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Monthly Archives: January 2013

K-9 Controversy in Columbia

The Columbia Police Officers Association is upset the city sold the department’s dog, Fano, for one dollar to another town. The union calls the decision fiscally irresponsible …

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Rolling Meth

It sure isn’t a factory option… Boone County deputies catch two men riding with a rolling meth lab.

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Facts on Obesity

A new report explores myths about weight loss that researchers say are detracting from real solutions to the nation’s obesity problem.

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New Jersey Man Kills Gf and Daughter

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) – Prosecutors say a northern New Jersey man fatally stabbed his girlfriend then used a plastic bag to smother her five-year-old daughter because she …

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High School Stress

MT. PROSPECT, Ill. (AP) – Stress, anxiety and panic attacks are on the rise at many U.S. high schools, due to heightened academic expectations and troubles at …

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Mexico Meth Bust

Three Mexico natives face meth charges. Drug task force members arrested 19-year-old Shelby Martin, 20-year-old Jacob Calvert, and 38-year-old Teresa Lopez at a home on Fairground Street …

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MUPD Names Murderer of Professor

University of Missouri Police name Timothy Aaron Hoag as the man who murdered a retired professor in a campus parking garage eight years ago. 72-year-old Jeong Im …

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Gun Control Debate

WASHINGTON (AP) – The National Rifle Association and gun-control advocates, including the husband of wounded former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, are facing off at the year’s first …

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Petitions to the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) – No, the U.S. will not be building a Death Star. And no, President Obama isn’t deporting CNN’s Piers Morgan or letting Texas secede.

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New Orleans Security

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – It’s an unprecedented security challenge for New Orleans: The increasingly raucous buildup to Mardi Gras gets suspended for a week as 150,000 visitors …

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Alleged Fulton Car Thief Arrested

A woman responsible for several area thefts is now in the Callaway County Jail. Jennifer Coleman, 26, of Fulton was apparently responsible for stealing some items, and …

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Columbia Burglaries Down Slightly

Authorities are making some progress, on fighting Columbia burglaries. The police department reported 66 burglaries over the winter break, down 11% from last season. Officer Latisha Stroer …

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Japan Beef

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Japan’s decision to ease restrictions on U.S. beef imports will provide a boost to the American meat industry, but tight supplies may limit …

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