Boone County residents were left without power Tuesday as melting snow weighed down power lines.
The weight of the snow strained power lines and cut electricity to more than 100,000 homes and businesses.
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Mediacom Communications Director Phyllis Peters said repairs to the cut fiber lines were completed by 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Uncertainty permeates all discussions about the potential cuts in federally supported research and financial aid at MU
Missouri coach Frank Haith said his players and staff try their best not to talk about the postseason too much, even with the NCAA tournament just a few weeks away.
But some Boone County residents found snow-day bliss snuggling with dogs and selling a few more pizzas.
Coach Mike Johnson expects every player to pitch for the first Tolton baseball team this spring.
A power outage following Monday night's snowstorm could have been devastating to Strawberry Hill Farms' selling season, but workers were able to keep temperatures inside its greenhouses stable.
Volunteers work to clear snow from the box office, alleys and the Ragtag Cinema to prepare for the film festival.
The first pitch of the Tigers' home schedule is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at Taylor Stadium. Rob Zastryzny is Missouri's scheduled starter.
The Class 5 District 9 tournament resumes Thursday with the girls semifinal games. No. 1 Rock Bridge plays No. 5 Jefferson City at 6 p.m. and No. 2 Hickman takes on No. 3 Camdenton at 7:30. On Friday, the top-seeded Hickman boys basketball team faces No. 4 Camdenton at 6 p.m., and No. 2 Rock Bridge plays No. 3 Jefferson City at 7:30 p.m.
As of early Tuesday afternoon the 4 p.m. Frontier Airlines flight out of Columbia Regional Airport was on schedule.
If the tree is young and limber, a homeowner can try shaking off the snow and ice, then using a brace to prop it back up. Take care not to damage the bark. Larger trees need pruning before spring.
For those looking for shelter from Tuesday's snowstorm, the Salvation Army Harbor House, 602 Ann St., remains open 24 hours a day and offers beds and free meals.
The canopy at the Break Time shop on the corner of Paris and Vandiver roads partially collapsed late Monday night or early Tuesday morning. No injuries were reported.
The plan to be introduced Tuesday is billed as a "market-based Medicaid" program that would require private insurers to compete to cover lower-income patients.
Utility crews work to restore power to homes and businesses in mid-Missouri after a heavy, wet snow left many without power. Electricity was restored to Columbia customers by Tuesday afternoon, but Boone County Electric Cooperative was continuing its work as of Tuesday evening. For Mediacom customers, it was a day mostly without Internet service, but the system was repaired by mid-afternoon.
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