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 2020-10-23 17:14 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

In Mississippi, more White people now have gotten Covid-19 than African Americans. Attitudes about masks might help explain why, official says...

For the longest time in this pandemic, coronavirus had infected and killed more African Americans in Mississippi than White people, which experts explained in part by pointing to racial health disparities in one of the most impoverished states. Early on, ...

 2020-10-23 17:13 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

US joins countries with poor human rights records to denounce 'right' to abortion...

The US has joined a group of largely repressive governments in co-sponsoring an international declaration that challenges the right to an abortion. The Geneva Consensus Declaration, sponsored by Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, Indonesia, and Uganda and signed by ...

 2020-10-23 17:10 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

A passerby smashed up a busker's guitar — so Jack White bought him a new one...

When Matt Grant was out busking on the streets of Edinburgh, Scotland on Tuesday, "the worst thing that could have happened happened." The 26-year-old musician was confronted by a woman who grabbed his guitar and smashed it up, leaving him without...

 2020-10-23 17:04 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

A year ago, this company had 750 customers. Today it has 6,000...

Subscription services can bear a resemblance to the story of Goldilocks: Sometimes you end up with way too much of what you ordered, risking spoilage. Other times, you run out faster than planned. The answer, according to one company, is a scale. Seattle ...

 2020-10-23 17:00 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

13-year-old calls for civility in politics with The Candidate Pledge...

Click here for updates on this story Nashville, TN (WSMV) — In the weeks leading up to the Belmont presidential debate, a local 13-year-old became concerned about the tone of our political discussions, so she came up with a way to call for change, a...

 2020-10-23 16:53 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Missouri Joint Committee on Education to hear testimony on school closures in Columbia...

The Missouri General Assembly's Joint Committee on Education plans to hear testimony Friday afternoon from both sides of the debate over school building closures and their effects in response to COVID-19. The post Missouri Joint Committee on Education...

 2020-10-23 16:50 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Jimmy Kimmel shares update on his son and encourages viewers to 'vote with your heart'...

Advocating for the importance of health care for people with preexisting conditions, Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday revisited a difficult time for his family and encouraged viewers to "vote with your heart" in the upcoming election. Kimmel's son, Bi...

 2020-10-23 16:41 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Emails: Parson was warned about virus outbreak before visit...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson's coronavirus diagnoses came about a week after he visited a state office building despite being warned about an outbreak among workers, emails show. The emails obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch s...

 2020-10-23 16:41 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Austria's postal service is printing special Covid-19 stamps — on toilet paper...

If 2020 could take the form of an object, it would surely be toilet paper. Not only has this year been crappy, but reports of people hoarding toilet paper in large quantities during the coronavirus pandemic will live in the memories of many. Or so some in...

 2020-10-23 16:40 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

OHSU nurses rally for a new contract with safe staffing, long-term COVID-19 protections...

Click here for updates on this story Portland, OR (KPTV) — OHSU nurses say they're fighting for their own safety and their patients in trying to reach a contract agreement with the hospital. One of their biggest concerns is getting long-term pro...

 2020-10-23 16:37 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

SportsZone Football Friday game of the week preview: Jackson vs. Hickman...

COLUMBIA, Mo (KMIZ) The Hickman Kewpies will play in the final game of the regular season, as the Jackson Indians come to Columbia. You can watch the game live on KZOU over the air channel 17.3. Here is a look at other local listings: DirecTV - channel 18...

 2020-10-23 16:29 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Packers use robots to connect with fans By: CBS 58 Newsroom...

Click here for updates on this story Green Bay, WI (WDJT) — Green Bay Packers players have a new game plan for connecting with fans in the community during the pandemic. They're turning into robots. Players usually make around 800-900 appearance...

 2020-10-23 16:29 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Trump announces that Israel and Sudan have agreed to normalize relations...

President Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan and Israel have agreed to normalize relations — a foreign policy achievement for the incumbent president less than two weeks before the US presidential election. "President @realDonaldTrump has ...

 2020-10-23 16:24 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

FRIDAY UPDATES: Missouri COVID-19 positivity rate hits record high, 33 more die from virus...

Check back for updates on the COVID-19 pandemic. The post FRIDAY UPDATES: Missouri COVID-19 positivity rate hits record high, 33 more die from virus appeared first on ABC17NEWS ....

 2020-10-23 16:14 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Planned cemetery trick-or-treating event in York County sparks controversy...

Click here for updates on this story York, PA (WPMT) — A planned trick-or-tricking event at Mount Rose Cemetery in Spring Garden Township is facing backlash and criticism from some community members who claim the event is disrespectful. The cemetery...

 2020-10-23 16:08 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Schools make distance learning adjustments for classrooms and an entire high school...

Click here for updates on this story WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) — Coronavirus cases have forced Waterbury Public Schools to make adjustments, including a switch to distance learning for an entire high school. The school system announced on Friday that Cro...

 2020-10-23 16:03 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

A notoriously secretive government agency just paid a record $114 million to a whistleblower...

Someone just scored a $114 million payday — without playing the lottery or stepping into a casino. Instead, the check was signed by Uncle Sam. The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded the staggering $114 million to a whistleblower who tipped t...

 2020-10-23 15:58 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Cow hugging wellness trend spreads across the nation...

Click here for updates on this story Donahue, IA (WQAD) — "Who needs a stress-ball when you have a cow." Are you experiencing anxiety or high levels of stress? Well, nature has a solution. Hug a cow! Fifth generation dairy farmer John Maxwel...

 2020-10-23 15:56 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Footballer recommended to rest after suffering horror testicle injury...

Flamengo defender Gustavo Henrique is recovering from a testicle injury sustained during his side's 5-1 victory over Corinthians. The Brazilian was subbed off in the first half of Sunday's game with a bloodied patch visible on his shorts. "The...

 2020-10-23 15:43 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

WWII-era bomb washed up near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse will be detonated Friday morning...

Click here for updates on this story Dare County, NC (WLOS) — Unexploded ordnance that washed up Thursday morning on the beach near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Beach Access parking area will be detonated Friday, officials say. The U.S. Navy Explosi...

 2020-10-23 15:39 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Russian hackers targeting state and local governments have stolen data, US officials say...

Russian state-sponsored hackers have targeted state and local governments and in at least two instances have successfully stolen data, US national security officials said Thursday, one day after the top US intelligence officials said Russia and Iran obtai...

 2020-10-23 15:38 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

The Honolulu Marathon called off for the first time in history due to COVID-19...

Click here for updates on this story Honolulu, HI (KITV) — The Honolulu Marathon Association has made the decision to cancel the 48th Honolulu Marathon which was scheduled on December 13, 2020. With much consultation and discussion with the City and...

 2020-10-23 15:36 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Police looking to identify man accused of stealing devices from Best Buy...

Click here for updates on this story Kaitlyn Naples (WFSB) — Waterford police are looking to identify a man accused of stealing electronics from Best Buy. About a week ago, police said the suspect allegedly stole a MacBook Pro laptop, valued at $2,3...

 2020-10-23 15:35 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Wearing masks could save more than 100,000 US lives through February, new study suggests...

If 95% of Americans wore masks in public, more than 100,000 lives could be saved from Covid-19 through February, a new modeling study suggests. The study — from the Covid-19 forecasting team at the University of Washington's Institute for Health...

 2020-10-23 15:34 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Foodshare's emergency distribution to continue through November...

Click here for updates on this story EAST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) — Foodshare's emergency food distribution event at Rentschler Field in East Hartford will continue throughout November. The charity organization made the announcement on Friday. Since...

 2020-10-23 15:34 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

This startup's algorithms mean you'll never run out of coffee...

