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Planes fly high as air show goes on

Captain William "Billy" Mitchell waves to a crowd gathered around his F-18 Hornet after performing a series of aerial stunts at the Salute to Veterans Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at the Columbia Regional Airport on Sunday.

An estimated 25,000 to 30,000 people attended the 20th annual Salute to Veterans air show Sunday after the event was rained out Saturday.

Historic shotgun house to be relocated

Plans to relocate the historic shotgun house at Garth and Worley streets to the Boone Junction historical village at Nifong Park are on hold while the city Parks and Recreation Department considers whether a relocation to Douglass Park might be feasible.

Analysis: Blunt retaliating with records requests

Under investigation for alleged Sunshine Law violations, Gov. Matt Blunt’s administration is retaliating with its own use of Missouri’s open-records law.

Coffee and camaraderie

For one group of men, the Hy-Vee on Broadway is more than just a place to get coffee; it’s a meeting place for friends.

Anesthesiologist joins Missouri’s execution team

The state of Missouri has added an anesthesiologist to its team that will carry out executions, despite professional guidelines against doctors taking part in executions.

Last known U.S. born WWI veteran honored at Liberty Memorial

Frank Woodruff Buckles’ photograph was hung in the main hallway of the museum, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States presented him with a gold medal of merit, and on Monday he will be presented the American flag flying outside the memorial.

Rock Bridge captures state tennis titles

Rock Bridge won the state boys doubles title on Saturday, after winning the team title on Thursday.

MU softball loses to Alabama

The University of Alabama Crimson Tide beat the MU Tigers 7-1 on Saturday in the NCAA Super Regionals. The loss eliminated Missouri from the tournament.

Tigers knocked out of Big 12 baseball title game

MU baseball was eliminated from the Big 12 Championship after falling to Texas A&M 6-2 on Saturday. The Tigers find out Monday if they get a berth in the NCAA championship.

Letter: Bad laws could be result of sloppy lawmaking

There is no reason the legislature should save the bulk of its workload to the last minute, but 60 percent of legislation recently passed in the House cleared in the final hours of the session.

Panelists see signs of hope in Middle East

Some important and hopeful things are happening in the follow-up to President Bush’s recent visit to the Middle East.

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