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Tigers get all-around strong effort from Lyons

Missouri guard Marcus Denmon (12) and forward Leo Lyons (5) go up for a rebound as Colorado forward Austin Dufault (33) looks on during the second half of the Missouri-Colorado basketball game in Boulder, Colo., on Saturday. Missouri beat Colorado 66-53.

The Missouri men's basketball team continues to roll through Big 12 competition with a win 66-53 Saturday over Colorado. Senior forward Leo Lyons' double-double led the Tigers.

The Beat: Superintendent candidates take questions at forums

As the race for the next superintendent of Columbia Public Schools was coming to a close, K-12 reporters Amanda Branco and Joshua Nichol-Caddy offer an update on the selection process.

Pescaglia injures foot in state final, finishes second

Vince Pescaglia fought through a foot injury in his state championship match against Alan Waters. His toughness was not enough to win. Pescaglia lost the match 13-5, finishing second in the tournament.

Columbians discuss sexual assault, domestic violence

The groups cite recent studies that nearly 60 percent of rape victims are under the age of 18.

Mayor Hindman goes to Washington

His visit brought him and 79 other mayors a chance to meet the president and vice president and an opportunity to learn how to apply for stimulus money for their cities.

Steelman leaning toward bid for US Senate seat

But she kept a low profile this weekend at the state GOP's annual Lincoln Days conference in Kansas City — far lower than declared candidate Rep. Roy Blunt.

MU women's basketball still winless on road in Big 12 play

The Tigers fell 65-52 on Saturday night after Nebraska took a double-digit lead with a scoring streak.

High school students 'Rock Da Mic'

Students from Hickman, Rock Bridge and Douglass high schools spent their Friday night on stage singing, rapping, dancing and reading poetry.

UPDATE: Sen. Bond backs repeal of Missouri term limits law

He says term limits are forcing too many talented lawmakers out of office too early and giving too much power to the other two branches of government.

Rock Bridge places 15th at State Swimming Championship

Senior Kate Hunt placed eighth in the 200-yard freestyle event and seventh in the 100-yard butterfly event, finishing her four-year swimming career at Rock Bridge High School.

Hickman's Mello finishes fifth in individual medley

Hickman High School junior Nathalia Mello finished fifth in the 200-yard individual medley at the MSHSAA Girls State Swimming Championships. Mello was the only Hickman swimmer to score points for the Kewpies, who finished 23rd.

Forsee responds to financial questions

Hear UM President Gary Forsee's answers to questions regarding the effect of stimulus legislation on the UM System.

Missouri Drug Policy Reform Conference pushes for change

The annual Missouri Drug Policy Reform Conference was held at MU this weekend, giving advocates for the decriminalization of drugs an opportunity to share their stories and reasonings.

Police arrest man after houseguest robbery

Jerome F. Dunn, 21, was arrested by a Boone County Sheriff's deputy after a search of his home revealed stolen property, according to a news release from the Boone County Sheriff's Department.

Missouri State cuts tuition for unemployed state residents

Missouri State University is offering a new program this fall, renewable until 2011 that will offer state residents who have lost their jobs a reduction in tuition. The amount they will save varies between campuses.

Police seek three suspects after strong-armed robbery

Police responded to a strong-armed robbery at a Phillips 66 Saturday morning. The victim suffered facial injuries.

Chester the owl possibly sighted Friday

Chester, a partially blind owl, escaped from the Raptor Rehabilitation Project last Sunday. Several people have called in saying they saw Chester but the owl is still missing. It is unknown whether Chester can hunt for herself or not.

MU softball keeps rolling

The Missouri softball team improved to 7-0 this season after shutting out FIU 5-0 on Saturday at the Strike-Out Cancer Tournament in Boca Raton, Fla.

Rough outing for MU baseball

The Missouri baseball team lost 9-3 to Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon at the Grand Canyon Classic in Phoenix. The Tigers didn't get a hit until the fourth inning and the defense committed three errors.

Family helps daughter recover from nerve damage

Thornton family refuses to let Brachial Plexus Palsy negatively impact 1-year-old daughter, Kennady. Family wants to spread word about the preventable nerve injury effecting 12,000 American babies per year. 

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