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Anheuser-Busch to be NFL beer sponsor

MillerCoors and the NFL have decided to part ways after this season. Bud Light's sponsorship will begin in the 2011 season.

Bill lets Missouri pharmacies refuse to sell 'Plan B'

The Missouri House voted 109-42 to allow pharmacies to decide whether they want to stock the morning after pill.

Several interested in developing new Missouri casino

The Missouri Gaming Commission plans to meet in mid-May to discuss the possibility of another casino opening after the President Casino closes this summer.

Plan to raise levees along Mississippi River meets opposition

Missouri counties whose levees are not included in the plan to raise levees along the upper Mississippi River are unhappy.

VIDEO: MU honors outstanding athletes at ROARS

In addition to individual recognitions, the department of athletics recognized teams for community service and best overall academic and athletic record.

Neosho chicken deboning plant to remain open, save 485 jobs

Twin Rivers Foods has decided to keep it's chicken deboning plant in Neosho open, saving 485 jobs in the town. It was reported in February that it would close. The chief operating officer has declined to say what caused the change.

Conviction overturned after man spends 20 years in prison

In February, the Missouri Supreme Court overturned a 1991 conviction of an Illinois man. After spending 20 years in prison, the man was released Friday.

City Council roundup: Other decisions made Monday night

The City Council approved a rezoning request on Grindstone Parkway; decided that one member of the Citizens Police Review Board could attend a national conference; accepted two license plate readers from the Sheriff's Department; approved plans for a regional park; allocated money for the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre; and approved plans for stormwater managment for a new Catholic high school.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Will you participate in Bike, Walk & Wheel Week?

If so, which events are you looking forward to?

Rock Bridge hitter breaks record in loss to Helias

Bruins cleanup hitter Max Byers was a rare bright spot for the Rock Bridge baseball team Monday in a 7-2 loss to visiting Helias.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Repeal estate tax to help farmers preserve the environment

If family members don’t have the money to pay the estate tax, there is probably a developer waiting for their call.

LETTER: Urge lawmakers to totally ban texting while driving

Just banning those 21 or younger from texting while driving is not enough.

Katy Trail party scheduled for Saturday in Rocheport

Gov. Jay Nixon, Bill Bryan and former Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman will all participate in the 20th anniversary celebration of the Katy Trail State Park.

Sculpture coming to Columbia City Hall next week

The project is financed by Columbia's Percent for Art Program, which allows for 1 percent of the cost of major city construction projects to be spent on art for the sites.

LETTER: Arizona immigration law a good first step

President Obama was incorrect in saying Arizona was wrong to pass its recent immigration law. More border states should pass similar laws because our border patrol cannot do their job well.

City Council approves southeast regional park plan

The 460-acre plan includes a water park, ice rink and dog park.

Council approves rezoning near Grindstone Parkway

Commercial rezoning of 25.3 acres of land across from the Grindstone Plaza could result in an additional traffic light and slower-moving traffic on Grindstone Parkway.

Citizens Police Review Board can send one member to conference

Council agrees to send one member to a Seattle conference and fund half of their printing request.

Maplewood Barn Community Theatre receives $1,100 from city

The funds would be put toward general operating expenses such as concessions, costumes, publicity and promotion and buying the royalties for plays.

Mizzou alum trying to set world record for longest tennis match

David Watkins, a former KOMU sports reporter, is in the process of playing tennis for more than 36 straight hours.

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