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6:15 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Newscast for June 27, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Doubts raised over Columbia teen curfew
  • USDA announces new school nutrition standards
  • Nixon signs bill against pharmacy requirements
  • Kirksville considers new anti-discrimination ordinance
6:05 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Doubts raised over Columbia teen curfew

Columbia Chief Ken Burton announced the idea of a teen curfew at a news conference on Wednesday.
Credit Rickelle Pimentel / KBIA

Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton is calling for a teen curfew after two shootings occurred in Columbia earlier this month.

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5:25 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Columbia leaders consider curfew following spate of shootings

Columbia residents pack the seats in City Hall for the Crime Prevention News Conference on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.
Credit Rickelle Pimentel / KBIA

Columbia's police chief is calling for a teen curfew after a recent spate of shootings that has city leaders and many residents on edge. Chief Ken Burton says he will develop a formal proposal for City Council consideration within the next month. Burton spoke today at a City Hall news conference along with Columbia's mayor and five council members.

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