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Senior night no distraction for Rock Bridge girls soccer team

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team defeated Smith-Cotton 2-0 on Wednesday night at Rock Bridge.

 

Bin Laden's death brings students, flags and cheers to MU's Greektown

Greektown set the scene for a major celebration of the death of terrorist Osama bin Laden, and some students who participated provided information to piece together a chronology of events Sunday night.

City Council authorizes $80.5 million Water and Light bond

During new City Manager Mike Matthes' first meeting, the City Council upheld its stoppage to design work on the proposed Short Street parking garage and authorized an $80.5 million Water and Light bond.

Council authorizes agreement to install, maintain downtown security cameras

Four proposed downtown camera locations will be introduced to city council Monday night. The plan would cost $73,863.50 for the city.

Local reactions to the death of bin Laden

After news broke late Sunday that Osama bin Laden had been killed, there was a mixed reaction. There were mass celebrations in the streets, but others didn't see a reason to celebrate.

UPDATE: Campus Lodge assault did not occur

Columbia police said they concluded through interviews and reports that a Campus Lodge assault reported Friday did not occur.

Council to hear request to rezone two East Campus properties

A request to rezone two properties on East Campus so two more people can live there makes its first appearance before the City Council on Monday.

Big demand for bin Laden news crashes Newseum site

Thousands of people accessed the Newseum's website early Monday morning to look at front pages of newspapers across the nation, which caused the website to crash.

Columbia high school students will travel to India to repair school

Columbia Independent School is teaming again with Be The Change Volunteers to send five students to Ayur, India to repair a school for children with special needs.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What does the death of Osama bin Laden mean for the war on terror?

Osama bin Laden was killed in a military operation Sunday, which was greeted with mass celebrations across the nation well into the night.

Islamic scholars criticize bin Laden's sea burial

Many scholars argue the burial goes against Islamic tradition and could provoke violence against Americans.

GUEST COMMENTARY: St. Louis Midwest China Hub wrong for Missouri

A 330-page bill aims to grant $360 million in tax credits to create new business, but it's banking on chance and fails to take three major flaws into account.

Man arrested on suspicion of burglary, sexual misconduct

Columbia police arrested 20-year-old Juan Daniel Calvo-Espinosa in connection with two burglaries that took place early Sunday morning at Gatehouse Apartments on Broadway.

New city manager Matthes begins first day

Columbia's new city manager Mike Matthes will be officially sworn in at 7 p.m., but he began working this morning.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU students react to death of Osama bin Laden

Soon after President Obama announced the death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden late Sunday night, students started celebrating all across campus, from outside Ellis Library to Greektown.

Students celebrate in Greektown after Obama announces bin Laden's death

The celebrations continued into the early hours of Monday morning with music and waving flags. Students crowded the streets of Greektown as well as other areas of MU to mark the news about the death of Osama bin Laden.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: FlightAware tracks airplane flight information

Track the arrival and departure times of selected airplanes in and out of selected airports for free. 

Boone County holds third Prescription Drug Takeback day

Prescription medication collection sites have been set up in several mid-Missouri locations, including four in Columbia.

Source: 'Multiple methods' used to ID bin Laden's body

Although photos of bin Laden's body have not been released, officials said the U.S. forces used DNA evidence and facial recognition programming to positively identify the body.

Reports show glimpse inside raid that killed bin Laden

Normally, the U.S. shares its counterterrorism intelligence with trusted allies in Britain, Canada, Australia and elsewhere. But this mission was too important and too secretive.

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