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Missouri S&T focuses on next-generation reactors

Instead of using fuel rods, the new reactors would house uranium fuel in spheres the size of tennis balls, which are called pebbles.

Missouri Senate passes renewal of investor tax credit

The initiative rewards investors in private equity funds that help finance small businesses in areas with high poverty rates or lower-than-average family incomes.

American Airlines expects flights to return to normal

Wednesday morning's flight from Columbia to Dallas was only slightly delayed. The rest of the flights at the Columbia airport are listed as scheduled.

Rock Bridge boys golf places fourth in Camdenton tournament

Avoiding the storms that swept across mid-Missouri on Wednesday, the Bruins, led by Jack Knoesel's 75, shot a combined 316 for the day. Timberland (Wentzville) High School shot 307 for the tournament championship.

 

Stephens tennis match postponed for second time

Stephens College's tennis match against Lincoln University is now scheduled for April 22.

Columbia College women's golfers place second at Hannibal tournament

Columbia College women's golfers earned second place in the Hannibal-LaGrange University Spring Invite this week.

Justin Smith, Aldon Smith on pace after surgeries

San Francisco 49ers players Justin Smith and Aldon Smith are expected to recover from offseason surgeries in time for training camp.

Appeals court hears arguments in Courtney case about diluted drugs

An attorney for victims of Robert Courtney, a Kansas City pharmacist who pleaded guilty in 2002 to diluting his patients' drugs, has asked a Missouri appeals court to reopen previous settlements on the case.

 

Columbia residents at Boston Marathon describe explosion aftermath

Three Columbia residents and an MU alumna who ran in the Boston Marathon were trying to figure out their next move following Monday's tragedy.

Affordable housing plan unveiled for Garth Avenue and Sexton Road

The Columbia Housing Authority plans to form a partnership with the city of Columbia and the Columbia Community Development Corp. to develop more than 140,000 square feet on the properties for low-income residents and families.

Future Battle High juniors explore school on first student tour

Key stops on the tour included the band and choir rooms, performing arts center, gym, classroom wings and outside facilities.

Columbia Water and Light replaces transformer downtown

Eighth Street from Broadway to Cherry Street was blocked off while a transformer was replaced.

For Rock Bridge girls soccer, one goal is plenty against Quincy

Junior Laurie Frew's goal in the 42nd minute proved to be the game winner for the Bruins.

More rain, thunder expected in Columbia throughout April

As a large storm system passes through the area, Columbia residents can expect more precipitation and severe conditions.

FROM READERS: Columbia pastor shares his reaction to violence at Boston Marathon

Steve Swope writes that physical and emotional wounds will not be erased by attempts at justice, and he encourages us not to give into hatred.

ROSE NOLEN: 'Silver spoon' workers no different from others

The "silver spoon" stereotype works against the character of people born into family businesses, but in reality, these workers can be just as excellent as others.

DAVID WEBBER: The most pivotal year in America

Important historical events in America between World War II and the end of the 20th century, 1979 was the most pivotal year in post-World War II America until Sept. 11, 2001.

UPDATE: Pressure cooker bombs suspected in Boston blast

The FBI and other law enforcement agencies repeatedly pleaded for members of the public to come forward with photos, videos or anything suspicious they might have seen or heard.

Kewpies baseball team rained out again

Rain again prevented Hickman and Jefferson City for meeting for the first time this season.

Missouri softball team slips out of Top 10 in national rankings

After going 1-2 against Arkansas last weekend, the Tigers continue to fall in the national rankings.

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