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School board candidates participate in Q&A session

Parents and teachers drilled the school board candidates at a forum Tuesday at the Columbia Public Library.

Fulton teen pleads guilty to theft during 2007 Missouri-Nebraska game

A 19 year old pleaded guilty to theft of $12,000 to $14,000 from a parked car at Memorial Stadium in 2007.

LETTER: Greever-Rice has skilled, informed approach City Council needs

Tracy Greever-Rice's informed approach to decision making, gained in part from her talks with seniors and senior service agencies, makes her a good candidate for City Council.

Students, activists talk about sexual and reproductive health

On Wednesday at MU, two activists discussed their experiences advocating for sexual and reproductive health practices. They will lobby Sen. Kit Bond on Thursday to encourage support for the Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act of 2010.

Man arrested in connection with a foreclosed property burglary

A Columbia man was arrested on charges of second-degree burglary and stealing Sunday, according to a Columbia Police Department release.

LETTER: Cameras will catch latte sippers, not criminals

A former Columbia resident expresses why placing cameras downtown wouldn't benefit anyone in The District.

LETTER: Jerry Wade gets my vote

Jerry Wade recieves campaign support due to his non-inclusive self interest and experience among other respectable qualities.

Columbia postal worker arrested on shoplifting charges

A Columbia postal worker was arrested Friday at Macy's on suspicion of shoplifting.

Columbia police search for escapee from New Madrid Jail

Columbia police officers searched a Columbia residence Wednesday morning for a man who escaped from New Madrid Jail between Friday night and early Saturday morning.

LETTER: Thanks for the cleanup along Rock Quarry Road

Resident thanks volunteers that helped pick up the trash along the scenic road.

UPDATE: Federal investigation of KU basketball ticket sales reported but unconfirmed

Neither police or KU have confirmed the reported investigation into the selling of the school's basketball tickets.

Zootoo renovation of Humane Society begins to take shape

The Central Missouri Humane Society is planning on commencing with the Zootoo renovations in the next 5 or 6 weeks.

Columbia police searching for hit-and-run driver in STRIPES incident

Police are tracking down a license plate number after small two-door car struck a STRIPES vehicle at 1:25 a.m. Sunday near U.S. Bank on Broadway and Tenth Street.

UPDATE: Report: Feds looking at Kansas ticket sales

The University of Kansas athletics department's ticket office is under review by the university for possible illegal sales of men's basketball tickets.

Bribery indictment unlikely this month for Jetton

The deadline for indictment of former Missouri House Speaker Rod Jetton is approaching, though the chance he will be convicted remains small.

Transportation director to resign, join engineering firm

Missouri Department of Transportation director Pete Rahn's resignation will take effect April 23. He will be joining the engineering firm HNTB, which is based out of Kansas City.

Arrest made for Sunday's Burger King robbery

Police arrested Jafari Boss in connection with a robbery that took place Sunday at the Burger King on Clark Lane.

Anonymous sources say feds are investigating KU basketball ticket sales

Police are conducting an investigation into the selling of KU basketball tickets, according to reports by the Kansas City Star.

Missouri House mulls salary cap for agency leaders, staff members

Republican Ryan Silvey of Kansas City, who proposed the cap, said he estimates it would save $1.1 million and affect salaries for 43 state workers.

Sulfur trioxide leak at northeast Missouri plant spurs inquiry

Two hundred pounds of sulfur trioxide, a gas known to cause acid rain, leaked from a plant in northeast Missouri. While investigators are now looking into the cause of the leak, plant manager Michael McFarlane said it was likely caused by mechanical failure.

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