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Hypnotic hijinks on display at Puppies with Purpose fundraiser

Michael Johns astonished the crowd at Deja Vu with his ability to put initially hesitant audience members under hypnosis. A portion of the event's proceeds went to Puppies with Purpose.

Police seek two suspects in Saturday night armed robbery

A Columbia man and his girlfriend were the victims of an armed robbery on the 1800 block of Heriford Road on Saturday evening.

Marilyn Sue Colster, July 19, 1941 — Nov. 22, 2013, of Columbia

Marilyn Sue Colster of Columbia died Friday, Nov. 22. She was 72 years old.

Marilyn Colster worked for the Postal Service for more than 20 years

In her free time, Marilyn Sue Colster enjoyed gardening, traveling and spending time with her three grandchildren. She died Friday.

FROM READERS: Christian Science church invites all on Thanksgiving

Christian Science practitioner Cathy Partusch invites everyone to the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Columbia, to give thanks and pause before the "hustle and bustle of the holidays."

Elliott has 34 saves in Blues' win over Stars

Backup goalie Brian Elliott made 34 saves in the Blues' third straight win, a 6-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.

Chiefs unable to stop Chargers in 41-38 loss

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was unflappable against a Chiefs defense missing top pass rushers Tamba Hali and Justin Houston.

Rams start fast and finish fast, beat Bears 42-21

Coming off their bye, the Rams (5-6) followed up a 30-point rout of Indianapolis in front of their largest crowd of the season, about half of them clad Bears orange.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Missouri should stop state-sanctioned killing

Missouri's questionable methods create more problems than the death penalty solves.

Will icy comet survive close encounter with sun?

ISON, officially known as C/2012 S1, is a sun-grazing comet. Scientists keep eyes on whether it will survive or not en route to the sun.

 

USDA finds no issues at southwest Missouri zoo after death

Inspectors went to the zoo last month to examine the care and management of the 41-year-old female elephant named Patience who crushed John Bradford.

Analysis: Missouri tax policy dates to Depression

The quest to change Missouri's tax brackets has support from both conservative and liberal groups but has remained difficult to accomplish because of the eye-popping cost of catching up with history.

Wintry storm threatens Thanksgiving travels

Travelers going to south could face cancelled flights and bad road conditions as a massive storms continues to travel east bringing rain, sleet and snow.

Missouri football has one hurdle left in dream regular season

The Tigers finished perfect on the road for the first time in 34 years. An upcoming season finale against Texas A&M is the final regular-season test for Missouri, the SEC's biggest surprise.

Missouri basketball rolls past Gardner-Webb; Antlers ejected from game

Missouri defeated Gardner-Webb 72-63 on Saturday in a game without its most conspicuous cheering section.

Fairness of flat fee for online Columbia utility payments questioned

City Council approved a fee for paying utility bills online without setting the amount, and the $4.60 rate has come under challenge.

Eye leads Missouri women's basketball to comeback win

Even though the Tigers started off slowly, junior guard Morgan Eye helped pick things up in the second period with three consecutive makes from beyond the arc.

Columbia College women's soccer falls in opening round of NAIA Tournament

The Cougars fell 4-3 in a penalty-kick shootout and 2-1 in the game to No. 12 Vanguard University in the opening round of the NAIA National Championship on Saturday night.

Missouri cross country's Kaitlyn Fischer finishes season at NCAA Championships

Fischer was the only runner to represent the Tigers at the NCAA competition this season and finished 79th out of a field of 253. Fischer completed her 6k with a time of 21 minutes and 10 seconds.

Missouri volleyball to travel to No. 16 Kentucky on Sunday

After clinching the SEC volleyball championship — the first SEC championship for any Missouri team — Friday night, the Tigers will face their next opponent in Kentucky on Sunday.

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