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Sun. 2 a.m. Subway shop reports lunchtime robbery

Columbia police are searching for an armed man who robbed a Subway restaurant around lunchtime Saturday. 1 comment

Sat. 7:21 p.m. Passenger dies after I-70 crash

A Denver man was fatally injured in a crash Saturday morning on eastbound Interstate 70, police said.

Corn price makes up for yields

High corn prices will help cushion the drop in yields Missouri farmers experienced as a result of this year's drought, a University of Missouri agricultural economist says.

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Bank takes ownership of Taylor House

It was one of the first properties designated a local historic landmark. It set an example for high-quality historic restoration. It was a home. It was a bed-and-breakfast. 10 comments

'Dream'-maker earns national recognition

Columbia resident Tim Bach excels at making dreams comes true, and his efforts were recently recognized with a national award. 2 comments

Columbia Public Schools cancels homecoming parade

Six years after it was resurrected, the Columbia high schools' homecoming parade is being canceled this year, partly because the University of Missouri has a Southeastern Conference home game that weekend. 1 comment

MoDOT gets complaint on worksite

Residents on or near Log Providence Road south of Columbia have been dealing with construction on Highway 63 for more than a year and, as the project nears completion, when they want to travel north they must detour south for 1½ miles. 1 comment

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Fulton shelter struggles to stay open

FULTON — Wiley House brings hope to the hopeless, shelter worker John Ladd says. 1 comment

Illinois murder suspect found in Columbia

A man wanted for murder in Illinois was arrested Friday at a home in the Derby Ridge area of Columbia. 3 comments

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Bomb threat results in church evacuation

Columbia police investigated a bomb threat Friday night at Second Baptist Church in downtown Columbia, and the area was cleared safely in about an hour. 5 comments

150 YEARS AGO: Attack ordered on guerrilla camp near New Franklin

FAYETTE — Maj. Daniel Draper reluctantly ordered a scouting party to prepare to attack a camp of guerrillas near New Franklin, despite his misgivings about the chances for success.

Husband charged in alleged assault

The Boone County Sheriff's Department is searching for a Centralia man suspected of assaulting family members last month.

Vandals take down county road signs

Boone County sheriff's deputies are looking for the people responsible for the theft and dismantling of 19 road signs in Centralia and Sturgeon. 9 comments

St. Romaine to fill IT post for interim

After last week's resignation of the city's Information Technology director, Deputy City Manager Tony St. Romaine will serve as interim director for the department as the search for a permanent replacement continues.

FastCAT bus route to detour for game

The city's downtown and campus FastCAT bus route will make a detour Saturday around the time of Missouri's home football game.

Junior high students report assaults

A Douglass High School student has been accused of assaulting two Jefferson Junior High School students in separate recent incidents.

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