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Rain delays opening of Salute to Veterans air show

People turned out to the Columbia Regional Airport to watch the 25th annual Salute to Veterans air show on Saturday to honor veterans. Spectators were allowed to tour some of the planes at the air show and a WWII era BT-13 flew acrobatically.

The Salute to Veterans air show began after Saturday morning's thunderstorm without the parachute teams. 

Marjorie McCarthy was strong in faith, dedicated to others

Marjorie McCarthy, 100, died Thursday, May 2, 2013. She worked as a nurse at Mid-Missouri Mental Health and for Columbia doctor John Tinsley. 

 

Rock Bridge doubles teams reach state semifinals

Rohit Rao and Jacob Winton lost to eventual champions John Nogalski Jr. and Jacob Moore of Rockhurt.

New Missouri softball stadium plans on hold until location is set

The Missouri Athletic Department needs to finalize a location, seek board approval and  work out the funding before it can move forward with plans for a new softball stadium.

Dancers, vendors participate in Sixth Annual For the People Pow Wow

Many tribes were represented, including the Lakota, Cherokee, Osage and Potawatomi. Some people performed dances that are passed from generation to generation

UPDATE: Missouri highway buckles after rail cars hit overpass

Two 40-foot sections of the overpass buckled while two cars were on the roadway, sending the cars into the edges of the collapsed sections.

Marjorie Leah McCarthy, March 22, 1913 — May 2, 2013

Marjory Leah McCarthy, 100, was a pediatric orthopedic nurse in Columbia and later worked for Dr. John Tinsley. She died May 2, 2013.

Dodgers tough out win over Cardinals

The Dodgers snapped the Cardinals' three-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Saturday in Los Angeles.

Royals muster only 4 hits in 7-0 loss to Angels

The slumping Royals have lost 15 of 19, including seven straight at home. They have scored three runs or fewer in 12 of those defeats to drop a season-low four games below .500 at 21-25.

Tornado upon them, quick choices decided fate of Moore residents

When faced with an incoming EF5 tornado, many residents of Moore, Okla., were forced to make split-second decision that would impact the rest of their lives.

UPDATE: Millions march against Monsanto in 400 cities

"March Against Monsanto" protesters say they want to call attention to the dangers posed by genetically modified food and the food giants that produce it.

Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse

There has been little focus or urgency in specifically replacing the older "fracture critical" crossings, like I-5 bridge in Washington state that collapsed Thursday. Part of the reason is because of a massive backlog of bridge repair work for thousands of bridges deemed to be structurally problematic.

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