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Columbia prepares for second winter storm

On Monday, Columbia prepared for a second snowstorm forecast to bring 6 to 10 inches of snow to the area.

Residents, road crews brace for second winter blast. Temperatures were forecast to drop to 30 degrees, and the storm was expected to bring wind gusts as high as 30 mph. Overnight accumulations of sleet and snow were forecast at 4 to 6 inches. Tuesday was expected to bring another 2 to 4 inches.

Cinematographer Andrew Droz Palermo documents struggle, life in Rich Hill

After a career in music videos, short films and feature films, Andrew Droz Palermo has embarked on his first documentary, which portrays four teenage boys fighting to come of age despite difficult backgrounds.

Missouri men's basketball team still trying to find consistency

Two days after Saturday night's 90-83 overtime loss to Kentucky, the Tigers were still frustrated.

 

UPDATE: Blizzard sweeps across Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas; bears down on Missouri

Nation's midsection deals with second major storm in less than a week. Accumulations of 6 to 10 inches were forecast for Columbia, and the latest warning product for Jefferson City called for 3 to 7 inches.

Columbia early childhood programs hope to regain funding

Early childhood advocates who wanted to show the importance of state funding in Columbia facilities invited legislators for a tour of Park Avenue Head Start as a model of success.

MU to close campus on Tuesday

No classes, exams or events will be held because of a large snowstorm expected in the area Monday evening. Online and hybrid classes will continue as normal.

LIVE UPDATE: Closings, road condition reports for second storm to hit Columbia

Some closings and cancellations have been reported ahead of a winter storm forecast to hit Columbia late Monday and early Tuesday. The storm was expected to bring 6 to 10 inches of snow.

DEAR READER: Copy editing resembles the art and method of solving mysteries

Copy editors can draw on techniques used by Sherlock Holmes and Perry Mason to solve editing mysteries in their daily profession.

Storm warning expands to include Callaway, Cole counties

With a slight southerly shift in the storm's projected path, central Missouri could see higher snow accumulations.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Thursday's snowstorm and additional snowfall

The most-read stories of the past week were dominated by snow. After Columbia was blanketed in 11 inches of snow Thursday, readers looked to the Missourian for updates on road conditions and pictures of the "thundersnow." Here are the week's 10 most-read stories, according to Google Analytics:

Three former Missouri football players work out at NFL Combine

Zaviar Gooden ran the fastest 40-yard dash of any linebacker, while T.J. Moe bench pressed 225 pounds 26 times, more than any other wide receiver. Defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson, a projected first-round pick, also worked out.

ANALYSIS: Money in politics? The sky is the limit in Missouri

For the past five years, Missouri has been the only state with the trio of no campaign contribution limits, no lobbyist gift limits and no revolving-door policy on lobbying.

Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas wins SEC Co-Pitcher of the Week

Missouri softball pitcher Chelsea Thomas was named Southeastern Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week, along with Mississippi State's Alison Owen.

UPDATE: House GOP committees defeat Medicaid expansion

Two separate House committees rejected the Medicaid expansion plan Monday.

Missouri men's basketball remains unranked in the AP poll

Missouri (19-8, 8-6 in the Southeastern Conference) is unranked in the latest AP poll after upsetting No. 5 Florida at home and then losing to Kentucky on the road.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Driver reports by endorsement, gender and county

Here are records of driver reports by endorsement, gender and county that can help you see trends in terms of safe and unsafe drivers or an overall increase in drivers.

Second blizzard in less than a week slams Plains region

Texas and Oklahoma have experienced blizzard conditions and several states could see tornadoes as a result of this storm. According to the National Weather Service, Columbia could see as much as 6 to 10 inches of snow Monday and Tuesday.

C. Everett Koop, who transformed surgeon general post, dies

Koop set aside his conservative personal views to tackle smoking and AIDS in the United States while serving as surgeon general.

Ring's return brings new life for Kansas City homeless man

People from around the world have donated more than $145,000 to a homeless man after he returned an engagement ring to its owner.

Washington University releases 2007 survey about children allowed in Mo. tanning beds

A Washington University study from 2007 found that 65 percent of the surveyed tanning businesses said they allowed 10- or 12-year-olds to tan.

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