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Tigers not worried about power outage

The No. 12 Missouri softball team is 13-2 and averages almost seven runs a game but has the fewest home runs of any Big 12 Conference team this season.

Suspects arrested in Bellview Drive apartment burglary

Five suspects were arrested after the resident of the burglarized apartment  recognized one of the intruders and told deputies, a news release said.

Downs trial set to begin next week

The trial of William C. Downs, charged with causing a 2008 car crash that claimed the life of an MU professor, is scheduled to begin next week.

Lutheran School to add grade in fall 2009

Four students will become Good Shepherd Lutheran School's first eighth-grade class next fall.

Missouri Senate committee: Put cell phones on no-call list

A Missouri Senate committee favors expanding the state's telemarketing no-call list to cover cell phones.

Oswald shines with Cougars

Women's basketball player Rachel Oswald transferred from MU to Columbia College to get more playing time. After arriving, Oswald has accumulated 971 points in two seasons, and has the potential to score her 1,000th point during this week's AMC tournament.

UPDATE: Investigators say former Gov. Blunt violated public records laws

Investigators didn't refer the case to prosecutors, but their report stated that Blunt wrongfully deleted some e-mails and didn't follow Missouri's open-records laws.

Republicans plan to target urban youth with new campaign

Michael Steele, newly elected RNC chairman, and the GOP plan on targeting urban and hip-hop youth with a public relations campaign called "Off the Hook." Though campaign details are scarce, Columbians have mixed reactions to its announcement.

3 arrested for possession of prescription meds

Justin Weeks, 20, of Fulton was charged with possession with intent to distribute, and Richard Weeks, 17, of Hope Mills, N.C., and Christina Buxton, 19, of Fulton, were each charged with felony possession of narcotics.

After tough road trip, Tigers baseball returns for home opener

The Missouri baseball team is scheduled to host Western Illinois on Wednesday at Taylor Stadium.

Report: Former Gov. Blunt had 'insufficient' public records policy

However, Blunt's attorney said in a written response that the office did have appropriate document retention policies.

UPDATE: St. Louis mayor wins Democratic primary

Francis Slay, seeking a third term, captured nearly 61.5 percent of the vote

Stephens swimmers visualize success

The Stephens College swimming team is using visualization exercises to prepare for the 2009 NAIA Swimming and Diving National Championships on Wednesday through Saturday at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters.

Missouri House committee considers early voting

The legislation would allow voters to cast their ballots three weeks in advance during federal elections.

St. Louis voters to go to the polls

A light turnout is expected to cast ballots for mayor, comptroller and aldermen in odd-numbered wards.

Suit says school employee punctured student's eardrum

Former St. Joseph School District employee Courtney Rollett is accused of bursting a mentally disabled student's eardrum with the needle of a basketball pump.

Kansas City Chiefs add two new coaches

The Chiefs on Tuesday made Ronnie Bradford their new defensive assistant and Nick Sirianni an offensive quality control coach.

13 former FEMA trailers in Missouri are contaminated

Trailers that had high formaldehyde levels were supposed to be sold for scrap, but resurfaced in Jefferson County where they were offered as housing in recent weeks.

Douglass wins opener in district boys basketball tournament

The Douglass boys basketball team upset Fayette 80-72 on Tuesday night in the Class 2 District 13 tournament in Sturgeon.

Sen. Kit Bond to receive Truman award

Sen. Kit Bond will join the ranks of President Gerald Ford, television journalist Walter Cronkite and Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who also have received the Harry S. Truman Good Neighbor Award.

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