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Tigers and Jayhawks hope to rebound

Missouri coach Cindy Stein and Kansas coach Bonnie Henrickson spoke about preparing to compete against one another during Monday Big 12 women's basketball coaches teleconference.   

Tigers want to remember feeling from Nebraska

Some change for the better

A short, but meaningful, list of changes for 2009

AmerenUE expansion focus of Senate seminar

Senators were urged by AmerenUE to repeal a voter-approved law that bans the increase of utility rates before plants are built.

EPA pushes state to create stricter bacteria limits for streams

The current limit for E. coli bacteria for 20,000 miles of water where people swim is more than twice the EPA-recommended level.

Principal receives architecture award for Eco Schoolhouse

Honored by the American Institute of Architects, Beverly Borduin, the principal at Grant Elementary School, shared the credit for creation of an ecologically sustainable schoolhouse.

Nixon reverses after trying to ban media phones

The media threatened to boycott the governor's first news conference if they had to leave their cell phones outside.

Movie about Missouri River canoe race draws big crowds

About 140 people attended the free showing of "Down River & Up Hill," a documentary about the 340-mile Missouri River 340 Race, at RagTag Cinema on Tuesday. The showing was meant to get people interested in the race.

Missouri court says home health law discriminates

The decision strikes down a 2005 change in state law that prohibited participation in a psersonal care program by people who have mental disabilities.

Diversity Breakfast dance program blends cultural styles

The program's dancers rehearsed Tuesday evening in preparation for their Thursday morning debut. Each of the dance troupes taught the others their respective traditional dances.

Nixon staff seek to ban cell phones at signing event

Although he tried to focus on the economy, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's first gubernatorial news conference got sidetracked by his staff's efforts to ban reporter cell phones.

Car hits young cyclist

A 14-year-old on a bicycle was hit by a car Tuesday morning, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.

City Council to vote on Douglass Park renovations

The council could pass improvements to the park's baseball field and pool area at its Jan. 20 meeting.

Planning and Zoning Commission approves changes to zoning ordinance

The commission wants to have the final say on zoning issues, eliminating most public hearings at the City Council level.

Next generation of Windows goes public

Microsoft has begun allowing users to test Windows 7, and before the end of the first day its servers collapsed under the demand.

School board candidates increase to six

Greg Flippin, a manager for Missouri Employers Mutual, filed his application for the Columbia School Board on Monday. Two positions are open in the April 7 election.

'Faces of Mexico' exhibit spans thousands of years

The student curator behind "Faces of Mexico," an exhibition at the MU Museum of Anthropology, wanted to focus on something that hadn't been done.

Monday evening accident kills 1, injures 1

A two-vehicle accident Monday night left one Columbia man dead and another injured.

3 die in Carrollton house fire

A Tuesday morning fire swept through the rural Caroll County home before firefighters arrived.

Striking Missouri nurses win ruling on jobless benefits

The state Supreme Court upheld a ruling that the nurses from St. Louis were forced off the job by unfair labor practices.

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