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CenturyLink offers low-cost high-speed Internet to low-income residents

CenturyLink is offering a package that will provide discounted high-speed Internet to low-income residents in the Columbia area. They also will be hosting an Internet Basics training session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Benton Elementary School.

Christian Fellowship Church tries to provide place for refugees, immigrants

About 30 percent of the church's population is made up of people who are originally from another country.

Missouri Senate Transportation Committee considers tolls to rebuild I-70

The committee continued hearings on a proposal to allow the state to contract with a private company to work on Interstate 70 in exchange for being allowed to charge tolls.

Missouri men's basketball seniors will be honored at tonight's game

Eight seniors players will be recognized at Missouri men's basketball game at 7 p.m. tonight against Iowa State at Mizzou Arena. With 102 wins, they are the winningest class in Missouri history. The game will show on the Big 12 Network.

How Leap Year is calculated on calendars around the world

Different calendars used around the world have different combinations of length and number of months.  This graphic looks at how the different calendars add extra time for Leap Year.

Featured True/False Film Fest photographer, filmmaker Lauren Greenfield to visit Columbia

Greenfield, whose film "The Queen of Versailles" will be featured at True/False Film Fest, will visit MU on Friday.

Ohio shooting suspect might have used relative's gun

The teenager suspected in an Ohio school shooting that killed three students might have used a gun that disappeared from his grandfather's barn. Prosecutors have until Thursday to bring charges.

FROM READERS: Birthday celebration benefits local organizations

Alfredo Mubarah's birthday party benefited the Missouri Contemporary Ballet, Boys and Girls Town of Missouri and the Voluntary Action Center.

Steve Moore

Nicknamed "Big Steve," Steve Moore emerged this season as a key contributor on the court. A Kansas City native, Moore chose Missouri so he could play close to home.

Ricardo Ratliffe

The No. 1 junior college prospect from Central Florida Community College in Ocala, Fla., Ricardo Ratliffe transferred to Missouri in 2010. He leads the nation in field-goal shooting percentage, currently 71.2 percent.

Marcus Denmon

Marcus Denmon, a senior captain, ranks ninth in team history for individual career points, with a career 1,683 points. Last summer Denmon played on Team USA at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen, China.

Kim English

A senior captain, Kim English read Rudyard Kipling's "If" before every game and has been vital to the Tigers success, shooting nearly 50 percent from the field this season. Earlier this year against Texas, English became the first Missouri player since 2003 to play 40 minutes in a game.

Matt Pressey

Older brother of sophomore guard Phil Pressey, Matt Pressey began his career at Missouri in 2010 as a junior college transfer after playing two years at Navarro College in Corsicana, Texas. He has started every game this season.

Andrew Jones

A two-sport athlete, Andrew Jones joined the basketball team in December. Jones played tight-end for the Missouri football team all four years of his college career.

Andy Rosburg

Andy Rosburg walked on to the team this season as a senior. His younger brother, Ryan Rosburg, is a senior at Marquette High School and has committed to play at Missouri next season.

 

Jarrett Sutton

A Kansas City native, Jarrett Sutton walked on to the basketball team his sophomore year after being cut as a freshman. He received a scholarship his junior year. This season he is playing as a graduate student.

WHAT DO YOU THINK: What do kids in Columbia need?

We'd like to know what you think kids in Columbia are most in need of right now.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Missouri vehicle stops recorded by category

The Attorney General collects an annual record from law enforcement to document the race of each driver stopped in Missouri.

 

UPDATE: 12 killed as violent storms ravage Midwest, South

Death tolls continue to rise as a result of yesterday's intense storms.  Similar though potentially more dangerous weather is expected for Friday.

 

Midwest twisters claim at least 10 lives

The deadly tornadoes damaged towns in seven states, including Branson, Mo., a popular tourist spot.  More severe weather is expected for the same area Friday.

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