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How would you feel about leaving online condolences in the life stories section?

Columnist Tom Warhover shares his thoughts on the new design of ColumbiaMissourian.com and adds suggestions.

Dead woman's son arrested on evidence tampering charge

Daniel A. Sanders, 19, was arrested on Friday afternoon after the body of his mother was found in the trunk of a car on Thursday night. Bond was set at $250,000.

A hub of activity

An inside look at Columbia’s almost-forgotten airport and the businesses that surround it.

Sons of dead woman held for questioning

Police found the body of 53-year-0ld Helen C. Sanders in the trunk of a car Thursday night.

MU's Cantwell comes in second in shot put

Years of training were on the line when MU graduate Christian Cantwell stepped into the shot put ring for his final throw in the medal round Friday night in Beijing.

Columbia Police identify body of woman found in trunk of vehicle

An autopsy is planned for 8:30 Friday morning to help determine the time and cause of death.

UPDATE: Woman's body found in car's trunk

The body of a woman was discovered in a vehicle’s trunk Thursday night near Stadium Boulevard and U.S. 63 after the driver was pulled over on suspicion of unrelated traffic violations. The cause and time of the woman’s death were not immediately known, according to police.

Execution doctor: 'Nothing will go wrong'

Dr. Alan Doerhoff, the surgeon banned from presiding over the state's executions after admitting he transposed numbers, talks about his work — including the execution of Timothy McVeigh — and the foolproof way to execute a person.

UPDATE: Recount sought in attorney general race

Margaret Donnelly, who lost to Chris Koster in the Democratic primary by fewer than 800 votes, will ask for a recount when the election results are certified.

2 men with shotgun rob southwest Columbia home

They invaded a home on High Ridge Drive on Thursday night and robbed the two men living there.

Missouri unemployment rate hits decade high

Recount sought in attorney general race

Margaret Donnelly, who lost the Democratic primary by fewer than 800 votes to Chris Koster, plans to ask for a recount after the election results are certified.

Comeback comes hard for horseracing

Racing boosters have a long way to go if they hope to reintroduce parimutuel betting and revive the state's long-dormant horse racing industry.

Survey: Half of Mo.'s youths gamble by age 20

The survey also found that nearly 40 percent between 14 and 25  gamble for something of value.

Mo. game park begins moving out animals

Wesa-A-Geh-Ya in Warren County is shutting down in the wake of a tiger attack earlier this month that cost an employee part  of his leg.

Eminent domain group challenges ballot decision

The group, which circulated petitions to restrict eminent domain, is arguing that the secretary of state wrongly invalidated thousands of signatures on those petitions.

3 churches offer Financial Peace University

The 13-week program, taught via video, is designed to help families struggling with finances to "beat debt and build wealth God's way."

Mixing religion and politics

With the twenty-something voter turnout increasing, this presidential election rides on more than traditional evangelical values.

Lawsuits challenge casino ballot measure

The two lawsuits contend the measure violates the Missouri Constitution's prohibition against petitions dealing with more than one subject.

Authorities release name of ATV wreck victim

She is 5-year-old Griffin Calvert of Hillsboro.

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