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Missouri basketball players sneak glimpses of March Madness

Missouri's JT Tiller, Zaire Taylor and Keith Ramsey were the three players who fielded questions at the press conference prior to practice Thursday in Buffalo, New York. The No. 10 seeded Missouri will play the No. 7 seeded Clemson at 1:35 p.m. Friday.

Players on the Missouri men’s basketball team spent part of Thursday practicing at HSBC Arena, the site of the team's first-round NCAA Tournament game. But they also kept tabs on the 16 games that kicked off what several called the best time of the year.

City releases plans to replace Providence overpass with crosswalk

The plan looks to increase the safety and convenience of residents.

COLUMN: Election forums showcase credible candidates

The front-runners in the mayoral race are Jerry Wade, Sid Sullivan and Bob McDavid. Take a look at what I think they each have to offer.

COLUMN: A corporation isn't an individual, can't run for Congress

A corporation in Maryland is running for Congress. In January, the United States Supreme Court decided it is unconstitutional to limit amounts of money corporations can spend on candidates, because they are "individuals." I think it is a wonderful idea that this corporation decided to run. Still, a corporation is not a registered voter, and Murray Hill Inc. is only two years old.

A question of consent

Prosecutors say the problem with prosecuting rape lies in the definition of consent and what it takes to make a jury believe a rape occurred.

COLUMN: Improving public defender system is predicament for Missouri

Here are five ways to help the crisis in the Missouri Public Defender System.

Missouri men's basketball team faces similar opponent in NCAA opener

The Missouri and Clemson men's basketball teams have more in common than just mascots. Both Tigers teams like to use traps and full court pressure to create turnovers and wear out opponents.

School Board could trade papers for laptops

The Columbia School Board might go paperless for meetings and preparation. Also, the last day of school has been changed, and Superintendent Chris Belcher was given the go-ahead to tell Google about the district's Internet capability and what it would like to do with an expanded network.

Missouri outfielder hits first career home run in baseball team's lopsided win

Kale Gaden's second-inning home run was one of four for the Missouri baseball team in a 17-5 victory over North Dakota on Thursday at Taylor Stadium.

MU's Marable upset at NCAA Wrestling Tournament

Missouri 165-pounder Nick Marable, the Tigers’ highest seeded wrestler at this weekend's NCAA championships, lost for the second consecutive year in the opening round of the NCAA Wrestling Championships.

Revised academic integrity statement draws debate from MU Faculty Council

Some MU Faculty Council members  said the rewording of the UM Academic Integrity Statement would add confusion, not clarity.

Missouri wrestler hoping for better start to NCAA Wrestling Championships

Nick Marable, Missouri’s highest seeded wrestler at this weekend's NCAA championships, will face Stanford’s Nick Amuchastegui, the same opponent that defeated Marable in the first round at last season’s NCAA Championships.

Relief pitchers keep the mood light for Missouri baseball team

So far this season, the Missouri baseball team has depended on its versatile bullpen to keep the team in games.

Missouri House panel trims but doesn't close budget gap

Instead of simply cutting money, lawmakers cut from one program to redirect funding to another.

Turnovers prove costly as Columbia College women fall to Bethel

The Columbia College women's basketball team was within a point with 23 seconds left, but ended up losing 61-56 to Bethel College on Thursday in the first round of the NAIA National Tournament.

VIDEO: Hickman students present one-act plays

"!Artistic Inspiration" comes to Hickman.

Man declared dead after being found at Jimmy Johns

A man found unresponsive in a local Jimmy Johns was pronounced dead shortly after being taken to the hospital.

Missouri Senate approves autism coverage requirement

The House chambers must now decide how much money insurance companies should provide annually for coverage of behavioral treatment for children with autism.

Bill barring all ages from texting while driving clears Missouri Senate

A bill barring all ages from texting and driving is on its way to the House after passing through the Missouri Senate with a vote of 34-0.

Missouri Senate passes K2 bill

The Senate approved a ban on K2; a drug that is thought to have similar effects of marijuana.

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