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Missouri River 340 continues to grow in popularity and competiton

After 340 miles and four days, the contestants of the Missouri River 340 reached the finish line to the sweet sound of applause.

Golfers battle heat in second round of Columbia city championship

The second round of the Columbia City Golf Championship featured harsh conditions. Many of the golfers complained of the effects of the wind, which gusted up to 25 mph. 

Young Missouri wide receivers learn tips and review details

Coaches say they emphasize fundamental steps now, since they must be habits in time for games. MU football opens its season Sept. 5 against Illinois.

Columbia hosts Senior League central regional baseball tournament.

Providence the town: History, now for sale

The tiny town of Providence, located near the Missouri River, has all but vanished over the years, slowly nearing the brink of existence. New life is possible, though not probable, as the property is on sale for $36 million.

One person injured in rollover accident on Interstate 70

A blown tire likely caused a vehicle traveling west on Interstate 70 to roll over into the median barricade on Saturday afternoon near Stadium Boulevard, injuring the driver and closing the interstate for half an hour.

Applications start rolling in for police review board

Seven Columbia residents had applied to the Columbia Citizens Police Review Board as of Friday. All applications must be received by Sept. 4.

Coalition says police are withholding Taser records

The Coalition to Control Tasers claims the Columbia Police Department is not following open records laws in failing to release Taser reports.

Homes, cars spray-painted with gang symbols

Vandalism Friday night caused $4,000 to $5,000 in damage to six homes and three cars in the Clearview subdivision north of Columbia.

Police department's new simulator can train for real-life situations

A new firearms simulator at the Columbia Police Department gives officers an opportunity to train under conditions similar to real life.

U.S. duck population increases

An expansive growth in the duck population could make this a great season for duck hunters, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Local agencies join together to help Columbia's homeless

About 100 homeless people on Friday attended Project Homeless Connect, an event in which service providers and volunteers gathered to take a step toward ending homelessness.

Technology in the classroom

In this four-part series, learn how Columbia colleges and professors are using technology to increase educational options for students.

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