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Circuit City powers down after 60 years

Circuit City quits after 60 years of business. The company sold its $1.7 billion worth of inventory sooner than it thought it would after multiple going-out-of-business sales. Circuit City still owes nearly $625 million to creditors.

UPDATE: Pastor killed in Illinois church shooting deflected bullets with Bible

An Illinois pastor was shot and killed after using a Bible to deflect four rounds of bullets shot at him by a gunman who walked into his Sunday church service 20 miles northeast of St. Louis.

Conner Mach's first career home run leads Tigers

The freshman's timely hit sparked Missouri, which took three of four from Ball State.

Grocery prices don't fall despite drops at the pump

Drops in gas prices don't affect the cost of food until months later, experts say. In the meantime, shoppers and supermarkets are making changes to stay on budget.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri roars back to defeat Ball State

The Tigers scored five times in the fifth inning Sunday to rally past Ball State 7-6. The win lifted Missouri's record to 6-8.

Coalition to Control Tasers wants Columbia police to have stricter policy

The Coalition to Control Tasers wants Columbia police to adopt 52 policy guidelines developed by the Police Executive Research Forum.

'Other' Busch dominates race in Georgia

Kurt Busch led 234 of 330 laps and won the Kobalt Tools 500 by 0.332 seconds over Jeff Gordon. Carl Edwards finished third.

Five Tigers earn postseason honors from Big 12 coaches

DeMarre Carroll becomes the first Missouri Tiger to earn First Team All-Big 12 honors since Kareem Rush in 2002.

Pastor killed in Illinois church shooting

An unidentified gunman walked into a church service Sunday morning and shot and killed the pastor, slashed two parishioners with a knife and stabbed himself.  The church is 20 miles northeast of St. Louis.

Columbia School Board to discuss budget cut details

The proposed reductions, totaling $4.4 million, will go before the board Monday. A board member says 71 positions would be eliminated, but most through attrition, not cutting jobs of current employees.

Thomas throws second straight no hitter as Missouri softball dominates

Tigers finish All Missouri Breast Cancer Awareness tournament undefeated.

Parking causes problems for downtown churches

Parking downtown is a struggle for churchgoers, especially during festival and football game weekends.

Three upcoming forums spotlight school board candidates

The race for the Columbia School Board is heating up as candidates participate in three public forums this month. The first is Monday.

17-year-old reports sexual assault at house party

A woman reported to police that she was sexually assaulted at a party around 3:30 a.m. Sunday at a house on Commercial Drive.

Storm rips roof from southwest Missouri elementary school

The roof on Fair Grove Elementary was ripped off during a storm Sunday morning.

Rock Bridge dance team places third at nationals

The Rock Bridge High School dance team took the award in a jazz category and was honored for most innovative choreography.

MU to host Native American film series

"Four Sheets to the Wind" and "5th World," which were both shown at previous Sundance film festivals, will be shown Monday and Tuesday evenings at MU with appearances from their directors.

Photo gallery: Columbia Trojans tryouts

 The Columbia Trojans hosted their first tryouts at Rock Bridge High School. Fifteen men attended.

Suspect sought in Southwest Missouri fire

A 19-year-old is charged with with burglary and arson after St. Mary's Catholic Church was destroyed in a fire in February.

Mourners say goodbye to radio pioneer Paul Harvey

About 200 people gathered in Chicago for the service.

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