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Monthly Archives: August 2012

MoDot Says Slow Down

The Missouri Department of Transportation is asking drivers to take it easy this holiday weekend.  The agency says all scheduled maintenance has been cancelled and crews will …

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Heavy Rain Socks Mid-Missouri

We were promised rain from the remains of Hurricane Issac, and that promise was kept. The heaviest rains started around 10am Friday and have kept going off …

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Harvard Cheating

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – Harvard University is investigating whether dozens of undergraduate students cheated on a take-home exam last spring.

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CPD Report on Golf Tournament

Some naughty behavior happened, but we didn’t do it. That’s the finding of a Columbia Police Department investigation into the annual union golf tournament in June. Chief …

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Mizzou Cancer Drug

Researchers at Mizzou are hailing an achievement they say creates a new, more potent drug that fights cancer.

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Elderly Man Hits 11 Outside School

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities say a 100-year-old man drove onto a sidewalk and hit 11 people, including nine children, across from an elementary school in South …

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Cow Chip Shortage

SAUK CITY, Wis. (AP) – The drought is causing an unusual problem for one southern Wisconsin festival – a shortage of cow chips.

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Planned Parenthood Protests Todd Akin

(AP)-Supporters of Planned Parenthood have delivered petitions with 40,000 signatures to the office Republican Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, expressing anger and outrage over comments he made about …

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Fire Burns a Howard County Field

Firefighters from both Howard and Boone Counties responded to a grass fire Wedensday afternoon that quickly spread to about 150 acres. It was contained by about 8:30 …

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