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Boone County manufacturing plant set to expand, add 135 jobs

The Boone County Commission approved the use of Chapter 100 Revenue Bonds to expand a manufacturing plant in Columbia Tuesday night.

Students and state leaders respond to UM System President

University of Missouri holds forum on speech, protest policy recommendations

Issues on free speech and campus protesting filled an auditorium at the University of Missouri Tuesday afternoon.

Board of Health seeking public comment on tobacco sales license

Board of Health seeks public comment on tobacco sales license

Residents living in Columbia and surrounding Boone County have been asked to give their input about a tobacco sales license.

Two lockdowns two schools in two days

Lockdown lifted at three Columbia schools after a shooting near downtown

ABC 17 News has reporters at the scene of a gunshot victim Tuesday afternoon. ABC 17 News confirmed Hickman High School, Jefferson Middle School and Ridgeway Elementary were all put on lock down as a precaution before the alert was lifted around 1:40 p.m.

Multiple car break-ins in Moberly

Moberly Police are warning people about a new rash of car break-ins.

MO cybersecurity summit helps residents protect themselves

The Missouri Governor's Cyber Security Summit was held today in Jefferson City. 

Public hearing to rezone area for homes draws opposition

The Boone County Commission held a public hearing Tuesday night to discuss rezoning more than 40 acres of property into single family homes.

Former church youth director sentenced to prison

A former youth director for a Columbia church was sentenced to prison for sex crimes involving children Monday.

Historic Hurricane Drought

U.S. experiencing historic drought in major hurricanes

It's been nearly 11 years since a major hurricane has made landfall in the U.S.

Hookah lounge in Jefferson City getting complaints

Residents in downtown Jefferson City upset with new business

Several residents and businesses on High street and Lafayette street are upset with a new business in town, after they witnessed people urinating and littering in the street.

Typhoon Lionrock Japan


At least nine dead as Typhoon Lionrock pummels Japan

Nine bodies were found in a home for the elderly in the town of Iwaizumi in Iwate Prefecture, which suffered flooding following Typhoon Lionrock, police tell CNN.

Rescue operations are underway to rescue 400 people who are stranded due to flooding and...

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