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MU classes to resume Friday

Students are urged to be cautious while walking on campus, parts of which are still icy and covered in snow.

Columbia hospitals, ambulances run smoothly during storm

Hospitals prepared for the storm with earlier or extra deliveries of food and medical supplies. The city made clearing streets near the hospitals a priority, and snow plows were sent when needed to accompany ambulances.

UPDATE: Gov. Jay Nixon releases $10 million for Missouri school busing

The Democratic governor restored $7.5 million in school busing aid last month. The additional $10 million came as the state reported Thursday that its net general revenues were up 16 percent in January compared to the same time last year. Through the first seven months of the fiscal year, Missouri's revenues were up 6.3 percent compared to the previous fiscal year.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you know or remember most about Ronald Reagan?

The anniversary of President Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday is on Sunday. Washington, D.C., is preparing a man-sized cake, special musical performances and a video homage during the Super Bowl. What do you know or remember most about the 40th president?

Columbia Public Schools closed Friday; MU reopens

Columbia will try to resume trash and recycling services on Friday. Columbia Public Schools are closed on Friday. MU will be open Friday. More snow is possible on Monday.

Missouri House panel endorses livestock amendment

If passed by the House and Senate, the proposed constitutional amendment "to raise livestock in a humane manner" would be submitted to Missouri voters, likely in November 2012.

Missouri senators support measure for World War I memorial

Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt are co-sponsoring a bill to give official World War I memorial designation to an obelisk in Kansas City.

National Weather Service says spring flooding likely in Missouri

The Weather Service cites high levels of stream flow, soil moisture and snowpack in the upper Mississippi valley.

Vehicle runs off Interstate 44 into river near Oklahoma-Missouri line

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said at least eight people were in the vehicle when it crashed into the Spring River about 6:30 a.m. Thursday. Rescue crews are on the scene.

St. Louis County man dies after fall into ravine

The death was the second in Missouri believed to be connected to the winter storm that struck earlier in the week.

VIDEO: The blizzard of 2011 in time lapse video

An almost record setting 17-plus inches of snow blanketed Columbia and much of the Midwest early Tuesday morning. With roads becoming impassable and even walking a challenge, a fact to which my rear can attest, city services and many businesses shut down.

'Snow boards' key to measuring snowfall

The storm total for snowfall in Columbia is 17.7 inches as of Wednesday morning. Despite gusting winds, a tried-and-true process ensures measurements are sound.

Update on Missourian delivery for print subscribers

An update from the general manager on plans to deliver the print edition of the Columbia Missourian.

MU cancels classes; public schools stay closed; city, county offices will reopen

Snowfall in Columbia totaled 17.7 inches over a 24-hour period beginning Tuesday morning. MU and Columbia public schools are closed again Thursday. Trash pickup for Thursday also has been canceled.

Interstate 70 reopens in Missouri

The interstate was shut down on Tuesday because of whiteout conditions caused by a winter storm that struck most of the country. Interstate 44 remained closed on Wednesday morning.

Missouri men's basketball team falls at Oklahoma State

Keiton Page made two free throws with less than a minute to play to put Oklahoma State up by five points and put the game out of reach for Missouri, which lost 76-70 on Wednesday night to the host Cowboys.

 

Missouri football signs 17 players to 2011 recruiting class

With nine players from Texas, four from Missouri and one each from Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and North Dakota, it's Gary Pinkel's smallest at MU.

MU assistant coach Matt Zimmerman lives to work

Despite encouragement from his boss, family members and friends, Matt Zimmerman just can't tear himself away from his job as an assistant coach for the Missouri men's basketball team. He simply loves his work.

UPDATE: Historic storm moves on, but problems remain

Southwest, central and northeast Missouri were hit particularly hard by the storm. Lingering problems include treacherous roads and power outages.

Small crowd sees Missouri women's basketball team's win over Nebraska

James Jorgenson and two of his daughters traveled more than 60 miles from Macon to watch the Missouri women's basketball team's 76-69 win over Nebraska. But without the MU band or cheerleaders and a crowd less than half the size as normal is was a quiet game. 

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