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Winter storm moves through Missouri; Columbia Public Schools closed Monday

A winter storm warning has been canceled by the National Weather Service. Snow accumulation of 1-3 inches is expected Sunday.

Queen Pamela keeps order at the True/False Globe Theater

The Q Queens at the True/False Film Fest keep the peace and keep hopeful filmgoers entertained at each venue. Pam Jordan, the Q Queen at the Globe Theater, quickly took to her role during her first year volunteering for the festival.

True/False Film Fest attendees cope with winter weather Sunday

True/False Film Fest-goers clashed with single-digit temperatures, sleet and snow to get to documentary showings in downtown Columbia on Sunday.

 

Connor McCarty, Tolton's first college signee, had trail blazed by grandfather

Jerry McCarty had been there for every step of grandson Connor McCarty's golf career. Now, the young golfer is the first athlete in the history of Tolton to sign a letter of intent to play college sports.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Columbia celebrates Lt. Bruce Britt, True/False Fest

Missourian photographers captured moments that celebrated life this week — Lt. Bruce Britt's service and True/False Film Fest.

BATTLE RISING: Students gather at Battle High School for chess tournament

Chess players from across the state gathered at Battle High School on Saturday to compete in the Missouri Scholastic Championship Chess Tournament. About 500 players attended.

Missouri women's basketball finishes regular season with loss at Arkansas

The Missouri women's basketball came up short against Arkansas Sunday afternoon. The Tigers dropped their final regular season game 72-70 in Fayetteville despite a career-night from freshman Jordan Frericks. Missouri will be the No. 12 seed in the SEC tournament. The Tigers will play Mississippi State on Wednesday.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Columbia honors memory of firefighter Lt. Bruce Britt

Firetrucks from across Missouri appeared in a procession to honor the veteran firefighter who died Feb. 22.

Graves pitches Missouri past Illinois-Chicago

Junior pitcher Brett Graves recorded a shutout in the Tigers' 4-0 win against Illinois-Chicago.

No. 17 Missouri softball defeats Ohio State to go 5-0 in Citrus Classic

The Tigers won 7-0 against the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday, going 5-0 for the weekend in Kissimmee, Fla., and bringing their overall record to 12-3.

FROM READERS: GMOs and your right to know

For those who wish to eat without a backseat driver, there's an option.

U.S. prepares tough response for Russia over Ukraine

The crisis may prove to be a game-changer for President Barack Obama's national security policy, forcing him to give up his foreign policy shift to Asia and to maintain U.S. troop levels in Europe to limit Russia's reach.

3 people killed in head-on collision near Clinton

Jennifer Reeder, 19, of Springfield; Erin Hook, 20, of St. Joseph; and Paul Stankus, 49, of Clinton died in the collision.

 

World scrambles as Russia tightens grip on Crimea

A senior U.S. official said Washington now believes that Russia has complete operational control of Crimea, a pro-Russian area of the country, and has more than 6,000 air, naval and ground forces in the region.

Few award surprises expected at 86th annual Oscars

Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto all enter tonight's Academy Awards after receiving honors at the Spirit Awards Saturday.

 

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