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Columbia organizations continue to help with Joplin relief

The Columbia community has continued to show support for the residents of Joplin Many organizations are collecting money, gathering items and  preparing to send them to Joplin .

Poor academics cost Arkansas, Anderson a basketball scholarship

Mike Anderson, who resigned as Missouri's men's basketball coach on March 23 to take over at Arkansas, will lose one basketball scholarship as punishment for the Razorbacks having a low score in the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Report.

SEALs canine commando piques interest in war dogs

SEAL Team 6's use of a dog, Cairo, during the bin Laden raid has opened questions into the adoption of military dogs.

Charvez Smith granted continuance

Charvez Smith, who was arrested in May on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon, was granted a continuance Tuesday afternoon.

Five plains states at risk for severe weather

Tornadoes, hail and strong winds could hit an area stretching from Texas to Kansas and Missouri today.

House GOP to advance $1 billion disaster aid package

The Republican-controlled House Appropriations Committeeis putting together a $1 billion package to aid in disaster relief efforts in Joplin, Alabama and the Mississippi Basin. The appropriations panel plans to eliminate a loan program that would support the manufacture of fuel-efficient vehicles in order to fund the aid package.

Joplin tornado had more than 1 vortex

The "multivortex" twister was given an EF4 rating by the National Weather Service. It's the deadliest tornado in the U.S. on record in more than 60 years.

Georgia hospital to help Joplin tornado survivors

The Phoebe Sumter Medical Center was destroyed by a tornado four years ago. They are currently rebuilding and asking the community to donate to Joplin.

Columbia realtors collect shoes for Joplin tornado victims

The Columbia Board of Realtors will continue accepting all types of shoes through noon Wednesday at locations around Columbia.

Couple moved from Joplin one day before tornado

One couple's Joplin apartment complex was destroyed one day after they moved to an Oklahoma City suburb.

Storm leaves thousands without electricity in Missouri

About 16,000 Ameren customers in Missouri are still without electricity in the aftermath of the recent storm. There were 68,000 homes and businesses without power, but as utility crews work to restore electricity, that number decreases.

Joplin tornado in line with recent outbreak

The tornado that hit Joplin is similar to last month's storms that leveled urban communities throughout the South and led to high death tolls.

Drink up: rising prices fail to sway coffee-lovers

The growing cost of coffee beans is causing companies to raise prices and pass the costs to consumers.

Four Missouri baseball players receive All-Big 12 awards

Missouri baseball's Jonah Schmidt, Rob Zastryzny, Blake Brown and Phil McCormick received All-Big 12 awards.

Residents express approval, concern at hearing for Stadium Boulevard improvements

The Stadium Boulevard improvements will increase Stadium from two to four lanes. MoDOT will work to minimize noise and traffic concerns, and construction will last through 2014.

ROSE NOLEN: New cat brings lot of energy

As The Cat Who Disappears explores his new home, Missourians should explore their own history.

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