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Equipped for an average snowfall, crews continue to dig out roadways

In the wake of one of the worst snowstorms in recent years, some Columbia residents are wondering whether the city’s efforts to clear neighborhood streets of snow and ice are proceeding fast enough.

Tigers win another Classic

EeTisha Riddle made the last basket before halftime Sunday in the Tiger Classic championship game.

Guard’s passes can help, hurt MU

Missouri guard Stefhon Hannah likes to pass in unconventional ways. Behind the back. No-look. Even a baseball-style, one-handed toss the length of the court.

Missouri eliminated from volleyball finals

Jessica Vander Kooi couldn’t help crying after her career ended with the Missouri volleyball team’s loss to host Stanford on Sunday night in a first round match of the NCAA Tournament. But, through the tears, the All-American outside hitter said she was proud of her team’s performance.

Destination: Sun Bowl

The MU football team (8-4, 4-4 Big 12) is headed to El Paso, Texas, to play in the Brut Sun Bowl against 24th-ranked Oregon State (9-4, 6-3 PAC-10) at 1 p.m. Dec. 29. This will be the Tigers’ 24th appearance in a bowl game. Last year, the Tigers played in the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La., where they defeated South Carolina

Hundreds of thousands still waiting for power

ST. LOUIS — The temperature barely rose into the 20s Sunday as hundreds of thousands waited for the restoration of electrical service that was knocked out by a devastating ice and snow storm.

Coming out and coming to terms with homosexuality

Jake Boston realized he was different when he was only 13. That’s when he discovered he liked boys. He came out as gay two years later. His family didn’t take the news well, to put it mildly. “My family told me that I was going to go to hell for something that they see as a choice,” he said.

Uniquely able

If Dave Roberts has learned one thing in his 32-year career in vocational rehabilitation, it is that disability is a normal part of life.

Across nation, varying math education methods tough on students, teachers

When it comes to math, what students are learning and when they learn it varies significantly across the country, according to MU’s Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum. According to a recent report by the center, some students learn to add and subtract fractions as early as first grade or as late as sixth grade.

Tigers find out bowl fate today

If Missouri announces today that it’s playing in the Insight Bowl, the best chance to see the game will be to travel to Tempe, Ariz., to watch in person or to head to a sports bar.

Tigers refocus after snow day, Arkansas win

Don’t tell the Missouri Tigers their win over Arkansas was a big deal.

Tough trek

When Ouida Savant ran into the Hollins family at the Dallas airport, they decided to fly to Kansas City instead of St. Louis in an effort to avoid the snowstorm.

Cold lingers as thousands keep shoveling

Ondre and Tyler Hayes dug into the knee-deep snow drifts covering the walkway outside St. Paul AME Church on the corner of Fifth Street and Park Avenue on Saturday afternoon.

Badger bond

Standing toe to toe, Missouri wrestlers Josh Wagner and Maxwell Askren prepared to compete for pride and a week’s worth of bragging rights in the middle of their living room.

Alabama A&M holds off EIU

Beat Eastern Illinois in the first game of the State Farm Tiger Classic. Check.

Columbia hotels lose business in the snow

While hotel rooms in some parts of the state rapidly filled with travelers stranded by last week’s storms, some Columbia hotels lost business as a result of the snow.

Some businesses flounder, others find sales flourish

Columbia’s biggest snowstorm in years kept holiday shoppers away from some retailers and restaurants throughout Columbia on Friday, but some that chose to stay open downtown had an above average day of sales.

Crash leaves one man critically injured

A pickup truck slid under a semitrailer on Interstate 70 near the Lake of the Woods exit in Columbia on Saturday morning, leaving one man critically injured and traffic backed up to the Callaway County line.

Holiday House Tour postponed until next weekend

You can stay home if you were planning to attend the Holiday House Tour today. The annual event is postponed until next weekend.

First responders take early initiative in dangerous weather

As many Columbians enjoyed a day off Friday, the city’s first responders dug out their cars, waited for rides or slept at work.

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