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TODAY'S QUESTION: What was your favorite Super Bowl ad?

Sunday night's game was packed with some of the most costly and eagerly anticipated commercials of the year.

Missouri men's basketball team loses to Kansas in Lawrence

The Missouri men's basketball team contained Kansas' Morris twins for a half, but eventually succumbed when foul trouble set in, and the Tigers lost 103-86 to the Jayhawks on Monday in Lawrence, Kan.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers lose to biggest rivals on Jayhawks' turf

The Tigers currently have  a streak of 14 wins at Mizzou Arena, but they have struggled on the road.

No small task getting front-row seats in KU student section

Chris Paradies, a senior political science major at Kansas, and his group of 30 friends were the first students in line to see Kansas' game against Missouri on Monday. But the group had a long week waiting for front-row tickets to the game.

Kansas prosecutors to seek death penalty for Kahler

Kansas prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty for former Columbia Water and Light Director James Kraig Kahler if he is found guilty of murdering his wife, his two teenage daughters and his wife's grandmother.

Hickman prom date changes, avoids conflict with Good Friday

After complaints were lodged about the school's Good Friday prom night, Hickman High School changed the date with the help of an alumnus.

Fines to increase for parking meter violations in Columbia

Columbia City Council voted to increase fines for parking meter violations to $10 Monday. The new ordinance will begin March 1.

House members question billing of Nixon's travel expenses

The governor's chief of staff, John Watson, said he was not prepared to answer questions about the governor's 2010 travel expenses when he was questioned Monday about them.

UPDATE: Missouri prepares for first execution in almost 2 years

Martin Link, who was convicted of kidnapping, raping and murdering an 11-year-old in 1991, is scheduled to be executed at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. He would be the first person executed in Missouri since May 2009.

Missouri chief justice to speak to lawmakers Wednesday

Chief Justice William Ray Price was scheduled to deliver the state of the judiciary speech on Feb. 2, but it was delayed by the winter storm.

Columbia City Council approves rezoning for apartments at College, Walnut

The unanimously approved request will enable developers to build twice as many apartments and a ground-level retail space.

Columbia City Council approves potential downtown tax district

The newly formed community improvement district could potentially collect an additional half-cent sales tax downtown.

Rock Bridge wrestling team ends long layoff with loss to Jefferson City

After their practice schedule was impacted by the snowstorm, the Bruins' wrestlers lost to the Jays on senior night.

MU Student Center opens space to student businesses

Three businesses were chosen to share a room on the first floor of the Student Center in a campus-wide competition.

Southwest Missouri animal hoarder gets probation

A Pleasant Hope woman was sentenced to two years of probation for animal abuse after 75 animals were found on her property.

Season's snowfall nearing top 3 in Columbia history

The 2010-11 season's 42.5 inches of snow is the fourth-highest snowfall in Columbia since record-keeping began, and the snow probably isn't over yet.

Atkins Park could receive concession and restroom building

Columbia Parks and Recreation are holding a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the possibility of building a new concession and restroom building at Atkins Park.

Missouri's Second Injury Fund running out of money

Insolvency of the fund could lead to lawsuits and would cause 39 members of Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster's staff to be laid off.

AOL increases news, ad effort with acquisition of Huffington Post

AOL announced on Monday that it has come to an agreement to buy Huffington Post, the popular news website, for $315 million. 

Snow removal crews focus on cul-de-sacs and intersections

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