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Not known how Missouri will proceed with Haith situation

In mid-May, new Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith applauds during a Golden Girls performance at a rally at the MU Student Center. Attending promotional events is just one part of the work that has kept Haith busy as he settles into his new job.

New Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith, who was the head coach at Miami for the past seven seasons before being hired by Missouri in April, was accused of NCAA violations Tuesday in a Yahoo Sports report about numerous problems at Miami.

WELCOME BACK: It's a good time to plan for Columbia's many fall events

Need to find something to do this fall? We've got a list of the best activities around, from the annual pumpkin festival in Hartsburg to a family-friendly New Year's Eve celebration downtown.

Sunny Reese testifies her relationship with Kahler's wife never a secret

Sunny Reese talked about how Kraig Kahler became increasingly agitated about the romantic relationship between Reese and Karen Kahler, especially when they made it clear he couldn't become part of it.

First-year teachers at Rock Bridge collaborate with teaching veterans

Bree Engebritson, a recent graduate from the MU College of Education, will spend her first year teaching at Rock Bridge with the help of third-year teacher Matt Dingler.

Missouri football's Travis Ruth hopes to be next great center

Ruth, a man of diverse interests and traits, replaces Tim Barnes at center.

Jackson's leadership helps young group of Missouri safeties

Of the Missouri safeties, Kenji Jackson is the lone senior. With many young players in his unit, Jackson is leading by example.

Chemical spill at MU draws emergency response

The cause of the spill is unknown and the incident is still under investigation.

Candidates for UM System president to interview in Kansas City

A second group of interviews will be in St. Louis next week. The candidate pool has been reduced to about 40.

WELCOME BACK: Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival kicks off in September

Local bands and lip-smacking barbecue are the festival's big draws for fans who come from across the country. The event kicks off its fifth year in early September.

WELCOME BACK: The basics of Tiger football

Need to know how to get tickets or where to tailgate? We've got the details as you prepare for another Tiger football season.

'Portrait of a Sister City' photo exhibit debuts Wednesday

The exhibit debuts Wednesday night from 6 to 8 p.m. at Flat Branch Park. It features photos of Suncheon, South Korea, one of Columbia's sister cities.

Know Your Numbers Mobile Health Unit provides free health screenings

The Know Your Numbers Mobile Health Unit checked for precursors to avoidable health risks for 55 people in the Columbia area on Wednesday.

Columbia man arrested on suspicion of counterfeiting, marijuana possession

Jamaal Levon West, who has been the subject of an investigation since April, was arrested Tuesday night.

Corps, governors to discuss Missouri River flood control

Gov. Jay Nixon and representatives from seven other states will meet Friday in Omaha, Neb., to discuss the decisions that were made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this spring during the flooding of the Missouri River.

J. KARL MILLER: Feral cat ordinance is misguided and unenforceable

Although the Columbia City Council had good intentions, it is creating more problems than it is solving with feral cats.

Tailgating lot gets new name, new rules

A university-sponsored tailgating program has been revamped to encourage attendance.

MU welcomes students to campus with annual midnight barbecue

The Missouri Students Association expects between 10,000 and 13,000 students to attend the event Wednesday night.

Defense attorney shows Kahler did not take prescribed medication

Defense attorney Tom Haney showed that Kraig Kahler never took the clonazepam pills he'd been prescribed for seizures and panic attacks, laying the groundwork for the argument that his client was mentally unstable at the time of the crime.

Electronic waste recycling event Aug. 27 at Home Depot

The city of Columbia along with Home Depot and Mid-MO Recycling is sponsoring the event as part of an effort to save landfill space.

Ridgeway Elementary begins teaching with iPads

This year, Ridgeway Elementary School will use iPads and apps to help students learn about topics from spelling to fractions to bullying. The school’s parents association provided the funds and plans to buy an additional 30 iPads for student use.

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