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Missouri baseball team extends winning streak

The Missouri baseball team extended its winning streak to five games with an 8-4 victory Friday night at Nebraska.

Reporters' patience and hard work yield results for public

Missourian reporters worked on the transportation development districts story for eight months, reviewing about 10,000 pages of documents and interviewing key players.

Columbia College softball team wins AMC opener

The Columbia College softball team beat Hannibal-LaGrange 8-0 in six innings Friday in the opening round of the American Midwest Conference tournament.

UPDATE: Missouri receives $156M payment from tobacco settlement

However, there is a lawsuit pending in Missouri appeals court that would force the state to spend more of the money on life science research.

MU professor faces big hurdles in bid for Sudanese presidency

MU professor Abdullahi Ali Ibrahim is planning to run for president of Sudan in February. Given the brutality of Sudan's current president, Omar al-Bashir, and the many economic and humanitarian issues in the country, Ibrahim will have to make great strides to win the election.

Pray for those you've lost touch with

Maj. K. Kendall Mathews writes about losing selfishness and reconnecting with people from the past.

Stephens' softball team splits games at AMC tournament

After winnning its first game of the AMC Tournament on Friday against Illinois-Springfield, the Stars lost 5-2 against top-seeded William Woods later in the day.

Hickman boys place second at Lee’s Summit track meet

The Hickman boys track and field team won two events to earn second Friday at the 18-team Lee's Summit Invitational.

MU's Black Culture Center to host Black Heritage Week

The weeklong schedule of events includes a guest lecture, a banquet for graduating students and a ball.

Boone County officials meet about flood preparedness

An emergency flood preparedness meeting was held to review the county's response to recent rainfall.

Second pit bull in attacks at Grindstone Plaza caught, euthanized

The second pit bull dog that attacked people in the Grindstone Plaza parking lot on Wednesday was found by a relative of the owner later that evening. The relative brought the dog to animal control at 7:10 p.m. that night and the animal was later euthanized.

MU student reports racially motivated hate crime

An MU student hopes university police find the person who wrote a racial slur on the door of his dorm room. The student filed a report on Monday.

Former Carter advisor gives talk at MU on Arab-Israeli relations

Former President Jimmy Carter's adviser on Middle East affairs discussed previous strategies to solve and the current state of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Obama, local officers threatened on Internet site

The Secret Service and authorities from southeast Missouri are investigating Internet threats against President Obama, local officers and a school. The threats were made Tuesday as four postings on Topix, an Internet message board with a Poplar Bluff local page.

Two rescued from floodwaters in northeast Missouri

The rescue happened near Center, southwest of Hannibal on Thursday evening. The car was found on a bridge surrounded by water for several hundred yards.

St. Louis suspect in shooting committed to psychiatric facility

The 24-year-old man charged with shooting a mail carrier in the head and shoulders will remain in the facility until able to assist in his own defense at trial.

Swine flu prompts Washington University to halt study abroad

The university in St. Louis will not send a group of students to study in Mexico this summer because of the swine flu.

Kansas City exhibit looks at 1918 flu pandemic

The National Archives' display begins May 23 and focuses on the Spanish flu, which began in Kansas 91 years ago and killed 50 million people.

Bike, Walk and Wheel Week starts Saturday

GetAbout Columbia is hosting the eighth annual Bike, Walk and Wheel Week, which kicks off at 1 p.m. Saturday at Flat Branch Park.

House approves 'Credit Card Holders' Bill of Rights'

The bill, passed by a vote of 357-70, prohibits double-cycle billing, retroactive rate hikes and giving credit cards to minors.

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