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Rob Zastryzny still frustrated after Missouri baseball falls to Auburn

Rob Zastryzny gave Missouri a chance to win against Auburn, but the offense could only muster one run on a second-inning Keaton Steele homer. Still, Zastryzny said the loss is on him.

Zaviar Gooden goes to Titans with last pick in third round

After tallying 61 tackles his senior season, Gooden caught the attention of scouts with strong performances at the NFL Combine in February and Missouri's pro day in March. Among linebackers at the Combine, Gooden posted the fastest 40-yard dash as well as the best times in the three-cone drill, the 20-yard shuttle and the 60-yard shuttle.

Gunther's Games arcade to have grand opening Saturday

Gunther's Games is having its grand opening at its new location on Broadway in downtown Columbia at 4 p.m. on Saturday, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony preceding it at 3 p.m.

Sutu Forté and Barbara Wren push for nature area near Hinkson Creek

Sutu Forté and Barbara Wren are hosting a public gathering Saturday afternoon at 627 Bluff Dale Drive to garner public support for creating a nature area at a nearby property. 

TSA employee at Columbia Regional Airport arrested after items went missing

The investigation was initiated after passengers informed Homeland Security and TSA officials that items from their luggage were missing.

Police arrest Columbia man after finding drugs, firearm, cash

Searches of two residences, a motel room and a vehicle by the Boone County Sheriff's Department lead to the discovery of 650 grams of cocaine and $16,500 in cash. 

Sheldon Richardson heads to the Jets, gets mixed reactions

Missouri's Sheldon Richardson was picked 13th to the New York Jets in the first round of the NFL draft but the decision has been met with some criticism. 

MU publishes diversity enhancement statements

The statements will allow the public and other MU schools and colleges see what is being done to enhance diversity.

Beyond Meat steps up production, offers products at Columbia grocers

A company that produces meat substitutes will make its product available to Columbia stores July 1. Currently, the product is sold exclusively in Whole Foods stores across the country. 

GEORGE KENNEDY: Is Sen. Schaefer playing politics or policy?

State Sen. Kurt Schaefer's vendetta against agencies that shared information about Missouri gun owners with a federal investigator is something he says is "not at all" about politics.

Katrine Haarklau sets school record in javelin at Drake Relays

Katrine Haarklau set a new Missouri school record of 49.56 meters and placed third in the javelin throw Friday at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa.

Nicole Hudson and Chelsea Thomas help Missouri softball defeat Kentucky

Nicole Hudson's ninth-inning home run put the Tigers up for good, 2-1, Friday night. Chelsea Thomas (18-4) pitched a complete game for the victory.

Rock Bridge senior Angie Kern joins Missouri gymnastics

Angie Kern, a three-time Level 10 Missouri state vault champion and a two-time Level 10 state all-around champion, will join the Missouri gymnastics team for the upcoming 2014 season.

Hickman girls soccer peaking at the right time

The Hickman girls soccer team defeated Pembroke Hill 3-0 in the first round of the Hickman Soccer Tournament on Friday. 

Defendant cites misunderstanding of plea deal as cause for new trial

Robert Melton said he didn't understand the sentence he received after a plea deal in his 2012 trial because he didn't get enough time with his attorney.

Police searching for suspect in Friday morning Break Time robbery

A man entered the Break Time on Forum Boulevard, pointed a gun at the cashier and demanded cash, according to a police news release.

ArtTalk: School of Metaphysics hosts dream-inspired art show

Walter Hrycaj, director of the School of Metaphysics, shares information about an art show that will take place April 26 to 28 at the School of Metaphysics.

FROM READERS: MU student highlights young entrepreneurs

Monica Cook, an MU senior studying textile and apparel management, has created a weekly video series called "The Young Entrepreneurs."

GUEST COMMENTARY: Boston bombings show how journalism has changed

Journalism today blends professional reporting and online interaction among community members. Both professionals and citizen journalists find it's hard to be error-free when things move so fast.

Desiree White is remembered for her love of people, her cat, and music

Desiree White, 50, was a graduate of Columbia College and loved playing guitar.  

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