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UPDATE: Craigslist founder to speak at Business Showcase in Columbia

Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, will speak at the upcoming Columbia Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase.

UPDATE: Stolen credit card used, police release surveillance photos

The MU Police Department has released photos from a convenience store where a stolen credit card was used after a robbery on March 7. Police are looking for two men and two cars.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you think of Obama's proposed changes to the No Child Left Behind Act?

On Monday, Congress received President Barack Obama's plan to implement sweeping changes to the country's education policy, removing some mandates of No Child Left Behind and adding others. What do you think of the proposed changes? Will Columbia schools be affected?

Sexual assault: What others are writing about

Some other local and national stories and opinion pieces on sexual assault.

Sid Sullivan brings background as community organizer to mayoral campaign

Sid Sullivan, who at one point in his life was three years short of becoming a Jesuit priest, says his political motivations are all about solving problems.

Show-Me Green sales tax holiday begins April 19

The Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday, which waives the state's sales tax, encourages Missouri residents to buy Energy Star appliances. The holiday starts April 19.

Craigslist founder speaking at business showcase

The showcase on April 6 will also feature a membership breakfast and award announcements.

Changes to No Child Left Behind Act concern Columbia education leaders

The Obama administration's overhaul to the current No Child Left Behind law would reward achieving schools and offer strict consequences for those that are failing if Congress approves it.

Proposed bill would change Missouri bullying policies

The Senate heard a bill that would add discrimination motivated by race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender or sexual orientation into the state's anti-bullying law.

Anti-federal health care resolution could get Senate debate

A rally held Wednesday at the Capitol supported legislation that would resist Missouri adopting the federal health care plan if passed.

Resources for sexual assault victims

A complied list of local resources for sexual assault victims.

SLIDESHOW: MU medical students find out their futures

For soon-to-be-doctors, the day they receive their residencies ranks as one of the most important days in their lives.

Missouri to open bids on transportation projects

Transportation projects, previously on hold, will continue now that President Barack Obama's signed legislation that funds transportation.

Departing UCM president eyed for New York job

After a national presidential search, SUNY is aiming to have Aaron Podolefsky take over at Buffalo State College.

14-year-old boy hit crossing Stadium Boulevard at Rollins

The boy was in stable condition as of Thursday after being hit by a car; police do not anticipate criminal charges.

Charter school company settles Kansas City pregnancy bias lawsuit

Imagine Schools Inc. will pay discrimination fees filed by two Kansas City employees.

Seven charged in pig theft from northeast Missouri hog confinement

Seven people have been charged with the theft of pigs from a northeast Missouri hog confinement center. The theft cost the business an estimated $16,000.

Scottrade Center displays first sports hall of fame members

The inaugural class of the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame will be honored in a display in the Scottrade Center.

Proposed state bill would ask women reasons for abortions

Proposed legislation would require doctors to ask women seeking an abortion specifically why they choose to have one. Women would not be required to respond.

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