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Cost for pension system could climb by $85 million

Missouri will have to pay an extra $65 to $85 million to make up for recent losses in the system's investment income.

Dig to resume at farm of Mark Twain's uncle

Volunteers can help with the ongoing archaelogical dig starting again on Saturdays in September.

Sedalia School District's educational credibility hangs in the balance

Sedalia School District's choice to remove band shirts reflecting evolution distort logic and categorize scientific theory with religion.

Dining halls add options for MU students observing Ramadan

Campus Dining Services has expanded food options to include breakfast food in order to accommodate Muslim students observing Ramadan.

MU students to pay fees for lab tests at health center

The MU Student Health Center began charging nominal fees for common lab tests on July 1 to try to cover increasing operating costs.

Supreme Court decides in favor of current school funding formula

The Columbia School Board, which was a part of the original lawsuit, was not among those who filed the appeal with the Missouri Supreme Court.

Downtown recruits advisory board

The move is a step toward officially forming the CID, which could charge a half-percent sales tax within the district to pay for marketing, events and promotions.

Illinois players disappointed about end of Arch Rivalry game

Despite losing their season opener to Missouri for the past two seasons in St. Louis, members of the Illinois football team are upset that the neutral site game won't continue past next season.

Trial witness: Two-year-old's burns showed pattern of abuse

The defense for Keyonda Lumpkins, who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of her 2-year-old son, argued Tuesday that she had also been abused by the child's father. The boy's father, Horace Johnson, faces the same charge and is scheduled for trial in December.

CNN analyst makes stop at MU to discuss politics

Peter Bergen spoke at Jesse Hall as part of the Mizzou Reads program. He talked about his experiences traveling through Afghanistan and why he thinks Afghanistan is not hopeless.

Columbia man stabbed during domestic violence incident

The man involved in the incident was taken to University Hospital. It is unclear whether he stabbed himself or someone stabbed him.

Jayhawks fan endorses Chase Daniel...reluctantly

A Washington Post writer likes what Chase Daniel has done with the Washington Redskins in the preseason so far.

Missouri DNR revises Sunshine Law policies

The attorney general recommended that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources revise its Sunshine Law policies following a complaint that DNR violated the law by delaying release of a report showing high levels of E. coli in the Lake of the Ozarks.

Missouri's cost for pension system could climb by $85M

State officials are trying to curb the cost of next year's likely expensive pension system.

UPDATE: Missouri auditor reviewing rules for grain deals

The state's Agriculture Department requested the review after two alleged grain fraud schemes cost farmers tens of millions of dollars this year. The audit is to include recommendation about how state officials could spot fraud sooner.

200 turn out for health care rally at Missouri Capitol

The state's House Minority leader was among those at rally who spoke in favor of health care for all Americans.

Lee's Summit teacher named state's best

The teacher is now a candidate for the National Teacher of the Year award.

Missouri auditor reviewing rules for grain deals

After alleged fraud schemes cost farmers tens of millions of dollars, State Auditor Susan Montee will review the Missouri Department of Agriculture's Grain Regulatory Services program.

Missouri projected to borrow $2.7B for jobless benefits

The Missouri Department of Labor predicts that Missouri will accumulate as much as $2.7 billion in federal loans for unemployment benefits over the next five years.

St. Louis bank robber flees on bicycle

Midwest Credit Union in Florissant was robbed by a man who fled the scene on his bicycle.

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