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Missouri softball team drops doubleheader

The Missouri softball team managed just three hits in 11 innings while dropping a doubleheader to No. 15 Oklahoma State on Saturday at University Field. It marked the first time the Tigers lost back-to-back games this season.

Missouri men, women win last home track and field meet of the season

A pair of Missouri seniors were named the Most Outstanding Athletes at the Tom Botts Invitational.

Rocheport man found dead in Moniteau Creek

Family members found the man shortly after reporting him missing, according to Sgt. James Perkins of the Boone County Sheriff's Department.

'Combat Paper' helps veterans beat war memories to a pulp

Two Vermont artists were in Columbia on Friday to promote "Combat Paper," a project designed to help veterans cope with memories of war by turning their old uniforms into paper.

Jefferson City man shot in tussle with police

The 25-year-old suspect was shot twice after gaining control of a police officer's firearm.

Easter egg hunt moved indoors because of rain

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.

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