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President Mubarak of Egypt refuses to step down

The Egyptian president is handing his powers over to his vice president, but he refuses to give up his title or leave the country.

MU researcher helps change view of human evolution

The study of a fossilized foot bone shows that early humans had arches in their feet, which would have allowed them to walk and run much as humans do today.

COLUMN: Energy healing is medicine, not myth

Energy healing is gaining legitimacy in the medical world. My experiences show why.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Should Missouri's late-term abortion law be redefined?

A House committee could vote as early as next week on a measure that could further restrict the abortion of viable fetuses in Missouri.

Candidates address downtown, zoning issues

The six candidates for two seats on the Columbia City Council talked about their priorities during a forum hosted by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce on Thursday.

UPDATE: Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon criticizes sales tax proposal

The governor said increasing the sales tax and levying it on purchases that previously had not been subject to the tax is not "a smart economic thing or a smart thing to do."

TIGER TIPOFF: Brown to become Missouri women's basketball's all-time steals leader

With one more steal, senior guard RaeShara Brown will stand alone as the Missouri women's basketball team's all-time steals leader.

Broadway, College Avenue bridges might close this week

Two pedestrian bridges over Broadway and College Avenue are being repaired beginning Thursday.

TIGER TIPOFF: Missouri women's basketball duo eager to fill new roles

Christine Flores and BreAnna Brock were enemies in high school. Now, their friendship and teamwork on the court has boosted chemistry for the Tigers.

Missouri Gov. Nixon criticizes sales tax proposal

The governor doesn't favor the idea of the proposals that would require raising the sales tax and levying it on purchases that currently are not subject to that tax.

MU law students put Frankenstein on trial

MU law students adapted Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" to get a shot at practicing law in the real world.

Cunningham steals show in Rock Bridge girls basketball team's victory

Rock Bridge junior Lindsey Cunningham played with reckless abandon on Thursday, sparking her team to a 69-40 victory over Jefferson City on senior night.

Residents, experts discuss proposed changes to animal ordinance

Among the topics discussed were the proposed restrictions on tethering animals and regulating feral cats.

Warmer weather good not only for people

Greenhouse and nursery owners as well as cattle farmers look forward to warmer temperatures that will make there work easier and reduce costs.

State to cut 19 MU degree programs

The Missouri Department of Higher Education will cut 73 degrees at four-year state universities. Phasing in new programs at MU is expected to take at least 18 months.

MU softball focused on winning national championship

The Missouri softball team has two goals this season: Win the Big 12 and win the National Championship. With 17 returning players and eight starters, the No. 7 Tigers are poised to achieve those goals.

True/False Festival announces 2011 films

The incomplete list includes "Project Nim," "The Interrupters" and "The Black Power Mix Tape 1967-1974."

MU art department buys new printmaking press

The $22,000 machine will be a strong asset for the art program.

Columbia hosts talent show, exhibit for Black History Month

The talent show will be held Feb. 24 in the Douglass High School gymnasium.

Tuesday's high-speed chase ends with arrest in Boone County

Speeds reached 120 mph before the driver crashed into a cable divider on I-70.

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