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Two women extricated from Highway 63 crash near Broadway in Ashland

ASHLAND, Mo. (KMIZ) Two women were extricated from a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 63 in Ashland Wednesday afternoon. Boone County Joint Communications reported a crash on Highway 63 northbound near Broadway in Ashland at 5:35 p.m. According to an ABC 17 News crew on scene, the two-vehicle crash has closed Highway 63 northbound due to The post Two women extricated from Highway 63 crash near Broadway in Ashland appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
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Highway 40 back open after two-vehicle crash

BOONE COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ) According to Boone County Joint Communications, West Highway 40 at Henderson road was closed after a trash vehicle collided with a car earlier this morning. Two people were in the trash vehicle at the time of the incident. One female was transported to University Hospital with moderate injuries, and a Volkswagen was The post Highway 40 back open after two-vehicle crash appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
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Fatal accident in Cole – More in Boone

A Jefferson City man is dead after a Cole County crash Tuesday morning. 66-year-old Harry Bemboom was trying to cross 54 to Buffalo Road when another car hit his. Two people in the other car were injured. A Columbia woman is facing a manslaughter charge after a deadly hit-and-run crash....
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Moberly driver injured in rear-end crash

BOONE COUNTY, MO – A Moberly man was injured in a distracted-driving crash in Boone County Tuesday afternoon. According to a Highway Patrol crash report, Shawn Reams, 45, of Moberly was using a ‘cellular device’ when the vehicle ahead slowed to turn onto Route CC from Highway 63. Reams, who was not wearing a seat belt according to the report, ran into the rear portion of the vehicle driven by Daniel Blackmore, 43, of Sturgeon.
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Missouri moves back into substantial transmission level of COVID-19

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) According to the state profile report, Missouri has moved back into the substantial transmission level of COVID-19. For the past month, the state has been bouncing back and forth between the moderate and substantial transmission level. May 21st was the first time this year the state had dropped to the moderate level. The post Missouri moves back into substantial transmission level of COVID-19 appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
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Stepping back: Glascock sets sights on future as retirement nears

The COVID-19 pandemic is a big part of the reason Columbia City Manager John Glascock decided to retire. As he worked to keep city government running while residents of Boone and surrounding counties were dying, he came to realize that "life is too short." "I got to thinking all of...
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Reborn Blessing Pantries sees increase of vandalism over the past month

COLUMBIA − Over the past month, Reborn Blessing Pantries has faced vandalization of their blessing boxes. "We've had some issues since the conception of this with a couple of the pantries stolen initially, but lately we've been seeing a little bit more vandalism," Renee Taylor, co-founder of Reborn Blessing Pantries, said.
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Boone County Fire official stresses water safety as summer heats up

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Temperatures are expected to reach the triple digits this week and fire officials are stressing the importance of water safety. "It's important that people don't go out there alone," said Gale Blomenkamp, the Boone County Fire Protection District assistant chief. "Make sure that somebody knows what you're doing, where you're going to The post Boone County Fire official stresses water safety as summer heats up appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
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Local COVID-19 Update (June 16)

Mid-Missouri continues to see low coronavirus case increases. Boone County had 10 new positives on Tuesday. Active cases went up a little, to 59. Hospitalizations stayed the same, at 30. Hospitals in Boone are still operating at “yellow” status, meaning some resources are strained. Cole County added eight new cases...
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State, county offices will be closed Friday to commemorate Juneteenth national holiday

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) The Missouri state Office of Administration will close all state offices tomorrow to celebrate Juneteenth. Boone County government offices will also be closed Friday in observance of Juneteenth. Juneteenth is the nation’s new holiday that recognizes the day that slavery came to an end in the United States. It is the The post State, county offices will be closed Friday to commemorate Juneteenth national holiday appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
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New MU Children's Hospital is on time and on budget, says MU Health Care CEO

A new, $250 million MU Children's Hospital on the main hospital campus is currently on time and on budget, said MU Health Care CEO Jonathan Curtright. Curtright was speaking to the MU Health Affairs Committee, meeting in person for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic at MU Women's and Children's Hospital. The committee meeting was held in advance of next week's in-person meeting of the University of Missouri System Board of Curators.
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City of Columbia makes cooling centers available to the public

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Due to the high summer heat, Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) is reminding residents about the resources available to assist community members seeking relief from the weather and the health risks involved with extreme heat. Cooling centers are available to the general public during the building's normal business hours. The post City of Columbia makes cooling centers available to the public appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
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THURSDAY UPDATES: Boone Health moving COVID-19 vaccinations to Boone Medical Group primary care clinics

Boone Health is moving their coronavirus vaccination locations to Boone Medical Group primary care clinics. Officials report that appointments are required. To locate the nearest clinic and schedule an appointment, please visit www.boone.health/primarycare. Boone Health thanks the Columbia Mall and Veteran’s United Home Loans for their help with the mass...