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Politicians: They lie, they lie, they lie

The FBI's claim that Bruce Ivins was behind the 2001 anthrax attacks doesn't add up.

Trainers getting Van Alexander set for opener

Senior Missouri linebacker Van Alexander tore his right ACL during spring practices in April. Alexander says he was thankful his trainers have a strategy to have him ready to play when the season starts.

MU graduate goes to medal round in Olympic shot put

If you were looking for Christian Cantwell at the opening ceremonies, you didn't see him. And if he wins a medal that isn't gold, you might not see him at the award ceremony either.

 

Economy keeps stay-at-home moms at home

Police seek juvenile suspect in Wednesday night shooting near Jefferson Junior High

The shotgun blasts injured an infant, a 3-year-old and a 14-year-old.

Intentional fires up in Boone County

The number of intentionally set fires has risen in Boone County, but not at the city or state level, fire officials said.

Mississippi water levels causing new problems

Fast-dropping river levels have resulted in two boats getting stuck this week.

Gubernatorial candidates discuss energy plans at Missouri State Fair

Jay Nixon and Kenny Hulshof both support the law requiring a 10 percent ethanol blend when this alternative fuel is cheaper.

Crist to be VP of health affairs at Arizona

The dean of the MU School of Medicine was the only finalist for the new position.

Warrant issued for suspect in shooting near Jefferson Junior High

Police issued a warrant at 5:25 p.m. Thursday for 16-year-old Durantrae “Trae” D. Logan, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.

Commercial hub planned for new Gans interchange

As the Gans Road interchange nears completion, Forum Development Group is preparing a huge commercial development to take advantage of the new accessibility to MU’s Discovery Ridge Research Park.

Search leads to arrest on trafficking charge

Dametrell Koda Washington, 27, was arrested after sheriff's deputies searched a residence on Doulton Drive.

MU not afraid of new play clock rule

The NCAA will now use a 40-second clock, which coach Gary Pinkel thinks will make his offense more productive.

Student wins grant to help MU cut energy use

Ben Datema wants to use an energy-monitoring program called Building Dashboard to track power consumption in four residence halls — and encourage students to conserve.

Choosing the right sunscreen amidst a chemical debate

Summer is almost over, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to pack away the sunscreen. Sunshine will continue to reflect off the water all fall, and when winter comes, it will reflect off the snow. 
Choosing a good sunscreen can be a daunting task.

Blunt urged to commute Skillicorn's death sentence

Dennis Skillicorn is set to die Aug. 27 for the 1994 murder of Richard Drummond — the first execution in Missouri in nearly three years.

Soil tests show arsenic, lead near closed plant

The tests into the long-closed Rockwool Industries fiber insulation plant in Cameron are part of an investigation into a high number of brain tumors among area residents.

Boeing got its wish on tanker rules, Northrup says

But Boeing's supporters still say the competition for the Pentagon contract is still tilted in its rival's favor.

UPDATE: Class-action status denied for biotech rice suit

Hundreds of farmers had sought to consolidate their lawsuits against Bayer CropScience over the accidental release of experimental genetically engineered rice into the food supply.

St. Louis workers protest at Chrysler HQ

Workers are angered by Chrysler's plan to close a minivan plant in Fenton on Oct. 31 and to remove a shift from a separate Fenton truck plant in September.

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