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GM and union reach tentative deal that could end strike

GM and union reach tentative deal that could end strike

Posted 10:05 AM 10/16/2019 by The Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative contract deal that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill.

The deal, hammered out Wednesday after months of bargaining, won't bring an (More)

Yesterday

Racist message mimicking Gentry Middle School home page appears on Google

Racist message mimicking Gentry Middle School home page appears on Google

Posted 6:30 AM 10/16/2019 by Stacey Woelfel, KOMU 8 Manager & Melody Cox, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - A racist image imitating the web site of Columbia's Gentry Middle School was discovered on Google.

Viewers sent a screengrab of the image to KOMU 8 on Tuesday.

In the image, the school's name was altered with the N-word in place of the word "Middle" in "Gentry Middle (More)

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MU students to go to Hollywood with the Campus Movie Fest

MU students to go to Hollywood with the Campus Movie Fest

Posted 6:30 AM 10/16/2019 by Gabriela Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The local segment of a national student film competition called "Campus Movie Fest" (CMF) is starting Wednesday at the University of Missouri Student Center.

CMF gives MU students the chance to create a five minute short film that could later be shown to industry professionals (More)

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EmVP: 94-year-old World War II veteran still serves his neighbors

EmVP: 94-year-old World War II veteran still serves his neighbors

Posted 10:32 PM 10/15/2019 by Emily Spain, KOMU 8 Anchor

COLUMBIA - From ear to ear, it's hard to miss 94-year-old Elmo Winterhalter's smile.

"I don't know I've always been that way, ever since I was a kid," he said about his positive demeanor. 

You'll find him greeting customers with his signature grin on Mondays and Fridays at (More)

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African American Heritage Trail markers to be unveiled Wednesday night

African American Heritage Trail markers to be unveiled Wednesday night

Posted 6:39 AM 10/16/2019 by Ian Russell, KOMU 8 News Reporter

COLUMBIA - New trail markers identifying places of interest in the African American community are coming to the downtown Columbia area.

The African American Heritage Trail will have new markers unveiled this afternoon at the J.W. Blind Boone Home. The event, which will unveil about half of (More)

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UPDATE: Three injured after ambulance overturns in Columbia crash

UPDATE: Three injured after ambulance overturns in Columbia crash

Posted 6:03 PM 10/15/2019 by Spencer Humphrey, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Three people were hospitalized after a crash involving an ambulance shut down two major roads Tuesday afternoon. 

Firefighters responded to a crash at the intersection of Stadium Boulevard and Old 63 just before 2:15 p.m., according to dispatch records. 

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