MU police confirmed that the apparent suicide victim was Jonathan L. DeHaven, 55. He was a chief laboratory animal technician at MU's Office of Animal Resources.
The Missouri women's basketball team played in front of a crowd of 1,875 in its 66-48 victory over Sam Houston State. The Tigers are now 10-1 on the season.
he $9.8 million state project at U.S. 63 and Route H began in August and is on schedule to open in fall 2012. Crews have also finished the bridge foundation at Turkey Creek and the center pier for the Route H bridge.
Missouri (13-0) defeated Old Dominion (6-7) 75-68.
Jason Hall has been selected to lead the state Department of Economic Development. Hall has been the director for the Missouri Technology Corp. since 2009. The appointment needs Senate confirmation.
Tournament play continues Saturday in the Cougars vs. Cancer Classic.
The $9.8 million state project at U.S. 63 and Route H began in August and is on schedule to open in fall 2012.
A measure proposed in the Missouri Senate would amend the state constitution to bar governments from requiring people to have health insurance and from penalizing them for paying their own medical bills.
Cougars vs. Cancer Classic continues Saturday.
The hearing will be to discuss public infrastructure, community facilities and services and other needs for community development.
The Missouri Department of Transportation launched "The Traveler Information Map", which offers updates on road conditions, work zones, flooding and incidents.
Melissa Dinwiddie, a Columbia Regency resident for seven years, decided to move her family and home sooner rather than later after the property's owner decided to close the mobile home park. She and her family — her four children, mother and brother — are still settling into their new community.
Short Street between Broadway and Walnut Street will close until 2013. Route H will remain closed at U.S. 63 until late 2012, and adjustments made to improve the safety and traffic flow near Columbia Mall will be removed.
After updating the EZ Park system, the Public Works Department will start selling newer versions of the original cards.
After a woman was harassed by Target employees for breastfeeding in a store in Texas store, a national movement developed to breastfeed in Target stores everywhere on Wednesday.
An undisclosed amount of money was taken. There were no injuries.
Responsibilities include connecting to neighborhood associations, property maintenance code enforcement in residential areas, rental property enforcement and the city's volunteer programs. The entire staff will be making the move throughout January.
A Kansas City firefighter helped restrain a man who lunged at an airplane's cabin door. A Muslim, he is sensitive to the negative perceptions of some in the post-Sept. 11 world. But he says what he did that day was in keeping with the teachings of Islam.
The topic of cicadas tops both local and total readership and includes multiple stories that showed up in the top 50 lists. The stories drew in almost 80,000 page views.
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