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Chase in line for raise tonight

Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Phyllis Chase is set to receive a raise and a contract extension when the school board meets tonight and for the first time, part of Chase’s salary review will take place in public.

Reduce, Reuse, Ride

Donated bikes get fresh start with new owners.

Despite retailers’ best efforts, shoplifters find success

It’s hard to walk all the way to the back of the Buckle, a clothing store inside Columbia Mall, and make it back out without being offered help by a salesperson.

Most tenants clear out of University Terrace

Seven weeks before the deadline to leave University Terrace Apartments so the complex can be demolished, all but 10 students and their families have moved out or worked out other housing arrangements.

McCaskill speaks to graduates — elsewhere

Failing isn’t always bad, Sen. Claire McCaskill told high school graduates, because the setbacks can lead to bigger and better opportunities.

Big leap

Missouri fisherman's cheating charge makes him an outcast

ST. LOUIS—An avid angler accused of cheating in a bass fishing tournament last month is finding that fellow fishermen aren't forgiving his transgression.

Legislators looking for a compromise

JEFFERSON CITY — With time quickly running out in the Missouri General Assembly, legislators are rushing to come to a compromise regarding a bill that would allow Missourians greater rights to kill intruders entering their homes or vehicles.

Missouri, Kansas say no to tax refunds for illegal workers

Uncle Sam might be willing to give refunds to illegal immigrants who have paid more than their share of federal income taxes, but Missouri and Kansas aren't so generous.

Sentenced to die

POTOSI, Mo.—One after another, the condemned men arrive. Five CPs (capital punishment offenders) have agreed to tell their stories and share their fears.

Win has Royals thinking pink

CHICAGO — Pink bats were all the rage around the major leagues on Sunday. The Kansas City Royals might not want to put theirs away.

Women’s golfers end season

Missouri finished its season with a 17th place at the NCAA Central Regional at the University of Michigan Golf Course in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Missouri baseball team wins home finale

Freshman Aaron Senne drove in a career-high six runs to lead Missouri to a 10-8 victory against Oklahoma on Sunday at Taylor Stadium.

Softball team to make 11th appearance at regionals

Missouri was one of six Big 12 Conference programs named to the 64-team NCAA softball tournament on Monday.

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