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Fritz Daugherty, April 7, 1922 — Nov. 28, 2013, formerly of Columbia

Fritz Daugherty served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a machinist mate.

NFL fines Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000

The NFL fined Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000 on Wednesday for interfering with Baltimore's Jacoby Jones on a kickoff return in the third quarter of a 22-20 loss to the Ravens on Thanksgiving night.

Lindsey Vonn: Knee 'stable' after World Cup training run

Closing in on competing for the first time in 10 months, Lindsey Vonn was pleased to be back on the elite ski racing scene Wednesday, completing a safe training run and declaring her surgically repaired right knee "stable."

GUEST COMMENTARY: Why voters are finished believing 'Obamacare' promises

It has become impossible to defend President Obama's promise that his health care scheme would make the system work "better for everybody."

MFA Oil to buy site of failed sweetener factory

MFA Oil spokesman Tom May said MFA Oil has no specific plans for the property but likes its proximity to U.S. 63.

5 schools form Missouri aerospace training consortium

St. Louis area community colleges will now train students for aerospace manufacturing jobs after Boeing initiatives passed Wednesday.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Boeing plan needs details

Before approving on adding another Boeing in Missouri, lawmakers need to be informed exactly about economic benefits it would bring to the state.

Missouri education committee releases report

The panel recommended that the legislature look at providing more money for early childhood education.

911 calls show anguish and tension in Conn. school

Recordings of 911 calls from last year's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting were released Wednesday, and they not only paint a picture of anguish and tension inside the building, they also show Newtown dispatchers mobilizing help, reassuring callers and urging them to take cover.

MU's next chancellor to be announced Thursday

University of Missouri System leaders will introduce the chancellor at a public event at MU. The Missourian will have a livestream of the announcement available on our website.

Missouri will have hands full with Auburn's offensive scheme

Missouri may have effectively utilized a faster pace on offense in 2013, but its opponent in the Southeastern Conference Championship wrote the book on what it means to be an up-tempo offense. 

Football fans make Atlanta road trip plans on short notice

MU fans are looking for affordable ways to get to the SEC Championship game on Saturday.

Winter weather might affect Missouri fans' weekend travel to Atlanta

Starting Thursday, freezing rain, sleet and snow are expected in parts of Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee and Kentucky.

Police investigating report of shots fired north of downtown Columbia

No property damage or injuries were reported. Officers found two shell casings at the scene.

5 former Chiefs sue team over head injuries

The lawsuit was filed in Jackson County Circuit Court on behalf of former players Leonard Griffin, Chris Martin, Joe Phillips, Alexander Louis Cooper and Kevin Porter, all of whom played on defense.

Columbia legislators want more details on Boeing incentive program

This week Missouri legislators are debating Gov. Jay Nixon's proposal to offer tax incentives to Boeing in hopes of luring thousands of jobs to the state. Columbia legislators offer their take on the bill.

Highway Patrol to tighten DWI enforcement during holiday season

An increased number of Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers will be monitoring the roadways from Dec. 13 to Jan. 4.

MU admissions director Barbara Rupp to retire May 1

Barbara Rupp has been director of admissions during a time when there was a healthy growth of high school graduates in Missouri, which strengthened enrollment at MU.

Columbia man arrested on suspicion of stealing computer

Police arrested a man Monday night on suspicion of armed criminal action and robbery in connection with a November incident.

Voluntary Action Center's largest program celebrates its 30th year

The deadline is Friday to sponsor one of the 100 or so families in need for Christmas.

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