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Missouri's English confident heading into NBA Draft

Former Missouri players Kim English, Marcus Denmon and Ricardo Ratliffe are hoping to be chosen during Thursday's NBA Draft, which begins at 6:30 p.m. in Newark, N.J., and will be televised on ESPN.

Former Missouri players Kim English, Marcus Denmon and Ricardo Ratliffe are hoping to be chosen during Thursday's NBA Draft, which begins at 6:30 p.m. in Newark, N.J. and will be televised on ESPN.

Questions surround anonymous donation to Missouri athletics

Who is the Kansas City Sports Trust, and how could its members — or anyone — come up with $30 million to give away?

Elevated chloride levels suggest wastewater has infiltrated Columbia well field

Rising chloride levels suggest that the treated city wastewater moving through Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area has mixed with the underground water that supplies the city's well field for drinking water. 

Missouri swimmer enjoying Olympic trials

Missouri sophomore swimmer Sam Tierney said he sees the trials as a great way to become a better swimmer. His goal is to gain more experience for his next three years of college competition.

UPDATE: Heat advisory issued for Thursday through Saturday in Columbia

It's been more than 60 years since the area has experienced such high temperatures for three or more consecutive days in June, according to the National Weather Service. The heat advisory will be in effect until Saturday evening.

Wolfe speaks about possible new model for UM Press

UM System President Tim Wolfe said a new model for the University of Missouri Press  will be up and running "soon," but he had no timetable and no specifics.

Columbia’s annual firework show to move downtown permanently

The decision to move the show from its usual location at Memorial Stadium was made earlier this year due to ongoing construction at the stadium. 

 

Heat advisory issued for Thursday through Saturday in Columbia

It's been 60 years since the area has experienced such high temperatures for three or more consecutive days in June, according to the National Weather Service.

FROM READERS: Wildfire smoking out Colorado Springs

Jake Sherlock, a former Opinion and News editor for the Columbia Missourian, reports the conditions around Colorado Springs caused by wildfires.

GUEST COMMENTARY: "Stand By Your Ad" campaign seeks truth in political advertising

In an effort to hold local media stations accountable for truthful reporting and advertising, FlackCheck.org has created the "Stand by Your Ad" campaign that allows participation from citizens.

BCS playoff dollars could spark calls to pay players

The new playoff system means big money for major college football, leaving some to wonder whether a portion of that windfall should be heading the players way.

Athletes' deaths in workouts prompt new guidelines

A total of 21 college football players have collapsed and died during conditioning workouts since 2000 — many on the first few days, when even the fittest players are often pushed too hard.

Health care countdown: Who wins, loses and pays?

In anticipation of the Supreme Court's Thursday ruling on health care, there are multiple potential outcomes.

Two more suspects identified in Phenora Oaks home invasion

The second and third suspects were arrested Tuesday and Wednesday in connection with a recent home invasion and robbery.

Columbia home catches fire twice in one morning

A house at 4301 Vermont Court caught fire twice Wednesday morning, leaving the home uninhabitable.

J. KARL MILLER: Americans deserve better than 5-4 court decision on health care

As the U.S. Supreme Court works to reach a decision regarding the Affordable Care Act, a question of loyalty to one's political party versus the Constitution comes into play.

Buck, Morrison homer in 7th, Marlins beat Cards

John Buck and pinch hitter Logan Morrison connected for consecutive home runs in the seventh inning, rallying the Miami Marlins past St. Louis 5-3 Wednesday night and ending their eight-game losing streak against the Cardinals.

East Campus residents help city purchase new park land

The city of Columbia is buying a 1.3-acre addition to the northeast boundary of Clyde Wilson Memorial Park. The East Campus Neighborhood Association helped raise money for the purchase.

Missouri wrestling may have found a new home

With Missouri's official move to the SEC nearing, the wrestling program is trying to figure out where it belongs.

Royals hit three home runs, top Rays 5-4 for sweep

Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning to help the Royals to a 5-4 victory and three-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays.

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