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COMMENTARY: Ten Things you didn't know about Buffalo

There are no buffaloes in Buffalo, N.Y., only in Africa and Asia. “Buffalo Bill” Cody wasn’t a buffalo-hunter. He was a bison-hunter. But there aren’t any bison in Buffalo, either.

"Ten Things" returns after a three-month hibernation to arm you with conversation starters for Missouri’s NCAA Tournament game against Clemson on Friday afternoon in Buffalo, N.Y.

Dixon cuts it close for Missouri men's basketball team's NCAA Tournament game

Missouri freshman guard Michael Dixon said he wanted a clean start for Missouri's first-round NCAA Tournament game against Clemson on Friday at HSBC Arena, and he decided he would shave his head after Selection Sunday.

Bowers dunks spur Missouri men's basketball team

Senior Tigers speak up in NCAA Tournament win against Clemson

Columbia Chamber of Commerce names members of Endorsement Task Force

The chamber's Endorsement Task Force endorsed a mayoral candidate, as well as a Third and Fourth Ward candidate.

Alleged rape victim's family offers $2,000 reward for information

Anyone with information about a downtown rape the night of Feb. 20 is asked to talk to police.

Former New Mexico governor to speak in Columbia

Gary Johnson will speak about the Our America Initiative at 7 p.m. today at The Tiger Hotel.

DEAR READER: Anonymous words become weapons against sexual assault victims

The bad habit of victim-blaming is apparent in anonymous comments, and it needs to stop.

Global Journalist: Compromise in Middle East makes little progress

The Quartet is trying to bring the Israeli and Palestinian sides together at the negotiating table.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: MU basketball school records and statistics

The MU men's basketball Web site carries every statistical record set by a player or team.

Breakdown of Columbia School Board bond issue

A long-term bond issue for Columbia Public Schools was conceived in three phases. Voters approved phase one in 2007. However, phases two and three have been combined into a single, $120 million bond issue that will appear on the April 6 ballot. If approved, it would be spent on a new high school and new elementary school, building improvements, construction, air conditioning, technology and interest and fees associated with the funding.

Columbia Public Schools bond issue at a glance

Columbia Public Schools is asking voters to approve a $120 million bond issue on the April 6 ballot. Most of it would go for construction. Here is the bond issue at a glance.

Columbia Chamber of Commerce endorsements cloaked in secrecy

A six-member task force of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce endorsed City Council candidates for the first time in the group's history, but no one wants to say who made the selections.

Deer in Linn County show no new signs of chronic wasting disease

Last month, officials found a deer with chronic wasting disease in northern Missouri. After capturing and testing more of the herd, they say they haven't found any others infected.

Jerry Wade brings community development background to Columbia mayor's race

Jerry Wade grew up on a small family farm and spent a long career in community development. His background has directly influenced his approach to city government, both as Fourth Ward councilman and as a candidate for mayor.

Traffic enforcement cameras raise constitutional, authority issues

A proposed bill would ban automated speed enforcement cameras except in school, construction and work zones.

New DWI court set up for Boone County

DWI courts, which focus on repeat DWI offenders, have been successful in other locations and having one in Boone County will save the state money, according to 13th Circuit Associate Judge Christine Carpenter.

Rain barrel art draws crowd, raises awareness

An event featuring decorated rain barrels took place Friday at Orr Street Studios.

Missouri wrestler Askren makes it to NCAA Championship

Max Askren will face the No. 1 seed, Boise State's Kirk Smith, in the championship Saturday night.

Pitcher continues to earn wins in relief for Missouri baseball team

Pitcher Ryan Clubb went to the mound in the fifth inning of the first game of Friday's doubleheader. The Tigers won both games against North Dakota on Friday.

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