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Local News
Hawley calls Missouri 'the firewall' of midterms, encourages supporters to vote
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Rep.
Nov 3 9:00PM Local News more : "Local News "

CinematograpHER workshop focuses on empowering women interested in film
In 2017, only 4 percent of the top 250 films employed women cinematographers. A camera rig designed for women could help open up the film industry.
Nov 2 10:16PM Local News more : "Local News "

McCaskill ignores Trump comments, focuses on volunteering as election approaches
On her second "Fighting for You" stop in Columbia, the senator praised volunteers just a day after the president came to town to stump for Republican challenger Josh Hawley.
Nov 2 9:17PM Local News more : "Local News "

McCaskill ignores Trump comments, focuses on canvassing as election approaches
On her second "Fighting for You" stop in Columbia, the senator praised volunteers just a day after the president came to town to stump for Republican challenger Josh Hawley.
Nov 2 9:17PM Local News more : "Local News "

National/World News
North Indian city breaks Guinness record with Diwali lamps
AYODHYA, India (AP) The northern Indian city of Ayodhya broke a Guinness World Record on Tuesday by lighting 300,150 earthen lamps and keeping them burning for at least 45 minutes on the banks of the river Saryu as part
Nov 6 4:21PM Nation/World more : "Nation/World "

China dismisses criticism about mass detentions at UN
GENEVA (AP) China on Tuesday once again rejected criticism of its treatment of ethnic Muslims, telling the United Nations that accusations of rights abuses from some countries were "politically driven.
Nov 6 4:27PM Nation/World more : "Nation/World "

US stocks rise as tech and internet companies bounce back
NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks are rising Tuesday morning as technology stocks recover some of the big losses they took over the last month.
Nov 6 3:19PM AP more : "Big Company News "

Election pits Trump's incendiary politics vs Dem resistance
WASHINGTON (AP) A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump's slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era.
Nov 6 4:58PM AP more : "News "

Local Features
In the darkroom, 'you can see slowly as the details develop
In an era when digital photos rule, Battle High School students still learn to work with film.
Oct 24 11:00AM K-12 Education more : "K-12 Education "

Warren R. Dalton, Jr., June 30, 1917 Oct. 31, 2018
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, from 10 to 11 a.m.
Nov 2 10:29PM Obituaries more : "Obituaries "

Carl Gene Willis, Feb. 4, 1939 Oct. 31, 2018
Visitation will be 1-2 p.m., Saturday, Nov.
Nov 2 3:00PM Obituaries more : "Obituaries "

DARKOW: Paying for the tax cut
Editorial cartoon by John Darkow
Oct 25 11:00AM Opinions more : "Opinion "

Regional News
What's the Difference Between a Home Equity Loan and a Home Equity Line of Credit?
They both do the same thing, but in very different ways.
Nov 6 4:07PM St Louis Dispatch Business News more : "St Louis Dispatch Business "

Our Opinion: This is our defining day as American citizens
For the past several months, American citizens have been subjected to rhetoric, hectoring, outright rabble-rousing, fear-mongering, pleading and appeals to our decency and patriotism. We have
Nov 5 10:33PM BE Editorial more : "Editorials "

Community Sources
Prescription Drug Take Back
The Boone County Sheriff's Department, in partnership with the Youth Community Coalition and law enforcement agencies throughout Boone County including Ashland, Columbia, Centralia, Hallsville, University of Missouri, and VA Hospital Police Departments, will be conducting a Prescription Drug Take Back event at multiple locations October 26 & 27, 2018. This event coincides with the National Drug Take Back event sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency.
Oct 23 7:53PM Boone County Press Releases more : "Boone Count Press Releases"

Concerned residents discuss Columbia transit cuts
COLUMBIA – Recent and upcoming public transportation changes have some residents upset.In September, the city council voted to reduce the city's transit budget. City leaders said these changes would free up more than $300,000 in revenue.
Nov 6 7:23AM KOMU Local News more : "KOMU Local News"

Topics Beyond News
Stephen King Stops Talking Politics On Twitter With One Final Donald Trump Takedown
The horror writer listed the worst elements that Trump has fostered in America.
Nov 6 12:08PM American Politics more : "US Politics "

Christopher Kane Resort 2019
The designer took Tokyo's dark side as his theme for this racy collection of neon sign colors, and textures and silhouettes that nodded to the city's myriad sex clubs.
Oct 31 2:00PM Fashion Shows more : "Fashion Shows "

Booksellers unite in protest as Amazon's AbeBooks withdraws from several countries
Hundreds of booksellers have taken 'vacation' from the secondhand books marketplace due to it dropping sellers from countries such as Russia and South Korea The motto of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, Amor librorum nos unit or love of books unites us, has been adopted as a battle cry this week by an army of hundreds of secondhand booksellers around the world. From Australia to Mexico, they have united in a flash strike against Amazon, after its secondhand books marketplace AbeBooks announced it will withdraw from markets including South Korea and Russia, which booksellers fear will devastate local businesses. Booksellers in Hungary, the Czech Republic, South Korea and Russia were told by AbeBooks that from 30 November, it would no longer support sellers located in certain countries.
Nov 6 2:46PM Guardian-Books more : "Books "

Missouri Sen. McCaskill battles to survive in red state
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill has survived political near-death before in increasingly Republican Missouri.
Nov 6 11:57AM AP more : "Law & Lawmakers "

Fan Names 27 Cheeses In 30 Seconds At Milwaukee Bucks Game
There is nothing more Wisconsin than this.
Nov 5 5:09PM Weird News more : "News Oddities "

Be a force for good on Shop For Good Sunday
Shop for Good Sunday lets you put your holiday spending where your values are.
Nov 5 7:52PM Socially Aware Business more : "Corporate Culture "

Is There A Cure For Hate?
After the Pittsburgh mass killing, many are wondering how to turn extremists away from violence and hate. But there is very little research, and even less funding, to make that happen.
Nov 6 12:19PM NPR-Religion more : "Religion News "

Amazon mum on reports it will split new headquarters
Amazon isn't commenting on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between facilities in two cities rather than choosing just one.
Nov 6 4:08PM Silicon Valley more : "Silicon Valley "