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Chase Daniel's ProCamp for children comes to Memorial Stadium

Former Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel returned to Columbia to host a football ProCamp for boys and girls ages first through eighth grades.

The two-day football camp is part of the ProCamp program and focuses on the fundamentals of football.

Kim English returns to Columbia, coaches basketball camp

The former Missouri basketball player now plays for the Detroit Pistons.

Columbia Public Schools Summer Expeditions program excites and inspires students

Students are selected from each elementary school in fourth-grade based on their grades, Missouri Assessment Program scores and attendance and staff recommendations.

National activists give anti-torture talk at Islamic Center of Central Missouri

About 20 people attended the talk, which outlined anti-torture organizations' goals for U.S. policy changes.

Pets, owners mingle for a cause at Columbia Pet Expo Unleashed

Columbia Pet Expo Unleashed welcomed local animal shelters, vendors and pet owners to take part in activities and educational seminars to raise money for No Kill Columbia and its spay and neuter project. 

FROM READERS: The last days of spring

Frequent contributor John Hall shares some photos from the last days of spring.

Power outage affects Columbia traffic signals

The affected traffic signals are east of Broadway and Old 63.

Tap water unsafe to drink on Tenth Street downtown after water main repairs

A water main break on Ninth Street early Saturday morning caused Tenth Street water to appear dirty and yellowish. A city advisory told affected customers to boil water prior to using. 

Columbia native promotes reptile education, conservation

Reptile enthusiast Ethan Meyers has performed reptile education shows at local high schools and hopes to inspire  young adults to engage with something outside of the norm and instill a feeling of wonder for animals people tend to fear

Sophie Baker, 89, volunteered at Columbia Regional Hospital for 30 years

Sophie Baker of Columbia died Friday, June 21, 2013. She was 89.

Sophie Baker, of Columbia, May 21, 1924 — June 21, 2013

Sophie Baker volunteered at Columbia Regional Hospital for 30 years.

Mireya del Castillo loved animals, was 'guiding light' for her children

Mireya del Castillo died Monday, June 17, 2013. She was 94.

John M. Nowell III, April 11, 1951 — June 6, 2013

John M. Nowell, III, of Columbia, died Thursday, June 6, 2013. He was 62 years old.

Darrell E. Foster, 62, died Monday, June 17

Darrell E. Foster died Monday, June 17. He was 62. 

Darrell E. Foster, 62, of Columbia, died June 17, 2013

Services will be held Tuesday at Memorial Park.

Missouri woman charged in antifreeze poisoning deaths

Diane Staudte then admitted that she and her daughter Rachel Staudte had planned, researched and poisoned three family by putting antifreeze in their soda and Gatorade over several days, the probable cause statement said.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Better FDA oversight is needed for prescription safety

Compounding pharmacies, which create customized medications from scratch, are regulated by state boards, and sometimes not closely enough.

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