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Pi Kappa Alpha house first to include safety features

The City Council first laid out new safety requirements for Greek houses in January 2007. On Wednesday, Pi Kappa Alpha showed off its $2 million renovation.

Cyclists on philanthropic bicycle tour stop in Columbia

Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity members stopped in Columbia on Wednesday while cycling across the country to raise money for people with disabilities

Analysis: Obama's missteps confuse health overhaul

Recent polls show that President Barack Obama is losing support on how he is handling the health care initiative. Some speculate that he underestimated ideological divisions on health care.

FACT CHECK: Obama's health care claims, rhetoric differ

Some things President Barack Obama said about health care reform during his Wednesday news conference differ with the facts, and what he's said before.

Fiddle players of all ages carry on Missouri tradition

Older fiddle players are optimistic that the younger generation will continue a tradition with deep roots in Missouri.

Children show off sheep, swine at Boone County Fair

Friendly competition introduced children to the world of sheep and swine shows on Wednesday. For some, it's a family tradition to show animals at the fair.

Doorbanger Nationals bring gasoline-fueled excitement to Boone County Fair

Wednesday night's hobby car races were the first-ever motor events at the Boone County Fair.

Fire Protection District moves toward more financial accountability

The Boone County Fire Protection District discussed its proposed 2010 budget at work session Wednesday afternoon. At the following board meeting, seven volunteer firefighters were promoted to lieutenant, and the board reported that 19 people have applied for the position of chief of the Fire District.

Repeat offender's turnaround reflects aim of Missouri prison program

Missouri officials in 2002 started the program, which is designed to reduce repeat visitors by coordinating efforts between state agencies and social service groups.

Supporters rally for death row inmate Reginald Clemons

Forty people marched around the State Capitol and in front of the state Supreme Court calling for the release of Reginald Clemons, who was sentenced to death for the 1991 murders of Julie and Robin Kerry.

Missouri politicians look to make bids for US Senate

With Kit Bond leaving the U.S. Senate in the coming year, several Missouri politicians are eyeing his vacated seat. State Sen. Chuck Purgason, U.S. Rep Roy Blunt, and Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan have all expressed interest.

Northwestern Missouri woman found guilty of receiving 2 stolen monkeys

Lisa A. Shinkle, of Agency, was convicted of two counts of felony receiving stolen property after being given two macaque monkeys that had been stolen from a Jackson County sanctuary in 2007.

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