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Three Rock Bridge girls' basketball seniors could face final game tonight

For four years, three seniors on the Rock Bridge girl's basketball team have spent time together both on and off of the court, creating life long friendships. Tonight, their final high school game is put on the line when they take on Waynesville at 7:45 in their sectional game.

Three-point barrage buries MU women's basketball team

The No. 24-ranked Iowa State women's basketball team made 10 more 3-pointers than Missouri and shot 70 percent from behind the arc in the second half on Tuesday night.

Columbia Chamber honors longtime MFA employee for agriculture work

Don Copenhaver, a 47-year employee of MFA Inc., accepted the Agriculturalist of the Year award and praised the 49 people who won the award before him.

Missouri lawmaker Yates seeks red-light penalty increase

A Missouri lawmaker is sponsoring a new bill that would make penalities from red-light cameras equivalent to those handed out for getting pulled over by a police officer for the same offense.

Bill to finance Callaway power plant moves forward

A bill moved forward in the Missouri House and Senate to raise pay rates on utilties, despite opposition from Gov. Jay Nixon. The rate increase would be to fund building of a second Callaway power plant.

Senator urges committee to insure more than 200,000 Missourians

No one spoke against the bill discussed during a committee hearing Tuesday.

Bench gives Bruins energy

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team has arguably the best starting five in the state, but guard Ricky Kreklow says the Bruins' bench is what makes the team great.

Columbia Car Classics ordered to repay customers

A settlement released Tuesday concludes that Aaron Payne, the owner of the used car dealership, didn't give five of his customers titles for the cars they were purchasing – a violation of Missouri law. He also did not purchase warranties for nine customers to whom he promised coverage.

Activity pyramid offers guideline to exercise

An MU professor and fitness specialist with MU Extension helped develop the pyramid to simplify new government exercise information.

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.

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