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Jefferson City group to propose raising legal age to buy tobacco to 21

A Jefferson City group is trying to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.

Growing pains for Columbia Regional Airport

Mid-Missouri groups discuss increases tax to pay for airport renovations

The City of Columbia, Boone County, Columbia Public School, Chamber of Commerce, and the University of Missouri held a joint meeting at city hall Friday morning.

Broadway Hotel owner looks to expand building

According to Broadway Hotel owner David Parmley, the new Broadway Hotel in downtown Columbia could be expanding soon.

Suspects in Callaway County make first court appearance

Two people charged with murder in Callaway County have made their first court appearance. Dale Horton and Jennifer Grayson appeared via video Friday morning; their next court dates are scheduled for late May and early June, respectively.

Vice chancellor for diversity, inclusion at Mizzou steps down

Less than six months after being appointed the Vice Chancellor for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity at Mizzou, Chuck Henson is stepping down. According to Interim Chancellor Hank Foley, Henson will return to teaching at Mizzou's law school.

Hunter rescued after getting trapped by floodwaters

A hunter is safe after getting rescued from floodwaters in the Marion Bottoms Conservation Area on Friday morning.

8 mid-Missourians indicted for alleged $6.6 million K2 conspiracy

A federal grand jury in Jefferson City has indicted 13 people, including eight mid-Missouri residents, for an alleged $6.6 million K2 conspiracy in Callaway County.

Prescription for Overdose

Special Report: Prescription for Overdose

Opioids, or certain medications designed to relieve pain, are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly half a million people died from prescription drug overdose in 2014. More than 40 people die each day from opioid overdose.

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Prescription drug take-back events scheduled this weekend

Several law enforcement agencies in Mid-Missouri are taking part in a national prescription drug take-back effort on Saturday.

Candlelight vigil for man killed on Sylvan Lane

Candlelight vigil for man who died on Sylvan Lane

A candlelight vigil was held on Thursday night for Garbrielle Rhodes, the 24 year old man who was killed on Sylvan Lane on Monday night. 

Kenya building collapse

3 die in Kenya building collapse, Red Cross says

At least three people died and scores of people were feared to be trapped after a building collapsed Friday night in Kenya's capital, Red Cross officials told CNN.

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