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More Boone County seniors filling the workforce, coalition says

The coalition used key indicators to compare Boone County statistics to state statistic

UPDATE: True/False distributes 1,080 tickets on first day

True/False kicked off without a hitch, organizers said.

UPDATE: Report says Missouri agency risked health

The release of a Senate committe report is being delayed until next week. The report contains information about people getting sick in the Lake of the Ozarks. 

UPDATE: Missouri men's basketball team hit with untimely injury

With Justin Safford out with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the Tigers’ already thin group of forwards has been seriously depleted three games before postseason play.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Have you seen more potholes this winter?

Warn your fellow drivers of the potholes you encounter by mapping them on our Google map and don't forget to report them to the Columbia Public Works Department.

MU men's basketball player Safford has torn ACL

Missouri men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson announced Thursday morning that forward Justin Safford has a torn left ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), according to a release from the Missouri athletics department.

COLUMN: Partisan politics in Missouri Legislature halting progress

The legislative responses to Missouri's urgent problems have been short-sighted, partisan and ideological

COLUMN: Congress could learn about health care debate from governors

Governors have better purpose and form in debating health care than does Congress. Congress members are too concerned with their public image to logically solve problems that must be addressed. Governors should do more than set an example for Congress, they should propose their own health care reform.

Stimulus money saves programs at Columbia Public Schools temporarily

Stimulus money has helped Columbia's school district during the economic downturn, but that program has a 2012 expiration date.

COLUMN: Congress is the real problem in the IRS plane crash

While the media banters over Tiger Woods' apology and Joe Stack's actions after crashing a plane into an IRS building in Austin, Texas, they are missing the real issue, which is Congress.

Columbia College men's basketball defeats Harris-Stowe

The Cougars are looking for three wins in a row for the first time this season when they play William Woods this weekend.

Columbia College women's basketball crushes Harris-Stowe with big second half

The win gives the Cougars at least a share of the AMC title.

Chronic wasting disease found in Missouri deer

A captive Linn County deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

Gov. Nixon signs bill changing, clarifying 2009 Missouri traffic law

The 2009 law's wording led to confusion among prosecutors and judges, and state officials needed to resolve the confusion by the end of February to pursue cases.

Cold, long winter causing more potholes in Columbia

Compared to the last two winters, when the weather was milder and there was less precipitation, there seems to be a higher number of potholes this year, a city official says.

Family safe after house fire on Derby Ridge

A family of five returned from Parent-Teacher Conferences to find its home up in flames.

Missouri Department of Transportation delays road bids because of funding

The Missouri Department of Transportation is reevaluating its highway projects because of a lack of federal funding.

Sections of USA Patriot Act extended for one year

The Senate passed a one-year extension of key parts of the USA Patriot Act after Senate Democrats failed to garner the 60-vote supermajority needed to pass new privacy protections.

Missouri senators propose water-quality testing be handled by new department

Missouri senators want the Department of Health and Senior Services to handle water-quality testing after the Department of Natural Resources covered up high E. coli levels at the Lake of the Ozarks last summer.

True/False attendees await first showings

True/False kicked off without a hitch, organizers said.

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