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Clyde Wilson remembered with smiles and tears at Missouri Theatre

Don and Marie Scruggs attend a celebration of Clyde Wilson's life at the Missouri Theatre on Sunday. The Scruggs were long-time friends of Wilson.

Former MU professor and Columbia mayor Clyde Wilson was remembered at a memorial service held at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts on Sunday. Seventeen people spoke at the service and described Wilson as a good listener and an inspiration.

School Board to discuss salary schedules, welcome new member

Teacher salaries and finances are scheduled to be discussed by the Columbia School Board on Monday. The board is also scheduled to elect a president and vice president.

Texas sweeps Missouri softball team

The Tigers are watching their Big 12 Conference championship hopes slip away.

Successful attitude bolsters Rock Bridge tennis player

The 6-foot-2 Bruins junior tennis player Jimmy Hunter is soft-spoken and polite, yet speaks with a quiet confidence.

The week in comments: Election results, downtown camera performance art and traffic changes

Every week, readers of ColumbiaMissourian.com offer their opinions on the news and the Missourian's coverage of it.

Senne's home run leads Missouri baseball to victory

Missouri avoided another sweep with a win against Oklahoma on Sunday.

Rock Bridge tennis team tough at home

The last time the Rock Bridge tennis team lost at home was April 21, 2007.

Cardinals, McGwire off to nice start

St. Louis have its home opener at Busch Stadium on Monday.

Fire rips through southeast Missouri middle school

A fire in a Fredericktown Middle School Saturday spread through the school. The district is planning how to shuffle students.

ANALYSIS: Missouri Senate panel seeks to end more government programs

The decision to trim $506 million from next year's buget is still short of what many Missouri lawmakers have lobbied for. Some Republican Missouri senators are rooting to eliminate even more government programs.

St. Louis-area Poles gather for memorial Mass

A St. Louis-area church leader organized a Polish-language Mass Saturday night after a plane crash carrying the country's president crashed.

Inmate-made trinkets, prison items, on display at Jefferson City pub

Officials hope a showing of inmate memorabilia will bring interest to the old state penitentiary and its history.

Two wells in southwest Missouri show dangerous contaminant levels

Two wells in Rogersville have levels of Tricholoroethylene that exceed the federal drinking standards. Tricholoroethylene is a cleaning solvent that can cause health problems.

Community of Christ World Conference starts in Independence

Nearly 3,000 delegates are gathered in Independence for the week-long conference.

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