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Easter egg hunt moved indoors because of rain

Arianna Del Rosario, 2, looks to her mom at the arts and crafts table at the first annual Easter egg hunt at the Missouri Children's Museum on Friday, April 2, 2010. Participants of the Easter egg hunt were forced indoors due to the rain on Friday.

The Missouri Children's Museum Easter egg hunt was forced indoors due to the rain on Friday.

Voting basics

Here are some basic things you need to know for Tuesday's election.

County Clerk says Tuesday turnout could break record

Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren expects roughly one-third of all active voters — as many as 27,000 — to vote in the election.

UPDATE: Missouri governor gets letter from anti-government group

Federal officials alerted Missouri about possible letters to come before Gov. Nixon received a letter asking him to leave office within three days.

Missouri governor gets letter from anti-government group

Gov. Jay Nixon received a letter from Guardians of the Free Republics asking him and other executives to leave office.

Utility player becoming leader for Missouri baseball team

Brett Nicholas, a junior utility player on the Missouri baseball team, says he knows he has a loud voice. But he doesn’t use it to annoy his teammates, he uses it to encourage them.

People for a Taser-Free Columbia strive for ballot issue

Representatives of People for a Taser-Free Columbia are trying to get a proposition on November's ballot that would ban Taser use in the city. The number of signatures they need in order to get the proposition on the ballot depends on the turnout for Tuesday's municipal election.

Judge awards $30 million to blind Missourians

Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce determined the Missouri Department of Social Services miscalculated pension benefits for blind Missourians for almost 18 years.

Balance of power in Columbia City Council polarizes candidates' ideas

The balance of power between the council and city manager is discussed by mayoral and council candidate

Missouri softball game suspended until Saturday

MOSERS to pay more than $370,000 in staff bonuses

The Missouri State Employees' Retirement System will divide $370,000 in bonuses in June. More bonuses for operations staff at the retirement fund have not been calculated but will be paid in June.

LETTER: Jerry Wade has the experience Columbia needs

Resident Bonnie Bourne explains why Jerry Wade's experience and personal characteristics make him the best choice for mayor of Columbia.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you think about the Taser-free proposition?

Missouri revenues down 13 percent this fiscal year

Figures released Friday show Missouri's sales tax collections have now fallen for 10 straight quarters.

Hazardous Waste Facility opens Saturday

The Columbia Household Hazardous Waste Facility accepts domestic materials, such as oil, paint and other chemicals.

Missouri celebrates Civil War sesquicentennial with commission

Gov. Jay Nixon established the Missouri Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission with an executive order Friday.

Missouri woman once on FBI's most-wanted list goes free

After serving three years in prison, the eighth woman to be included on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list is released.

Multiple accidents slam eastbound I-70

A series of six traffic accidents occurred on Interstate 70; all within an hour and less than five miles apart.

Columbia man arrested in connection with furniture store burglary

Five men have been arrested in connection with the burglary and two armed robberies.

LETTER: League of Women Voters supports three ballot items

The Leagues of Women Voters supports the Columbia School Bond Issue, Proposition 2 and Proposition 4.

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