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Mangino remains polite about investigation

Kansas football coach Mark Mangino said he has had almost no communication with Kansas athletic director Lew Perkins or other administrators in the past week.

Kansas' Mark Mangino said he is fine with his school's investigation into how he has coached his football team, but he said he wishes word of the investigation had not leaked to the public.

Unique experience bolsters new Hickman basketball coach

New Hickman boys basketball coach John Burns had the unique opportunity to travel around the country to observe some of the coaching that goes on at some of the nation's premier basketball programs.

Today's question: What are you thankful for?

There have been a number of positive stories in Columbia this year for which to give thanks.

A salesman's six easy tips for smart holiday shopping

Take it from someone who once sold a $2.95 warranty on a $6.95 purchase — you don't need everything a salesperson may try to sell you.

Missouri volleyball team falls to Baylor

The Missouri volleyball team lost 16-25, 25-16, 25-17, 25-19 to Baylor on Wednesday night at Hearnes Center.

Police officer of 18 years arrested on suspicion of DWI

Ted Anderson, a patrol officer, was arrested early Tuesday and placed on administrative leave.

Belief in brief: Eid al-Adha

The feast of sacrifice is a three-day Muslim holiday marking Ibrahim's faith. This year, it begins the day after Thanksgiving.

Columbia teen sentenced for 'Knock Out King' robbery

Walter Jones received a five-year prison sentence for second-degree robbery for his involvement in the "Knock Out King" parking garage robbery in June.

Man accused in liquor store shooting released on home detention

The man is one of six arrested in connection with a February shooting death. The other five suspects are still incarcerated.

Police call debit card fraud report an isolated incident

A Columbia couple reported unauthorized charges to their bank account Nov. 16. Police say they believe it is an isolated case.

Missouri's state grape grows in stature and popularity

Jacob Holman, a winemaker at Les Bourgeois for 10 years, attributed the growing popularity to higher quality Nortons from Missouri wineries. The Norton/Cynthiana grape (Vitis aestivalis) is the oldest American grape still grown. The blue-black grapes produce a dry, medium-bodied wine with a deep red color.

UPDATE: Columbia man charged with statutory rape

The man, who was arrested Nov. 19, has been previously arrested on abuse and assault charges.

President to plead U.S. case at global warming summit

Obama is expected to pledge a 17 percent cut in the nation's emissions. The Congressional Budget Office estimates a $173-per-year cost increase for a family of four.

Cape woman out of Victoria's Secret model competition

Allison Turner had been in the final five in the national competition.

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