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Efforts to save money will eliminate some regular print features

The Missourian is dealing with the double whammy of stagnant revenue and increasing cost. It’s not unique. At a conference this week in New York on improving journalism, every panel eventually turned to how the media can pay for the news they produce.

Marijuana, cocaine, $25,000 cash seized from Seventh Street residence

52 pounds of processed marijuana, $25,000 cash and 4 grams of powder cocaine were found by Columbia police at a residence on Seventh Street on Thursday evening, Capt. Brad Nelson at the Columbia Police Department said.

Critic to lead study of Blunt's insurance plan

Republican Rob Schaaf wants to scrutinize Gov. Matt Blunt’s Insure Missouri program to ensure it works before it gets money.

Former Fulton police officer and wife found dead

Two bodies found inside a home south of Fulton have been identified as an officer with the Fulton Police Department and his wife, a receptionist at the Fulton city hall, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s office news release.

Impressionable? Parents, pastors worry that film is inappropriate for young children

In the month since 'The Golden Compass' was released, church leaders across the world have condemned it as a damaging influence on young audiences.

Behind the scenes are the people who put them together

Stage crews are responsible for the massive preparation and setup before the curtain is raised on a performance at Jesse Auditorium.

Support from the sidelines

Although transfer Zaire Taylor can't play for the MU men's basketball team this season, his presence on the team is a big boost for guard Keon Lawrence.

Four keys for the MU men's basketball team's conference season

Here are four not-so-simple trends the Tigers will have to reverse in the second half of the season.

Mills making most of year lost to injury

When Bekah Mills hurt her knee in practice Oct. 27, the MU women's basketball team lost her for the season. But the year will not be a waste for the freshman point guard.

Q&A with Amanda Hanneman

MU women's basketball player Amanda Hanneman, a sophomore forward, answers questions about her injury, her recent scoring outburst, and more.

Planning and Zoning rejects car lot proposal

Columbia residents aired concerns about the environmental and aesthetic impact of a large car lot immediately east of U.S. 63 and Stadium Boulevard.

Bowden remembered at memorial Thursday

Relatives and friends of Columbia Police officer Molly Bowden gathered to remember her life and celebrate her 3½ years of service.

Tatlow resigns from Boone County Family Resources

Embattled board member Steve Tatlow resigned, accusing fellow board members of slandering his character and failing to uphold the organization’s bylaws.

Registration numbers low for UM emergency notification system

The emergency notification system for the University of Missouri System has been up and running for a month, but so far students, faculty and staff have not been flocking to sign up.

Three mid-Missouri men volunteer in Sudan

Three linemen with Boone Electric Cooperative will travel to Sudan to bring electricity to an African village.

Two bodies identified as husband and wife

Preliminary findings at the scene are consistent with a homicide/suicide, according to a news release from the Callaway County Sheriff’s Department, and officers were treating the investigation as a homicide.

Bowden to be remembered tonight

Relatives and friends of Columbia Police officer Molly Bowden will gather to celebrate her 3 1/2 years of service at about 9:30 p.m. tonight near the intersection at Forum and Nifong boulevards.

Two bodies found in Callaway County home

Two bodies were found inside a home a few miles south of Fulton after police received a 911 hang-up call on Thursday morning.

Two arrested on suspicion of stealing bait car

The Columbia Police Department’s bait vehicle program began in December as an effort to catch those involved with auto thefts. Vehicles, which are left in high auto-theft areas, are equipped with alarm systems and GPS tracking.

Blunt refuses to answer questions about e-mail lawsuit

The governor had promised to answer questions about the lawsuit at a news conference, but he devoted barely two minutes to questions and wouldn’t discuss anything in detail.

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