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How you voted

Columbia passed four of six ballot initiatives Tuesday. See how your neighbors voted in this interactive graphic with results for each ward and precinct.

Lions bring second coach

His beloved Missouri Southern basketball team had just lost by 26 points to Missouri on Tuesday night and Rob Corn wore the same demeanor as he did at the tipoff.

Habermehl faces rival

Growing up in Independence, Missouri Southern forward Matt Habermehl was around a lot of Tiger fans.

Mistakes render offense ordinary

Missouri’s offense isn’t this bad. Really.

Bruins wrestler starts career

In a couple of weeks, when Rock Bridge freshman wrestler Pete Schermer wakes up and looks in the mirror, the hair that now flops around his head whenever he moves and curls and twists in a myriad of directions, will be gone.

Cougars rest easy in first-round win

When your sport requires you to ram your knees into the ground to dig a ball, force every muscle of your body into a spike and make quick moves with your feet to react to another team’s play, it can certainly start to wear on you. Especially when your team is 34 matches into its season.

Schools anticipate higher heating bills caused by gas costs

Boone County school districts are preparing for an anticipated increase in the cost of natural gas, which would mean higher heating bills.

Voters sound off

“I support the parks system. I believe in fun places for children to play.” — Alma Hopkins, 41, health educator for Missouri Department of Health

Boonville voters pave way for Wal-Mart

Boonville could soon have a new Wal-Mart Supercenter, after two-thirds of voters on Tuesday approved a proposition to annex 28 acres for the development.

Sturgeon votes to add police

The city of Sturgeon will soon have another full-time police officer.

Vote doesn’t change Assembly makeup

JEFFERSON CITY — Voters in an area along Interstate 44 chose two Republicans and a Democrat in special elections on Tuesday to fill two vacant state House seats and another in the state Senate.

Voters split on taxes for streets, park projects

Columbia voters on Tuesday rendered split decisions on sales taxes for roads and parks but heavily favored higher development fees to pay for new streets and an extended sales tax for public safety projects.

Heat has Columbia guessing

Columbia’s warm weather, which tied a 1931 record of 81 degrees on Tuesday, has left some residents trying to predict this year’s winter.

Manager finalists to be announced

Mayor Darwin Hindman will release the names of the five finalists for city manager during a news conference at 9 a.m. today at the Daniel Boone City Building.

Mayor announces city manager candidates

Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman revealed the names of the five candidates for city manager at a news conference this morning. Here’s a quick glance at who they are.

City manager candidates face interviews, meetings

Five men with experience as high-level city administrators have been named

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