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Semi docked at Aldi in South Columbia catches fire
No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Apr 23 12:30AM Local News

Earth Day lures festival-goers in spite of gray skies, fills streets of downtown Columbia
Despite a forecast that included some light showers, Earth Day participants gathered Sunday for food, music and information on how to live green.
Apr 22 11:00PM Local News

A digital look at the festivities of Earth Day
Columbia's 2018 Earth Day Celebration had excellent turnout despite early rain and cool temperatures throughout the day.
Apr 22 7:45PM Local News

91-year-old who jumped from parking garage identified
Rowland was serving a five-year probation sentence after fatally stabbing his wife, Betty Rowland, in October 2014.
Apr 22 6:45PM Local News

Jim Hickey walks for cancer
The New Jersey native and former marine has walked over 8,000 miles to raise awareness for cancer. His current trip from Kansas City to St. Louis is dedicated to a three-year-old with an inoperable form of cancer.
Apr 21 11:30PM Local News

Man Show' offers music, cars and food while raising money for veterans
Ticket proceeds from the event are donated to the Central Missouri Honor Flight.
Apr 21 9:55PM Local News

Zadie Smith: Everybody is a genius of a human
At the Unbound Book Festival Friday, Zadie Smith delivered a deeply humanistic message that was sometimes at odds with mainstream ideas.
Apr 21 4:30AM Local News

Judge Asel refrains from issuing ruling in Loop 70 election lawsuit
The case, filed by former community improvement district resident Jennifer Henderson, has been in legal limbo for more than two years.
Apr 20 11:00PM Local News

Perspectives on Palestine the focus of speaking tour coming to MU
Two speakers will give voice to the Palestinian perspective of conflict in the Gaza Strip on April 24. A documentary will also be shown.
Apr 20 9:30PM Local News

Christian Chapel Academy hopes to be rolling in the dough with pizza fundraiser
Hundreds of tickets have been sold for the event, which raises money to keep tuition low.
Apr 20 9:30PM Local News

Judge hears final arguments in historic MU grad worker unionization case
The case will provide further definition to employee rights under the Missouri constitution. It's unclear when Judge Jeff Harris will announce his decision.
Apr 20 9:15PM Local News

Experts offer advice on helping international students with mental health issues
A panel composed of psychologists, students and faculty spoke on the unique challenges many international students face, such as adjusting to a new culture and racism.
Apr 20 7:03PM Local News

Portion of West Stewart Road to close Tuesday for water main installation
The road between South Garth and Edgewood avenues will be closed for 24 hours.
Apr 20 5:19PM Local News

Third suspect arrested in March 26 shots fired incident
The court has set Kevin Buckner's bail at $160,500.
Apr 20 2:54PM Local News

MU's medical students help rural communities address their health needs
Each year, a group of third-year medical students at MU do a community-based project that helps people living in a rural area with a specific health issue. This year, student projects include raising awareness of the dangers of sun exposure
Apr 20 11:00AM Local News

Tariffs could hinder a growing market for U.S. beef in China
It took the U.S. nearly 14 years to re-enter a burgeoning beef market in China, but looming tariffs have cattle experts concerned about their recovery in the world's second largest economy.
Apr 20 11:00AM Local News

Construction of a residential care facility to be recommended to City Council
The Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved plans to build a residential care facility near U.S. 63 and Jenne Hill Townhomes.
Apr 20 2:00AM Local News

Earth Day festival to educate on waste reduction and sustainability
The Earth Day Coalition will host a series of educational workshops, a 5K run and over 200 community booths.
Apr 20 1:30AM Local News

CenterPointe Hospital 'tops off' new psychiatric facility
Topping out marks a milestone in the hospital's construction process, when the last beam is placed on the building. The hospital is scheduled to open in October.
Apr 19 9:45PM Local News

R&B artist Rayvn Lenae to perform Thursday night at Missouri Theatre
Lenae's performance is scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for MU students with a valid student ID and $10 for the general public.
Apr 19 9:15PM Local News