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UPDATE: Two doctors resign after billing fraud found at MU Health System

Harold A. Williamson Jr., vice chancellor of the University of Missouri Health System, said at a press conference Friday at Acuff Auditorium that two doctors in the Radiology Department resigned after a federal investigation cited billing fraud.

Two doctors resigned from the university after a preliminary findings in a federal investigation revealed billing fraud in the Radiology Department. The dean of the School of Medicine will retire. 

FROM READERS: Listen to scanner traffic from Brookside fire

Reader Brad Wilmot edited 13 hours of emergency crew communication down to two hours.

EEZ Board considers two proposals, neighborhood input

At its first meeting on Friday morning, the Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board saw new maps of a proposed enhanced enterprise zone in Columbia. It also decided to consider more recent census data and public input.

DEAR READER: Reader contributions improve our coverage

The Brookside fire gave Missourian readers the opportunity to be our partners in news creation, providing photos of the fire and edited audio from the dispatch. As a result,  the Missourian's coverage was enhanced.

Another record-breaking freshman enrollment predicted for MU

The MU Division of Enrollment Management is estimating 6,450 freshman will attend the university this fall.

Tiger Treasures rummage sale to benefit local charities

Tiger Treasures rummage sale will donate proceeds to the Salvation Army and University YMCA.

Brookside, Stephens College reach temporary housing agreement

Stephens College will provide temporary housing to displaced Brookside tenants in Hillcrest Hall until construction is complete.

Art in the Park to showcase artwork from around the country

Art in the Park, The Columbia Art League's annual festival, will kickoff on Saturday.

Waugh Street traffic to be restricted Monday

Traffic will be restricted on Waugh Street between Paquin and Locust streets on Monday for street repairs.

West Boulevard North to be reduced to one lane Tuesday

Traffic on West Boulevard North will be reduced to one lane Tuesday due to sewer repairs.

Seventh Street between Broadway and Cherry Street closed next week

Seventh Street will close between Cherry Street and Broadway next week due to underground electrical maintenance.

Skating community to gather for annual Shred Fest

The annual skateboarding event at Cosmopolitan Park celebrates the sport and safe choices.

Columbia resident arrested in connection with Oakland Park shooting

A 28-year-old Columbia resident was arrested and charged with armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon in connection with the shootings at Albert-Oakland Park on Monday.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: University of Missouri Press should remain a priority

A university that doesn't value astute thinking and literary craft and surrenders the chance to promulgate them is simply contributing — eagerly, in this case, it would seem — to the continued decline of the culture.

Don Webb, Aug. 2, 1928 — May 29, 2012, of Phoenix

Linda Barnes remembered for dedicated service to Columbia Public Schools

Jimmie W. Algiere, May 3, 1941 — May 31, 2012, of Columbia

Linda L. Barnes, Dec. 7, 1953 — May 30, 2012, of Columbia

FROM READERS: Photos from the Voluntary Action Center's Spring Into Action

Boone County National Bank presented the 11th Annual Voluntary Action Center’s Spring Into Action, which was held on May 22 at the University Club.

Paulino shuts down A's as Royals win 2-0

Felipe Paulino kept the scuffling Athletics at bay for six innings to give Oakland its season-worst ninth straight loss.

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