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MU students rally for legalized marijuana

MU students participated in Safer Alternative For Enjoyable Recreation's Day of Action on Thursday in support of the Emerald Initiative, which encourages  open discussion on the use of marijuana.

MU students go barefoot for poverty awareness

One Day Without Shoes is a nationwide event, during which students go barefoot, and MU students have organized a week of events around the day.

Missouri resident files lawsuit against UMB Bank for overdraft fees

A lawsuit says UMB Bank manipulated transactions to generate more overdraft fees from their clients.

LETTER: Maplewood Barn sparked 'wonderful romance'

The Maplewood Barn Community Theatre fire brought back first-date memories for Elizabeth Stratman.

UM System president comments on Senate budget action

UM System leader comments on a Senate committee's approval of new cuts to higher education.

Planes, fighters, dogs to perform at Memorial Day celebration

The lineup for Memorial Day performances has been announced for this year's Salute to Veterans Airshow. 

Columbia postmaster leaving her post

Joyce Herron has retired after 35 years of service. Last month, she was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting.

Mo. lawmakers approve midyear spending plan

Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a midyear spending bill that shields one-quarter of the state's school districts from budget trimming.

Update: George Justice named as MU Graduate School dean

George Justice, the new dean of MU's Graduate School, says he'll work on recruiting a diverse student body and on capitalizing on MU's strengths to provide innovative and useful graduate certificates.

Appeal will be filed over Arrow Rock hog farm

A group that supports buffer zones for large hog farms near Arrow Rock says it will appeal a ruling in the case to the Missouri Supreme Court.

Mo. House OKs terrorism investment rules

Missouri House members have endorsed legislation designed to ban state investments in companies with links to terrorism.

SLU student leaders quit over noose photo

Two student leaders at Saint Louis University resigned after  racially charged photos were found.

Mo. lt. gov. plans lawsuit over health care bill

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder plans to use private funding for his lawsuit against the new federal health care law.

Video and Slideshow: "Tons of Trucks" fill Cosmopolitan Park

MU names George Justice new Graduate School dean

MU has appointed a new dean of the MU Graduate School. George Justice will bein serving as dean on May 1. He has been the interim dean of the school since July 1.

Big Muddy Folk Festival comes to Boonville

The 19th annual Big Muddy Folk Festival will take place this weekend in Boonville.

Sen. Bond speaks at MU about importance of biotechnology

Sen. Kit Bond was a special guest at the sixth annual Soybean Biotechnology Symposium. He discussed how biotechnology could help the economy.

Sophomore bolsters Hickman tennis team

Bryan Page has only been playing tennis for a little longer than two years. Page, a sophomore, picked up the sport after watching his brother Brandon Page compete at Hickman as the top player on the team.

Columbia, Stephens students to protest proposed Access, Bright Flight cuts

Students at Stephens and Columbia colleges plan to write letters to Gov. Jay Nixon protesting proposed state scholarship cuts. The events will take place Thursday morning at both colleges and also in the evening at Columbia College.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you think the endorsements made by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce affected Tuesday's election results?

For the first time in its more than 100 years of existence, the Columbia Chamber of Commerce endorsed candidates and ballot issues appearing in an election.

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