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GLOBAL JOURNALIST: Covering 9/11, Terry Jones and anti-Islam groups

How did media outlets around the world decide to cover 9/11? Was the media frenzy surrounding the Quran burning and the Ground Zero mosque unwarranted, or were these legitimate news topics?

Burton recommends downtown camera placement

Four locations for downtown cameras were proposed to the City Council and will be considered at its next Monday night meeting.

Maintenance work on Broadway slows traffic

Drivers on Broadway should expect delays due to routine upkeep.

Creating Original Music Project returns for annual competition

The Creating Original Music Project, jointly operated by the MU School of Music and the Sinquefield Charitable Foundation, is taking submissions for its statewide music competition.

Missouri's toddler immunization rate lowest in U.S.

Health officials say 56 percent of children ages 19 months to 35 months had received all of the recommended vaccinations last year.

DEAR READER: A portrait of documentary photojournalism

Documentary photojournalism means starting a story with the reality of a situation. While photojournalists sometimes have to rely on manufactured events to cover the news, the best photojournalism comes from real moments in the subject's natural environment.

ATF investigating Missouri church fire

The fire happened Wednesday in Phelps County; no one was hurt.

Central Missouri Humane Society faces fundraising shortage

The humane society has new facilities thanks to winning an online contest, but the organization has less than half of its fundraising goal. The shelter will hold an open house Saturday to celebrate its newly renovated facility.

Classified ad helps Texas woman find relatives in Missouri

Shenita Burley, who previously only knew her father's name and that he was from Hannibal, ran the ad in the Hannibal Courier-Post and for the first time found members of her father's family.

Economic troubles force Missouri farmer to sell business

The sixth generation owner of a Missouri farm decided to sell it after he and his wife could no longer afford to hire help and were unable to handle the workload.

St. Louis hospital to welcome world's 300th Ronald McDonald House

The third Ronald McDonald House in St. Louis will open on Sept. 29.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Should Derrick Washington keep his scholarship?

The suspended Missouri tailback was arrested Sunday and later charged with domestic assault. Do you believe his scholarship should be retained or revoked?

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