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Former CIA officer of Missouri charged with leak to reporter

Jeffrey Sterling of O'Fallon has been charged with 10 counts related to improperly keeping and disclosing national security information.

Painter Sager sees life, movement in inanimate things

If you’ve ever walked through Perlow-Stevens Gallery, you’ve probably noticed Joel Sager’s work: oil paintings of people and objects, often made with bits of wallpaper or fabric and finished with a sepia wash. The Columbia painter finds whimsy in everyday objects – an old fan, a hammer or a handful of chive blossoms from the garden.

 

MU composer McKenney inspired by Stevens' poem about a blackbird

For decades, MU composer Thomas McKenney has written and championed electronic music, experimenting with sounds made by machines or transformed by them. One of his most recent works was inspired by Wallace Stevens' "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird."

MU playwright Crespy draws from dreams

MU playwright David Crespy draws deeply from his dreams to write plays and to teach playwriting. One thing no artist should do, he says, is let someone else tell you what your dreams mean.

Farmers who limit losses to get insurance refunds

The federal government plans to award farmers under the Good Performance Refund program. Eligible farms would average about $1,000 each.

Corporations involved in Gulf oil spill might face criminal charges

Findings from the presidential oil spill commission's report show decisions by BP, Transocean and Halliburton intended to save time and money created an unreasonable amount of risk.

Hospice nurse helps save life on Ozark highway

Debbie Ritterhouse conducted life-saving CPR on a stranger while police officers attended to an injured passenger.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What would you do with a Mega Millions jackpot?

We know you've already thought about what you would do with the winning ticket. Go ahead and tell us.

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