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Taylor hits another winning shot for Missouri men's basketball

Missouri's Zaire Taylor, left, is embraced by teammate Michael Dixon after Taylor scored the winning basket in Missouri's 69-67 overtime victory Tuesday at Iowa State. It was the fourth game-winning shot of Taylor's career.

Zaire Taylor made a buzzer-beater at the end of overtime to give the Missouri men’s basketball team a 69-67 win against Iowa State on Tuesday night in Ames, Iowa, the Tigers’ 10th conference win of the season.

Appeals court to hear new Erickson account of Heitholt murder

Charles Erickson's statement that he lied during Ryan Ferguson's murder trial and that Erickson alone killed Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt will be considered by the Western District Court of Appeals. The evidence won't have to go back to the Boone County Circuit Court.

Missouri House panel to consider changes to Access scholarships

A Missouri House panel will consider a bill that would eliminate the difference in scholarship money given to students at private and public universities by Access Missouri.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Would you vote for Rep. Chris Kelly's bond measure?

Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, is pushing a bill that would allow Missourians to decide whether to use taxpayer money for the construction of new infrastructures at state schools.

MU basketball forwards adjust to loss of teammate

Justin Safford sat out of Saturday's 63-53 loss at Kansas State with a torn ACL in his left knee. Without him the three remaining forwards on the Missouri men’s basketball team held their own.

Rock Bridge students get peek at vegetable oil-powered van

Cloe Whittaker and Tyson Jerry, founders of Driven to Sustain, dropped in on a Rock Bridge High School environmental science class Tuesday to give a presentation about sustainability. The two are traveling across the United States and Canada in their vegetable oil-powered van.

LETTER: Downtown cameras will help local government keep citizens safe

Local government's main role is to ensure safety, and the addition of cameras downtown would help further achieve this aim.

LETTER: Downtown cameras will prevent crime

Many cameras already exist downtown, the addition of more surveillance cameras would only help deter more crime.

Missouri women's basketball coach discusses decision

Cindy Stein, who is stepping down as the head coach of the Tigers after 12 seasons, spoke with the media on Tuesday morning.

Audit finds Missouri uses restricted funds for government services

The state commonly transfers money from various agencies into its general revenue fund to cover costs incurred by another state office. State auditor Susan Montee said $125 million has been transferred since 2002, and she questioned whether money should be taken from certain funds.

Missouri wrestler Ellis looks to defend 2009 NCAA Championship

Despite being the defending national champion, Missouri senior Mark Ellis has struggled in the regular season.

COLUMN: Reconciliation wrong in past, wrong today in health care

Invoking reconciliation to push legislation is dangerous and wrong. Senate rules are in place for important reasons and should not be overturned for any reason, especially not the health care debacle.

Missouri's Shire sets Big 12 record for weekly gymnastics honors

Missouri senior Sarah Shire has been named the Big 12 Conference Gymnast of the Week for the fifth time this season.

For Stephens College's Vespers, silence is golden

At Stephens College, the tradition of Vespers has been revived but modernized. So, please, leave your cell phones at the door.

COLUMN: What will be done about health care?

Since there has been nothing done to fix the health care crisis in America, does that mean it's not a big issue anymore? Only taking action now can prevent the ills of a society without health care.

Small earthquake shakes southeast Missouri

A magnitude-3.7 earthquake was detected near Sikeston.

Missouri House endorses bill to speed tax refunds

Last year, the state delayed sending tax refunds to boost cash reserves.

MU softball player earns Big 12 honor

Missouri's Chelsea Thomas was named Big 12 Softball Pitcher of the week Monday.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Boone County Assessor's Real and Personal Property Database

The assessor's databases provide information on every piece of real property in the county. Personal property such as cars and recreational vehicles are also listed.

Lawsuit says nonprofits given advantage in bid for license offices

A new state law giving about bidding for motor vehicle license offices gives not-for-profits an unfair advantage, says Mike Becker.

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