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Columbia police make arrest after downtown water bead gun incident

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Columbia police arrested an 18-year-old and detained four juveniles after they allegedly fired pellets from a water bead gun. Police arrested Hunter Johnson, 18, and detained four others for fourth-degree assault in connection to reports of shots fired in the area of East Broadway and Ninth street.
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Rocheport bridge will continue to honor fallen Marine

Every year, more than 12.5 million vehicles travel over the I-70 bridge at Rocheport — now surrounded by towering cranes and bustling construction workers. Officially known as the Lance Corporal Leon Deraps I-70 Missouri River Bridge, the signage that informs motorists who the bridge is named for has been temporarily removed due to the ongoing construction.
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Parson calls for special session to cut Missouri income tax

Missouri lawmakers will be returning to Jefferson City in the near future with the goal of passing a permanent income tax cut. Gov. Mike Parson on Friday called for a special session to pass tax relief after he vetoed a bill authorizing a one-time, nonrefundable income tax credit. Parson said...
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Preparations for the Fire in the Sky firework show begin

J&M Displays sets up the firework display for Fire in the Sky on Sunday at Stephens Lake Park in Columbia. The workers prepared the firework shells by wiring them into a mod board to be shot off with a controller. The Fire in the Sky event will be held on...
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Protesters gather in Jefferson City in support of abortion rights

A day before the nation celebrates its independence, abortion rights activists gathered in Jefferson City to protest the Supreme Court's recent overturning of Roe v. Wade. Standing in front of the U.S. District Court Clerk building, hundreds of demonstrators from across Missouri gathered at noon. The crowd shouted chants and waved creative signs, including ones that said "abort the patriarchy" and "ban Viagra next."
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Why you might be seeing less ice cream trucks this summer

Jefferson City — Hearing the sound of the ice cream truck drive by is enough to bring out the kid in all of us. But rising inflation rates and gas prices aren't making costs for ice cream truck owners so sweet. Kaci Pemberton, owner of Roscoe's Ice Cream, said...
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Salute to America events kick off in Jefferson City Sunday

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (KMIZ) Salut to America is kicking things off in Jefferson City, Sunday through Monday, bringing people two days of music, food and lots of family activities for the Fourth of July. Organizers say events are set to get started at noon. This year, carnival rides will be...
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Just Jeff’s owner Jeff Spencer appears on 939 the Eagle’s “CEO Round Table”

Readers from Zimmer’s “Inside Columbia” magazine have once again voted Just Jeff’s as the best burger in town. Just Jeff’s owner Jeff Spencer was orphaned at a young age in Iowa, and ended up moving to Columbia with his uncle, who owned the Boonville livestock auction. Mr. Spencer started his business on a hot dog cart downtown. He joined 939 the Eagle host Fred Parry in-studio for the hour on Saturday’s “CEO Round Table”:
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Abortion rights advocates hold rally Sunday in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY - Abortion rights advocates gathered in Jefferson City Sunday afternoon encouraging protestors to vote, share their stories, and fight for rights they said they lost. The protest also featured speeches from politicians Chimene Schwach, an African-American woman running for State Representative in the 47th District, and Jewel Kelly,...
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Priority 2023 RB Jamal Roberts Commits To Mizzou

The Missouri Tigers landed yet another priority commitment on Sunday, with St. Mary's (St. Louis, MO) athlete Jamal Roberts pledging to the program. Roberts made the announcement via his personal Twitter account. Roberts picked the Tigers over offers from a host of other FBS programs, including Arizona State, Florida State,...
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Former Husker Chick transferring to Missouri baseball

(Columbia) -- Former Nebraska captain Cam Chick has announced a transfer to Missouri. Chick played four years with the Huskers, posting a .255 batting average over 156 games. Chick’s best season came in 2020 when he had a .297/.347/.547 mark over the course of the COVID-shortened season.

Musical duo Anteloper brings surround sound to Stephens Lake Park

Cutting-edge duo Anteloper isn't merely content to push someone else's idea of the musical envelope. No, they'd rather make their own envelope from the inside out. Jaimie Branch (trumpet, electronics, percussion, vocals) and Jason Nazary (drums, synths) create a remarkably inventive, immersive sound that's far bigger than two people should logically make. This is jazz. This is hip-hop. This is Technicolor electronic sound and so much more.
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