speaker John Boehner to file a lawsuit.

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