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Missouri men's basketball team loses to more physical Texas

Texas forward Gary Johnson, top, holds onto the rim while wrapped around Missouri center Steve Moore, bottom, after attempting a dunk during the first half on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, in Austin, Texas.

The Missouri men's basketball team was pushed around, and on one play even injured at the hands of a physical Texas team in its 71-58 loss Saturday in Austin, Texas.

Protesters across U.S. offer support to Egyptians

Thousands of people in a variety of U.S. cities joined Egyptians in protesting the regime of Hosni Mubarak.

Chaos engulfs Cairo, Mubarak points to succession

Protests continued in the major cities of Egypt as President Hosni Mubarak named the first vice president of his three-decade presidency. Protesters argue that the promotion of Omar Suleiman, formerly the president's intelligence chief, is merely a shuffling of government personnel rather than a substantial change.

Obama urges restraint as protests continue in Egypt

President Barack Obama responded to the continuing protests in Egypt with a call for restraint and reform. He has not given a reaction to President Hosni Mubarak's decision to appoint a vice president Saturday.

ANALYSIS: Tough balancing act for Obama on Egypt

President Barack Obama's speech on Friday evening was an attempt to support the rights of Egyptian citizens without alienating the Egyptian government.

Tourists stuck at Cairo airport as flights get canceled, delayed

Thousands of passengers remain stranded at the Cairo airport as a result of the curfew imposed by the Egyptian government.

Forecasters sound alert for major winter storm

The storm could bring a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow Monday through Wednesday.

Tough first half costs MU women's basketball at Iowa State

The Missouri women's basketball team fell 71-56 to No. 23 Iowa State on Saturday in Ames, Iowa. The Tigers outscored the Cyclones in the second half, but couldn't get anything going early.

Approaching storm expected to bring accumulating ice and snow

The National Weather Service in St. Louis is predicting that the weather system could reach central Missouri by Monday.

Deadline for EPA input on Hinkson Creek cleanup approaching

 The EPA's draft recommendations describe numerous pollutants entering Hinkson Creek via stormwater runoff, including insecticides and herbicides, chloride, heavy metals and waste oil.

MU police seize drugs, cash from room in Defoe-Graham Hall

Police found marijuana, ecstasy, steroids and more than $4,000 in a room in Defoe-Graham Hall, according to an MU police news release.

Missouri health department heads push for more funding

 Local health departments received about $6.3 million in state general revenue funds for fiscal year 2011, about a 9 percent decrease from fiscal year 2010. Gov. Jay Nixon's budget proposal for fiscal year 2012 calls for that amount to stay roughly the same, though health programs would get $18.6 million more in federal health funding.

Missouri Film Office could lose government funding

Gov. Jay Nixon and a commission say current filmmaker incentives do not benefit the state enough. The film office says incentives are essential.

Attendance boundaries committee prepares for community forums

Members of the Secondary Enrollment Planning Committee met Thursday to prepare for community forums discussing attendance boundaries for Columbia's newest high school.

UPDATE: Missouri film producers alarmed by recommended cuts

Gov. Jay Nixon has recommended eliminating funds for the Missouri Film Office, and a bipartisan commission that considered all of the state's 61 tax credit programs has recommended eliminating the $4.5 million film production tax credit.

Fun City Youth Academy unveils Saturday program

Fun City Youth Academy unveiled its Saturday Youth Academy, which is designed to help children ages 5 to 18 with schoolwork and with developing important life skills.

Fr. Tolton Catholic High School prepares for September start

Laptops and e-books will be included in the new high school's curriculum.

Helpful resources for dealing with winter storms

The Missourian has compiled a list of resources to help residents solve and prevent snow-related problems.

Missouri gymnastics team finishes last in Fort Worth

At the Metroplex Challenge in Fort Worth, the Missouri gymnastics team could not match up against their nationally ranked competition. They finished fourth out of four teams.

Rock Bridge defense key in victory over Lafayette

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team combined stifling defense with good ball movement Saturday in its victory over Lafayette.

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