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Citizens Police Review Board proposal remains unchanged, moves to City Council

The board's proposal will be sent to the Columbia City Council on Thursday. The council will act upon the proposal during future meetings.

Regency Trailer Park's plans to sell will force residents to leave

The owners of Columbia Regency mobile home park are preparing to sell the park to Aspen Heights, a Texas-based development company that has plans to build more than 300 apartments for college students. Tenants have learned from news reports and word of mouth that they'll likely have to leave.

UPDATE: Senators stall on Joplin tornado aid

A bill to provide tax relief to businesses destroyed by the Joplin tornado is in danger of failing in the Missouri Senate.

Mizzou Network to launch in December to showcase MU athletics

The department has plans to feature live streaming of athletic events, as well as original content including interviews, highlights and behind-the-scenes features.

BENTON STEPHENS: Montessori students celebrate Roald Dahl's birthday with papier-mâché peach

Roald Dahl, the author of "James and the Giant Peach" and other popular children's books, died in 1990. He would have celebrated his 95th birthday on Sept. 13.

 

UPDATE: Missouri Senate passes overhaul of state tax credits

The plan would consolidate several current incentives under the umbrella of a new "Compete Missouri" program overseen by the Department of Economic Development.

Senators stall on Joplin tornado aid

The bill would let property taxes be pro-rated for businesses destroyed by tornadoes, flooding or other natural disasters.

CHERRY HILL: Dermatology center and spa to hold fall fling

The second annual Fall Fling by DeSpain Cayce Dermatology Center and Medical Spa will be held at Cherry Hill Event Center on Thursday.

Linebacker's versatility helps Missouri football team

When middle linebacker Will Ebner was injured in the team's first game, Andrew Wilson filled in, moving from his outside linebacker position to the middle.

Tennis courts part of developing plan for Battle High School

Although the proposed tennis courts were initially scrapped because of budget concerns, good management of the construction project and a sufficient contingency budget has made them possible again.

Columbia College launches professional umpiring program

Columbia College has partnered with Major League Baseball to create opportunities for Marines and other students to become professional umpires.

Mo. lawmakers don't seek to override governor's vetoes

The House couldn't come up with enough votes to overcome any of Gov. Jay Nixon's legislative vetoes.

Missouri Senate passes overhaul of state tax credits

The legislation would create new tax breaks for some businesses while cutting back or eliminating other credits for low-income housing, historic building renovation and for other programs.

Missouri Senate passes revision to teacher-student Facebook law

The revision would require local school boards to develop policies on how employees and students communicate. The legislation has now been sent to the House.

Three caught in Puerto Vallarta indicted over U.S. bank robberies

The three Macon residents were arrested in Mexico and deported the next day. Prosecutors said the suspects are linked to a holdup at a Columbia bank and a robbery of a credit union in Texas.

Former MU volleyball player takes new position on team as assistant coach

Lindsey Hunter, who last played for Missouri in 2005, is back as an assistant coach. She brings international and U.S. national team experience to a young Missouri volleyball team. 

Low temperatures could break record overnight Wednesday

The National Weather Service in St. Louis predicted temperatures at about 40 degrees overnight Wednesday.

UPDATE: 9th St. Summerfest concert to take place indoors

The final 9th St. Summerfest of the year will take place inside The Blue Note at 17 N. Ninth Street, due to inclement weather.

Study: Chrysler closings costly to St. Louis area

A new study suggests that the closing of the two Chrysler plants in St. Louis County had a devastating impact — totaling $15 billion — on the region's economy.

Hickman girls golf team works to "stay neutral" on the course

When you first hear it, the motto for the Hickman girls golf team seems uninspiring. But if you ask the golfers, the phrase “Stay neutral” works well.

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