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Zara McDowell-Barker

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Zara Barker is a reporter for PolitiFact Missouri and an investigative reporter and anchor for ABC 17 News in Columbia, Mo. She was previously a general assignment reporter and anchor at KOMU 8 News. She is also a graduate student at the University of Missouri.

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