CPS to have prepackaged school supplies

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COLUMBIA – Columbia Public Schools have mandated that their elementary schools will have prepackaged school supplies. The school supplies will be $27 and have all the items needed for children who are going to be participating in in-class learning.  In an email from Michelle Baumstark, CPS’s community relations director, to […]

WATCH: Cuonzo full interview

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Mizzou head basketball coach sat down in a virtual zoom call with the media for the first time this summer about social justice issues, the upcoming season, COVID-19 and much more. You can watch the full interview in the media player above. Permalink| Comments Source link

Community reacts to changes in Missouri State Fair

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SEDALIA —The state fair will look different this year.  According to a release by the Missouri State Fair, fairgoers this year can count on “a quality outdoor experience for all fairgoers.” Events like the Opening Day Ceremony, the Governor’s Ham Breakfast, carnival events and other non-youth livestock events will be […]

Local sports bars unsure of future after SEC announcement

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COLUMBIA — On Thursday, the Southeastern Conference announced that all participating schools football teams would play a 10 game conference-only schedule. Some local sports bars worry what that might mean for business.  “Of course it’ll affect us,” Brandon Phillips, manager at Stadium Grill, said. “All the time, especially because we’re […]

CPS offers school supply kits for in-person students

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COLUMBIA — Elementary students in the Columbia Public School system who are attending in-person classes can purchase prepackaged, sanitized supply kits that will be delivered directly to their classroom.  “With our current restrictions due to COVID-19, we are not able to share supplies or accept community supplies this year,” an […]

Friday COVID-19 Coverage: Missouri cases top 50,000

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As COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about impacts in the community.  You can find an active map of confirmed COVID-19 cases county by county here, COVID-19 cases in Missouri broken down by county.  Previous coverage:  July 30 July 29 July 28 July 27 July 26 July 25 […]

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