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Missouri voter turnout at 65.7 percent, less than 2008

According to Secretary of State Robin Carnahan's office, 2.7 million Missouri residents voted in the general election.

ANALYSIS: Both parties expect challenges throughout next four years

Following President Barack Obama's re-election, Democrats and Republicans see the likelihood of continued legislative struggles ahead.

Tennessee passing attack provides Missouri football team its greatest challenge yet

Missouri's defense has been challenged this season, against the likes of Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama. But Tennessee, with quarterback Tyler Bray and a host of explosive receivers, might provide Missouri its greatest challenge yet.

New storm bears down on Sandy-battered New York City, New Jersey

The nor'easter brought down tree limbs and electrical wires, and utilities in New York and New Jersey reported that some customers who lost power because of Sandy lost it all over again as a result of the nor'easter.

Woman turns herself in and is arrested in Garth Avenue hit and run

Marian Ohman, who lives on Garth Avenue, turned herself into police after realizing that she had been involved in an accident in which someone had been injured on Garth.

Boone County, unlike Missouri, echoes national trends in presidential race

The county often strayed from larger trends in races across Missouri, showing a more liberal tendency in a state that generally leaned strongly in the other direction.

PHOTO GALLERY: The Canvas on Broadway offers artistic outlet

The Canvas on Broadway, which has been open for seven months, allows people to create a predetermined paintings while listening to music and enjoying drinks.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball team finishes Fall World Series

The Missouri baseball team finished its Fall World Series on Wednesday at Taylor Stadium. The Black team beat the Gold team 4-2 in the last game. Missouri won't play play again until spring.

Columbia College basketball coach nears impressive milestone

Athletics director and head basketball coach Bob Burchard transformed the culture at Columbia College almost immediately after his hiring 25 years ago. He is now two wins away from 600 career victories.

Missouri's Legg enjoys the nature of cross country

Tigers junior cross country runner Hayden Legg has been an outdoor person all his life, which makes cross country his ideal sport.

Injury to starting tailback forces Hickman football to rely on depth

Kewpies running back Deven Larry suffered a shoulder injury in last Friday's win against Rock Bridge. While he is expected to play in the district finals against Francis Howell, the Kewpies will have to rely on their depth at running back to keep him fresh.

Task Force 1 returns to mid-Missouri

Shortly before 2:30 p.m., the 12-vehicle convoy of Missouri Task Force 1 rolled into the loading zone at the Boone County Fire Protection District's headquarters, concluding its nine-day mission providing emergency support in New York.

Columbia Public Schools considers changes to PE curriculum

Columbia Public Schools is voting in November on changes to its PE curriculum that will accommodate the grade redistribution which will be in place next year.

Mayor McDavid presents the 'Million Pounds Challenge' again this year

Mayor Bob McDavid announced the challenge Wednesday in the hopes of urging residents to donate before the Dec. 18 deadline, which he called Columbia's day of "caring for neighbors in need."

MU medical program expansion to resume original plan for funding

Representatives from the MU School of Medicine and the CoxHealth and Mercy health systems will re-emphasize an approach they've been using for the past two years: telling legislators and the public about the plans.

Columbia transmission line project to be discussed Tuesday

At the open house, city officials will talk about the advantages, disadvantages and cost estimates of each project.

David A. Craig, Sr., March 10, 1939-Nov. 4, 2012, of Centralia

David Craig died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012. He was 73.

Missouri basketball's Dixon still suspended

Senior guard Michael Dixon will not be playing in the basketball team's season opener against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

DAVID ROSMAN: Voter registration fraud could be the real problem

I take voter fraud seriously. Although it appears that the GOP may be the guilty party, we need to see how many voters file complaints because there is no evidence of registration.

Missouri votes no on proposed tobacco tax increase

The majority of voters in Boone and seven other counties and the city of St. Louis approved the measure, but it failed nonetheless.

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