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Despite another loss, Stephens stays positive

The Stephens women's basketball team fell to 8-17 on Thursday night after a 74-44 loss to visiting McKendree.

Friday last day to drop off mercury at Columbia/Boone County health department facility

The Department of Natural Resources will then take the mercury-containing items to Jefferson City, where they will be recycled and properly disposed of by a state contractor.

Missouri tourism faces midyear advertising cuts

Budget withholdings announced by the governor recently mean millions less for the state's tourism department. Director R.B. Smith says it will mean less promotion for Missouri tourism this summer.

Officials seeking no-show in child death case

Larry Clay Jr., 33, of St. Louis is wanted after failing to appear in court Wednesday. He is charged with felony child abuse resulting in death and, according to authorities, had agreed to plead guilty. A 16-month-old died five years ago while in his care.

Rally not enough to spur health care expansion

Gov. Nixon's plan to build on the state's health care program was rejected Wednesday by the House Budget Committee. A crowd had gathered outside the Capitol to support the health care expansion, and lawmakers debated whether the state has enough money for the project.

Nixon in St. Louis to talk about stimulus

The governor's Thursday visit to St. Louis will include a discussion of how he plans to spend federal stimulus funds. His Transform Missouri Web site allows input from residents.

Willard baby sitter charged with infant death

Brenda Jean Caringer, 53, turned herself into police Wednesday. Lucas Theede-Bennett died from multiple injuries Jan. 6 while under her care. Caringer is charged with second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death.

Missouri spreads it around in win over K-State

Five players scored in double figures for the Missouri men's basketball team in the Tigers' victory Wednesday over Kansas State.

Tigers continue home dominance

On Wednesday, the Missouri men's basketball team won its 17th straight game at Mizzou Arena this season in a 94-74 triumph over Kansas State.

Privacy of assault victims should be equal to privacy of rape victims

With the recent news regarding Chris Brown's arrest for assault, various news outlets have reported that Brown's girlfriend, Rihanna, was the victim. This incident brings into question the policy of privacy for naming assault victims and whether or not it should be the same as the one for rape victims.

The Beat: Columbia City Council candidates take advantage of the Web

Political editor Scott Swafford and reporter Andrew Van Dam discuss how this year's candidates for City Council are utilizing the Internet.

The might of the documentary is back with 2009 True/False festival

Coverage of the 2009 True/False Film Festival starts today and continues through the weekend. The festival's theme this year is the life and death of journalism.

LETTER: Lots of questions before adopting four-day school week

When considering the four-day school week, questions arise about what kids would do on their days off and whether it's fair to taxpayers.

Study finds diet type not key to weight loss success

According to research by the Harvard School of Public Health and Pennington Biomedical Research Center, slashing calorie intake was the most beneficial part of the diets tested on overweight adults participating in the two-year study.

Rock Bridge boys basketball story coasts into district final

While star forward Jordan Dressler was saddled with foul trouble, the Bruins bench stepped up to help the team advance.

Historic warehouse sees new life

The Berry Building and the land it sits on are on the National Register of Historic Places. Last month, renovations began to transform the dilpidated building, which will contain a gym, 12 apartments and 10,000 square feet of street-level retail space.

No. 12 Missouri softball sweeps SLU in doubleheader

Freshman Chelsea Thomas pitched her third shutout of the season in the opening game.

Economy 101: Practical solutions

The Missourian begins a series of videos with experts who give practical advice on tackling today's troubling economy.

MU swim teams in third place at Big 12 championships

The Tigers women's team is within striking distance of second place Texas A&M at only six points behind.

Rock Bridge girls set for district final

The defending state champions beat Holt, the team it plays tonight, by 52 points in their last game.

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