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NAACP to march on behalf of Brandon Coleman

Members of the NAACP met Tuesday at the Second Missionary Baptist Church to discuss the investigation into the fatal shooting of Brandon Coleman. The membership voted to march to draw attention to the situation.

Family and friends of Brandon Coleman are still searching for answers in the shooting that killed the 25-year-old man.

UPDATE: Obama admininstration delays major requirement of health care law

The White House announced a one-year delay, until 2015, in a central requirement of the new health care law that medium and large companies provide coverage for their workers or face fines.

Columbia City Council, Deaton discuss keeping museum's move temporary

The Museum Associates president said he is hopeful that the Museum of Art and Archaeology will be brought back to MU's main campus and moved into a newer, bigger facility. 

UM System to launch accelerated search for Deaton's successor

Public hearings will be held to gain input from faculty members, students and other stakeholders about ideal qualities in a chancellor.

MoDOT stands by recommendations for Providence Road construction plans

In June, the Columbia City Council voted to move forward with Option VIII-A without the previously planned conversions to Bingham and Brandon roadways.

Missouri basketball adds transfer Zach Price from Louisville

The 6-foot-10 power forward will have two years of eligibility to play for the Tigers after sitting out the upcoming season.

Columbia's EternoGen prepares to sell longer-lasting collagen in Europe, Asia

Chief Commercialization Officer Anna Lundvall said there isn’t any collagen with nanotechnology on the market now, which gives EternoGen a chance to break in.

Roots 'N' Blues organizers prevail in shuttle dispute with city staff

With limited parking near Stephens Lake Park, festival organizers will offer shuttles from downtown parking areas. 

Jim Sinek chosen as new president of Boone Hospital Center

His appointment will begin Aug. 12. Sinek is taking over the position from Dan Rothery, who was president of the center for six years.

New Texas Tech coach says no reason to slow down college football

New Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury, who has been a part of some of college football's most prolific offenses, sees no reason to slow down the game with rule changes.

Virgil White, 94, who served in World War II, dies

Virgil White of Columbia died July 1, 2013. He was 94. He was a member of the Masons and the Foreign Legion.

Car crashes through garage; driver sustains injuries

A car crash caused a temporary gas leak at a Vintage Drive residence Tuesday morning.

Virgil White of Columbia, Feb. 11, 1919 — July 1, 2013

Missouri ranks eighth in overall highway performance

Despite comparatively low funding, Missouri was a top contender in highway performance. 

Columbia City Council Action: July 1, 2013

The Columbia City Council dealt with a new comprehensive plan, rezoning for a six-story apartment building and other matters at its regular meeting Monday night.

Clyde R. Theroff, of Columbia, died June 23 at age 70

Mr. Theroff was a salesman for more than 40 years, managing several Biederman's Furniture stores. He won numerous sales award from General Telephone Directory Company, including being a member of its Hall of Fame.


Clyde R. Theroff of Columbia, Aug. 12, 1942 — June 29, 2013

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. July 20 at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.

UPDATE: Nixon vetoes database of worker's compensation claims

The governor said such a database is "an affront to the privacy of our citizens and does not receive my approval."

Theft of $500 from nephew's piggy bank among crimes sending Missouri man to prison

St. Louis resident spent 4-year-old boy's money on drugs and prostitutes.

Central Missouri Humane Society reduces euthanasia rates

The shelter's director attributes the change to better training for staff, the number of volunteers and foster homes and better marketing of the website, which draws would-be pet owners.

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