Firefighters, Ameren on scene of fire caused by lightning strike

UPDATE 9:30am: At this time the estimated amount of damage is $10,000.  During the investigation crews did notice a slight gas odor. The homeowner says that there was a slight gas leak but crews were able to contain it and all residents are back in the house. Columbia's Fire Department reminds everyone to check smoke alarms, because working ones do save lives.

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San Jose Sharks advance to Stanley Cup finals

The San Jose Sharks are going to finish their silver anniversary season chasing that big silver chalice.

The Stanley Cup Final is coming to San Jose.

Local state highlights and scores: May 25, 2016

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Local state highlights and scores: May 25, 2016

Here are the local state baseball and soccer highlights and scores from Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

Earleywine says he hopes for another chance

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Earleywine says he hopes for another chance

Mizzou softball coach Ehren Earleywine opened up to reporters on Wednesday in his regular media availability.

Former Mizzou RB's coach takes job at CMU

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Former Mizzou RB's coach takes job at CMU

Former Mizzou running back's coach Brian Jones has accepted the same position at CMU.

Helias Boonville and Fulton move on to quarterfinal round

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Helias, Boonville and Fulton move on to quarterfinal round

Local baseball teams are well represented in the quarterfinal around after sectional wins on Tuesday.

Mizzou makes Michael Porter s Top 5

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Mizzou makes Michael Porter's Top 5

Former Tolton forward and likely-future NBA draft pick has Mizzou in his Top 5, he announced on Monday.

Battle hired Brian Meny to lead Spartans

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Battle hired Brian Meny to lead Spartans

Former Palmyra coach Brian Meny will take over the Battle Boys Basketball program.

Sunday Sit-Down with Blake Toppmeyer

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Sunday Sit-Down with Blake Toppmeyer

Blake Toppmeyer of the Columbia Daily Tribune stops by to discuss Ehren Earleywine's uncertain future with Mizzou and why winning may not be enough to save his job.

Baker survives tragedy twice to break through with Lincoln

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Baker survives tragedy twice to break through with Lincoln

Venicha Baker shows her determination and incredible resolve after two deadly car accidents.

Track Field Championship Highlights Day 2

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Track & Field Championship Highlights: Day 2

Here are the local highlights from the 2016 MSHSAA Class 1 and 2 Track and Field State Championships.

 
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