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Missouri football win against Kansas State about more than one game

Lorenzo Williams, along with Martin Rucker, has been instrumental in the rebirth of the Missouri football program.

Lorenzo Williams, a former defensive lineman, inspires Tigers to think about tradition.

Missouri's depth points to promising women's basketball season

A balanced attack led Missouri to a victory against visiting Northern Iowa in its season opener. Missouri's 21 bench points highlighted the team's depth.

Missouri women's basketball team rolls in season opener

The Missouri women's basketball team beat Northern Iowa 74-57 in its regular season opener Sunday night at Mizzou Arena.

Through Virtual High School, Columbia teacher's lessons reach coast to coast

Julie Nichols' online civics class has students from Alaska to Massachusetts. Her involvement in the virtual school creates opportunity for Columbia students to enroll in online classes.

League of Women Voters to hold renewable energy forum

Dick Parker, a retired biologist and member of the League of Women Voters' energy committee, has some ideas that he thinks could make Columbia greener. Parker will be among several other speakers at the forum discussing green energy alternatives for Columbia.

Analysis: Gov. Nixon bucks special session trend

Gov. Jay Nixon is the second new governor in nearly 40 years not to call a special legislative session in his first year in office.

Arrow Rock Lyceum live radio play takes audience back in time

Five actors play 1940s radio actors performing a broadcast in Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre's "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play."

MU men's basketball gets verbal commitment from 5-star recruit

Johnson dominates Phoenix race to get closer to fourth consecutive championship

A 25th place finish or better next weekend would secure the Sprint Cup championship for Johnson.

Florida suspect in Mohler sex case 'devastated,' on suicide watch

Rape allegations have been brought against a 72-year-old man days after five members of his family were arrested. Darrel Wayn Mohler's bail is set at $40,000.

Two armed robberies under investigation

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department was investigating two armed robberies, which both occurred early Sunday morning, according to a release. Sgt. James Perkins of the Boone County Sheriff’s Department said it is unsure whether the robberies are connected.

UPDATE: Deer hunting accident victim dies

A 67-year-old St. Louis man who was shot Saturday morning in a deer hunting accident died later that day at University Hospital in Columbia, the Callaway County Sheriff's Office reports.

Two found dead after house explosion

The bodies of a young woman and her infant son were found Saturday afternoon after a house exploded in Williamsburg , according to a news release from the Callaway County Sheriff's Department.

MU students' YouTube channel hits 10,000 subscribers

A group of MU students has generated thousands of hits on YouTube with their video parodies.

Students say goodbye to Field Elementary at Fair

After 93 years, Field Elementary is saying goodbye to its students. Early childhood and gifted programs will move into Field Elementary, and the students will move to a new school, Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary in January.

Health professionals discuss the future of oral health care

Dentists, hygienists, and other health care professionals gathered Friday to discuss the future of oral health care in Missouri. Issues discussed at the oral health summit included integrating oral care with general health care – and the connections between dental problems and chronic illness.

Man seriously injured during opening day of hunting season

A 67-year-old St. Louis man was taken to University Hospital in Columbia on the opening day of deer hunting season when a member of his hunting party acccidentally shot him in the abdomen east of Auxvasse near County Road 1027.

Jet hits birds, forced to turn back to Missouri

A Frontier Airlines flight en-route to Denver from Kansas City hit a flock of birds but returned to land safely.

Parents as Teachers program celebrates 25th year in Missouri

Celebrating it's 25th Anniversary, the Parents as Teachers program is much larger today than when it first grew out of Missouri legislation. However, with states looking to make budget cuts, critics are wondering how important early childhood education is.

Sedalia family raises elk as pets, for meat

After traveling to the Dakotas, one Missouri couple decided to purchase and raise their own elk. Today they have 36 elk on their farm in Sedalia.

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