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Catcher hopes to return for Missouri's NCAA regional appearance

“Trevor (Coleman) has been around the block, and he’s also caught in two regionals," Missouri coach Tim Jamieson said.

Coleman has missed three weeks with a broken hand.

Today's Question: Finding opportunity in a down economy

More people than ever are applying for graduate schools in the face of a tough economy. But with more people earning advanced degrees, the job market is becoming flooded with "overqualified" workers. Is the deflated economy a good opportunity to pursue a advanced degree?

Carl Edwards' fourth in shortened Coca-Cola 600

The Columbia native raced twice over the Memorial Day weekend.

PHOTO GALLERY: Memorial Day parade draws crowd in downtown Columbia

The parade ended at the Boone County Courthouse.

Media should be careful with 911 calls

The media needs to be thoughtful about when and how emergency recordings are used. Using them for scream-value alone is to risk a valuable means of protecting public safety and endanger the privacy of victims for something that often looks like an inane attempt to turn the news into "24."

GUEST COLUMN: The valor of patriots remembered on Memorial Day

The holiday was first begun to honor those who died in the Civil War. Today, we celebrate the brave soldiers who protect the peace at home and overseas.

GUEST COLUMN: What makes a great city?

Are the characterstics and qualities of a great city different for ethnic minority residents?

Texas receives top seed in NCAA baseball tournament

The Longhorns hope their deep pitching staff can carry them to their seventh national title.

2 drown in boating accidents in Missouri

Both accidents happened on the Meramec River.

Oklahoma schools fare well in NCAA tournament bracket

Oklahoma is tournament's overall No. 7 seed, and Oklahoma State receives an at-large berth.

For spellers at national bee, dorky's the new cool

Although a few participants at the 2009 Scripps National Spelling Bee chose to study at the hotel, the rest were in their element at the spelling bee's annual barbecue and picnic in McLean, Va.

French museum honors Missouri man for service in WWII

Lloyd David Lewis was wounded as a 23-year-old Army private during an attack near the town of Grosbliederstroff. The town's museum honored him with a special ceremony earlier this spring.

Economy takes bite out of mobile dental program

The number of places served by the mobile units would be reduced to 16, from 42, when the state elimates its funding of the program as of Sept. 30.

Global milk glut squeezes dairy farmers, consumers

After the global recession, U.S. farmers were left with too much milk and too many cows. Many are still paying more to maintain a herd than they are paid by processors for their raw milk.

Missouri Supreme Court librarian retires after 35 years

Tyronne Allen, who has been answering questions about the law for more than 35 years, is retiring to travel and spend more time volunteering with his wife.

Suu Kyi set to testify at Myanmar trial

Aung San Suu Kyi is widely expected to be found guilty on charges of harboring a Missouri man who swam across a lake to her residence. John Yettaw of Falcon has pleaded not guilty to charges against him.

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