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Broadway hotel, Short Street projects expected to finish by September

Downtown business owners have had to cope with construction of a new hotel at the east end of Broadway. Despite the short-term issues, business owners are optimistic about the traffic it will bring to the area. 

Sen. Schaefer defends opposition to Medicaid expansion at GOP meeting

Sen. Kurt Schaefer defended his opposition to Medicaid expansion to a group of expansion supporters Tuesday night. 

Moberly man arrested on suspicion of attacking ex-girlfriend with razor

The victim had a restraining order against the man that was issued in July.

Columbia City Council Action, June 18

The Columbia City Council held its regular meeting on Monday night.

Missouri basketball adds assistant coach

Mark Phelps, former head coach at Drake University, joins Head Coach Frank Haith's Missouri staff for the upcoming season.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Missouri is drunk on tax credits. Who will take the bottle away?

In six years, tax credit spending has increased by $159 million.

ROSE NOLEN: Family members share tales of history

Rose Nolen had a family of storytellers. Wherever news was being made in Missouri, chances were some family member was nearby.

John M. Nowell III was passionate about the history of Boone County, family

John M. Nowell III died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at his home in Columbia. He was 62.

Maxine Turner Haas, July 25, 1924 — June 17, 2013

Maxine Turner Haas died Monday, June 17, 2013. She worked as an administrative assistant at MU.

Frances S. Allen, Jan. 9, 1926 — June 16, 2013

Frances S. Allen, 87, of Shawnee, Kan., died June 16, 2013. Mrs. Allen worked for MU for 35 years.

MU golf course to be named for former curator

Don and Audrey Walsworth donated toward upgrades at Memorial Stadium and a new clubhouse for the men's and women's golf teams.

Maxine Turner Haas, 88, loved Boone County history

Maxine Turner Haas, a lifelong Columbia resident who worked as an administrative assistant for MU, died Monday at age 88.

Frances S. Allen, dietitian at MU, died Sunday at age 87

Frances S. Allen was dedicated to her family and those in need.

Progress, but unclear timeline for Obama's health care overhaul

The administration is taking the lead in setting up new health insurance markets in 34 states, a congressional report said — a heavy lift unforeseen when the law was passed.

Cubs get past Cardinals, Wainwright

Chicago started fast against Adam Wainwright (10-4) and broke a five-game losing streak in St. Louis with a 4-2 victory Tuesday night.

Indians rally past Royals in eighth inning

Held to one run and three hits over seven innings by Ervin Santana, the Indians finally strung something together in the eighth rallying to a 4-3 win over the City Royals on Tuesday night.

St. Louis CVC pays $2 million to Rams for legal fees

The St. Louis Business Journal reported that with the payment to the Rams the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission now projects a $2.5 million operating loss for fiscal 2013.

Missouri legislature removes ban on foreign purchase of agricultural land

The proposed legislation, which has yet to be signed by Gov. Jay Nixon, would remove a 1970s ban on foreign entities owning agricultural land, effectively allowing the purchase of Smithfield Foods Inc. by the Chinese Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd.

Wake-up call: Starbucks to post calorie counts on menus

Starbucks Corp. and other large fast food chains are posting calorie information on menus before a new Food and Drug Administration regulation takes effect June 25.

Sen. McCaskill endorses group urging Hillary Clinton to seek presidency

The Missouri Democrat's support of the Ready for Hillary PAC on Tuesday marked the first time a member of Congress has endorsed the group.

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