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Second-story lofts offer new perspective on city living

Downtown Columbia could see up to 1,250 additional housing units within the next decade.

UM System to invest $5 million in university-affiliated entrepreneurs

One of the goals of the program is to provide places of employment for university graduates.

UPDATE: No arrests made in shooting near Creasy Springs

A man who was shot on Tuesday was released from the hospital the next day.

NATO aids Taliban contacts with Afghan government

The government of Afghan President Hamid Karzai has acknowledged some high-level contact with the Taliban and plans future sit-down talks to discuss political reconciliation.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you think about the new language arts curriculum?

The Elementary Language Arts Program Evaluation Committee approved the purchase of a new language arts program called "Good Habits, Great Readers" Monday night. What do you think about the new program?

Proposed wireless company regulations might stop 'bill shock'

Proposals would require wireless companies to send voice or text alerts to customers as they approach monthly usage limits on their plans and when they reach those limits.

New study to look at black bears in Missouri

It will center on their movement, population densities, habitat preferences and overall numbers.

Mizzou volleyball defeats Texas A&M in five sets

The Missouri volleyball team beat Texas A&M in five sets on Wednesday. The Tigers won 25-23, 20-25, 25-23, 11-25, 15-9 to improve to 4-5 in Big 12 play.

Michael Egnew named John Mackey Tight End of the Week

Missouri tight end Michael Egnew was named the John Mackey Tight End of the Week Wednesday for his performance in the Tigers' 26-0 win over Colorado last Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

License dispute might cancel Cape Girardeau midget wrestling

The event may be canceled because the state says the wrestlers are athletes, not entertainers.

Columbia College volleyball continues to sweep through AMC play

The Columbia College volleyball team registered another sweep in American Midwest Conference play, defeating McKendree 25-17, 25-15, 25-17 on Wednesday in Lebanon, Ill.

Mustard Seed plans first fair trade fundraiser Friday

The Columbia fair trade store on Ninth Street celebrates its second-year anniversary with a fundraiser.

Missouri women's golfers 11th at invite

The Missouri women's golf team finished 11th at the Dale McNamara Invitational Wednesday in Owasso, Okla.

Nixon names attorney, media owner to Missouri college board

Gov. Jay Nixon appointed Thomas Strong and Dalton Wright to the Coordinating Board for Higher Education, which oversees the Department of Higher Education.

Rock Bridge softball team faces Rolla in sectionals Wednesday night

Since the Bruins won their first district championship on Saturday, they have been focusing on fundamentals to prepare for the state championship tournament.

Last of Chilean miners is raised safely to surface

Luis Urzua ascended smoothly through 2,000 feet of rock, completing a 22½-hour rescue operation that unfolded with remarkable speed and flawless execution. Before a crowd of about 2,000 people, he became the 33rd miner to be rescued.

25 miners free as Chile rescue goes off flawlessly

By midafternoon, 25 of the 33 miners, including all the weakest and sickest, had been pulled to freedom, and officials said they might even be able to bring everyone to the surface by the end of the night.

Rescue of Chilean miners reaches 30 of 33

By midafternoon, 23 miners free as Chile rescue goes off flawlessly

By midafternoon, 23 of the 33 miners, including all of the weakest and sickest, had been pulled to freedom, and officials said they might even be able to bring everyone to the surface by the end of the night.

Rescue of Chilean miners reaches 28 of 33

By early evening, 28 of the 33 miners, including the weakest and sickest, had been pulled to freedom, and officials said they might even be able to bring everyone out by midnight.

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