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Season abruptly ends for MU women's basketball team

Missouri's Shakara Jones tries to drive to the basket against Texas' Ashley Lindsey.

The Missouri women's basketball team held a seven-point lead over No. 23 Texas in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament. But Texas scored seven points in a three-second span and ended the Tigers' season in shocking fashion.

Taser debate not likely to go away

The Coalition to Control Tasers says it wants the Columbia Police Department to adopt a strict policy on responsible use.

LETTER: Forsee should reconsider closing Health Connection gym

The Health Connection helps its customers in ways others wouldn't be able to do. The staff there knows the customers and their individual needs, and can assist in structuring an appropriate workout. The gym also helps fulfill University Hospital's "wellness" mission.

LETTER: Nobody wants forclosures

Loans can be extended under certain conditions to avoid financial problems.

Safford finding his place on MU men's basketball team

Justin Safford scored a career-high 16 points against Texas A&M last Saturday, and coach Mike Anderson expects the sophomore forward to get more playing time in the postseason.

SECOND UPDATE: UM System settles O'Neal lawsuit

The University of Missouri System and its insurer will pay $2 million to the parents of Aaron O'Neal and establish a $250,000 scholarship endowment fund in his memory as part of the settlement of a wrongful death lawsuit.

Today's Question: Funding stem-cell research

On Monday, President Barack Obama repealed former President George W. Bush's 2001 executive order restricting federal funding on most forms of embryonic research. Interest groups say the new executive order will not end the fight in Missouri, however.

LETTER: America's health care concerns must be addressed

Avoiding the health care issues in this country has economic as well as health consequences. Without changes, companies aren't as competitive as they spend more and more on employees' health care coverage, and the overall economy isn't as prosperous.

Chinese-American relations alive and well in Columbia

In international relations, it's important to remember to focus on the commonalities between countries rather than the differences that separate.

Former MU basketball player says Columbia Police officers mistreated him

Former MU All American basketball player Willie Smith said police roughed him up in a confrontation early Monday morning. He is now being charged with resisting arrest and obstructing a government operation.

Bruins relax before Friday's semifinals

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team enjoyed an opportunity to get away from the pressure of the state tournament at a team dinner Tuesday night after practice. 

Oklahoma's Courtney Paris guarantees Big 12 championship

The Sooners have the top seed in the Big 12 women's tournament, which starts Thursday. The conference features six Top 25-ranked teams.

Stem cell debate renewed in Columbia

MU scientists deconstruct the legitimacy of adult stem cell research and embryonic stem cell research.

Thomas wins again for Missouri softball

Playing indoors for the first time this season, the No. 14 Tigers defeated Northern Iowa 2-1.

Columbia College women receive tournament bid

The 19th-ranked Cougars will make an NAIA tournament appearance.

Senate seeks to end confusion on Missouri stimulus transportation plans

The Transportation Department says it doesn't have access to the state funds holding the stimulus money dedicated to road and bridge projects.

Boone County public defender's office loses two seasoned attorneys

Two of the more experienced public defenders are leaving the Boone County office to go into private practice. Both cited the office's high caseload among their reasons for leaving.

 

 

Boone County's public defender vacancies might worsen caseload crisis

The county's public defenders continue to grapple with huge caseloads, the fourth largest in the state. The departure of defenders during a hiring freeze has left the office under pressure.

UPDATE: UM System settles O'Neal lawsuit

The University of Missouri System and its insurer will pay $2 million to the parents of Aaron O'Neal and establish a $250,000 scholarship endowment fund in his memory as part of the settlement of the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents against employees of MU's athletic department.

O'Neal lawsuit settled for $2 million, athletic scholarship planned

The University of Missouri System will pay $2 million to the parents of Aaron O'Neal and establish a $250,000 annual scholarship endowment fund in his memory. The settlement concludes a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents against employees of MU's athletic department.

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