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Third member of Audrain County family sentenced in drifter's murder

Angela Harvey has pleaded guilty and received a life sentence for her role in the 2009 murder of an Ohio man.

Regency Trailer Park residents to meet with Mid-Missouri Legal Services

A meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at The Crossing church to discuss legal options for tenants of Regency Trailer Park.

Data center tax break bill could be boost for Columbia

The data center bill would create tax breaks for new server storage facilities in Missouri.

Hickman volleyball team continues to struggle

The Kewpies are still looking for their second win of the season after losing to defending Class 2 state champion Hermann on Monday.

Logan pitches Bruins past New Franklin

Sophomore Breanna Logan pitched six scoreless innings in Rock Bridge's 10-0 victory Monday. It hasn't always been so easy, though; Logan had to overcome a frightening injury to get where she is now.

Q&A with Hickman football coach Arnel Monroe

The Missourian talked to Hickman coach Arnel Monroe on Monday as the 2-2 Kewpies began to prepare to face another 2-2 team, Helias Catholic.

City Council approves grant for urban ecology restoration project

The Columbia City Council approved a grant that would help the city create a sustainable wetland and reuse water from storm and ground runoff.

WEST BOULEVARD: Natural, organic grocery store to open on Stadium Boulevard

Natural Grocers is set to open its doors at the Stadium Blvd. location Sept. 27.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Tornado leads to identification of rural shelters

Jasper County Emergency Services dispatchers are collecting locations of rural storm shelters to alert emergency responders during a natural disaster or emergency.

Stewart wins opener in Chase for the Sprint Cup

Stewart picked up his first win of the season Monday, a day after rain washed out the opening round of the 10-race Chase. Columbia native Carl Edwards was fourth.

Major newspapers to insert iCircular ads on phones

The digital equivalent of coupons and other newspaper inserts will start appearing Monday on the mobile phone applications of 40 major newspapers, including the New York Daily News, the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune.

Missouri lawmakers back changes to river management

The proposed changes would require the Army Corps of Engineers to adjust upstream water levels in reservoirs on the Missouri River to prevent downstream flooding.

Hickman softball team rolls past Hallsville

The Hickman softball team defeated Hallsville 10-0 on Monday at Antimi Fields.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: IBM's 'Jeopardy' computer puts on a white coat

WellPoint Inc., the largest health benefits company in the nation, will be using the supercomputer "Watson" to help decide on treatment possibilities faster than ever.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Ignore the detractors, health care reform is helping Americans

Irrationality continues to infect health care discussions, even as the Affordable Care Act is showing positive results.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Millions can't get work precisely because they're out of work

Discriminating against the unemployed when it comes to hiring is currently legal, but it may not be for much longer.

Books donated in memory of young St. Louis boy

In remembrance of a 3-year-old who fatally shot himself with his father's pistol in July, more than 1,000 books from around the world will be donated to the elementary school the boy would have attended.

Archaeology Society to identify residents' artifacts at road show

The road show was scheduled for September in recognition of Missouri Archaeology Month. Residents can bring their artifacts to have them identified, but buying and selling artifacts will be prohibited.

Russ Carnahan chosen to attend United Nations General Assembly meeting

President Barack Obama chose the Missouri congressman, along with a congresswoman from New York, to be representatives for the U.S. at the meeting.

Obama endorses ending one day of mail delivery

The Postal Service lost $8.5 billion last year and cut more than 100,000 workers in the last few years. The one-day reduction of delivery would help cut the massive losses.

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