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UPDATE: Occupy protesters arrested in St. Louis; some bloodied

Police officers used force when breaking up an Occupy protest yesterday at Compton Hill Reservoir Park in St. Louis.

Judge considers lawsuit over Missouri voter ID measure

The lawsuit seeks to overturn a proposed amendment that would require individuals to show photo identification when voting in Missouri.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Conflicting bills on driving suggest Missouri senator is distracted

One bill would make it illegal for drivers to do anything that could distract them from driving, while the other would allow distracting digital billboards along Missouri's roads.

Titanic museums in Missouri, Tennessee to mark anniversary of sinking

Millions of rose petals will be dropped in the north Atlantic to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the ship's sinking.

Occupy protesters arrested in St. Louis park

The protesters attempted to camp overnight in the city park after police had told them that doing so was prohibited.

Weather service pilot project in Missouri, Kansas seeks better warnings

The project intends to more clearly describe the threat and potential impact of severe storms without causing panic. 

Sharpton visits St. Louis to oppose enhanced voter ID measures

The Rev. Al Sharpton visited St. Louis on Friday at an event hosted by Democratic U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay that aimed to raise awareness about voter identification reform.

Wurstfest to come to Hermann next weekend

The two-day sausage festival will be held March 24 and March 25.

Getting his kicks for free on Route 66

Richard Dinkela's interest in Route 66 helped him win a year's worth of free gas as part of the "Local Legends" contest conducted by Phillips 66. More than 200 videos were entered in the contest — Dinkela's finished third.

Civilian Conservation Corps seeking recognition for contribution in Missouri

Members and their families want to add a statue memorializing the group's contributions at Roaring River State Park.

Haith's personality easy to see in style of Missouri men's basketball team

All of the Tigers have bought into Frank Haith's process, often echoing their coach's words about preparation, focus and hard work in postgame news conferences.

Women take time to say 'thank you' at annual Precious Memories event

A group of women gathered to recognize each other's care and companionship as part of an annual tradition at least 15 years old.

Missouri men's basketball team ready for NCAA Tournament schedule

During the regular season, Missouri played two games in three days on multiple occasions, the same way the NCAA Tournament rounds are played.

Ron Paul talks about economics, foreign policy at MU

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul paid MU a visit Thursday afternoon. The Texas congressman talked about economics, foreign policy and individual liberties to a crowd that spanned generations and ideologies.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Columbia has a chance to save public schools

In an expanding community centered around education, Columbia public school students are in need of receiving a quality education. Fortunately, two measures on the April 3 ballot could help the city's school systems.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ron Paul speaks at MU

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul came to speak Thursday at MU with hopes of rallying support in advance of Missouri's caucus on Saturday.

Get to know Missouri's NCAA Tournament opponent: Norfolk State Spartans

The Missouri men's basketball team opens the NCAA Tournament against Norfolk State at 3:40 p.m. Friday in Omaha, Neb.

Columbia's new Ninth Street parking meters don't require coins

Forty single-space meters were installed downtown this week as part of the city's pilot parking project. The new meters give people the additional option to pay by credit card or cellphone.

Missouri softball team heads into Big 12 Conference play

Off to a 17-3 start, the Tigers are set to open up its final Big 12 Conference schedule before moving to the SEC. They are set to play Friday night against rival Kansas.

Is Facebook part of your estate after death?

States wrestle with how to enact laws to protect social media accounts, such as Facebook and email, for survivors to access after a loved one's death.

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