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Charges will not be filed against Missouri women's basketbal players

Missouri women's basketball players Amanda Hanneman and Jessra Johnson were arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of third-degree assault.

Columbia man admits to illegally transferring money to Iraq

A Columbia man had pleaded guilty to transferring funds from the Islamic American Relief Agency-USA charity to his family in Iraq. According to the prosecutors, the man sent $1.4 million to Iraq during a 12-year period when Iraq was under U.S. and U.N. sanctions.

LETTER: Governor, first lady know how to treat holiday guests

It was a wonderful experience at the Governor's Mansion during the holiday candlelight tour.

THE BEAT: Covering the MU men's basketball team

Columbia Missourian editor Greg Bowers and reporters Brian Nordli and Alex Ruppenthal discussed the young team with KBIA's Eric Durban on The Beat.

YouZeum struggles with challenges to attract community

A field trip curriculum, a Halloween party and a teachers appreciation night are some of the ways the YouZeum is reaching out to the Columbia community.

Forcing bulbs in winter spreads beauty year-round

Master Gardener Barbara Michael explains how to cultivate budding plants even in the winter. "Flowers blooming all year and especially in the winter help to add harmony, serenity and fragrance to our lives," She says.

COLUMN: Tiger Woods' scandal proves he's human

Tiger's infidelity has flawed his perfect, god-like status.

LETTER: Payday loan column unfairly demonized industry

The director of public affairs for Advance America, Cash Advance Centers Inc., says customers say they choose payday loans, in part, because they are simple, reliable and transparent.

GUEST COMMENTARY: What it means to be a black American

Claiming the term black American as a preferred descriptor gives the author a sense of effectiveness.

For Rock Bridge wrestlers making weight often the hardest part of season.

For three months of the year, the Rock Bridge wrestlers buckle down to make weight.  They say constantly working out and watching what they eat can take a toll both mentally and physically. 

Redshirting common for newest Missouri wrestlers

Few freshmen ever start on the Missouri wrestling team, something coach Brian Smith attributes to the greater intensity college wrestling require.

Manufacturer voluntarily recalls 800,000 doses of H1N1 vaccine

Officials say the recall is not because of safety concerns. Health Department officials say they received about 400 doses of the recalled shots and used about 300 of the doses.

Columbia man admits to transferring money to Iraq

A former fundraiser for a Columbia-based Islamic charity has pleaded guilty to illegally transferring money to Iraq.

Missouri golfer semifinalist for national award

Missouri women's golfer Madison Marcolla has been named a semifinalist for the Wooden Citizenship Cup

Missouri men's swimmer earns Big 12 honors

Sophomore Jan Konarzewski has been named Big 12 Conference Men’s Swimmer of the Week.

Choice of purchasing insurance is tough question for working mom

Columbia's Sandra Hawkins has become a self-taught expert at navigating Missouri's Medicaid program. She recently had to make a decision between benefiting from Medicaid coverage or taking a raise to provide for her family.

Filing opens for Fire District board seat

No one filed Tuesday, the first day of filing for the Boone County Fire Protection District board seat that John Gordon will vacate in April.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Should Missouri go to the Big Ten Conference?

The Big Ten Conference, which mostly represents Midwest teams, has been looking to expand to 12 teams, and Missouri coaches and players have been disappointed with the Big 12 bowl selection process.

MoDOT seeks to boost shipping on Missouri River

The Missouri Department of Transportation is getting together teams to coordinate a market assessment of the Missouri River and examine ways to improve river port infrastructure and river management.

County commission finds fault with new FEMA flood-plain map

The Federal Emergency Management Agency's digital map of the area is based on information that is 26 years old, and the Boone County Commission stated in a letter that the county's topography has changed since then.

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