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Carroll helps Tigers rally to beat Kansas

Missouri's Zaire Taylor puts up the winning shot with 1.3 seconds left on Monday against visiting Kansas.

Missouri forward DeMarre Carroll scored 16 of his game-high 22 points in the second half to keep the Tigers within striking distance against Kansas.  

ANALYSIS: Obama has it both ways on pork

Obama's stimulus package contains no pork under current definition, but smaller, communal projects do receive some funding from the bill. Economists debate the president's plan and job creation estimates. 

Obama says stimulus vital to avoid 'catastrophe'

In his prime-time address, Obama defended his approach to the economic situation and took questions on foreign policy.

Flash flood watch issued for Boone County through Wednesday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Boone County. The watch will be in effect late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning.

Taylor and Tiller spur Missouri's comeback

After struggling in the first half, Missouri guards Zaire Taylor and J.T. Tiller redeemed themselves in the second half. 

Individual resourcefulness will solve economic troubles

Knowing how to do things yourself comes in handy in times of economic strife.

Senator Bond expected to criticize Democrats

Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo., will meet the media Monday morning, likely to speak against the economic stimulus plan.

Bond voices disagreement with Senate version of stimulus bill

Sen. Kit Bond spoke to the media Monday expressing his concerns with President Obama's stimulus bill, on which the Senate will vote Tuesday.

Jury selection begins for boy on trial for murder

A boy who was 13 when he was charged with killing his southeast Missouri neighbor will be tried as an adult in a trial now in the jury-selection stage.

Bruins boys basketball dominates

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team moved to 21-0 with a decisive victory Monday over Smith-Cotton. The Bruins host 21-2 Springfield Central on Tuesday night.

Priest gets probation in drunk-driving wreck

A St. Charles priest was sentenced to five years of probation after pleading guilty to charges related to a drunk driving wreck in May that left another driver injured.

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New data center closer to approval after public meeting

On Monday night, residents raised questions about a rezoning and annexation request for the 192-acre tract of land.

Columbians worried about school district budget cuts

The school board and the public discussed growing concerns about the economy and how it affects the Columbia Public Schools' 2009-2010 budget. The primary frustration among attendees was possible job loss and how it affects Columbia students.

UM System employees to begin required retirement payments July 1

Changes to the pension plan that require employees to contribute a portion of their salary will go into effect this summer.

Superintendent candidate Skip Deming has worked in variety of school jobs

Skip Deming, a candidate for the open superintendent position at Columbia Public School District, was described as dedicated and experienced by his former colleagues.

Abortion-rights opponents file lawsuit for initiative petition

Missouri Roundtable for Life hopes to change the constitutional amendment regarding stem cell research and abortion.

KOMU to go digital in April

 Local NBC affiliate KOMU has filed the necessary paperwork with the Federal Communications Commission to change its specific switch date, said Matt Garrett, director of audience development for KOMU.

CARE@Paquin dedicated to preserving programming for Tower residents

Columbia Accessible Recreation at Paquin committee is seeking to raise funds from the community to make up for city budget cuts.

House, Senate stimulus bills differ

The House and Senate versions of the stimulus bill appropriate money differently and must come to agreement on certain dollar amounts before the bill makes its way to Obama's desk.

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