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New swim suit making waves, controversy

Since its debut February, the Speedo LZR has helped set 35 world records and raised the eyebrows of some MU swimmers from their countries’ Olympic trials.

Big fourth inning is key for Kewpies

After struggling early, the Kewpies routed Helias 11-5 Tuesday night.

Lackluster Hickman soccer falls to Jefferson City

The Hickman girls soccer team struggled to maintain any constant pressure on Jefferson City’s defense and gave up a second half goal to fall to the Jays 1-0.

Bowhunting season opens Monday

A senior at Mizzou has been bowhunting a majority of his life and turkey hunting season begins again on Monday.

Mold findings force kindergarten class to relocate

A kindergarten classroom in Benton Elementary School found mold last week. The students have been moved temporarily as the school cleans out the contaminated room.

MU softball to face Kansas in pivotal doubleheader

Stefhon Hannah pleads guilty

Hannah pleads guilty to lesser charges after fight outside nightclub.

Tigers defense returns lots of experience

Ten starters return on defense for the Missouri football team.

"Blind" Boone Community Center seeks federal funds for renovations

The J.W. “Blind” Boone Community Center could receive significant structural renovations if a federal community development grant that the center plans to apply for is approved.

Student group seeks expansion of conceal and carry law

One year after the shooting at Virginia Tech, some students want to see concealed weapons on campus because they say it could make them safer. Other students are planning protests because they say gun laws are too lax.

Civil Rights Initiative protest moves through MU campus

More than 100 people gathered on the MU campus Tuesday for a five-hour protest opposing an initiative that could end affirmative action in the state.

Reporter details life living in a box

Missourian reporter Jim Buell is spending a week sleeping in a box outside MU's Ellis Library as part of a fundraiser for MU’s Campus Chapter of Habitat for Humanity called “Shack-in-the-Box.”

Vigil remembers Viginia Tech shooting one year later

On the one year anniversary of the Virginia Tech tragedy, campus organizations will hold a vigil at MU to honor the lives of the 33 people that died on April 16, 2007, and call for peace on college campuses countrywide.

Police investigate possible rape at Mid-Missouri Mental Health Center

A 21-year-old female patient reported to the nursing staff on Saturday that a male patient had sexually assaulted her.

Criticism of district will pass, say former board members

Last week's rejection of the 54-cent property tax levy increase was the first since 1998.

MU football player arrested on suspicion of drug possession

Austin A. Wuebbels, a redshirt freshman from Troy, Ill., was arrested Sunday morning when Columbia police officers found marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his car during a traffic stop.

Plenty of pope souvenirs available to tourists

WASHINGTON ­— The must-have souvenirs in Washington this week aren’t the American-flag tchotchkes hawked around the National Mall. The really hot items include “I love the pope” bumper stickers, “Property of Benedict XVI” T-shirts and mugs emblazoned with the pope’s heavenward gaze.

Car crash into light pole caused power outages

The power outages affected 551 customers in the areas north of Worley, south of Business Loop 70, east of Garth and west of Range Line Road.

Pope arrives in U.S. to Bush family, screaming students

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. — Pope Benedict XVI arrived today in the United States to a presidential handshake and enthusiastic cheering, a warm welcome that followed the pontiff's candid admission hours earlier that he is "deeply ashamed" of the clergy sex abuse scandal that has rocked the American church.

Inspiring entrepreneurs

MU has been inspiring entrepreneurship for the last three years through MU’s New Venture Idea Competition. Both this year’s for-profit and not-for-profit winners have acted on their prize-winning ideas.

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