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Tennis pair's connection leads to success

MU's Jessica Giuggioli has moved into the No. 1 spot on the tennis team and has a 9-3 doubles record with her partner, Kaitlyn Ritchie.


Kaitlyn Ritchie plays against Stephanie Smith of Kansas at the Green Tennis Center on March 16. Ritchie won the match in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2. She and the rest of the Tigers tennis team take on Texas A&M and Texas on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

Asthmatic cat lost at scene of car accident

UPDATED: Missouri pitcher continues scoreless innings streak

Missouri pitcher Aaron Crow pitched a shutout game against Oklahoma State on Friday night. After holding the Cowboys scoreless for nine innings, Crow took the Division I record for most scoreless innings pitched in a row. Crow hasn't given up a run in his last 42.2 innings pitched.


Missouri pitcher Aaron Crow is congratulated as he comes off the field after a shuting out the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Friday night at Taylor Field.

Campus task force re-evaluates graduate fee waiver policy

Scott Owen, a quarter-time graduate teaching assistant in the business department, said cutting tuition waivers for graduate teaching assistants would hurt MU's ability to attract top students.

Baby falls asleep but doesn’t stay asleep

Audrianna fast asleep — but for how long?

School board cuts $5.23 million from next year’s budget

Steve Calloway, a member of the Columbia School Board, discusses budget cuts at the board's meeting Thursday morning.


The Columbia School Board approved $5.23 million in cuts from its budget with a unanimous vote Thursday morning.


Columbia School Board member Michelle Gadbois converses about the meeting's agenda with language arts coordinators for the district Val Garton and Janet Tilley during a break at the meeting Thursday morning.


Jan Mees skims documents at the Columbia School Board meeting Thursday morning. Mees made the motion to approve cutting about $5.23 million from the budget.


Stacia Schaefer takes the floor at the Columbia School Board meeting during a period for questions and comments from the public.


Michael Harmata, professor of chemistry at MU, takes the floor for the second time at the Columbia School Board meeting during a period for questions and comments from the public.


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Burglar alarm led to large drug discovery

Officers discovered 674 grams of powder cocaine, 187 grams of crack cocaine, 1,800 tablets of Ecstasy and 40 grams of marijuana. They also found $33,779 in cash, a digital scale, a ledger and glassware used to make crack. Police also found three handguns, a rifle and a shotgun.



YouZeum sculpture shows the doctor-patient bond

"The Touch," a collabration between Columbia artists Tammy Atkins and Mark Mueller, was unveiled Thursday outside the main entrance of the YouZeum. Atkins died in 2006, before she could complete the piece, and Mueller stepped in to finish the statue in her memory.