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Flores steals show in Missouri victory

Missouri junior guard RaeShara Brown, left, and sophomore forward Christine Flores stretch to gain control of the ball during a game against Murray State on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.

The sophomore forward Christine Flores started in the place of suspended Jessra Johnson and delivered a dominating performance, recording 16 points, 12 rebounds and 7 blocks. Flores' play led the Tigers to a rout of Murray State.

Missouri women's basketball moves on without suspended stars

The Tigers played their first game Sunday without suspended seniors Jessra Johnson and Amanda Hanneman, who were arrested early Friday and charged with third-degree assault.

When two weeks in Africa changed my life

Melissa Urscheler, a senior in journalism, tells the story of her trip to Rwanda and meeting with people who were affected by the genocide of 1994.

Columbia schools cut energy costs

Five Columbia elementary schools saved more than $70,000 in utility costs during the past two school years because of new ground source heating and cooling systems.

Missouri wrestler's dedication gives him chance to start

Brad Wisdom is the only freshman on the Missouri wrestling team who is not redshirting this season. His dedication to the sport and work ethic were what led the coaches to give him a chance to compete.

Hickman wrestling coaches volunteer with middle schoolers

Hickman wrestling coach J.D. Coffman created a middle school wrestling club last year in hopes that one day the Columbia schools will make wrestling an official sport at that level.

COLUMN: The gift that never stops giving

K. Kendall Mathews encourages others to give of themselves in the name of Jesus Christ this holiday season.

Stephens College exhibit showcases one family's historical dress collection

Stephens College's "Good Form" Exhibit is offering the public the chance to see clothing from 1873 to 1911.

Cirque Productions illusionist creates scenes through black art techniques

The production, which includes acrobats, contortionists and illusionists, enlists the help of both Cirque Productions and local technical crews, as well as the performers themselves.

Case involving a Jefferson City funeral home continued until January

A case concerning a Missouri funeral home closed over mishandled contracts has been continued until Jan. 21.

Analysis: Missouri mulls limiting medicine to curb meth

In an effort to fight the state's meth problem, Missouri lawmakers have filed a bill for next year's legislative session that would require many consumers to have a presciption for medecine that's currently over-the-counter.

Missouri teen fills room with gifts to be donated

After raising more than $7,000 worth of presents, 15-year-old Emma Clardy will donate the gifts to St. Jude Children's Research Center in Memphis, Tenn.

City Council discusses ballot initatives at winter retreat

The Columbia City Council discussed seven ballot initiatives Saturday, five of which might appear on the April 6 ballot.

Senate GOP filibuster attempt on spending bill blocked

Republicans oppose the measure beause they say it spends too much money when the government is running high deficits.

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