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Arson suspect extradited to Boone County

A 17-year-old suspect in an arson that occurred near Prathersville in August was extradited to Boone County on Monday after his arrest in Denver.

H1N1 vaccine available for more Columbia residents

The H1N1 vaccine is now available free for healthy people ages 6 months to 24 years and people with a chronic medical condition ages 25 to 64 years.

Gov. Nixon, presidents agree to freeze tuition

Missouri’s four-year public colleges and universities may see a tuition freeze for the second year in a row.

Today's Question: How will you remember Missouri football's senior class?

Missouri football hosts Iowa State for its final home game of the season Saturday at Faurot Field. The team's small class of seniors has been through a range of emotions as Tigers. They contributed to landmark victories and suffered a number of difficult losses.

More charges filed against father, sons in child sex case

Fifteen additional charges have been filed against the five men in the Lexington sex case.

Truman museum to show Pulitzer Prize-winning photos

"Capture the Moment: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs" is a new exhibit that will be shown at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence from Saturday through Jan. 24.

Nixon to outline funding plan for Missouri higher education

Nixon will hold news conferences at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Missouri State University to announce an agreement.

Missouri officials organize group to expand 911 service

Local 911 directors intend to push for a fee on wireless and Internet-based telephone service that will be used to improve 911 service.

Firefighters participate in man-down training session

Firefighters from the Boone County Fire Protection District and the Columbia Fire Department took part in a man-down training exercise on Monday.

Close relationships can hinder ability to live independently

Living through others makes it hard for one to function as an independent person.

Adjustments to bioreactor to produce electricity for Columbia

Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co. will make adjustments to the bioreactor at the Columbia Sanitary Landfill so it can start operating and help produce electricity with renewable sources.

Planning commissions to research Stadium Boulevard extension

Columbia and Boone County planning officials will hold the first in a series of public meetings to discuss future planning for a 21-square-mile area east of Columbia. The area is likely to see explosive growth if the proposed Stadium Boulevard extension is built in the next few years.

Missouri's DNR director speaks about Missouri's energy future

The Joint Committee on Missouri's Energy Future included a presentation by Natural Resources Director Mark Templeton about obstacles to energy efficiency and other discussions about solar and geothermal power.

Police Department unveils new training facility

The Columbia Police Regional Training Center, located south of town off of U.S. 63, houses two offices, four classrooms, a large garage and an outside training center that provide space and technology not previously available to the Police Department.

Former Missouri lawmakers sentenced for obstruction of justice

Former state Sen. Jeff Smith and former state Rep. Steve Brown pleaded guilty and resigned from office in August.

Fewer deer killed during rainy opening weekend of firearms season

The season began Saturday and runs through Nov. 24.

Training puts Missouri men's basketball players on the clock

Being in the proper physical shape to play "The Fastest 40 Minutes in Basketball" is no easy task, but the Missouri men's basketball team has developed a unique training program to help it get there.

Missouri freshmen gymnasts adjust to pressures of team

Coach Rob Drass has implemented competitions in practice to get the three Tigers used to having others count on them.

Pinkel seeks different methods to motivate Missouri football team

The Missouri football team has dealt with frustration since early October. Now the coach will try to help the young team win back-to-back conference games for the first time this season.

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