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Missouri House backs measure aimed at child sex abuse

The measure would let prosecutors introduce evidence of past crimes to corroborate a victim's testimony or to demonstrate someone has an inclination to commit such a crime.

74-foot screen to debut at Kansas City's Union Station

The five-story-high screen is part of a renovation that transformed the movie theater into a 3-D digital theater.

Snow pushes geese into eastern Missouri

The Department of Conservation said a conservation area in Lincoln County north of St. Louis recorded 7,000 snow geese.

Missouri Senate panel adopts bill nullifying gun laws

The committee voted Tuesday to adopt the measure sponsored by Sen. Brian Munzlinger, of Williamstown.

Hundreds attend benefit for former KC restaurant

Part of the event's proceeds will go to the Megan Cramer Foundation for the Arts. Cramer, a server at JJ's, died in the explosion.

Haith animated in Missouri men's basketball team's victory over Arkansas

With all of the agitation coming from coach Frank Haith, it would be easy to think the Tigers were struggling, but the score indicated otherwise. Missouri easily secured a 93-63 victory over Arkansas.

Mike Anderson returns to Missouri to play the team he left

He took two steps out of the tunnel, and you could hear his arrival. Mike Anderson, who coached at Missouri for six years, who led the Tigers to three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, who won the 2009 Big Twelve Championship, was booed.

Bowers recognizes Dixon in Missouri men's basketball senior night celebration

After thanking Missouri fans for his five years at Missouri, senior forward Laurence Bowers ended his speech with a mention of former Missouri guard Michael Dixon Jr.

STORIFY: Fans react to Laurence Bowers' recognition of Michael Dixon Jr.

After the Tigers beat Arkansas 93-63, Laurence Bowers mentioned former basketball player Michael Dixon Jr. in his Senior Night speech.

True/False Film Fest retains intimacy as ticket sales, recognition increase

Columbia's film festival has seen a 950 percent increase in ticket sales since 2004 and has achieved international acclaim. 

Columbia College defeats Park 77-63, wins AMC tournament

The Cougars cut down the nets Tuesday at the Arena at Southwell Complex after winning their fourth AMC Tournament championship in six years. 

Former president of Ireland speaks about human rights at Columbia College

Mary Robinson, the first female president of Ireland, served from 1990 to 1997. She told students Tuesday to tackle the world's problems.

PHOTO GALLERY: Portraits of a windy day at MU

Wind gusts as high as 41 miles per hour blasted Columbia Tuesday as flurries fell at different times with temperatures in the 30s.

Coach Jill Nagel has bigger impact on Bruins than she'll admit

The defending state champion Rock Bridge girls basketball team is pursuing its third state title in coach Jill Nagel's eight-year tenure.

Annexation, expansion planned for High Hill Circle Mobile Home Park

If the city approves a request to rezone and annex the 26.4 acres, the mobile home park would add 16 spaces.

Missouri gymnasts compete against each other for floor lineup spot

With gymnastics being both a team and an individual sport, competition for the Missouri gymnastics team occurs within teammates as well as between them.

MU professor uses grant to educate on turning sap into syrup

Richard Guyette and his students plan to tap maple trees this week to turn the sap into "MUple syrup," an MU brand of maple syrup with a black-and-gold label.

Oakland Junior High students use Skype for international experience

Myles Freborg, a French teacher at Oakland Junior High School, utilizes video-chatting technology to let his students connect with French-speaking Americans in other countries.

False tornado warning sent by MU mass notification system

The university's mass notification system failed to recognize that the National Weather Service warning was a test, said Jim Kramper, warning coordination meteorologist with the service in St. Louis.

Tai chi and Qigong instructor offers healing for older men and women

Tai chi can be beneficial to the health of older men and women, its practitioners say. The exercise can improve balance and physical performance, ease fibromyalgia and lead to better lifestyles.

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