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Snooty the manatee celebrates 65th birthday

The South Florida Museum, in Bradenton, will host a free party on Saturday. Snooty turns 65 on Sunday.

DEAR READER: Schlundt story leads to reflection on the transience of the digital

In the digital future, the past might remain hidden as information could become less available.

PHOTO GALLERY: Baseball starts at Show-Me State Games

Baseball games were played on the opening day.

Prosecutor files charges against new suspect in Daniels' homicide

The Boone County prosecutor's office is in the process of  extriditing Casey Lewis of Ada, Okla., who was charged on Thursday with first-degree murder in connection to the killing of Brian Daniels.

UM System prioritizes projects for 2015 funding, discusses 2014 restrictions

MU's top requests are renovating Laffere Hall, building a School of Music facility and renovating Strickland Hall.

City Council tweaking comprehensive plan

Mayor Bob McDavid said the plan needs to remain general and flexible into the future due to uncertain growth patterns.

PHOTO GALLERY: Artist displays robot sculpure 'Lumen' at city hall

Lumen was a part of a fundraiser for the Ragtag Cinema on Sept. 31.

Free vaccine clinics target whooping cough

The Health Department will hold two free clinics for the vaccine next week.

Spotlight not part of success for Missouri swimmer Max Grodecki

Missouri swimmer Max Grodecki has competed against top athletes such as Olympians Ryan Lochte and Conor Dwyer, but that notoriety is not what's important to him. He just wants to get good enough to beat them.

FROM READERS: Pet hydration during the summer months

Jessica Schlosser, the co-owner of Lizzi & Rocco's Natural Pet Market, shares tips on how to keep your pets hydrated and happy this summer season.

Artrageous hosts guerrilla art event, featuring local artists

Local artists install temporary displays downtown that help bring art out of the gallery and into the street.

Services set for Columbia teen killed in shooting

Funeral services are set for the 17-year-old who was shot and killed on July 14. Columbia police continue to investigate.

City to begin sidewalk and street repairs Monday

Street and sidewalk closures are planned to begin Monday and will affect Hitt and Locust streets.

Peace advocate loved family, enjoyed fishing

Co-founder of the MU peace studies program, Charles "Charlie" Luther Atkins died of metastatic colon cancer Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at home. He was 85.

A.W. 'Babe' Manns remembered for chewing gum, farming

A.W. "Babe" Manns, 97, was known for handing out sticks of Juicy Fruit chewing gum to young children at Olivet Christian Church.

Coroner: Teen in Asiana crash killed by vehicle

The family was upset after learning the details of the girl's death and wants the girl's body returned to China, San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault said.

Full text of remarks by President Obama on Trayvon Martin

In an unplanned appearance in the White House briefing room, President Barack Obama spoke about the verdict in the George Zimmerman case.

Obama asks for 'soul searching' after Martin shooting

The president said it might be time to take a hard look at "stand your ground" self-defense laws, questioning whether they contribute "to the kind of peace and security and order that we'd like to see."

President Obama signs Missouri disaster declaration

The declaration allows the federal government to provide government entities and some nonprofits help paying for emergency work and facility replacement and repairs in 27 counties.

Obama will stop in Warrensburg next week

President expected to make his case for spending on infrastructure and for universal pre-school programs. Obama is also likely to highlight the economic benefits of overhauling immigration laws.

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