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'Lord of the Dance' returns to Columbia

With a showy sensibility, "Lord of the Dance" engages people with a taste for Celtic music, dancing and traditions.

Almost 18 percent of homes sold at a loss in 2008

Americans lost more in home values in the fourth quarter of 2008 alone than in all of 2007, according to a national real estate survey released Tuesday.

Forsee wants UM employees to pay for retirement benefits

The UM System president will also ask curators to give him the power to implement furloughs.

Panel on electric rates to discuss Construction Work in Progress

The panel, sponsored by Missourians for Fair Electric Rates, will be held Tuesday evening.

Carnahan announces candidacy for U.S. Senate

Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, a Democrat, is the first member of either party to officially enter the Senate race after Republican Sen. Kit Bond announced last month that he will not seek re-election.

UPDATE: Former Gov. Blunt to work at Washington lobbying firm

Matt Blunt will split his time between Washington, D.C., and Missouri.

After ice storm, about 28,000 Missourians still without power

A state official says out-of-state crews may not arrive for a week, and rebuilding the electric grid could take more than a month.

Koster investigates Office Depot over school supply contracts

Following the lead of Florida and North Carolina, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is investigating Office Depot over allegations of overpricing government contracts for school supplies.

Former Missouri governor Blunt to work at Washington lobby firm

Matt Blunt, who left the governor's office in January, is now working as a senior policy adviser and business development consultant for Cassidy & Associates.

30,000 Missourians still without power

The Missouri National Guard has been going door to door to check on residents of New Madrid County, who are among those who were hit the hardest by the storm.

Knight's tantrum spurs discussion

Big 12 men's basketball coaches discussed the quality of officiating in the Big 12 Conference on Monday.  

Hypothetical desert island continues to captivate

Being stranded on a desert island is a scenario that has fascinated for centuries. No matter how cliché it becomes, we continue to find it irresistible. What exactly is it about the idea that so easily captures our imaginations?

New strategy gets Cougars on roll

A different look for the Columbia College men's basketball team has led to its third straight victory.

Three alleged Cut Throat gang members plead not guilty

Three of the 16 people suspected of involvement in a Columbia gang pleaded not guilty Monday. The other 13 alleged gang members are awaiting arraignment.

THE BEAT: The search for Columbia's next superintendent continues

K-12 reporter Joshua Nichol-Caddy talks to KBIA's Sean Powers about the latest developments on the search for Columbia Public School's next superintendent.

Power wheelchair soccer team promotes competitive spirit

The Driving Force wheelchair soccer team, organized it June 2008, will travel this month to its first tournament.

51,000 still without power a week after ice storm

AmerenUE is continuing work on restoring power in parts of southeast Missouri. The outages have resulted in the closing of several college campuses, as well as the establishment of emergency pet shelters.

As Congress fails to act, America must push for a new direction

In these troubling economic times, Congress needs to focus on helping the people of the U.S., working across party lines. In the future, a new party may serve as an answer to the constant power struggle between Democrats and Republicans.

Kevin Costner plays the Blue Note

Kevin Costner and his band Modern West played to a sold out crowd at the Blue Note on Monday night.

Neighborhood church property rezoned to make way for mortuary

The Columbia City Council approved a measure to rezone land on Holly Avenue to allow a funeral home to operate on the property. Some community members hope the new funeral home will fill the void left by the Warren Funeral Chapel's closing.

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