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Political clubs team up to clean up Rock Bridge High School

The Young Socialist Club organized a cleanup of the Rock Bridge High School's grounds with the school's other political groups to promote unity and understanding.

Cellphone use contributing to upward trend in 911 calls

Multiple reports of the same incident and the prevalence of "pocket dialing" keep dispatchers busy.

Recruits tweet about joining Missouri football

Some of the Missouri football recruits shared their thoughts about National Signing Day on Twitter.

New Komen Foundation policy will not affect Columbia's Planned Parenthood

Although the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation will stop providing grants to Planned Parenthood, Columbia's clinic won't be affected because it has never received funding from the foundation.

Winter of 2012 mild compared to snowy winter of 2011

On Feb. 1, 2011, Columbia was being hit with a blizzard that set a new record for snowfall in a 24-hour period. On Feb. 1 this year, Columbia tied for the highest minimum temperature on record.

Arkansas fans unhappy about Green-Beckham's choice

Some University of Arkansas fans took to Twitter to share how they feel about Green-Beckham's decision to play for Missouri.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Missouri politicians’ top campaign contributors

Opensecrets.org is a watchdog website that helps to keep politicians in check, and that includes your local representative in Congress or Missouri’s two senators, Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill.

Saban, Alabama at top of Signing Day list again

In Tuscaloosa, Ala., there were no surprises for the national champion Crimson Tide, who had Wednesday's highest rated recruiting 

UPDATE: Missouri's 2012 football class ranks in the bottom half of the SEC

Even with the signing of Dorial Green-Beckham, Missouri was not included in ESPN.com's final top 25 college football class rankings.

 

 

Romney gains momentum with Florida win

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the Florida Republican primary, establishing himself as a front-runner as the primary process moves west.  The Missouri primary is Feb. 7, though delegates to the Republican National Convention will not be awarded until caucuses in March.

Two Missouri softball players named to preseason watch list

Senior outfielder Ashley Fleming and junior pitcher Chelsea Thomas were recognized on the watch list for Player of the Year.

 

Mo. officials predict primary turnout

Although the votes won't count toward the Republican National Convention, Missouri citizens are still urged to vote in next week's presidential primary.

UPDATE: Missouri senator delays workplace discrimination vote

State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-St. Louis County, has vowed to block a vote on legislation that would change the state's workplace discrimination laws. 

Digital textbooks challenge schools to rethink learning environment

The Obama administration pushes to swap print textbooks for their digital edition in an effort to promote interactive learning.

Dusk To Dawn 24-hour day care opens in Columbia

The day care's owners strive to emphasize education for children and accommodate parents' atypical schedules. 

Egyptian soccer fans stampede after game; 73 dead; 1,000 injured

Soccer fans rushed the field after the Port Said home team won an unexpected victory over Egypt's top squad Wednesday, setting off clashes and a stampede. It was the worst incident of soccer violence in Egypt and the deadliest worldwide since 1996.

Missouri senators scuttle nominee for economic director

The Senate appointments committee refused to vote Wednesday on confirming Jason Hall to direct the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

Wednesday deadline for St. Louis dome plan

The St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission has been working to put together the proposal. The agreement with the Rams calls for the dome to be among the top 25 percent of all stadiums.

SUV crashes into Fox Theatre in St. Louis after intersection collision

Two SUVs collided in front of the theater, causing one to hit the box office area, where a large display window was shattered.

Ameren Missouri files plan to resolve shoreline issue

Ameren Missouri has filed a management plan to ensure that most of the 1,600 homes along the Lake of the Ozarks shoreline in mid-Missouri are not threatened with removal for the hydroelectric project.

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