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Kewpie named to Parade All-Americans

Adcock wins at Kansas Relays

National health institute cites MU biologist's research

Fred vom Saal’s research found that bisphenol A, a common chemical in plastic bottles, poses serious health risks to people.

Rock Bridge girls soccer loses to Blue Valley Northwest

Grathwohl's spectacular defense not enough loss to Fort Zumwalt West

Hickman senior also goes stands at out at the plate against No. 2 team in the state.

Play chronicles life and death of American girl in Gaza

Through diary entries, e-mails and letters, a theater group created a play from the thoughts of Rachel Corrie, a young American activist who was killed by a bulldozer while protesting the demolition of Palestinian homes in Gaza.

Complaints against police show racial disparity

Internal investigations of complaints by white citizens against Columbia police officers from 2005 through 2007 were about 10 times more likely to be found valid than complaints from black citizens.

Residents say city's recreation fees are too high

The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department asked community members to express their views at the meeting as part of its analysis on current fees and staffing organization.

Bruins boys tennis team sweeps Glendale

The Rock Bridge boys tennis team swept Glendale 9-0 the day before they begin the Mid-Missouri Invitational.

Walk-on getting his chance with MU football team

Running back Titus Wonsey didn’t get to suit up for the Tigers this fall. After waiting until the spring to strap on a helmet, Wonsey is turning heads.

 

Fire district bomb squad loses its certification

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s unit will be called upon to handle calls in Boone County.

Thomas makes switch from cornerback to receiver

La'Rocderick Thomas spent his redshirt and freshman seasons as a cornerback, but never saw playing time. Then when Missouri was preparing for the Cotton Bowl, Thomas was selected to imitate Darren McFadden for the scout team. The Missouri coaches saw a player with good speed who could help the team elsewhere.

After shooting, residents near Douglass Park afraid to talk

Residents living near Douglass Park were hesitant to talk about the shooting that occurred Wednesday night in the park.

Eighteen from Columbia in Monday’s Boston Marathon

After two years of preparation Brett Barton is set to run in his first Boston Marathon on Monday. Seventeen other runners from Columbia wiil join him in this year's race.

MU swimmers transition to long course

The MU swim team has made its annual switch from short course swimming to long course, a transition that has implications for practices and races alike.

Columbia Police Chief Randy Boehm applies for new job

Columbia police Chief Randy Boehm has applied for the job of chief of security for University Hospitals and Clinics, a move that could end his 31-year involvement with the department.

Passover preparation takes time and a lot of cleaning

In preparation for Passover, Jewish families will do some spring cleaning to rid their homes of chametz, or unleavened bread.

Photos of the Week

New lawn-cutting business goes green

Robert Johnson is the owner of Green Team Lawn Care, a new service in Columbia that uses not one drop of fossil fuels by relying on manpower instead of horsepower.

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