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Harvard professor tells of Mormon diaries during MU lecture

A new MU department of history lecture series welcomes its first speaker and delves into the topics of Mormonism and polygamy.

Students crumble mock Berlin Wall

The fall of the Berlin Wall was commemorated by activities at Westminster College on Monday night.

Post offices, state offices closed for Veterans Day

No mail delivery or retail services will be offered by Columbia post offices on Veterans Day. All state offices will also be closed for the day.

PHOTO GALLERY: Westminster students tear down mock Berlin Wall

The fall of the Berlin Wall was commemorated by activities at Westminster College on Monday night. Students built a mock Berlin Wall and then dismantled it, marking the 20th anniverary of the fall of the real Berlin Wall. Westminster is home to a 11-foot-by-32-foot section of the original wall.

Carnahan excited, concerned about health care bill

The bill, which would overhaul the nation's health care system, was narrowly passed in the House last Saturday. Carnahan declined to say whether she supports the bill.

St. Louis police audit finds problems with towing, seized money

State Auditor Susan Montee said most of the problems resulted from a lack of proper oversight.

Former MU basketball player Keon Lawrence charged in car crash

Keon Lawrence, a former MU basketball player who now plays at Seton Hall University, was charged with driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license when he caused a wrong-way crash on Garden State Parkway, authorities say.

Gunman at New York school surrenders to police, official reports

An official said the gunman surrendered at Stissing Mountain High School about 10 a.m. No shots were fired.

Pinkel: Missouri football not waiting until halftime to make adjustments

The Tigers have struggled in the second half of Big 12 games, and the coach said it comes down to poor execution.

Missouri swim team adds rope training to workouts

In her first year as assistant coach, Kelli Stein has brought a new style of training using ropes to the Missouri swimming team's dry land workouts. 

PHOTO GALLERY: 20th anniversary of Berlin Wall celebrated in Berlin

Monday marked the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. In order to commemorate the event, giant dominoes were placed along the former border of the wall in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin and then knocked down. Many foreign and native diplomats attended the event, such as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

Flags at half-staff to honor fallen soldier from St. Louis

Gov. Jay Nixon issued the order Tuesday in honor of 28-year-old Specialist Christopher Cooper of St. Louis. He died Oct. 30 in Babil Province, Iraq.

Fulton man gets community service in Churchill Memorial vandalism

Victor Louis Calderon, 25, pleaded guilty Friday to reduced charges in a vandalism spree which included a bronze statute of Churchill, a 17th Century English church and a section of the Berlin Wall.

Federal grant available for Missouri land rights to protect endangered species

The Missouri Department of Conservation has received a federal grant to buy development rights of land tied to caves where endangered species are known to live.

New Bloomfield shelter chainsaw attack suspect sent to Missouri Department of Mental Health

A man charged with injuring four employees with a chainsaw while helping to prepare the New Life Evangelistic Center's annual peace festival has been committed to the custody of the Missouri Department of Mental Health.

St. Louis airport opens additional security checkpoint

The additional checkpoint gives Lambert Airport two more security lanes in the East Terminal.

Missouri corn, soybean harvest remains behind schedule

An unusually wet October put the fall harvest behind schedule for many Missouri farmers.

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