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Tigers sigh deeply after OT triumph

Thud.

That could have been the sound of the Missouri football team crashing back to earth on Saturday.

Months after tornado, Stockton survives

On May 4, a town of 1,960 people in southwest Missouri

was leveled by a tornado. Almost as soon as its citizens

started digging out, they began asking, ‘Can we rebuild?’

MU can’t beat SEC

The Southeastern Conference continues to dominate the Missouri soccer team.

Missouri lost its third game of the season to an SEC team on Sunday when Florida beat the Tigers 4-0.

Last-minute loss

SEATTLE — Mike Holmgren shuffled to the podium in the interview room and tried to keep a straight face.

“Never in doubt,” he said, making everyone around him burst into laughter.

Hall gets Chiefs going all the way to 3-0

HOUSTON — Dante Hall fed off a trip to Mom’s kitchen.

Hall had a 73-yard punt return for a score in his return to Texas and Priest Holmes had 156 total yards and two touchdowns to lead Kansas City to a 42-14 victory against Houston on Sunday. The Chiefs have gone 3-0 for the first time in seven years.

Grindstone plan includes extra perks

A hiking trail. A 2-acre park. A recycling center. More than 40 acres of open space. A unique storm-water filtering system that would be the first of its kind in Columbia.

Those are just a few of the features developer Aspen Acquisitions has included in its plans in an effort to win approval of the 53-acre Grindstone Plaza development proposed for south Columbia.

Missouri earns ‘C’ at managing pain, regulating opioids

Missouri’s policies on pain management meet — but don’t yet beat — the national average, according to a new report from researchers at the University of Wisconsin. But a new council established this year by the Missouri General Assembly could change legislation that hinders patients’ access to drugs for chronic and acute pain.

Missouri earned a “C” overall for its policies on prescribing and regulating opioid drugs to control pain in a state-by-state evaluation that included the District of Columbia. That is up from a “D” in March 2000. No states scored an “A” or “F” overall.

Some catfish would get something of a reprieve

Since the late 1980s, anglers have taken an increasing interest in trying their luck at catching blue catfish and flatheads that can tip the scales at more than 100 pounds.

“Its quite a thrill catching a fish that big,” said Steve Eder, a fisheries official for the Missouri Department of Conservation.

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