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City of Columbia to hold open house on new storage center for snowplows, salt

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The City of Columbia will hold an open house next week regarding the construction of a new Municipal Services Center. According to a Thursday press release from the city, the Municipal Services Center master concept plan includes a salt storage building, storage for snowplows and salt distribution equipment, vehicle parking, an office, electric vehicle charging stations

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Identifying frostbite and hypothermia during dangerously low temperatures

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) With extreme windchills across Missouri and much of the country, there is potential risk of hypothermia. Friday through Wednesday are ABC 17 Stormtrack Weather Alert Days for extremely cold temperatures. Per ABC 17 Stormtrack Chief Meteorologist Jessica Hafner, the temperatures Mid-Missouri is experiencing are rare this time of year. On average, the

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