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Rodman, ex-NBA players to play in North Korea

Dennis Rodman and an assortment of basketball players — some of them former NBA stars — will play against a team of North Korean players on Wednesday. The game is a "birthday present" for Kim Jong Un.

Charlie Strong promises Texas will be tough

Strong brings a hard-nosed style to Texas, which has floundered since playing for the 2009 national championship. In the last four seasons, Texas has had at least four losses and has not won a Big 12 championship.

Cold snap worst in 24 years in Missouri

Clearing roads was a challenge because it was so cold that salt was less effective, and the wind was whipping the fine, powdery snow back onto the cleared pavement.

Fatal wreck in St. Louis blamed on icy roads

The snowstorm that dumped several inches of snow across much of Missouri on Sunday led to several accidents, but the wreck in St. Louis was the only fatality.

Rules could keep Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn out of Sochi races

Picture this for the Sochi Olympics: Bode Miller not allowed to defend his super-combined title, Lindsey Vonn limited to two events and other medal contenders held out of some of their favorite disciplines.

Deion Branch, former Patriots receiver, signs with Colts

The Indianapolis Colts are getting some help from a former New England Patriot.

The Panthers' Rivera respects Kaepernick, hopes to contain him

The Carolina Panthers will look to limit the damage that Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers can do in their upcoming playoff game on Sunday, Jan. 12.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Food stamps help good people survive hardship

SNAP is a critical program that deserves full funding and bipartisan support. Statistics say why: One out of seven American households "struggle to put enough food on the table," according to Bread For the World, a major anti-hunger organization.

German skier Felix Neureuther wins World Cup slalom

Regaining his health from a series of injuries and falls, German skier Felix Neureuther announced himself as a medal contender for the Sochi Olympics by edging first-run leader Marcel Hirscher to win a World Cup slalom Monday night.

Washington team ramps up coaching search

The number of candidates for the Washington coaching job more than doubled in a single day, with the team reaching out to as many as five NFL assistant coaches.

Stewart Cancer Center opens Monday at Boone Hospital Center

The Stewart Cancer Center at Boone Hospital Center will open Monday. The center is founded by former MU basketball coach Norm Stewart and his wife, Virginia.

City plows move into residential areas; wind chill warning in effect

MU campus and health care centers will remain open, but trash and recycling collection will be closed. The airport is open, but some bus routes will be changed. Public schools will not be in session Tuesday.

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