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Man identified in fatal Cole County crash

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified Donald Vanosdol, 70, of Jefferson City, as the man who was killed in a car crash Friday night.

Police: semi-truck driver cuts off van carrying disabled people, keeps driving

ABC 17 News confirmed a semi-truck driver might have cut off a van with disabled people inside, before leaving the scene of the rollover crash near the connector in Columbia.

Space Hotel mirrors

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Hotel's $2,000-a-night 'space' experience

Always dreamed of going to space but never felt cut out for grueling astronaut training?

Soon it'll be possible to (almost) indulge this fantasy without leaving Earth.

A hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, has just unveiled a new suite kitted out to look li...

Mt Everest

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Nepal bans novice climbers from Everest

Facing increasing criticism over safety and the environmental impacts of climbing on Mount Everest, Nepalese tourism officials have banned novice climbers from the world's tallest peak and are considering additional limits.

Mount Everest

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Disabled climber halts Everest effort

Mount Everest's summit will once again remain elusive for Nobukazu Kuriki, the tenacious Japanese climber who was nearly a month into his fifth attempt to scale the world's highest mountain when perilous conditions on Saturday forced him to abandon h...

Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival transportation info

Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival organizer Richard King tells ABC 17 News that parking shouldn’t be a problem this weekend, as Stephens Lake Park in Columbia, braces for around 30,000 visitors.

mannequin head japan rice field sized

Dennis Doucet

Creepy mannequin heads dot Japan countryside

If you're traveling around Japan's countryside in late summer, don't be alarmed if you see a bunch of creepy mannequin heads staring at you from the fields.

Smithsonian tarantula

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With a tarantula roaming about, Delta calls off flight

There are a multitude of reasons your flight might be canceled or delayed -- but a spider?

Crews close, restrict lanes on Howard County bridge after discovering hole

Emergency maintenance is taking place on a Howard County bridge after crews discovered a hole in the bridge Wednesday.

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic plane wing clips fence

Passengers were removed from a Virgin Atlantic flight in New York on Saturday after a wing clipped a fence.

No one was injured on Flight VS26 from John F. Kennedy International Airport to London's Heathrow, according to the Port Authority of New York...


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