Subscription services can bear a resemblance to the story of Goldilocks: Sometimes you end up with way too much of what you ordered, risking spoilage. Other times, you run out faster than planned. The answer, according to one company, is a scale. Seattle ...

 2020-10-23 15:32 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Schools make distance learning adjustments for classrooms and an entire high school...

Click here for updates on this story WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) — Coronavirus cases have forced Waterbury Public Schools to make adjustments, including a switch to distance learning for an entire high school. The school system announced on Friday that Cro...

 2020-10-23 15:27 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Police looking to identify man accused of stealing devices from Best Buy...

Click here for updates on this story WATERFORD, CT (WFSB) — Waterford police are looking to identify a man accused of stealing electronics from Best Buy. About a week ago, police said the suspect allegedly stole a MacBook Pro laptop, valued at $2,39...

 2020-10-23 15:25 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Truck driver killed in traffic accident on I-10 identified...

Click here for updates on this story MOBILE, AL (WALA) — Mobile Police have identified the driver of an 18-wheeler who died during a traffic accident on Thursday, October 22. According to police, on the day of the accident, at approximately 2:14 p.m...

 2020-10-23 15:24 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Meet the woman who could lead the Treasury in a Biden administration...

The US election is still more than a week away, but speculation about who might lead the Treasury Department under a Biden administration is already in full swing. Analysts from Washington to Wall Street say a leading contender would be Lael Brainard, a c...

 2020-10-23 15:21 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Firefighters: Bur oak tree struck by lightning...

Boone County crews were called out to a fire Friday morning after the Bur Oak Tree was struck by lightning. The post Firefighters: Bur oak tree struck by lightning appeared first on ABC17NEWS ....

 2020-10-23 15:16 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Trump signs executive order that critics warn politicizes federal career civil service...

President Donald Trump signed an executive order that appears to provide him and his agency appointees more leeway in the hiring and firing of federal employees deemed disloyal, a move that critics say politicizes civil service and could lead to career of...

 2020-10-23 15:15 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

El Paso funeral homes prepare refrigerated units to house bodies as Covid-19 cases in the Texas city soar...

As Covid-19 cases in El Paso, Texas, continue to surge, funeral homes in the city are preparing for a surge in coronavirus-related deaths. Part of that effort, two funeral homes told CNN, is to prepare additional refrigerated units to house bodies if thei...

 2020-10-23 15:03 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Joe Biden maintains big cash advantage in campaign's waning days...

Former Vice President Joe Biden and aligned Democratic committees maintained a substantial cash advantage of more than $107 million over President Donald Trump and his political operation in the final weeks of the campaign, according to a new round of fil...

 2020-10-23 14:58 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

The number of older people getting coronavirus in Europe is rising again. That's really bad news...

Europe is deep in the second wave of the coronavirus epidemic, and a particularly worrying trend is beginning to emerge: More older people are becoming infected. Over the summer months, the continent saw infection clusters popping up mostly among younger ...

 2020-10-23 14:53 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Woman says political signs were misused...

Click here for updates on this story Nashville, TN (WSMV) — Allison Turner had signs, and she wanted to share. So she posted on the Sylvan Park Neighborhood Association Facebook page, offering them for free. "Probably within 45 minutes all of th...

 2020-10-23 14:39 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Woman facing charges after striking victim with vehicle...

Click here for updates on this story LANCASTER COUNTY, PA (WPMT) — A Manheim woman is facing multiple charges after she tried running over her boyfriend and striking him with her vehicle, police said. On the afternoon of Oct. 21, officers were dispa...

 2020-10-23 14:36 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Man stopped by poll worker for wearing Black Lives Matter Shirt...

Click here for updates on this story Forsyth County, GA (WGCL) — A man was nearly turned away from voting for wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt to the polls. "If you want to vote you have to take your shirt off..." says the poll worker. ...

 2020-10-23 14:36 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Man dies after motorcycle crash...

