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'Disposable' graduation gowns ending up in landfills

When Jeff Barnes listed his graduation cap and gown on eBay, he was thinking more about the environment than his wallet.

Barnes, who lives in a one-bedroom apartment, said he didn’t have the space or the sentimental inclination to keep the gown from his graduation at Macalester College, but didn’t want to throw it away either.

Arkansas man arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault at Columbia hotel

Ashley Kemp Harris is being held in the Boone County Jail after an altercation at Days Inn, police said.

Belief in brief: The cross

It graces altars and automobiles, flags and flyers, steeples and stained glass. But the cross, now the most recognizable symbol of Christianity, wasn’t always a marker of faith.

Animals’ behavior keeps life interesting

Between the faithful watchdog and a window-flogging cardinal, there’s never a dull moment on Rancho DeLirious.

Minister speaks about impact of politics, social concerns on her prayer life

For Kim Gage Ryan, a minister in Columbia, it's not just the political process and the campaigns that compel her to pray.

Marathon running reminds MU student of home

It took Zimbabwe native Munashe Chigerwe some time to warm up to Columbia, but a group of runners helped him find his stride and make the transition into his new life.

Firehouse Cookin': Firefighters in Columbia enjoy cooking meals together

Here’s a look at how firefighters are fed at two Columbia stations.

Before the big show: behind the scenes at high school music festival

Thousands of musicians, representing 400 high schools from every corner of Missouri, swarmed the halls of Memorial Union on Thursday for the Missouri State High School Activities Association Music Festival 2008.

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