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Proposed downsizing of Columbia mail facility faces strong opposition

Workers and advocates gathered to call for a stop to one of the U.S. Postal Service's proposed cuts, which would eliminate 42 of 133 jobs at the Columbia mail processing center.

Three more MU professors awarded Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence

The William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence was established in 1991 and is awarded to five outstanding faculty members each year and includes a $10,000 check.

MU professor to appear on 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

Jonathan Sperber, author of "Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life," will discuss his new book with Stewart on the show that airs at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

Missouri freshman guards Negus Webster-Chan and Dominique Bull to transfer

Dominique Bull and Negus Webster-Chan, freshman guards on the Tigers men's basketball team, cite more playing time and the ability to play closer to home as reasons for transferring from Missouri. 

Ian Thomas wins Fourth Ward Columbia City Council seat

Ian Thomas, former director of the PedNet Coalition, defeated incumbent Daryl Dudley and Bill Weitkemper with more than 47 percent of the vote.

Bob McDavid tops Sid Sullivan, wins second term as Columbia's mayor

Bob McDavid won with 60.9 percent of the votes and plans to focus a lot of attention on the growth of the business community.

Karl Skala reclaims Third Ward Columbia City Council seat

Challenger Karl Skala defeated incumbent Gary Kespohl with 54.2 percent to take back a seat on the Columbia City Council.

Boone County voters approve 911 sales tax

The three-eighths-cent tax takes effect Oct. 1. Boone County officials said they'll start working toward upgrades as soon as this week.

Columbia voters approve amendment to restrict use of eminent domain, blight

The ballot measure passed by 70 percent to 30 percent. The final vote tally was 8,950 in favor to 3,851 against.

Missouri baseball team sloppy in loss at Busch Stadium

With 11 Tigers players hailing from the St. Louis area, there was plenty of excitement Tuesday about playing at the home of the 11-time world champion Cardinals. But the result was sloppy play in 6-2 loss to Illinois.

TEDxCoMo to explore impact of 'big data' on human experiences

The Feedback conference will be broken into three sessions that correlate with three major themes of feedback loops.

MU musicians use yoga to set tone for relaxation

Paola Savvidou, an MU assistant professor of piano pedagogy, offers a free yoga class for students and faculty to focus on improving body alignment and tone.

DAVID WEBBER: Federalism is often frustrating, but it works

The tug-a-war among the states and the national government slows policy-making and can result in interstate inequities, but, if the issue of same-sex marriage is any indication, it often contributes to our nation's resilience.

 

 

ROSE NOLEN: Let women make their own decisions

Instead of focusing on women's health issues, lawmakers should focus on the economy, job creation, highway infrastructure, maintaining prisons and making state parks run well.

Tolton Catholic tennis remains undefeated with second win over Columbia Independent

Peter Robe, Morgan Vogt, Caroline Parker and Emily Schactner all had wins for Tolton in singles play. 

 

Columbia College softball opens AMC play with sweep at William Woods

The Cougars swept a doubleheader Tuesday in Fulton and ended a six-game losing streak.

Missouri's Smith named MAC Wrestling Coach of the Year

Brian Smith was also named the Big 12 Conference Coach of the Year last season after the Tigers' last year in the league.

No changes for Missouri softball team in national polls

The Missouri softball team kept last week's spots in the national polls, ranked No. 7 in the USA Today/NFCA poll, and No. 6 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll.

Two suspects, one victim identified in Randolph County crime spree

Carmelita L. Kaser of Moberly was identified as the 92-year-old deceased victim.

 

MU Table Tennis Club goes to a national tournament

The MU Table Tennis Club will participant in the College Table Tennis National Championships in Rockford, Ill.

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