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UPDATE: MU student who jumped from garage identified

The student was taken to University Hospital, where he died, after MU Police were called to the Hitt Street Parking Garage early Thursday morning.

Missouri men's basketball players enjoy Hickman-Rock Bridge rivalry

Players from the Missouri men's basketball team were in the stands to watch Rock Bridge senior guard Ricky Kreklow lead the Bruins to a 60-37 victory over Hickman on Thursday night. Kreklow has committed to join the Tigers' program next season.

Missouri women's basketball reinstates suspended players

Missouri women's basketball players Amanda Hanneman and Jessra Johnson were reinstated, according to a statement released by the MU Athletics Department.

Missouri football's Coulter nominated for Rudy Awards

The senior defensive end is one of three finalists.

Face of Missouri men's basketball suspended one game

Missouri men's basketball player J.T. Tiller was arrested early Thursday morning on a warrant for an unpaid speeding ticket and was suspended for the Tigers game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Should workers expect privacy when using company technology?

The Supreme Court case scheduled for this spring, City of Ontario v. Quon, could have implications in regards to workers rights for privacy on employer-owned electronics.

Rock Bridge-Hickman rivals revisit childhood rivalry

Rock Bridge's Trey Millard and Hickman's Josh Williams have been playing sports against each other since middle school.

For Rock Bridge boys basketball player, tattoo is more than ink

The tattoo Rock Bridge senior forward Logan Parks has on his right shoulder represents his devotion to his family.

College remedial math courses still needed

Incoming college students continue to need remedial math. Starting in the spring, MU will screen for that using an online, instead of on-campus, placement exam.

Ben Askren excited about MMA contract

Ben Askren, a former Missouri wrestler who competed for the United States at the Beijing Olympics, signed a contract with Bellator Fighting Championships, a promotional MMA organization that will host its second season in April.

Missouri gymnastics team adds an athlete

Sandra Ostad, a gymnast from Oslo, Norway, will join the Missouri gymnastics team after the holiday break. Ostad competed in the World Championships in London in October.

Coach Klein a fixture for Columbia College men's soccer team

John Klein has won more games than any other soccer coach in Cougar history. After 10 years, Klein’s record is 123-64-14.

COLUMN: Global warming skeptics aren't really skeptic - they're deniers

Our nation’s current crop of  global warming “skeptics” is giving the word itself a bad name. I don’t think most of the self-identified doubters of climate change are really skeptical at all. They’re deniers, not questioners.

13 arrested in connection with several Columbia burglaries

Items stolen include flat screen TVs, iPods and electronics. Stolen items were sold from the back of vehicles in residential neighborhoods.

Boone County Sheriff's Department checks on registered sex offenders

The Boone County Sheriff's Department contacted registered sex offenders Wednesday to verify their addresses. The department received no response from 15 of the 51 residences they attempted to contact.

Stimulus grant helps Columbia combat homelessness

A $405,000 grant through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will help the city prevent homelessness and provide housing to some who need it. Columbia has contracts with three nonprofit groups to run the program..

Long-awaited Range Line Street widening completed

The newly completed widening of Range Line Street improves access to Columbia's north side.

COLUMN: Season's message outweighs the religion behind it

Atheists have rights, one of which is to wish holiday joy to others in words of their choosing. After all, December's home to the holy days of several major religions, not just Christianity.

Dancer balances school with performing

Melanie Auinbauh always wanted to be a dancer, and now she's performing professionally while also taking classes at MU.

Calendar of family-friendly events through December and January

Many events will occur in holiday season that are free or inexpensive.

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