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Former POW shares experiences living with McCain

John Clark holds a few of the Prisoner of War Bracelets bearing his name that people wore during his six years as a POW in Hanoi HIlton. Bracelets like these were often worn by people who did not know the POW but still wanted to keep that person in their hearts and minds.

John Clark was a prisoner of war in Vietnam for almost six years and lived with John McCain in the "Hanoi Hilton."

His relationship with McCain is distant these days. And  he isn't saying who he's voting for on Tuesday.

Missouri survives

Baylor surprised the Missouri football team Saturday in Waco, Texas, making the Tigers fight for a 31-28 victory.  

UPDATE: Columbia police release records of 49 Taser incidents

The Columbia Police Department released hundreds of pages of its Taser-use records on Friday, fulfilling a Missouri Sunshine Law request by an advocacy group and an order from the mayor to make the information available to the public.

FIVE IDEAS: What is most important in political campaigns

This week, we ask you to weigh in on the races for president, governor, attorney general, Congress and the state House of Representatives.

Nuclear disarmament hinges on citizen involvement, advocate says

Nuclear disarmament advocates discuss some of the problems the disarmament movement faces.

UPDATE: Guns to be forfeited as penalty for illegal sale linked to officer's death

The gun that was used to shoot and kill Columbia police officer Molly Bowden in 2005 was traced to an unlicensed firearms dealer in Iowa, a Columbia police captain said.

Missouri finds a way to hold on late despite miscues

Missouri's defense came through in a pinch after the team let Baylor battle back.

MU basketball hosts Special Olympics clinic

About 60 Special Olympic athletes from around mid-Missouri spent Saturday morning learning basketball fundamentals from the Missouri men's team.

NOTEBOOK: A look back through Baylor football history

Richard Melendez, an event staff personnel who manned the gate behind Floyd Casey Stadium's south end zone, has seen a smattering of highlights and plenty of lows for the Baylor football team.

Uncertainties in China's melamine milk scandal linger

China's melamine milk scandal has taken the backseat to stories about the presidential election and financial crisis, but the question of which products might be contaminated still lingers.

Wang and Hunter rekindle bond on MU volleyball team

Obama's back, and Springfield's got him

He's venturing into this Republican stronghold in his fourth swing through Missouri in two weeks.

MU Quizbowl Club hosts high school tournament

Eighteen high school teams from around the state competed in Saturday's quizbowl tournament, hosted by the MU Quizbowl Club.

Small landowners upset with hunting permit changes

They're flooding the Department of Conservation with complaints about a proposal to begin charging for free hunting permits.

Rifle, electronics taken in burglary

Cory A. Foster, 20, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree burglary after the victim identified him as one of the suspects, according to the Police Department.

GOP leader uses vulgar term to describe Obama's record

While campaigning for John McCain, House Republican leader John Boehner said that Obama voted "present" 129 times in the Illinois legislature and when a lawmaker doesn't vote "yes" or "no," he's a "chickens---."

Welcome home ceremony honors veterans

Truman Veterans Hospital held a welcome home ceremony Saturday for veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Morgan Spurlock weighs in on child obesity

Morgan Spurlock, famous for his documentary "Super Size Me," spoke at the Missouri Health Policy Summit on Friday.

Hulshof beats Nixon in Columbia fundraising

Despite being outpaced nearly 2-to-1 in statewide fundraising, Hulshof received 12 percent more in contributions from Columbia residents than the attorney general did.

These kids are rollin'

The track at the Activity and Recreation Center in Columbia was a mini-speedway on Saturday.

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