Click here for updates on this story YORK COUNTY, PA (WPMT) — A Wrightsville man is dead after a motorcycle crash. Luis Rivera, 56, was found dead at the scene of the crash. On October 22 around 8:00 p.m., the York County Coroner's Office was di...

 2020-10-23 14:32 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

New Haven offering free testing for students, teachers ahead of returning to the classroom...

Click here for updates on this story New Haven, CT (WFSB) — As New Haven gets ready to return to the classroom next month, the city is offering up its schools as COVID-19 testing sites, so families and teachers can get tested. There are three sites ...

 2020-10-23 14:27 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

UConn study finds that it could take years for state economy to bounce back...

Click here for updates on this story Storrs, CT (WFSB) — The University of Connecticut released a report Friday on the economic outlook for our state and it looks bleak. Researchers with the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis at UConn predicte...

 2020-10-23 14:24 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Oregon woman gives Red Cross 2nd highest number of convalescent blood plasma donations...

Click here for updates on this story Portland, OR (KPTV) — As researchers looks for ways to treat COVID-19, the blood plasma of survivors is a crucial ingredient. One local woman who beat the virus has now given the Red Cross its second-highest numb...

 2020-10-23 14:21 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Lake Oswego teen creates 'COVID Candies,' with all profits going to pandemic relief funds...

Click here for updates on this story Lake Oswego, OR (KPTV) — A high schooler from Lake Oswego created a product to help people during the pandemic after he and his family were diagnosed with COVID-19. Hudson Hale, 17, came up with 'COVID Candie...

 2020-10-23 14:08 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

GIANT offers free holiday cooking classes for kids...

Click here for updates on this story YORK, PA (WPMT) — If your kid refuses to eat pretty much anything you put in front of them, experts say, you may just need to get them involved in the kitchen! That's why nutritionists with The GIANT Company ...

 2020-10-23 14:07 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Raising awareness of Domestic Violence as numbers rise during pandemic...

Click here for updates on this story Mobile, AL (WALA) — October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this year bringing attention to this problem may be more important than ever. Folks across the Gulf Coast are wearing purple in honor of victi...

 2020-10-23 14:04 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

El Clasico may not have the same allure as years gone by, but Camp Nou meeting still intrigues...

Saturday's El Clasico will be an El Clasico like no other. Widely viewed as the most watched club game in the world, when Barcelona take on Real Madrid at the Camp Nou this weekend, the match will be played behind closed doors. "The game will be s...

 2020-10-23 14:03 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Poland moves to near-total ban on abortion, sparking protests...

Poland's highest court ruled Thursday that abortions due to fetal defects are unconstitutional, moving the country towards a near-total ban on terminations and sparking angry protests in the capital Warsaw. The nation, which already had some of the st...

 2020-10-23 13:53 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Acting police chief 'disturbed' by comments from alderman about Nazi Germany during debate about K9s...

Click here for updates on this story Milwaukee, WI (WDJT) — Milwaukee's acting police chief is reacting strongly to comments an alderman is making about police deployment of K9 dogs. On Thursday, Oct. 22, Acting Police Chief Michael Brunson and ...

 2020-10-23 13:48 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Centerton Police offer Chick-fil-A reward hoping to find Trump sign thief...

Click here for updates on this story Centerton, AK (KFSM) — Centerton Police Department (CPD) needs help identifying a young female who stole a Trump campaign sign from someone's porch. CPD shared a video from the homeowner's security camera...

 2020-10-23 13:45 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Van Buren dental clinic hosting "Veterans Free Dentistry Day" on Nov. 11...

Click here for updates on this story Van Buren, AK (KFSM) — Van Buren Family Dentistry (VBFD) will hold its 8th Annual Veterans Free Dentistry Day on Veterans Day (Nov. 11). VBFD is offering one free cleaning, extraction or filling to Veterans and a...

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