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MU wrestlers earn academic honors

Ferguson fights for new trial

A hearing could be held as early as May 6 on Ryan Ferguson’s most recent motion for a new trial, his attorney said Wednesday.

Six Missouri superdelegates still up for grabs

Six Missouri Democratic superdelegates remain unpledged more than a month after the Missouri primary, and many show no sign of coming close to making a decision.

'Twins bill' will move to the Missouri House floor

A Columbia representative’s “twins bill,” which would give parents of multiple-birth siblings control over their children’s classroom assignments, will move to the Missouri House floor.

Missouri's agricultural outlook: more beans, less corn in 2008

Two commodity groups are projecting that Missouri farmers will plant more soybeans and less corn this year. Both crops are being used in the production of ethanol and biodiesel.

Penalties take away Edwards' lead in NASCAR Cup series

On Wednesday, NASCAR said Carl Edwards victory Sunday in Las Vegas was tainted and slammed Edwards and his Roush Fenway Racing team with its toughest penalty yet. Edwards was docked 100 points, knocking him out of first place, and stripped of the 10 bonus points he earned for the win.

Columbia College Elysium Players present “No Exit”

Columbia College’s Launer Auditorium will become a handbasket when the Elysium Players stage an existentialist drama by Jean-Paul Sartre for their eighth annual production.

Religious expert lecturing on powerful evangelicals

Michael Lindsay, assistant professor of sociology at Rice University and author of “Faith in the Halls of Power: How Evangelicals Joined the American Elite” will lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday in MU's 115 Cornell Hall.

Man run over while trying to stop thieves at Starbucks dies

A suburban St. Louis resident died from injuries sustained while trying to stop thieves who stole a tip cup at a Crestwood Starbucks.

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Pizza delivery man robbed at gunpoint

A pizza delivery man was robbed at gunpoint in north Columbia by two armed men Tuesday night.

Midwifery law reviewed by state Supreme Court

The law legalizing midwifery was stuck down in August because it was not related to health insurance, opposers of the law say. A midwives group is appealing the decision.

Biofuels to keep the price of grains high in 2008

The consumer price index for food is expected to rise an additional 3.7 percent this year.

Little changes make big differences in plants

Plants are living beings like ourselves. They are constantly absorbing, using and eliminating a variety of substances, all governed by processes ruled at the molecular level.

Police seek suspects in home invasion

Police were searching Tuesday night for two suspects in connection with a home invasion robbery.

At about 8:45 p.m., two men entered an apartment in the 2400 block of West Broadway through an unlocked door, the victims told police.

McCain has nomination; Democrats still divided

Hillary Clinton won the Rhode Island primary Tuesday night and raced to a big lead in Ohio but struggled to make a major dent in Barack Obama’s delegate lead. Arizona Sen. John McCain clinched the Republican nomination.

Let's Talk, Columbia! focuses on taking action

“Who wants Columbia to be one of the top 100 places for young people to live?”

That was the question organizers of Let’s Talk, Columbia! posed to the nearly 70 community members who attended the Community Action Meeting at the Days Inn Hotel on Tuesday night.

The response from the audience was a round of applause.

'CSI' consultant shares the secrets of his job

Gary Telgenhoff, a forensic pathologist and consultant to the TV show "CSI," spoke at William Woods University on Tuesday night.