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Columbia College women’s basketball team falls to McKendree

Columbia College led by 11 at the half but could not hold on to the lead.

Franklin and defense key to Kewpie win

The Hickman Kewpies defeated the Smith-Cotton Tigers in the opening round of the district tournament 69-46.

Adcock sets another track record

Missouri Decathlete Nick Adcock who holds 2 school track records almost quit track in high school

Svetlic wins Olivo award

MU Tennis player Chrissy Svetlic won the Brock Olivo Award which essentially represents hard work.

Hannah's academic status still unclear

The academic status of Stefhon Hannah, dismissed from the Missouri basketball team, remains unclear

Missouri baseball looking for good season

The MU baseball team returns a stellar rotation with few question marks, while the lineup - which some see as a weakness - has a few holes to fill.

Missouri women need to break losing streak

Moberly attorney and former KMIZ anchor to represent Rios in retrial

A Moberly attorney who describes himself as a “bulldog” and a “good ol’ country boy lawyer” will defend former Columbia police officer Steven Rios pro bono when Rios is retried sometime in mid-July or August.

Boys & Girls Club needs new space, but kids still benefit

The center serves hundreds of Columbia children, but its current facilities aren’t making the grade.

MU group questions significance of Castro's resignation

In a meeting Tuesday night, members of MU’s Cuban American Undergraduate Student Association discussed their feelings about Fidel Castro’s resignation of the Cuban presidency, pointing out that his removal from power will probably have little effect on the Cuban people.

MU officials urge campus to sign up for cell phone alerts

About 19 percent of the campus has signed up for the emergency Mass Notification System so far.

Webber to run for 23rd District seat

Hickman High School alumnus and Iraq War veteran Stephen Webber has decided to run for the 23rd District seat in the Missouri House of Representatives.

Satellite to be visible

Missourians are in position to see the satellite that the U.S. government plans on shooting down.

Possible sewer agreement between city and district

The city of Columbia has made an offer to the Columbia Public School District regarding payment for sewer lines that will be built to serve the new public high school.

Ragtag parts ways with old, orange couch

As Ragtag moves to its new location on Hitt St., it also loses its most infamous couch.

Lunar eclipse taking place Wednesday night

The forecast is calling for partly cloudy skies and a 30 percent chance of snow, but that won’t stop some faithful sky watchers from viewing the total lunar eclipse.

MU group identifies at-risk students

At Risk and the MU Counseling Center work with faculty and students to identify others who may be in danger of hurting themselves or others.

Threatening a woman into abortion illegal under proposed bill

JEFFERSON CITY — Husbands and wives can divorce in Missouri without needing a reason. But abortion opponents want to make it a crime if a man threatens divorce to pressure his wife into an abortion.

Specialty license plates bill seeks expanded lawmaker scrutiny

JEFFERSON CITY — A federal court ruling requiring Missouri to issue a "Choose Life" license plate has prompted lawmakers to reconsider the way the state approves specialty vehicle plates.

Indoor plants brighten home

Caring for houseplants makes a great hobby that can bring cheer to bleak winter days.

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