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  • President Obama bashes Congress, calls for end to cynicism (AUDIO)
    President Obama has lambasted Congress as being out of touch with the average American family, and calls today’s House authorization for a lawsuit against him “a political stunt.” The President’s half-hour speech in front of a friendly audience of about 1,500 in Kansas City defended his economic policies and the forty actions he says he […]  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:08:43 +0000

  • Cardinals get some pitching help, dealing with Indians for pitcher Justin Masterson
    The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon that they have acquired right-handed starting pitcher Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for Springfield (AA) outfielder James Ramsey. Masterson is scheduled to start Saturday against the Milwaukee Brewers. Masterson is 29 with a 4-6 record and a 5.51 ERA in 19 starts for the Tribe […]  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:43:29 +0000

  • Yeah, just because you played a little ping pong down in your friend’s basement, does not make you an expert (VIDEO)
    I’m back into the swing of things at work after a nice 10-day vacation.  So are my videos.  The best part about vacation as a sports guy is I’m not ashamed to say I completely shut myself off from the sports world.  I didn’t follow Twitter, I didn’t post stories, I didn’t check ESPN or […]  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:31:00 +0000

  • The overlooked Amendment 9 (AUDIO)
    Lost in the noisy arguments about the Right to Farm Amendment, the gun rights amendment , and the transportation sales tax is Amendment Nine. Amendment Nine declares that people should be as secure with their electronic communications and data as they are with constructional protections of their homes, their personal papers and effects. St. Joseph […]  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:25:14 +0000

  • Watching for-profit higher education (AuDIO)
    The collapse of two national for-profit college companies has put students at six campuses in Missouri facing some uncertainty. But those two companies are more the exception than the rule. Corinthian Colleges, which has campuses in Earth City, Springfield, and Kansas City is closing or selling its 97 campuses nationwide after a federal investigation questioned […]  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:17:52 +0000

  • KOMU.com

  • Columbia overloaded with trash
    Columbia overloaded with trash
    Students in Columbia moving out leaves streets and sidewalks full of unwanted furniture and trash.

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      Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:17:18 CST

  • St. Louis man indicted for drug trafficking
    St. Louis man indicted for drug trafficking
    A St. Louis man was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday for possession of heroin, crack cocaine, powder cocaine and methamphetamine, all with the intent to distribute.

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      Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:54:56 CST

  • Speech attendees empowered after Obama's remarks
    Speech attendees empowered after Obama's remarks
    Hundreds left Kansas City's Uptown Theater empowered after Obama's remarks Wednesday. Others criticized Obama for not addressing foreign affairs.

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      Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:50:07 CST

  • Jefferson City man busted for drugs
    Jefferson City man busted for drugs
    Eugene Ronimous, of Jefferson City, was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday for drug possession.

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      Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:49:05 CST

  • Obama makes quick stop in Kansas City suburb
    Obama makes quick stop in Kansas City suburb
    Residents of the Kansas City suburb of Parkville got a surprise when President Barack Obama stopped at a coffee shop and paid the tabs for a handful of patrons.

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      Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:54:18 CST

  • Columbia Daily Tribune - news/local

  • One taken to hospital after Park Avenue fire
    A woman was taken to University Hospital after a fire tore through a house at 909 Park Ave. on Tuesday afternoon. Columbia Fire Department Battalion Chief Brad Fraizer said a passer-by saw the fire an  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:50:00 -0500

  • Fair attendance increases over past two years
    A brief rain shower Saturday and sweltering temperatures July 22 were the only blemishes on attendance at the five-day Boone County Fair, which attracted the largest crowds in recent history, said Fai  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500

  • United Way announces funding for safety net programs
    Two years after the implementation of its Community Impact funding model, the Heart of Missouri United Way board approved another round of funding for safety net services.  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:51:00 -0500

  • Group to celebrate Yoruba culture at Columbia event
    Egbe Omo Oduduwa of Mid-Missouri is hosting a celebration of the Yoruba culture of West Africa at 5 p.m. Saturday at American Legion Post 202, which is off Route WW at 3669 Legion Lane.  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0500

  • Fayette man injured in motorcycle crash
    A 77-year-old Fayette man was seriously injured when his motorcycle ran off Highway 5 on Wednesday.  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0500


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