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Saban, Alabama reach long-term agreement

The university announced Friday night that Saban has reached "a long-term agreement" to remain with the Crimson Tide.

Rob Ryan explains decision to back out of St. Louis

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan says his verbal commitment to take a job in St. Louis was made hastily while he was still upset over his firing in Dallas.

Pedal vehicles are collector's latest hobby

Jim Niswonger of Cape Girardeau visits auctions, garage sales, estate sales and more to find old pedal cars, which he then tries to restore in his garage.

Ellis, Embiid lead No. 13 Kansas past New Mexico

Embiid scored 16 of his career-high 18 points over the final 20 minutes, leading the No. 13 Jayhawks to an 80-63 victory over New Mexico on Saturday night.

Backes scores in overtime and Blues top Blue Jackets 4-3

Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice and Chris Stewart tied it with 6:27 remaining in regulation for St. Louis, which entered tied for the fewest regulation losses in the league with six and have now won three straight and four of five.

Body of Chiefs former linebacker Jovan Belcher exhumed for brain exam

The body has been exhumed more than a year after Belcher killed his girlfriend and himself so that his brain can be examined for signs of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions.

Beat Rams, and Saints are in playoffs

The Rams have injury woes on the offensive line and in the secondary, and they have Kellen Clemens, one of the lesser-known quarterbacks.

Chiefs look to clinch playoffs by beating Raiders

A win this week against another last-place team will put the Chiefs in the playoffs one year after posting the worst record in the NFL.

Chiefs' wide receiver Dexter McCluster ruled out for Oakland game

Chiefs wide receiver Dexter McCluster won't play Sunday because of an infection in a small cut on his ankle.

Michigan falls 72-70 to top-ranked Arizona

No. 1 Arizona held on for a 72-70 victory over Michigan on Saturday after rallying from an 11-point deficit in the second half.

Sheriff: Colorado gunman wanted to hurt many more

A teenager who wounded a fellow student before killing himself at a suburban Denver high school entered the building with a shotgun, a machete, three Molotov cocktails and ammunition strapped to his body, authorities said.

Friday graduation ceremonies mark point of pride for MU students, alumni

The Sinclair School of Nursing, the Trulaske College of Business, the Missouri School of Journalism and the College of Engineering held their commencement ceremonies Friday. MU graduations will continue Saturday.

UPDATE: 4 inches of snow expected overnight; I-70 partly covered

Afternoon rains turned into snow Friday evening, partially covering Interstate 70 and many state roads. "Tomorrow it should be OK," Jon Carney, a National Weather Service meteorologist, said Friday afternoon. "Tonight it will get a little messy."

UPDATE: Sheriff: Colorado school shooter wounds teen, kills self

Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson said the shooter entered Arapahoe High School in Centennial armed with a shotgun and looking for a teacher he identified by name.


Judge to decide whether to allow evidence in Hickman yearbook prank case

In May, a Hickman High School senior was arrested after she was accused of changing a student's last name in the yearbook to "Masturbate." A hearing was held Friday after a motion was filed to suppress information acquired before her arrest.

$25,000 gift aims to help bring MU museum back to campus

Beau Aero and Alfredo Mubarah have made a donation to a group that would like to see MU's Museum of Art and Archaeology either back on campus or at a nearby downtown location.

Oakland Middle School mourns loss of teacher Elizabeth Bergman

When students and staff discovered Ms. Bergman had breast cancer, they came together to create "Team Pink" and walked in her honor in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

Nixon recognizes IBM's efforts to hire veterans

Veterans make up more than 12 percent of employees at IBM's Columbia location as a part of the Governor's Show-Me Heroes program.

Basketball games postponed

Friday games are changed because of weather conditions.

A gowning achievement: Graduation dress explained

Graduation regalia dates back to the 12th and 13th centuries. Each color and item worn at a commencement ceremony signifies a department, degree level or achievement.

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