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Man trapped by floodwater describes ordeal

The Ford Mustang of Chris Crocker, 23, still remains in Hominy Creek, where it was stranded in floodwaters early Sunday morning. Crocker was able to escape through a window and stand on the roof of the car before it was submerged under water.

Survivor Chris Crocker remembers hearing Michelle Runkle’s shouts as she was swept past him by the rushing water.

Tigers get picky

After beating a ranked team and dominating its next two opponents, the Missouri football team is still looking for ways to improve.

Hurricane rearranges Big 12 schedule

Texas was set to play Arkansas next, but now the Longhorns next game is against Rice. 

The Missourian’s 28 MPA awards

The Missourian won 28 awards from the Missouri Press Association. Here is a list of what we won.

Council’s budget approval raises public transit fees

The 2009 budget, which was approved by City Council Monday night, will double most bus fares and pass prices. This is the first such increase in 22 years.

After the flooding

See images of post-flood cleanup, rescuing cars from the waters and even how some people are, yes, having fun during it all.

What a celebration

Views from the University of Missouri's celebration of the School of Journalism's 100th anniversary.

Judge denies motion to exclude evidence from murder trial beginning Tuesday

Jury selection will take place Tuesday morning in Boone County Court for the murder trial of a Columbia teen accused of shooting another teen during a 2007 car chase.

Cigarette causes fire, minor damage

A cigarette caused a fire that damaged the siding of a house in north Columbia on Monday. No one was injured.

Bangkok Gardens to close temporarily after SUV crashed through window

Columbia Police are still looking for the driver of the vehicle. Meanwhile, the restaurant will shut down for a few days while the mess is cleaned up.

Public Works says Clark Lane was closed before fatal incident

According to the Public Works department, road signs and barricades were put up along Clark Lane at Hominy Creek on Saturday night before a drowning early Sunday morning.

Missouri on lookout for more flooding

The heavy rains over the weekend likely to cause several Missouri rivers to flood in the coming days.

Gov. Blunt visits National Guard, leaders in Kosovo

Gov. Blunt is in Kosovo for the week to visit the Mo. National Guard stationed there and meet with leaders. Blunt also plans to visit with an Austrian business.

Mo. social service workers head to Louisiana to help out

Missouri is deploying 141 workers from the Department of Social Services to help in relief efforts in Louisiana.

An election driven by hatred

With one of this country's most controversial elections upon us, many old prejudices have re-emerged.

LETTER: Chris Kelly is a sound choice for 24th District

The former judge and Democrat would bring common sense to the Missouri House.

Hickman sweeps volleyball match against Rock Bridge

A pair of Hickman seniors helped the Kewpies dominate Rock Bridge in the rivals' first meeting of the season.

Clark Lane barricades were moved, Public Works says

Barricades to keep drivers from crossing floodwaters on Clark Lane set up Saturday night before a woman drowned in Hominy Creek were moved during the night, according to the Columbia Public Works Department.

Survival Kids safety program expands

Volunteer firefighters paid a visit to a Field Elementary classroom Monday as part of a program that helps educate students about fire safety, burn prevention, and other safety areas.

Mo. man charged with child sodomy found dead in Virginia

A year ago, John Dunivan fled from authorities after he was accused of sodomizing a young girl. His remains were found earlier this month after he shot himself, according to authorities.

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