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Missourian will seek bids for partner

The paper was in talks with the Columbia Daily Tribune to turn the Missourian into a five-day-a-week product. But then the owner of the Jefferson City News-Tribune said it wanted to bid on the project. Now others will get a chance to bid, too.

‘Body of War’ documentary to be screened at MU

The documentary tells the story of Tomas Young, a 25-year-old man paralyzed by a bullet four days after he arrived in Iraq.

Missouri residents and businesses aid Gustav effort

Members of the Missouri National Guard were deployed to help in the hurricane-stricken region, while Anheuser-Busch distributed thousands of cans of drinking water.

Mo. candidates for governor agree to debate

Republican Congressman Kenny Hulshof and Democratic Attorney General Jay Nixon both confirm they will participate in a 3:15 p.m. debate on Sept. 11 at MU.

Nixon urges compliance with 'robo calls' law

Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Jay Nixon responds to complaints about automated calls that took place during the Aug. 5 primary 

MU men's basketball team sweeps preseason road trip

The Missouri men's basketball team defeated the Southern Ontario All-Stars 109-92 on Monday morning to complete a three-game sweep of exhibition play in Canada.

MU golfers start tournament play

The Missouri men's golf team finished its day on Monday in fifth place at the Rutherford Intercollegiate

Residents ask Council to give Paquin more time

The Paquin Tower recreation program was the main topic during the city budget public hearing at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.

SEMO football coach with I-A experience prepares team to face MU

 Tony Samuel was a two-year starter at defensive end for Nebraska, and was 2-0 in Columbia as a player. He returned to the Cornhuskers as an assistant coach from 1986-1996 and remained perfect on Faurot Field.

Donnelly's AG recount lawsuit dismissed

Two absentee and provisional ballots cast during August’s primary will be tallied after a lawsuit filed by a losing candidate in the Democratic attorney general race.

Boone Electric workers assist in Gustav cleanup

Four workers from the Boone Electric Cooperative will be gone for 10 days and will help restore power to parts of Louisiana.

Stephens College to hold convocation Thursday

Nancy Brown, the highest-ranking female officer ever in the U.S. Navy, will be the keynote speaker at Stephens College's annual convocation.

Hulshof benefits from repeal of campaign contribution limit

A state law that took effect on Thursday allows candidates to receive donations of unlimited size, but it requires that contributions of more than $5,000 be reported within 48 hours.

St. Louis man free after 1985 murder trial ruled flawed

Darryl Burton, 46, was released from the Jefferson City Correctional Center on Friday, when prosecutors in St. Louis decided against trying him a second time for a gas station killing.

State entities join eminent domain lawsuit

The secretary of state’s office last month announced that supporters of two proposed state constitutional amendments to limit the use of eminent domain had not collected enough signatures. The measure’s backers have sued to challenge that finding.

Officials hope to slow spread of emerald ash borer

Experts fear the beetles, which slowly kill ash trees, will soon spread beyond southeast part of the state.

UPDATE: Hulshof benefits from repeal of contribution limit

In the first few days since the limits were lifted, Hulshof reported receiving more than $1.2 million from contributors writing checks of between $5,000 and $600,000 a pop.

Health Department to show documentary "Unnatural Causes"

It will be shown starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Health Department building. The series investigates whether socioeconomic and racial inequalities, more than medical care, genes or behavior, affect the health of Americans.

Local GOP members laud Gustav focus, split on Palin

Many reiterated a common theme in backing Republicans' decision to postpone convention events in favor of focusing on aid to victims of Hurricane Gustav: Patriotism has no party.

Columbia College sees increase in enrollment

Following nationwide trends, enrollment is up at Columbia College this fall with 1,173 undergraduates enrolled on the day campus opened this fall, compared to 1,062 last fall.

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