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Missouri gambling revenues for schools falling short by $24 million

Gaming Commission Executive Director Roger Stottlemyre warned the state's budget director of the funding gap in a letter sent just before Christmas and provided Wednesday to The Associated Press. Stottlemyre said casino proceeds for education were expected to be almost $372 million this year but instead will be $348 million.

 

Gabbert, Missouri fall short in Insight Bowl

Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert produced an outstanding performance, but a handful of plays went against the Tigers in a 27-24 loss to Iowa on Tuesday night at the Insight Bowl in Tempe, Ariz.

Big first half leads to fifth straight win for Missouri women's basketball team

Great ball movement lead to a 47-point first half for the Tigers, who went on defeat the Alabama-Birmingham Blazers 82-73 on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.

Columbia Missourian's most viewed stories in 2010

Can you guess what the most viewed stories at ColumbiaMissourian.com were during 2010? Go on, guess. We know you want to.

DAVID ROSMAN: Let's remember our troops in 2011

The war in Afghanistan has been going on for more than nine years now, and America has largely turned a blind eye to the struggle. Can't we do more to protect our soldiers?

T.J. Moe's disputed catch ends Missouri's chance at a win

After an on-the-field ruling that T.J. Moe caught the ball, the replay reversed the call — ending Missouri's hopes in the Insight Bowl.

Alumni band performs at MU women's basketball game

Gary Taylor finished his first stint as director of the Marching Mizzou Alumni Band at the Missouri women's basketball game Wednesday.

U.S., British scientists draw up list of world's plants

The list, drawn up by researchers at Kew Gardens in London and the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, is intended to help resolve one of botany's most basic problems: Figuring out which plants go by what name.

Aldi set to move next door to Moser's on Business Loop 70

German-owned grocery store Aldi is moving west on Business Loop 70 right next to Moser's, both poised for competitive pricing.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri at the Insight Bowl

The Missouri football team fell to the Iowa Hawkeyes 27-24 in Tuesday's game in Tempe, Ariz.

J. KARL MILLER: Compromises in lame-duck Congress are hopeful sign

Even before the 112th Congress convenes on Tuesday, it appears the Pelosi-Reid "my way or the highway" attitude has taken a back seat to a hint of bipartisanship.

Poll: Baby boomers fear outliving Medicare

Most respondents said they would rather raise the eligibility age for the insurance program than sacrifice benefits.

Americans turn to technology to control impulses

With the new year days away, many tools are now available to help people stay in line, including a GPS-enabled app that locks down texting once a car gets rolling and a program that curbs credit-card spending. Another device monitors your workout and offers real-time voice feedback.

City is 'salt-only,' unless there's a safety concern

This year, Columbia is pushing for salt-only winter for treatment of roads for the entire city.

Rock Bridge girls basketball team advances to tournament final

Junior Lindsey Cunningham's 13 points led the Bruins to a 54-23 victory over Helias in the semifinals of the Holiday Hoops Invitational on Wednesday in Jefferson City.

MU professor named one of top 25 professors in the U.S.

DesignIntelligence magazine recognized MU professor Benyamin Schwarz, who researches environmental gerontology.

Annual Diversity Celebration will be held Jan. 13

Man taken into custody after vehicle chase

Police said the driver tried to run away after failing to yield.

 

Survey on state rail plan needs public participation

The Missouri Department of Transportation encourages the public to take part in an online survey about the new state rail plan.

BOONE LIFE: Finding the balance for life through meditation

Jan Wheeler feels that without meditating throughout the day, she would be a little more off-center juggling her many activities.

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