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MU soccer team suffers semifinal defeat

The Missouri women’s soccer team lost 4-1 on Friday in the semifinals of the Big 12 Conference Tournament

MU women's basketball team wins opener

One questions about the Missouri women’s basketball team entering the season was how the Tigers would compete inside the lane. Friday, the Tigers outscored Murray State 44-28 around the basket.

Boone County Animal Control now covering more ground

In a Boone County Commission work session, the Columbia/Boone County Health Department began planning how it would address areas outside of Columbia’s city limits that have animal control concerns.

A moment from 'A Salute to Veterans'

Southern Boone County High School hosted "A Salute to Veterans" Friday afternoon in observance of Veterans Day.

New MU vice president to increase technology transfer

Tech transfer is the process of turning the research done at a university into revenue. The push to increase the system’s revenue comes at the same time higher education appropriations from the General Assembly have declined.

Man in fair condition after crash on U.S. 63

A Columbia man lost control of his truck after the hydraulic pit cleaner he was hauling hit the tracks at the COLT Railroad crossing and began to sway.

Three ceremonies planned to celebrate Veterans Day

Vigils, speeches and parades will take place this weekend in Columbia.

Bacchanalia confined: Plastic fencing promises better crop for grape growers

While late spring freezes zapped much of Missouri’s wine grapes, the ongoing drought drove thirsty critters to finish off much of what remained. Some local growers are putting up fences to keep the grazing deer at bay.

Healthy heritage: Turkeys favored for 'succulent' flavor

Heritage turkeys sell like hot cakes because of their 'succulent' flavor, derived from a healthy, natural lifestyle, owners say.

Spill It - Kristina Cross

Kristina Cross, 25, works at the Raynor Columbia Armory for the Missouri National Guard.

Family's tales are treasured memories

Stories of mayhem and misadventure are often richer and more entertaining than fiction.

Apostrophe sparks Veterans Day conundrum

Is it Veteran’s, Veterans’ or Veterans? Retailers, the U.S. government, and grammar afficionados debate whether an apostrophe belongs in the Nov. 11 holiday.

Solar One plan would help energize Columbia

The plan's premise is to incorporate green energy policies into the city's energy plan.

Missourian forced to re-affirm its standards — the hard way

The Missourian has ended its relationship with columnist John Merrill after one of his columns was found to have unattributed information from The Maneater.

From pulpit to Internet: Seminary student creates fastest growing Web site

Chris Wyatt, a 38-year-old seminary student, created the fastest growing site on the Web, according to comScore. GodTube.com, a Christian version of YouTube, drew more than 4 million unique visitors during October.

Warm hot chocolate flavors sweeten taste buds

A variety of coffee houses downtown offer different flavors of hot cocoa to keep out the cold.

The best way to ... get a quick workout

Good advice on how to get a full body workout in a short amount of time.

Family tensions escalate after Midgyett found guilty

Tensions between the victim and the defendant’s family and friends escalated in court Friday when Travis Midgyett was found guilty in the 2006 slaying of Carlos Kelly.

Robert Rauschenberg's art shouts, sings and whispers

WASHINGTON — The black outline of a leaf in the corner of a 1962 lithograph is a touchstone for the career of Robert Rauschenberg, the contemporary master who, at 82, continues to make art despite partial paralysis from a series of strokes in 2002 and 2003.

MU names new vice president of research and economic development

Michael Nichols previously served as director of the Office of Technology Management and Industry Relations at the university.

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