Marching Mizzou will open the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade
Marching Mizzou will usher in the 96th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday morning, which will see an additional 3.5 million people join the celebrations in New York City.
Coverage begins at 7 a.m. on the TODAY Show. The parade is expected to start at 9:00 am and last until 12:00 pm on KOMU 8, although boarding earlier is recommended. Streaming services Peacock, YouTube TV and Hulu+ Live TV will also broadcast the parade.
What’s open on Thanksgiving in Columbia?
Some restaurants and shops in Columbia will be open on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24th.
If your facility is not listed, please email [email protected] with your opening times.
Restaurants open on Thanksgiving
- waffle house
- Cracker Barrel (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.)
- Starbucks (Nifong – 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
- Golden Corral (11am to 4pm)
- Bob’s Evans (8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)
- Applebee’s (4pm to 10pm)
The Southern Boone Marching Band returns to Chicago’s Thanksgiving Parade
ASHLAND – It’s 37 degrees on an autumn morning in Ashland. Trumpets blare, drums pound and flags wave. Forty-nine members of Southern Boone High School’s marching band, clad in sweatshirts, circle the running track of their high school’s football field.
Except for a teacher, there is nobody in the stands.
It’s a stark contrast to what the cast will experience on Thursday. The band members will don their red and black uniforms as they march down Chicago’s State Street for the Thanksgiving Day Parade, an event that traditionally draws tens of thousands along the route.
Governor Parson names Andrew Bailey as Missouri’s next attorney general
JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Parson on Wednesday named Republican Andrew Bailey as Missouri’s next attorney general.
Bailey, 41, currently serves as General Counsel in Gov. Mike Parson’s office.
Bailey started as Assistant General Counsel in 2019 and has served as General Council since 2021. He also served as Assistant Attorney General of Missouri and Assistant District Attorney for the Warren County District Attorney’s Office.
Overheated brakes led to I-70 tractor-trailer fire in Boone County
BOONE COUNTY — Overheated brakes caused a tractor trailer fire on Interstate 70 Tuesday afternoon, the Boone County Fire Protection District reported Wednesday.
The fire disabled lanes of eastbound I-70 through Boone County for nearly 3.5 hours. Nobody was injured.
According to Deputy Fire Chief Gale Blomenkamp, the trailer was full of pears.
BCFPD crews were called to the 133 mile marker at approximately 1:40 p.m. Blomenkamp said when they arrived the trailer was about 50% involved. Crews put out the fire and the I-70 Towing cleaned up the debris and cargo.
First alarm weather
(4:50 am) This morning it’s raining mostly over southern Missouri, just south of I-44, but we’re having splashes/drizzle in central Missouri. Expect light rain #Thanksgiving #mowx @komunews pic.twitter.com/ArVvWwuxZL
— Tim Schmidt (@komuTim) November 24, 2022