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Four Missouri gymnasts earn SEC honors

Three Tigers gymnasts were named to the 2013 All-SEC Gymnastics Team and one was named to the All-Freshman Team.

Robert M. Crisler served in the Louisiana Legislature, collected license plates

Robert M. Crisler, 92, was a former Columbia resident and WWII veteran. 

City Council candidates discuss ideas for Columbia Regional Airport

Missourian reporters asked candidates for seats on the Columbia City Council nine standardized questions on city government issues. Here are their verbatim answers to a question about Columbia Regional Airport.

City Council candidates discuss Columbia bus system

Missourian reporters asked candidates for seats on the Columbia City Council nine standardized questions on city government issues. Here are their verbatim answers to a question about the Columbia bus system.

$338 million lottery winner feels 'pure joy,' uncertainty

Dominican immigrant Pedro Quezada wouldn't take about hard times in his past, only how his life had changed in the days since winning the Powerball jackpot.

Despite virus concerns, elephant breeding goes on at St. Louis Zoo

The virus has killed about 25 percent of Asian elephants born in North American zoos in the past three decades.

Monsanto, DuPont Pioneer announce licensing deals

The lawsuits included antitrust and first-generation Roundup Ready soybean patent lawsuits pending in U.S. federal court in St. Louis. The licensing deals include a multi-year, royalty-bearing license for Monsanto Co.'s next-generation soybean technologies in the U.S. and Canada.

 

Group plans large greenhouse farm in Kansas City

Officials with BrightFarms Inc. and the Port Authority of Kansas City announced Monday a plan to build the greenhouse on a 5-acre tract just east of the Heart of America Bridge and next to Berkley Riverfront Park.

UPDATE: Former CEO of Mamtek released from Missouri jail after posting bail

Officials at the Randolph County jail say Bruce Cole was released Monday. He faces one theft charge and four counts of securities fraud stemming from the financial collapse of a Mamtek U.S. facility in Moberly in 2011.

Consumer confidence falls in March

The index is closely watched by economists because it makes a monthly gauge of how Americans are feeling about their jobs, incomes and other bread-and-butter issues. That's important because consumer spending accounts for 70 percent of U.S. economic activity.

Cards' cap colors up to fans

The Cardinals on Tuesday announced they will let fans pick whether the team should stick with navy blue caps for road games, or go red. Red caps are worn at home.

Senate endorses amendment strengthening gun rights

Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said the amendment responds to proposed gun restrictions in the federal government.

Court ruling upends effort by Knox at normal life

Amanda Knox's self-imposed silence about her trial in Italy for the murder of her roommate could come to an end with the release next month of her memoir.

Missouri State bookstore manager admits embezzlement

Mark Brixey pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft, money laundering and filing a false income tax return. He admitted he embezzled more than $1.1 million over eight years.

Megabus to discontinue Springfield service

The Springfield News-Leader reports that Megabus is ending service in the city April 4.

Vessel strike caused barges to break loose

The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Investigators are still trying to figure out what the vessel Sheila Johnson hit near mile marker 60.

Professor calls Ballpark Village site also site of historic battle

St. Louis Community College-Meramec professor Michael Fuller says the site is where the "Battle of St. Louis," also known as the "Battle of Fort San Carlos," took place 233 years ago.

Bomb-making materials found in Colorado suspect's car

Investigators haven't released a motive or commented on Evan Spencer Ebel's ties to a white supremacist prison gang.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Another effort to change the constitution

The different between a constitutional amendment and a law has prompted misuse and abuse as interest groups seek amendments to prevent alterations by legislators.

Pingeton looks forward to fourth season with Missouri women's basketball

After a heartbreaking WNIT loss last Wednesday, Tigers coach Robin Pingeton took some time to look forward to her fourth year at Missouri. A majority of the Tigers' core will be returning for the team's second year in the Southeastern Conference. 

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