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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.

Columbia Catholic School celebrates All Saints' Day

As the jazzy notes of "When the Saints Go Marching In" played, youngsters dressed as saints came down the aisles, as the celebration of a special day got under way.

Palin's visit to Jefferson City confirmed

A rally for the vice presidential hopeful will be held at 11 a.m. at the Capitol.

Group of children assaults 12-year-old trick-or-treaters

Two 12-year-old boys were punched and struck with rocks and a BB gun Friday night by a group of kids but failed to get their candy, police said.

MU poets evaluate presidential candidates' rhetoric

Chad Parmenter and other poets at MU pinpoint the style and content of the candidates' rhetoric in terms of poetry.

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