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Two-car crash blocks downtown intersection

Columbia Police had to block the intersection of College Avenue and Broadway early Saturday morning because of a car crash. 

Boone County Fair

Boone County steps up weekend patrols at fair

Law enforcement is adding more officers to patrol the Boone County Fair in Sturgeon this weekend. 


Ag secretary Tom Vilsack visits Columbia, talks opioid abuse concerns

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited Columbia Friday, participating in a town hall-style meeting at Stephens College.

Jefferson City program fixing up rundown rental properties

Jefferson City continues to take steps to improve rundown properties in historic parts of the city.

Low sales tax growth means tighter 2017 budget for Columbia

Columbia city manager Mike Matthes said Friday morning that historically low sales growth means one to three percent in departmental cuts across the board.

Parks and Rec considering cameras for Arc parking lot

Columbia considers cameras for ARC parking lot

Columbia Parks and Recreation administrators addressed security concerns at the Activity and Recreation Center after several cars in the parking lot were broken into on Wednesday.  

Mexico man who abused child sentenced to 17 years in prison

An Audrain County judge has sentenced Monte Ashcraft, who was convicted of child abuse in May, to a total of seventeen years in prison, though he will spend only ten years behind bars.

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Heat is number one weather related killer

Each year, heat in the United States kills more people than any other weather event.

Programming note: Sea Rescue, Wildlife Docs rescheduling

Saturday’s interrupted episodes of Sea Rescue (E/I, 13-16) and Wildlife Docs (E/I, 13-16) will be seen Sunday, July 24.

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ISIS claims Afghanistan explosion that kills at least 61

The Islamic State is claiming responsibility for killing dozens of people and wounding more than 100 during a peaceful demonstration in Kabul by a minority group Saturday.

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