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Alcohol to be permitted at MU fraternity houses if they pass accreditation process

New fraternity policies will permit drinking in houses that follow accreditation procedures.

Aspen Heights holds $500 contest for MU Greek Life

Aspen Heights has offered the money to the sorority or fraternity with the most likes on Facebook and the most signatures on a petition. 

ANALYSIS: Sizing up the Missouri football team's bowl prospects

The Tigers need just one more win to reach their seventh straight bowl game. Where might they be headed come bowl season?

Aspen Heights offers more money to Regency mobile home park residents

Aspen Heights announced Tuesday that it is increasing its previous offer of assistance for residents of Columbia Regency mobile home park, but residents had to sign papers on Tuesday to support rezoning.

Student opportunities addressed at seventh school boundary forum

Many parents said they are happy with Columbia Public Schools but had concerns about equal opportunities for students when Battle High School opens.

Centralia tries to balance need for growth with small-town feel

Centralia residents don't claim their city is the best in the world. But it does have a special quality: the pride of residents who embody small-town values. 

Missouri women's basketball team chalks up road win over SLU

The Tigers beat the Billikens 68-56 to improve to 3-0 this season.

Columbia unaffected by Kotex tampon recall

Kimberly-Clark Corp. recalled Kotex tampon products from stores across the country, but no locations in Columbia were affected. The recalled tampons were contaminated with bacterium and were shipped to several Missouri Walmarts, including many in the Kansas City area.

Sustainability programs aim to make Columbia more energy friendly

City Manager Mike Matthes and Office of Sustainability manager Barbara Buffaloe spoke to the League of Women Voters about the city's energy programs and sustainability goals.

Sixth man leads Columbia College basketball team in scoring

Sophomore Devin Griffin, who is averaging 21.3 points per game, said he enjoys his role coming off the bench.

DAVID ROSMAN: There seem to be moral lapses on both sides of the aisle

Both political parties have moved to the extreme end of the spectrum, but their actions have not received condemnation from average Americans.

PHOTO GALLERY: In Centralia, a desire for growth with small-town character

In Centralia, Boone County's second-largest city, residents and business owners desire economic growth for their community — while preserving its small-town character. Missourian staff photographer Pinar Istek has captured images of a community determined to maintain its values.

Section of Rollins Street to close Thursday for construction project

The section of Rollins Street is scheduled to reopen Friday, weather permitting.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: KU coaches, fans couldn't care less what Missouri wants

Kansas fans won't miss Missouri in the Big 12, and few would shed a tear if the teams don't play again.

Columbia City View, an online interactive map of the city, goes live

Columbia City View, an interactive online map of the city, is live and includes five maps: One that shows natural features, another with aerial photography, a printer-friendly city map, a zoning map and a base city street map.

Public Works uses dyes to test sewer system in Flat Branch Creek

The City of Columbia Public Works Department is using red and green dyes to test the storm sewer and sanitary sewer system. The testing will continue through Thursday. 

Bullet hits White House, stopped by safety glass

The discovery follows reports of gunfire near the White House on Friday night. Witnesses heard shots and saw two speeding vehicles in the area. An assault rifle was also recovered.

West Junior High School students bring the Holocaust onto the stage

Students of West Junior High School put together "I Never Saw Another Butterfly", an one-act play about the Holocaust. The play will be shown Saturday and Sunday in school's auditorium.

Centralia alderman will seek Northern District county commissioner seat

Don Bormann is the second Republican candidate to seek the office.

Missouri gymnastics team signs two recruits

Blair Elmore and Miranda Eubank both signed national letters of intent to join Missouri gymnastics in 2013.

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