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Boone County becomes Purple Heart County

Boone County commissioners signed a proclamation that made the county a Purple Heart County Tuesday morning.

State leaders discuss new standards for child social services

The joint committee on child abuse and neglect met in Jefferson City Tuesday morning to discuss statewide standards for juvenile officers. These updates have been under discussion for over a year.

Columbia leaders head to Florida for conference

About 50 community leaders in Columbia headed to Gainsville Florida for a leadership trip Tuesday morning.

Douglass High School closing next school year for renovations

Douglass High School closing next school year for renovations

One Columbia school is about to get major renovations next year, moving students out of the building.


Two Kansas City firefighters killed in apartment complex fire

Two Kansas City firefighters were killed Monday night while battling a fire at an apartment complex.

Our Kansas City affiliate KMBC reports crews were called out to the scene around 7 p.m. on Independence Avenue. The building partially collapsed while the two firefighters were trying to leave the building. Two other…

CPD investigating multiple burglaries in Springdale Estates neighborhood

Columbia police are investigating multiple burglaries in the Springdale Estates neighborhood in north Columbia.

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CPD responds to shots fired incident in north Columbia

Police responded to a shots fired incident in the 2900 block of Leeway Drive.

Columbia schools alerted for suspicious person

West Middle School in Columbia was put on an elevated alert Monday afternoon, after police were called for a suspicious person walking across the athletic field near the administration building.

Update: Body found floating in the Lake of the Ozarks identified

A man's body was found floating in the Lake of the Ozarks Friday afternoon was identified Monday.

Officers respond to shooting in Fulton Monday

Police confirmed they found two shell casings in the street Monday afternoon just north of downtown Fulton. Officers were called for a possible shooting near Ninth Street and Westminster Avenue around 12:45 p.m.

Bud Light, Miller Light

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Inside the Bud-Miller superbrewery

The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, has agreed to buy its main rival SABMiller for £68 billion ($104 billion). The combined firm will be the world's largest brewery by far, with sales topping $55 billion.

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