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Interstate 70 repairs to be made Wednesday night

The Missouri Department of Transportation will repair a section of Interstate 70 overnight from Wednesday through Thursday.

LETTER: Chamber of Commerce endorsements ignored membership, public good

The Chamber of Commerce recruited and endorsed candidates without asking the people that it is supposed to serve.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Should the NCAA expand the men’s basketball tournament from 64 to 96 teams?

The possible expansion of the NCAA men's basketball tournament from 64 to 96 teams has little support outside NCAA. So why the push? More money could be the answer.

COLUMN: Compulsory voting for all

Voting is the most important civic duty in the U.S., and we should require all citizens to vote. Obligatory voting could potentially stop voter suppression, as well as allow voters to focus on issues rather than candidates.

Players return home in Missouri baseball team's win at Busch Stadium

Missouri baseball player Andreas Plackis, who went to high school in St. Louis, has more in common with Albert Pujols than just their initials.

Freshman sparks MU softball team's doubleheader sweep

Freshman shortstop Jenna Marston hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning to give the Missouri softball team a 5-4 victory in Game 1 of a doubleheader sweep of Kansas on Wednesday at University Field.

MU officials still planning for tuition freeze

Gov. Jay Nixon re-iterated his support for a tuition deal Wednesday during a speech in Columbia. The plan could begin affecting tuition next year if approved.

COLUMN: It's time for the public to play a role in parenting

Parents are not doing a proper job educating their children on making good choices, as the growing obesity problem shows. This means the public is going to have to step in and help raise the children.

COLUMN: Take a closer look at what ads we regulate

We're so caught up in keeping tobacco and alcohol off of the airwaves that we miss the shady lawyers and debt-relief agents.

College baseball game at Busch Stadium memorable day for Missouri players, coaches

It's the second straight year that Missouri played the first April game at Busch.

SLIDESHOW: Election Day in Columbia

Voters headed to the polls Tuesday while candidates waited at watch parties for results to come in.

Royals come back to beat Tigers in 11th

Detroit's Max Scherzer, a former Missouri ace, took a no-hitter into fifth inning.

Missouri House advances DWI reforms

The Missouri House approved all nine proposed amendments to a driving while intoxicated reform bill Wednesday.

Maplewood Barn Community Theatre to hold auditions in Townsend Hall

Auditions for the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre production of "Revenge of the Space Pandas" will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Room 206 of Townsend Hall at MU.

SLIDESHOW: McDavid's campaign: A look back

A collection of photos from Bob McDavid's campaign for mayor and his watch party on election night.

UPDATE: Vacant duplex catches fire, remains intact

The duplex fire has caused suspicion among Boone County Fire Protection District.

UPDATE: Former Columbia man admits to conspiracy

Ali Mohamed Bagegni, former secretary of Columbia-based Islamic American Relief Agency, faces up to five years in prison for illegally sending money to Iraq during Saddam Hussein's reign.

LGBTQ group to form for MU faculty, staff

The MU LGBTQ staff and faculty community, backed by the Chancellor's Diversity Initiative, will form an organization that promotes advocacy, visibility and networking.

A portion of Rock Quarry Road to be closed Thursday and Friday

Road repair will begin at 9 a.m. and should end by Friday at 3 p.m., weather permitting.

Missouri House OKs measure declaring state sovereignty

Members of Missouri's House of Representatives gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a constitutional amendment that will allow the state to reject federal actions.

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