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Missouri vows to sustain success

Missouri's Zaire Taylor, left, and J.T. Tiller embrace as time runs out on their game against Connecticut. Taylor and Tiller will be two of the key players if Missouri hopes to repeat its success next season.

While the seniors on the Missouri men's basketball team reflected on their careers, younger players tended to steer conversations toward the future. It’s a future that looks much brighter than it did less than three months ago after a loss at Nebraska to start the Big 12 season.

Tigers return home to proud crowd

Between 100 and 200 people welcomed home the MU men's basketball team on Sunday from their Elite Eight appearance in Arizona. The Tigers lost Saturday to the University of Connecticut.

Missouri baseball drops two games to Oklahoma State

The Tigers can't muster any offense in a doubleheader against the Cowboys.

UPDATE: Police car hits, kills man lying in the street

Capt. Stephen Monticelli said the victim's wife was sitting nearby in her car at the time of the accident on Clark Lane. The patrol vehicle's camera also caught the incident on tape.

Council candidates support limited use of tax increment financing

All four City Council candidates favor limited and cautious use of tax increment financing and other tax incentives to spur development and business growth in the city.

Johnson continues his dominance at Martinsville

Dubbed "Mr. Martinsville" by Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson won for the fifth time in the last six races at the track.

GM CEO Wagoner to step down at White House request

Because of criticism from Capitol Hill, Rick Wagoner will step down from his position of Chairman and CEO at General Motors Corp. Although Wagoner insists on leading the company through the crisis, the White House has requested his immediate resignation.

Interfaith gathering promotes awareness of environmental issues

Organizations, individuals and faith communities gathered in the cold rain Saturday night to promote community efforts toward environmental sustainability.

Detroit newspapers hope fewer days add up to success

Starting Monday, the Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press will deliver papers on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays but make slimmer issues available in news racks the other days of the week. The papers are two of more than 80 papers — including the Missourian — that have cut issues.

Missouri softball completes sweep of Baylor

Missouri finished a two-game sweep with its 7-1 victory over Baylor University on Sunday. Sophomore Marla Schweisberger went 3-for-4 with three RBIs in the winning effort.

Former football coach, athletic director Lou Saban dies at 87

Lou Saban coached at all levels of football and served as president of the New York Yankees from 1981-82.

ANALYSIS: Early voting won't pass without state photo ID bill

A bill for early voting won't pass the state Senate without Democrats approving state-issued photo IDs for voting, Republican lawmakers say.

Police car hits, kills man lying in the street Saturday

The victim, a 24 year-old man, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Alternative Community Training expands plastic recycling

The program, which provides work for people with disabilities, accepts a wider range of recyclable material than the city system is able to process.

Weather doesn't keep Tiger fans from going out to watch game

Some fans returned to the same restaurants where they watched previous NCAA Tournament games.

Missouri jury divided on penalty in trooper death case

The Daily American Republic in Poplar Bluff reported that jurors met for several hours Saturday before announcing that they couldn't agree on the penalty for the man convicted of shooting a Missouri state trooper to death.

Photo campaign helps pets find families

Alabama photographer takes pictures of homeless animals as a service project.

Goldilocks was smart: Best to drink tea when it's just right

An international group of scientists has linked the temperature of hot tea with the risk of esophageal cancer.

Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod mulls selling classical station

But the Synod will not sell its AM station, which broadcasts religious programming.

It's the story of a Korean farmer, his wife — and his cow

A low-budget documentary about the last two years of the old cow's life has proved to be a sensation in movie theaters. So much so, that the farmer and his wife are mobbed by fans.

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