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St. Louis gets new 'Body Worlds' exhibit

Friday, the St. Louis Science Center will become the first museum in the Midwest and third in the nation to host “Body Worlds 3: The Anatomical Exhibition of Real Human Bodies.”

Bruins win volleyball showdown against Kewpies

The Rock Bridge volleyball team beat Hickman in five games Thursday night at the Hearnes Center.

50 Years of Music

J.B. Anderson, a 68-year-old drum major, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of his first Marching Mizzou homecoming performance. Anderson is beginning his 27th year of leading the Alumni Band.

MU golfer making best of chance to play

Four years ago, doctors told MU golfer Julia Potter she might never swing a club again. Back surgery made her appreciate the sport more, though, and after working to get back on the course, she is taking full advantage of the privilege of playing.

Rock Bridge second at state tennis finals

The Rock Bridge girls tennis team continued its near decade-long success with a second-place finish in the Class 2 state championships Thursday in Springfield Mo.

City hall skylight project costs increase

Architects found that the original skylight settings in the Daniel Boone Building had been filled in with concrete, not wood as they had expected.

Affordable housing meeting draws diverse opinions

No plan of action emerged, but there was plenty of lively talk about the obstacles and potential solutions to Columbia’s affordable housing conundrum at a Thursday roundtable.

Salacious Halloween costumes cause stir

Many debate whether women are demeaned or empowered by wearing risque Halloween outfits.

Warmer-than-normal winter predicted

Above-average temperatures could help Missouri residents combat winter heating costs.

MoDOT plans to build fence alongside U.S. 63 south of Columbia

he fence alongside U.S. 63 will block a path between a convenience store and the Sunset Mobile Home Park.

Nixon raises more in Columbia, but Blunt outpaces challenger statewide

Blunt has raised $5.8 million with $24,800 from Columbia. Nixon has brought in $2.9 million with $52,509 from Columbia donors.

MU's first African-American professor has seen a lot during 38 years at school

In almost 40 years at MU, Professor Emeritus Arvarh Strickland has accomplished a lot. After Friday, he'll also have a university building named after him.

Four local businesses report fake traveler’s checks

The police believe the same suspect is responsible for the four downtown reports of fraud traveler’s checks.

Cancer center takes screening on the road

The Ellis Fischel Cancer Center uses a van to promote mammograms by taking nurses to the patients.

Columbia eyes most notable properties

The contest began in 1998 as a way for the Historic Preservation Commission to “make Columbians more aware of historical property in the area.”

Rock Bridge inducts new Hall of Fame class

The new class includes an actor, educator, playwright, businesswoman and economist.

MU’s Butterfield arrested, suspended from basketball team

On Thursday, coach Mike Anderson suspended Butterfield, a 22-year-old junior-college transfer from Miami.

City test drives recycled asphalt

Asphalt is about to get more environmentally friendly with the use of recycled shingles and glass.

Fifty years of music

J.B. Anderson, a 68-year-old drum major, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of his first Marching Mizzou homecoming performance. Anderson is beginning his 27th year of leading the Alumni Band.

11-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of Callaway County shooting

A Callaway Middle School employee was injured in the shooting while he was searching for the shooting suspect, who had left school grounds.

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