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LETTER: Cutting online school program unfair to students already enrolled

Gov. Jay Nixon's cuts to the Missouri Virtual Instruction Program leave students with fewer educational options.

Can't spend our way out of our troubles

New giveaways to seniors and others are unneccessary, and are being doled out by people who can't always keep track of their own money.

Win over Rock Bridge advances Hickman to district boys soccer final

Hickman defeated Rock Bridge 1-0 in the Class 3, District 9 semifinal Tuesday behind George Platokus' early goal. Hickman advances to take on Jefferson City on Thursday in the final.

Recession's squeeze teaches hard lessons about importance of workers' rights

When a recession hits this hard, all we can do is try to learn from the experience. This time around, America is being taught some hard lessons about workers' rights. Workers must be paid a fair wage, be allowed to bargain collectively, be protected by government regulation and be treated with dignity.

Columbia College men's basketball team rolls in opener

Hot shooting and solid defense guided the Columbia College men's basketball team in a 91-52 victory against Concordia Seminary in the Cougars' season opener Tuesday at Southwell Complex. 

New Hickman soccer coach leads Kewpies to district championship

Adam Taylor became Hickman's head soccer coach when Larry Thornburg resigned at the beginning of October. He has led his team through a tough transition period into the district finals.

Weatherspoon named Lott Trophy Player of the Week

After leading the Tigers in last Saturday's win over Colorado, Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon earned Lott Trophy IMPACT Player of the Week honors. 

Pregame Playmakers: MU cheerleaders support team, one another

Members of the MU cheerleading squad have to learn to trust one another on the field while doing routines, but it's the trust shown off the field that makes this squad a group of friends.

Missouri Southern faculty votes no confidence in president

The vote at Missouri Southern State University on Monday was 140 to 44, with almost 78 percent of the university's faculty voting.

Stephens College basketball team loses first game of the season

The Stephens College women's basketball team lost to Culver-Stockton 54-49 on Tuesday in its first game of the season. 

Columbia College volleyball team stays unbeaten in AMC

The Columbia College women's volleyball team beat Park 25-16, 25-16 and 25-14 on Tuesday night in Parkville.

Final member of Citizens Police Review Board announced

Now that the members of the Citizens Police Review Board have been appointed, the task becomes crafting a detailed set of rules and responsibilities for the board. The board will provide independent civilian oversight of the Police Department.

Missouri women's soccer players earn Big 12 All-Academic honors

After winning the Big 12 Conference, Missouri women soccer players received Big 12 Conference All-Academic honors. 

MO-X shuttle service celebrates 10 years of business

MO-X shuttle service has come a long way since its first trip in October 1999. It now has 78 employees and makes daily trips to St. Louis and Kansas City.

Clint Black will sing country chart toppers Wednesday

MU will host Clint Black, country music celebrity and recent television personality, as part of the University Concert Series.

Kansas City Zoo to welcome new polar bear

The zoo has learned it will receive a polar bear in time for the opening of a new exhibit next spring.

Today's Question: Was it worthwhile to pay admission for the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival?

Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival tickets could be purchased for $10-15 in advance this year after having previously been free. What did you like about attending the event? Would you be willing to pay for tickets in future years if it helps the festival grow?

Guitarist Pat Martino comes to Columbia

Twenty years ago, Pat Martino suffered from an aneurysm that threatened to take away the musical career he created. After surgery, he recovered his abilities and will perform in Columbia this Wednesday to showcase his relearned talent.

City Council approves payday loan ordinance

The City Council approved an ordinance early Tuesday morning that places a six-month suspension on opening new payday loan businesses in Columbia.

UPDATE: Council announces Citizens Police Review Board members

The new members of the Citizens Police Review Board will be tasked with reviewing cases of actual or perceived police misconduct with the goal of increasing police accountability and community trust in the police.

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