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Organizers said they want to see the Columbia City Council commit to reaching 100% clean, renewable energy for electricity.

Lincoln University is mourning the loss of one student after he was found dead in his on-campus residence Sunday.

The annual festival is celebrating its 43rd year.

One MU pediatric infectious disease specialist says the back-to-school season and the delta variant are the main cause of the surge.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the bus went off an exit ramp after the driver lost control.

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11. Here's what you need to know: Monday, Sept. 20


Parson push to send Missouri Juveniles to adult prison as young as 12.

A person who attended NICAR20, an investigative journalism conference in New Orleans this past weekend, has tested positive for COVID-19. A group of MU students and faculty from the School of Journalism attended the conference.

"To be completely blunt, we need you to get vaccinated now. If you haven't already, please roll up your sleeves. Do it to protect yourself, your family and this community," Lake Regional said in a letter to the community.

In-person classes at MU will be suspended through the end of the week while all classes will go online March 16-20. Most university related travel will be halted through April 12.

JUST IN: Marching Mizzou will perform in the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Members of the band found out Saturday night at their end of the year banquet.

Broadway Diner owner Dave Johnson said he's supporting the community with his own resources by offering free meals to any child in Columbia who needs one.

Today when someone tweets "Thank you for your service," Veterans United will donate $25 to help pay off mortgages of veterans. You can also use #makeitmeanmore  to help spread the word. 1 Tweet = $25

BREAKING: Derek Chauvin has been found guilty in all three charges in the death of George Floyd.