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MU public health students partner with Engineers Without Borders

The students and Engineers Without Borders will work together to help in an effort to solve public health issues in Central America.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Public school whistle-blowers shouldn't face retaliation

After too many cases of cheating schemes in schools, it's time the U.S. Department of Education adopts a whistle-blowing protection system for school staff.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Federal government imposes absurd edict on lake property owners

The FERC requirement could require removal of nearly 4,000 structures along Ozark Lake shoreline, which frustrates lake area property owners.

Michelle Obama declines invitation to speak at MU food convention

MU's Life Sciences and Society Annual Symposium will not have Michelle Obama as a speaker in March.

Power loss could displace Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity members

The building is being inspected for electrical hot spots on the third floor as well as the basement. Power will have to be restored before students can return.

Share your perspective on Columbia's high schools

Are you a Kewpie or a Bruin? What does that mean? Help the Missourian gather community perceptions of Columbia's high schools.

Missourian readers exercise their poetic license

In the month of October, a poetic trend developed in the comments on ColumbiaMissourian.com. Contributors explain why they commented and participate in our online discussions.

Columbia College soccer game postponed

The game was postponed until Thursday because of poor field conditions due to rain .

St. Louis Cardinals interview Red Sox's Francona for manager position

Sources think third base coach Jose Oquendo could be interviewed in additional interviews Wednesday.

Missouri ballot measures proposed to legalize marijuana

One proposal would make cannabis legal for people 21 and older, allow doctors to recommend medical marijuana and release prisoners convicted of nonviolent cannabis-related offenses.

Judge considers if 1990 slaying case deserves third trial

Mark Woodsworth has been convicted twice for the 1990 death of his neighbor, Cathy Robertson. Now, a judge considering whether to recommend a new trial raised questions about correspondence among prosecutors that defense attorneys said weren't disclosed before.

St. Louis businessman Dave Spence considers entering gubernatorial race

Dave Spence is waiting to make a decision until Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder announces his intentions about whether to challenge Gov. Jay Nixon.

Gov. Nixon orders flags lowered to honor soldier

A soldier from Missouri who died in Afghanistan will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, prompting Gov. Jay Nixon to order flags to be flown at half-staff.

Outside jurors to be brought in for Sandra Plunkett trial

Sandra Plunkett of Holts Summit, who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of her husband, will be tried in Callaway County, but the jurors will be brought in from another county.

Special elections occurring for four Missouri House seats

Four Missouri representatives will be replaced because of elections or appointments to other government positions after Tuesday's special elections.

Columbia College men's soccer game postponed

Columbia College men's soccer game scheduled for Tuesday was postponed to Thursday due to bad weather.

Missouri women's basketball team wins final exhibition game

The Missouri women's basketball team beat Missouri-St. Louis 62-42 in its final exhibition game Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.

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