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Missourian to cut back to five days a week in print

The decision is expected to save $350,000 after the Missourian ran a $1 million deficit last year.

UPDATE: Texas woman charged with 2004 murder of Columbia man

East Texas officials arrested the former wife of a man who was killed in 2004. She has been charged with first-degree murder and is currently awaiting extradition to Boone County.

Father and son return after trip to China for stem cell transplant

After a month-long trip to China for stem cell treatment for 21-month-old Luke Pickett's cerebral palsy,  the boy and his dad, Clint, are back with their family in Wardsville.

UPDATE: Nixon outlines economic plan for Missouri

Gov.-elect Jay Nixon released details of his Show Me JOBS economic plan Monday.

Parents, teens at online loggerheads

Parents and teens don't see eye-to-eye when it comes to social networking sites such as Facebook because both have had very different experiences with the Internet.

Teams with similar paths converge in St. Louis

Tuesday night’s game in St. Louis between the Missouri and Illinois men’s basketball teams could mean a lot later this season when teams are chosen for the NCAA tournament.

Columbia stores stay open late for holiday shoppers

This year some Columbia businesses offer more extended hours than last year for the holiday season. 

Vision Commission seeks means of tracking progress

The Vision Commission will meet Jan. 6 and begin identifying methods for  monitoring the goals of the Imagine Columbia's Future report.

Missourian will continue to publish thanks to university's commitment

The MU provost, chancellor and UM system president reaffirmed the unversity's financial support of the Missourian in recognition of its importance to the campus as a teaching and research laboratory. We know, though, that deep cuts are expected, and we're ready to make them.

Jaben's long road

When former MU swimmer Max Jaben failed a drug test for anabolic steroids, it changed his life.

Red Cross steps in to help after spate of fires

The Mid-Missouri Chapter of the American Red Cross is providing emergency assistance to those affected by recent fires in Columbia. Residents are doing their part by offering donations.

Nixon outlines plan to create new jobs in Missouri

The governor-elect says the bipartisan effort aims at new jobs through small business development and incentives for working training and retraining.

Magic trees are displayed outdoors and inside Boone County National Bank

Randy Fletcher's artful work with lights through the years is on display in 20 photos at the bank.

Subzero wind chills blow across Missouri

 

The National Weather Service says the state will warm up by the weekend.

Columbians remember Christmases during the Depression

Growing up during the 1930s and 1940s, Katherine Finley, Mary Watkins and Claude Havens learned to live without some luxuries, but relished Christmastime.

MU trombone choir brings people together for music, service

The MU trombone choir, begun in 1992, combines school with friendship and community service for its 25 members.

Hunter, 83, dies in fall from cliff

An 83-year-old man is dead after falling from a bluff while hunting at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Texas woman charged with 2004 murder of Columbia man

East Texas officials arrested the estranged wife of a man who was killed in 2004. She has been charged with first-degree murder and is currently awaiting extradition back to Boone County.

Build-A-Bear to donate 20,000 stuffed animals to toy drive

Donations to the Marine Corps Reserve's toy drive are down this year.

Missouri affirmative action ballot proposal draws challenges

The secretary of state's office cleared the proposed 2010 ballot measure for circulation earlier this month. An identical proposal for the 2008 ballot never qualified.

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