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Missouri Hotel and Lodging Association sides with hoteliers over Proposition One

The Missouri Hotel and Lodging Association is now weighing in on the city of Columbia's proposal to increase Columbia's lodging tax rate from 4 to 5 percent.

Gas leak contained in downtown Jefferson City

Electricity is now up and running in downtown Jefferson City, after a gas leak Wednesday morning.

Crews respond to multiple crashes on Hwy 63

The Columbia Fire Department and Boone County EMS responded a rollover crash on northbound Highway 63 near Broadway.

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Cole County leaders demote EMS director

In a closed meeting Tuesday, The Cole County Commission voted unanimously to demote the head of the EMS department.

Business Loop interchange in Columbia set to open tonight

The new Business Loop interchange is expected to open at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday. 

The opening of the dual-lane roundabout marks the completion of all major construction work for the I70 bridge project. The $18 million bridge project began last August.  

MoDOT has a number of tips for navigating a dual-lane roundabout…

Your Voice Your Vote 2016 at the DNC Protesters demonstrate

Your Voice Your Vote 2016 at the DNC: Protesters demonstrate

After Hillary Clinton was announced as the Democratic nominee for President, those unhappy with the decision protested.

Columbia Fire Department responds to hazmat situation

Columbia Fire Department responds to hazmat situation

The Columbia Fire Department responded to a hazmat situation at 13 Westridge Drive Tuesday night.


Cole County judge boots two from CAFO permit vote

A Cole County judge ruled that two commissioners cannot take part in a vote regarding a controversial hog farm.

Part of I-70 closed, reports of person hit

Westbound I-70 traffic was being diverted Tuesday night after reports of a person being hit.

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Central Columbia residents to discuss economic disparity

Residents in Central Columbia met with city leaders to discuss issues with housing, employment and law enforcement Tuesday night.

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2016 DNC guide: What to watch on day 3

Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday. Then, Bill Clinton took the Democratic National Convention on a 45-minute tour through the former first lady, senator and secretary of state's biography.

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