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Two arrested after police find narcotics in home

Tigers look to beat preseason prognostication

Missouri women’s basketball officially launched the 2007-08 campaign at Big 12 Media Day. The Tigers were picked to finish last in conference, but no one in the program sees it that way.

Stefhon Hannah confident in individual, team improvement

Missouri point guard Stefhon Hannah was arguably the team’s best player last year. He expects to be an even better player on an improved team this year.

Freshman Carl Gettis makes big impact for Missouri football

Cornerback Carl Gettis play earned him a starting spot before the Nebraska game. Now, against the nation’s top pass offense, Missouri will see if the freshman is the real deal.

Missouri safety William Moore doubles as a rapper

Junior William Moore overcame a hard childhood to lay hits on, and off, the field.

Hickman’s Ashlee Daly finishes 27th at state golf tournament

Daly, along with Rock Bridge’s Meghan Mueller and Melissa Melahn, were the only golfers to represent Columbia at the two-day tournament in Bolivar, Mo.

Soldier from Clark has leg amputated after being injured in Afghanistan

Joshua Lee Ben from Clark was airlifted to Walter Reed Medical Center on Tuesday. He is in critical but stable condition and is expected to remain hospitalized for at least a year, his mother said.

For MU volleyball, victories against Nebraska are scarce

The last time the MU volleyball team beat Nebraska in the Hearnes Center was 1982.

Clerk worries about election expenses

In a tight budget year, Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren is anticipating $1.4 million in election expenses.

Two safes stolen from vacuum store

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department is looking for the person who stole two safes from a vacuum cleaner store sometime late Monday or early Tuesday morning.

Man arrested in connection with University Hospital robbery

A Jefferson City man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree robbery in University Health Science Center.

Quinton’s construction prompts City Council to pass new permit law

The City Council on Monday night unanimously approved a measure requiring a separate permit for private construction projects that might infringe upon public right-of-way.

Ethics Commission ruling could close financial gap between Nixon, Blunt

If the Missouri Ethics Commission rules that the gubernatorial candidates must refund excess campaign donations, Gov. Matt Blunt would have to return $4.2 million, and Attorney General Jay Nixon would have to return $1.3.

Organizations provide families with child identification kits

The demand for the kits, which provide digital and DNA records of children, has risen in response to prominent Missouri kidnapping cases.

Government distributes $39.4 million to state universities

Gov. Matt Blunt’s higher education initiative calls for MOHELA to pay the state $350 million over several years. The money will fund various college construction projects.

Fall isn’t necessarily end of planting season

Many plants flourish in containers in cooler weather.

Military impersonators get no respect in today's society

Individuals who falsify rank and wear medals without authorization are being called out and prosecuted for their subterfuge, while true defenders are celebrated for their actions.

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