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Missouri softball team wins NCAA regional

Micaela Minner reacts to teammate Rhea Taylor's home run in the sixth inning of the final game of the NCAA Softball Midwest Regional against DePaul on Sunday. The Tigers won 1-0.

The Missouri softball team beat DePaul 1-0 Sunday at University Field in the championship game of its NCAA regional.

Graduates scramble for jobs in a down market

A poor economy means employers will hire 22 percent fewer graduates this year than they did in 2008. Many students are instead turning to graduate school, the military, government jobs and public or social service positions.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU softball team takes NCAA regional

With tough pitching and a home run, MU beat No. 1 seeded DePaul 1-0.

Suu Kyi, Missouri man face trial Monday in Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi could be sentenced to five years in prison for being visited by John Yettaw in violation of her house arrest.

Cards' ace ready to come off DL on Wednesday

Carpenter will return to face the Cubs.

PHOTO GALLERY: Law school graduation

Governor Nixon addressed the graduates at the MU School of Law Hooding Ceremony.

Missouri baseball wraps up regular season with win

The Tigers came from behind to beat Cal. St.-Bakersfield 8-5. Senior Kyle Mach extended his hitting streak to 15 games, going three-for-four.

Mobile home fire in southwestern Missouri kills 5

The victims were two adults and three children: 3 years, 2 years and 7 or 8 months old.

'Sleeper cell' Republicans band together in Missouri Senate

A group of six conservative Missouri senators, known as the "Republican Sleeper Cell," has worked to defeat legislation that is aimed at government growth.

Columbia police seize drugs, arrest two

The men were arrested Saturday on suspicion of drug possession and child endangerment.

Thermal imagery equipment illegal in Missouri starting next year

The use of thermal imagery equipment while hunting will be banned starting in March 2010. The technology, which has been compared to night vision equipment or spotlights, allows hunters to see animals at night they otherwise wouldn't be able to see.

Columbia man Tasered by police

Officers were called twice to a residence on Norma Court, where a man had threatened to commit suicide.

St. Louis-area builder, philanthropist I.E. Millstone missing

The 102-year-old Millstone disappeared Saturday, the same day a witness reported seeing an elderly man jump off a bridge and a car belonging to a caretaker was found neaby.

Awakened motorist hits officer with car, drives on

The police were still looking on Sunday afternoon for the man police shocked with a Taser after he drove into an officer.

Director of Airline History Museum resigns

Paul Sloan's salary was more than half of the museum's 2008 revenue.

History in the digging

Seniors at the McCluer North High School are staging an archaeological dig at the Old St. Ferdinand Shrine in Florissant, home to one of the oldest settlements in Missouri. The students' findings will eventually go on display in a museum at the shrine.

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