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Record-tying round wins women's amateur championship

Chelsea Schriewer enjoys the moment after shooting her first career hole-in-one Thursday on the 16th hole at The Club at Old Hawthorne en route to tying the overall course record with a 66.

Chelsea Schriewer, a former MU golfer,  shot a 66 to tie the course record and win the Missouri Women’s Golf Association's Amateur Championship on Thursday at The Club at Old Hawthorne by 12 strokes.

Injured gymnast hopes to prove herself at Show-Me games

Eleven-year-old Stephanie Gregg returns to compete at the Show-Me State Games after she fractured a vertebrae practicing a vault pass in December.

Agency withheld Lake of the Ozarks report on E. coli

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources acknowledged it withheld a May report on E. coli levels in the Lake of the Ozarks. The department says it did so out of concern that releasing the report would hurt lake tourism and business.

St. Louis forum to explore climate, energy security

The forum, which will include guests such as former Republican Sen. John Warner of Virginia, will explore the link between climate change and America's nation and energy security.

Crawford found guilty second time in murder of MU student

A jury from Johnson County handed down the guilty verdict for Taron Crawford, 26, who shot and killed an MU sophomore in November 2003.

Injunction upheld in southern Missouri school Bibles case

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a ruling against the distribution of Bibles in a southern Missouri school district, but South Iron district's legal representation said the ruling was a success because it did not overturn a new policy for distributing literature telling students where they can get Bibles.

Daniel Boone City Building renovation well under way, official says

The addition to the Boone County City Building has been under construction since May 2008 and is expected to open in January 2010. The entire Boone Building project is scheduled to be finished by the end of 2010, Assistant City Manager Tony St. Romaine said.

Missouri man pushes for property tax repeal on 2012 ballot

Richard La Violette said that personal property taxes, which help fund public schools and local governments, are a nuisance and governments could find other ways to supplement their budgets if his tax cut passes.

Farm Aid to hold benefit concert in suburban St. Louis

Farm Aid, which was first organized to raise money for and draw attention to family farmers, will be held Oct. 4 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis County.

St. Louis to host large church gathering in 2010

The Church of God in Christ will hold its annual seven-day Holy Convocation in St. Louis in November 2010. St. Louis offers more room than the group's traditional gathering place, Memphis, Tenn., according to church leaders.

Tour of Missouri bicycle race draws fewer sponsors

Big sponsors of the September bicycle race have either declined to support this year's race or are reducing their commitment.

Today's Question: Will Taylor assault charge convince city to install surveillance cameras?

With the assistance of surveillance cameras, the Police Department was able to apprehend suspects in the June 6 assault of 25-year-old Adam Taylor. Will the Taylor assault change convince the city to install surveillance cameras downtown?

Columbia sees boom in Montessori schools

Four new Montessori schools will open in different parts of town for more than 100 children this September, bringing the total to six Montessori schools in Columbia.

Highway accident a reminder that good people are out there

Saying goodbye to a visiting friend, a highway accident shows the goodness in the world.

City street-marking project to continue through next week

Crews will be painting permanent lane stripes and other symbols on numerous city streets through July 24.

Lane additions planned at Old 63 and Broadway

The new lanes are part of a project that will mark 20 city streets.

Columbia Public Library searches for new coffee vendor

Dennis Nicks is the only prospective candidate for the coffee kiosk in Columbia Public Library after Lakota terminated its contract in early June.

Columbia man charged with forcible rape

The charge stems from a May 3 incident that occured following a party at the victim's house.

Retrial begins for man convicted of 2003 MU student's murder

The prosecution argued Wednesday that Taron Crawford intentionally shot an MU student in the chest at a 2003 house party. Crawford was convicted of the murder in 2005, but was granted a retrial because of ineffective counsel.

Assault victim's family to address City Council about downtown cameras

Adam Taylor and his mother, Karen Taylor, will address City Council on Monday to propose that new portable cameras be added downtown to help prevent crime.

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