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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.

Three suffer gunshot wounds in Blue Ridge area shooting

Columbia Police Department spokeswoman Latisha Stroer said the "vehicle-to-vehicle" shootings began on Skyview and Green Ridge roads. 

Boone County Outlaws rugby team a 'brotherhood'

Despite the physical toll, many members of the Outlaws, a men's rugby team open to all ages, stay with the sport because of the camaraderie the players share.

Sheila Robertson died Tuesday at University Hospital

MU graduate dies at age 51.

ANALYSIS: Obama, GOP size each other up for deals

In the hours after the election Republicans and Democratic leaders said they are willing to steer toward compromise, as messy as it might be.

Delta decision to end flights a 'matter of fairness'

Delta's decision came on the heels of a city announcement that it had reached a deal in which American Airlines would provide flights to and from Chicago and Dallas-Fort Worth in exchange for a two-year, $3 million revenue guarantee and other incentives.

ANALYSIS: Gay-marriage backers end losing streak, look ahead

Maine and Maryland became the first states ever to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote. And in Minnesota, voters rejected a proposal to place a ban on gay-marriage in the state constitution, a step taken in past elections in 30 other states.

Cathy Richards secures second term as Boone County public administrator

Richards and her family learned the news at a watch party at The Blue Note on Tuesday night.

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