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Gordon Lamb, former UM System interim president, dies at 77

Dr. Gordon Lamb, who served as interim president of the University of Missouri System from 2007 to 2008, died Monday.

Overcoming offseason adversity helped Missouri men's basketball team build chemistry

After a tumultuous offseason, the No. 4 Tigers have surpassed all expectations this year because of strong team chemistry.

Missouri men's basketball team adapts to tournament-like schedule

For the past two weeks, the Missouri men's basketball team has played quick Saturday-Monday turnarounds followed by week-long gaps, but each situation provides the Tigers a different way to prepare.

UPDATE: Missouri supporters continue to push sales-tax-only iniative for November vote

Missouri group Let Voters Decide is campaigning for an initiative that would eliminate the state income tax in favor of a higher sales tax. Opponents of the plan, including the group Missourians for Fair Taxation, say that the increased sales tax will be detrimental to business and encourage tax evasion.

GEORGE KENNEDY: GOP preventing Rep. Mary Still's tobacco tax, other proposals

Rep. Mary Still fights Republicans as she works to increase the state cigarette tax in an effort to compensate for education cuts, initiating Internet sales tax and limiting interest rates on paydayloans.

Harvard professor delivers address at MU on impact of cyberbullying

At his lecture, John Palfrey said concerns about the safety of children tend to drown out positive aspects of use of the Internet by youth.

UPDATE: Missouri to get $195 million from national mortgage settlement

Borrowers whose homes were foreclosed on from 2008 to 2011 will get a roughly $2,000 cash payment.

UPDATE: $25 billion settlement reached over foreclosure abuses

It's the biggest settlement involving a single industry since the $206 billion multistate tobacco deal in 1998. 

DEAR READER: MyMissourian becomes a new section called 'From Readers'

This week, the stories, recipes and photos that used to appear on MyMissourian will now appear with the rest of the news in the Columbia Missourian under the heading "From Readers."

FROM READERS: Photos of two very different Februaries

Winter bird-watching with a camera

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bourn Avenue deserves public road closure hearing

Councilman Daryl Dudley side-stepped a public road closure hearing even though the issues and many of the neighbors' feelings are well-documented.

Missouri farmers lay groundwork for truffle market

Farmers in Missouri are preparing to enter the truffle industry by preparing Burgundy truffle orchards in the Ozarks with the help of a MU researcher.

Big 12 coaches noticing Pingeton's program despite winless conference record

Despite Missouri's 0-11 conference record, fellow Big 12 coaches are noticing Robin Pingeton's dedication to her team.

New rivalries await Missouri men's basketball in SEC

Arkansas, Kentucky and Texas A&M are the programs that seem to have the most potential as strong rivals of the Tigers.

Missouri governor outlines $10 million in grants for colleges

Gov. Jay Nixon said he would use $40 million from a settlement with mortgage lenders to lower funding cuts he had previously proposed for higher education.

UPDATE: Missouri House approves workplace discrimination bill

The Missouri House approved a bill that would modify current workplace discrimination suits and penalty ceilings.

Commission approves Locust Street rezoning

A request for rezoning was approved with specifications from city staff, including room for a 10-foot sidewalk and a maximum of 150 units in an apartment.

Rock Bridge girls basketball defeats Jefferson City

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team defeated Jefferson City High School 72-51 in Jefferson City on Thursday night.

 

Graduate student leads Missouri tennis after experience at UCLA

Graduate student Nina Pantic didn't have much time to get comfortable on the Missouri tennis team after transferring from UCLA. But as the No. 1 player in her first match, she didn't need it.

Ruth M. Roe loved her family, decorating her home

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