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Maryland fan enlivens atmosphere during Missouri wrestling win

The Missouri wrestling team won 27-13against Maryland on Sunday during the Cliff Keen National Duals at Hearnes Center. The team also won against Purdue and advances to the final round of the tournament next weekend at the University of Minnesota.

University of Maryland wrestling fan and notorious heckler Robin Ficker entertains the crowd while Missouri wins the regional round of the Cliff Keen National Duals.

Missouri students attend country's largest climate rally in Washington, D.C.

Missouri college students traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Forward on Climate rally on Sunday.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Missouri men's basketball team earns first road win of season

In Missouri sports, the men's basketball team beat Mississippi State to earn its first on-the-road win of the season. Both men and women's basketball lost road games, to Arkansas and Vanderbilt respectively.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: My Life, My Town dominates readership

The week's most-read story was former Missouri basketball player Anthony Peeler's desire to one day coach at Missouri. The rest of the most-read stories were dominated by the My Life, My Town features.

ANALYSIS: Missouri infrastructure needs could hit state consumers

One proposal would increase the state sales tax by 1 cent for a decade. Supporters estimate it would generate nearly $8 billion during the life of the tax that could go toward roads, bridges and other transportation projects with some revenue also going to cities and counties for local transportation needs.

MULTIMEDIA: Special Olympic athletes join in Polar Plunge

Special Olympic athletes Kendall Scheidt, Sarah Byland and Larry Stephens had the honor of plunging with the first group.

McCormick is third of a kind for Missouri wrestling

Nathan McCormick has always followed his two brothers everywhere, including the Missouri wrestling team.

FROM READERS: Running with a Miracle Kid

Julia Bush, who is on the public relations committee for Mizzou Dance Marathon, shares her experience of becoming a friend with a Dance Marathon Miracle Kid.

Missouri baseball falls victim to opening-weekend sweep

The Tigers held a late-game lead for the second time in as many days, but failed to hold on either time. Southern Mississippi's six-run eighth inning did Missouri in Sunday. 

Missouri women's basketball's offense struggles again in loss at Arkansas

The Missouri women's basketball team continued to struggle with the long range in its road game at Arkansas on Sunday. The Tigers shot 2-for-16 from behind the arc in a 61-40 loss to the Razorbacks.

Missouri softball team improves to 5-0

Senior Lindsey Muller led the Tigers offense against UC Santa Barbara on Sunday by going 4-for-4 with a two-run home run.

Blues down Canucks in shootout, 4-3

The Blues beat the Canucks 4-3 on Sunday night in Vancouver.

Danica Patrick becomes first woman to win pole at Daytona 500

Patrick went out eighth in the qualifying session Sunday and covered the 2½-mile superspeedway in 45.817 seconds, averaging 196.434 mph.

Gun raffles stoke debate after Connecticut shooting

In the wake of the deadly shooting rampage in a Connecticut elementary school, gun raffles are drawing criticism as the ease of obtaining firearms fuels gun-control debates nationwide.

Jefferson City on education reform tour route highlighting Hollywood movie

Speaker of the House Tim Jones has proposed a "parent trigger" bill, which would give parents more authority in schools that rank in the bottom 20 percent in standardized tests.

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