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Missouri men's and women's golf finish day one at Big 12 Championship

Sophomore Taylor Gohn and senior Marissa Cook lead the women's team, tied for 15th place in the women's tournament. Senior Nick Wilson is the highest-ranked member of the men's team, in sole possession of 13th place in the men's tournament.

Missouri baseball beats Texas Tech 9-0, extends winning streak to five

Sophomore Rob Zastryzny pitched a complete game shut-out, the first of his career.

Felon's past inspires comedy, charity

After robbing four banks and spending over eight years in prison, Dean Schardan has begun a new life as a reality show hopeful and active philanthropist.

Missouri ballot measure to legalize marijuana faces uphill battle

Show-Me Cannabis, a group advocating for the legalization of marijuana in Missouri, is facing an uphill battle to qualify for the November statewide ballot.

The many benefits of ... leeches

Leeches are useful for preventing pain and blood clots that may cause tissue to die in reattached small body parts.

White House threatens to veto student loan bill

If the bill is vetoed, interest rates on Stafford loans could rise to 6.8 percent, double what they are now.

Program brings music to nursing homes, hospice care

High school senior Maheetha Bharadwaj began the project "Smiles with Music," in which volunteers sing or play instruments to bring joy to members of her community.

Missouri measure would allow loans at casinos

Critics of the bill believe it may cause people to spend more money than they can actually afford, increasing debt among gamblers.

Columbia College softball splits first day of series in conference quarterfinal

The Cougars will face Missouri Baptist at 2 p.m. Saturday in the third and final game of its quarterfinal round.

High school band might lose $300,000 for Hawaii trip

The company organizing the band's trip, Performing Hawaii Tours, has stopped all communication with the school after collecting over half of the money needed for the trip.

Missouri S&T faculty calls for same-sex benefits

The resolution, which would provide benefits for university employees' domestic partners, may catch on at other UM campuses as well.

Missouri bill would require background checks for drunken drivers

If the measure passes in the House, background checks will be required in order to reinstate the licenses of those with histories of drunken driving.

Missouri women's tennis loses in Big 12 quarterfinals

The Tigers lost their match to Texas Tech 4-1, ending their season with an 11-12 record.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Report from Mexico brings questions about Walmart's ethics

It is alleged that Walmart paid millions of dollars in bribes in order to open new stores in Mexico more quickly.

Lambert Airport sees increase in passenger traffic

The St. Louis airport has cited a 3.4 percent increase in passenger boarding since last year.

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