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Columbia College men's basketball team falls to McKendree

A disappointing 57-55 loss Thursday night to visiting McKendree ended the Cougars' six-game winning streak.

MU gymnastics team holds annual Pink Out meet

The Missouri gymnastics team hosts Illinois on Friday at Hearnes Center in the seventh annual Pink Out event to promote breast cancer awareness.

Homeless man stabbed at Methodist church

A verbal confrontation between two homeless men turned into a stabbing, police said.

New iPhone, iPad app helps you keep track of sins

A new app makes it easier for Roman Catholics to keep track of their sins and complete an examination of conscious before they receive the sacrament of reconciliation.

Missouri lawmaker, VA chief meet over hospital concerns

Missouri Democrat Russ Carnahan will meet  Thursday with a VA chief over sterilization concerns at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis. Surgeries have been on hold at the facility since Feb. 2.

Investigation continues in death at Busch estate

Adrienne Martin, 27, died of an accidental overdose of the painkiller oxycodone, in December at the Busch's estate according to a medical examiner's report.

Columbia College women's basketball beats McKendree

The Cougars overcame a slow start to defeat McKendree 60-53 and advance to 10-0.

UPDATE: Nixon appoints new utility board chairman

Kevin Gunn has been a member of the Missouri Public Service Commission since 2008. He agrees with the governor that alternative energy sources could play a role in the state's economic recovery.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon appoints new utility board chairman

Kevin Gunn, the new utility board chairman, will replace Robert Clayton. He will regulate investor-owned electric, steam, natural gas, water, sewer and telephone companies.

GENE ROBERTSON: Developing strategy, planning for action help achieve resolutions

Any strategy for improvement must be imbued with rigorous, proactive thought, planning and action. A calendar is a useful resource.

Missouri students score higher on AP exams

The Advanced Placement exams allow students to receive college credit if they receive a score of 3, 4 or 5 on the test.

UPDATE: Anheuser-Busch heir won't face criminal charges in girlfriend's death

St. Louis County prosecutor announced that the death of Adrienne Martin was an accidental overdose of cocaine and oxycodone, a prescription painkiller.

Physicians more likely to be depressed or suicidal, psychiatrist says

Three hundred to 400 doctors kill themselves every year, which means physicians have a higher suicide rate than any other profession.

Egypt minister says Mubarak will not step down

The comment comes ahead of an address by Mubarak to the nation.

Egypt's military steps in to 'safeguard country'

Egypt's military announced on national television it had stepped in to "safeguard the country," effectively seizing control and assuring protesters calling for President Hosni Mubarak's ouster that all their demands would be met.

Egyptian military says Mubarak will meet protestors' demands

The ruling party chief, Hossan Badrawy, tells The Associated Press he expects Mubarak to address the nation and make a announcement that will satisfy their demands.

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