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Salaries up at MU for full-time professors, analysis shows

The average salary increase for 1,332 full-time professors at MU this year was 4.61 percent, a Missourian analysis of salary data shows.

More ice expected as Blunt sends National Guard team to mid-Missouri

The National Guard is to be stationed at the Columbia Armory, Gov. Matt Blunt said in a news release, where the soldiers could be dispatched as an emergency response team. They have been asked to join local efforts to generate power and make health and welfare checks.

Green Christmas: Shop locally

Keeping your greenbacks in Columbia can be an easy way to make your holiday a little more ecofriendly.

Truck driver gets 15 years for involuntary manslaughter

Donald R. Thompson, 48, pleaded guilty to first-degree involuntary manslaughter in an October hearing. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Prepare for blackouts before the power goes out

With the area under another ice storm warning through 6 a.m. Wednesday, there are many steps that residents can take in case of an electric outage.

Hartsburg man killed by tree collapsed by weight of ice

58-year-old Ralph Struchtemeyer, a former alderman in Holts Summit, was killed Sunday by a falling tree outside his home on Lake Champetra.

Mail delivery on ice

U.S. Postal Service carrier Julie Alsberge put on spike-soled shoes Monday and loaded her truck with sandbags to deliver mail in midtown Columbia.

Experts offer advice for clearing windshields

When it comes to de-icing your car's windshields, be patient. Other methods could result in broken glass.

Farms and livestock also left in the cold

Icy conditions can injure farmers and livestock and damage farm property.

City making progress on streets

Columbia man sentenced to 45 years in prison for murder

A Columbia man convicted of murder in November was sentenced to 45 years Monday for the robbery and murder of Carlos Kelly.

Power expected to return by Monday afternoon

Power is expected to return by late Monday afternoon to 100 to 150 Boone County Electric customers.

Meeting will address math curriculum

Parents are encouraged to come for the meeting, which is being organized by a parent who opposes integrated math.

Freezing rain advisory canceled

Ice hinders food delivery to elderly

Anticipating severe winter weather that would inhibit meal deliveries, local organizations gave bags of food to their clients in the weeks before the storm hit.

Freezing rain leaves one dead, thousands without power

Freezing rain across much of central and southern Missouri caused power outages to more than 100,000 customers Monday as icy roads were blamed for at least one death.

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