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Missouri softball edges Radford in extra innings

The Tigers made adjustments at the plate to secure the win.

Missouri baseball team's win streak ends at four

The Tigers lost their final game of the Auburn Invitational.

Johnson reels in Gordon to win at Las Vegas

The win is Johnson's second in a row. Carl Edwards finished 12th.

Recruitment, Blunt focus of Missouri Republican Party at Lincoln Days event

The Missouri Republican Party's annual Lincoln Days event had 800 attendees this year.

SLIDESHOW: Last week through a lens: Feb. 20-28

This past week, events such as the True/False Film Festival, the Winter Olympics and high school sports were captured through the lenses of many photographers.

SLIDESHOW: True/False weekend wrap-up

True/False Film Festival 2010 finished strong in downtown Columbia.

The week in comments: A telling video; the true risks of secondhand smoke; irksome candidates

On every story, readers of ColumbiaMissourian.com have the opportunity to offer their opinions on the news and the Missourian's coverage of it. Here, we offer a digest of some of the most interesting of those conversations from last week.

COLUMN: Global Journalist celebrates its 10th anniversary with a look back

Stuart Loory interviews past and present contributors to Global Journalist about what the program has meant to them and how it helps today.

Ocean-crossing tsunami lightly swipes Asian coasts

Pacific nations and the state of Hawaii took precautions, but early predictions of the wave were double its size when it reached land.

Rescuers struggle to save lives after Chile quake

The death toll climbed to 708 in one of the biggest earthquakes in centuries.

Numerous bond issue presentations for April ballot

Columbia Public Schools leaders are educating the community about the upcoming ballot issue by making more than 100 presentations before the vote appears on the ballot in early April.

Columbia could lure big businesses with electric utility tax incentive

The City Council will decide whether to partially reimburse large electric customers for public infastructure improvements at its meeting Monday night. The reimbursement, in the form of a tax incentive, could help bring larger businesses to Columbia.

Legal experts discuss public defender crisis at MU School of Law

Over a dozen national legal experts made presentations Friday on the nation's embattled public defender system.

Location set for town hall response to cotton ball incident

The town hall meeting is schedule for 5 p.m. Monday at the Black Culture Center at MU.

Chile earthquake: How to help

Find out how to donate to several Chile relief funds.

Shots fired on Business Loop 70 East, no one injured

A vehicle on Business Loop 70 was damaged due to gunshots fired from another vehicle. No one was injured, but police are still looking for the suspect.

Kansas City area doctor's body tenatively identified in Haiti

A Kansas City area doctor who has been missing in Haiti since the earthquake struck has been tenatively identified by dental records.

ANALYSIS: Funding shortfall splits Missouri schools

The question of which schools will suffer from state funding cuts is left unanswered at Missouri's state capitol. The debate of "What's fair?" splits officials on the decision.

Universities push students to participate in 2010 Census

Missouri is one of five states at risk to gain or lose House seats pending the results of the 2010 Census. The Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla is working to get students to fill out their census forms this spring.

Schaefer calls for budget clarification, support for bond issue

Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, discussed a few state issues at the annual Republican Party Lincoln Days convention.

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