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Gibson shuts down No. 3 Texas A&M

The senior pitcher struck out 16 Aggies batters in a 3-2 win for the Missouri baseball team.

Body of man who jumped from bridge into MIssouri RIver found

John-Paul Forget had jumped into the river in December apparently to dodge  a semi on an Interstate 70 bridge near Rocheport. His body was found more than 20 miles away.

Two vehicles collide on Highway 63

The accident occured Friday morning on Highway 63 near the Stadium Boulevard exit.

Navy sub crew to visit campus to build connection

Crew members of the under-construction USS Missouri will visit MU and Jefferson City to foster the submarine's connection to the region.

El Salvador election suggests end of Latin American coups

The recent peaceful election in El Salvador is just one example of how Latin America seems to be moving away from violent government turnover.

Councilman Skala serves on nationwide CityFutures Program panel

Third Ward Councilman Karl Skala will serve on a panel concerned with helping local officials promote citizen engagement and cooperate in solving the city's challenges.

Columbia Public Library offers job application assistance

After noticing many people using the library's computers to fill out applications, the library began setting aside two hours a week for job application assistance.

Columbia elementary schools' new math texts chosen

The new mathematics textbooks, called enVisionMATH, will provide traditional, procedural focus as well as conceptual understanding.

MU gymnasts hope to avenge painful loss

Last year, Missouri was in position to win but finished third at the Big 12 Championship after making costly errors. The Tigers get another chance at a conference title Friday against  Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa State. All four teams are ranked in the Top 25 nationally.

Columbia City Council candidates tackle downtown issues

Columbia City Council candidates campaigning for seats in the Second and Sixth wards weighed in on tax increment financing, use of eminent domain to purchase land for the State Historical Society and downtown surveillance cameras at the League of Women Voters candidate forum Thursday night.

Columbia Peace Coalition to host downtown rally Saturday

The Columbia Peace Coalition will host a rally and march on Saturday in downtown Columbia. The demonstration will highlight the economic and human costs of war.

Former Missouri lawmaker Muschany found not guilty on sex charges

After a four-hour deliberation, jurors found the former representative not guilty of forcing a then-14-year-old girl to touch him inappropriately.

Hannibal community outraged over Feb. 28 killings, immigration status

Manuel Cazares, 32, is accused of the Feb. 28 deaths of two people who were stabbed in the Mississippi River community of 17,000.

Missouri third-grader, age 71, honored with namesake literacy award

The Toys for Tots Literacy Program honored Alferd Williams' dedication to learning to read by creating an award in his honor.

Missouri department dropped from lawsuit over deadly 2006 fire at group home

A Newton County circuit judge approved the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services' motion to be removed from wrongful death lawsuits filed on behalf of victims of a November 2006 fire at the Anderson Guest House and their families.

Man pleads guilty in southwest Missouri church shooting, avoids death penalty

In Friday's deal, Eiken Elam Saimon received three life sentences without parole, plus four 30-year sentences for the assaults and two seven-year sentences for sex offenses.

Bloomfield School District calls off classes amid flu outbreak

Attendance was at 85 percent on Friday, significantly lower than average. School is expected to reopen Monday.

Former Brown Shoe Co. executive charged with mail fraud

Two former employees have been charged with defrauding a Clayton-based company of $300,000.

Iconic Bevo Mill closes its doors

After surviving the sale of Anheuser-Busch to InBev last year, the restaurant in south St. Louis has fallen to a struggling economy.

Veteran who was thought to be homeless had family

Kansas City funeral directors organized the cremation and burial of a man thought not have any family until his widow showed up at the services.

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