The parade by white supremacists, about 20 in all, covered less than four blocks and lasted only about 30 minutes. But it stirred a community outpouring that spanned most of the day and included a large contingent of counterprotesters.
Representatives from the NAACP from across Missouri joined about 100 Columbia residents outside on the Boone County Courthouse steps at 11 a.m. Saturday to rally against the National Socialist Movement march.
Rosie Robinson came home from Jefferson Middle School earlier this week a bit uneasy by what she’d heard from teachers and classmates about the neo-Nazi march planned for downtown on Saturday. Her mother, Aerial Robinson, said this posed a challenge: How to explain hate and intolerance to an 11-year-old.
A settlement reached Thursday between state officials and Ameren Corp. would raise natural gas delivery rates for Missouri customers.
The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws and Students for Sensible Drug Policy held their 2007 state conference at the MU Arts and Science building Friday and Saturday.
Columbia City Council members say they are donating an increasing amount of time and expense to their volunteer posts, prompting debate about whether they should be paid. The Missourian asked council candidates on the April 3 ballot for their views about the issue.
Terry Reese has toured the country with her best friend Missy, participating in contests and making new friends.
The Fourth Ward candidates for Columbia City Council are taking different approaches in their campaign for the spot that will be filled in the April 3 election.
A House Springs man was charged Friday with one count of second-degree robbery in connection with the robbery of Boone County National Bank earlier that day, police said.
As Missouri guard Keon Lawrence sat by his locker after Missouri’s loss to Baylor on Thursday in the first round of the Big 12 Conference tournament, his eyes began to water. But he was careful not to let any tears fall from his face.
It wasn’t supposed to end this way.
After a lackluster performance in a 6-1 loss to Colorado on Saturday, Missouri tennis coach Blake Starkey found few bright spots in the first outdoor match of the season for the Tigers. However, when asked about the play of senior Amanda Pratzel, Starkey’s expression brightened, and his tone changed drastically.
It was a familiar scene for the Missouri gymnastics team on Friday night at Hearnes Center. Senior Whitney Crater, described as the team’s “voice,” cheered her teammates through their routines when she wasn’t wowing on vault and floor. Dependable senior Amanda Pezzullo, described as the team’s “rock,” hit solid routines without so much as a waver. And senior Ali Gilmore, the team’s “inspiration,” received the night’s loudest cheers when she hit her final bar routine in front of a home crowd.
He collapsed in the 1,500 meters.
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Today begins Sunshine Week. You already knew that, I expect. But just to avoid confusion, I should clarify that this has nothing to do with the arrival of spring, or even spring training.