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UPDATE: University Village, day care to be demolished, MU officials announce

Parents of children at MU's Student Parent Center attended a closed meeting Wednesday to discuss the future of the child care facility.

Residents will be allowed to terminate their leases without penalty from now until June 30, according to a release from MU News Bureau, and any other maintenance and repair work needed will continue at the site.

Less than half of eligible Missourians have bought health insurance through exchange

The deadline to enroll in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is quickly approaching, with only a couple weeks left without a penalty. Some misunderstandings about the law persist.

Missouri, Texas A&M tournament matchup could feature more Keanau Post

Coach Frank Haith said he anticipates junior transfer Keanau Post will play a larger role for the Tigers in Thursday's Southeastern Conference tournament matchup against Texas A&M.

Housing developers agree to shoulder some downtown sewer costs

There is an estimated $6.7 million in downtown city sewer work payments left, even after possible contributions from development companies.

Hickman boys basketball moves on to state quarterfinals with narrow victory over Waynesville

The Hickman boys basketball team survived its game against Waynesville to move into the quarterfinals of the State Tournament.

Nina Totenberg shares wisdom, jokes from decades of covering U.S. Supreme Court

Although very smart, the Supreme Court justices are still just people, the NPR legal affairs correspondent said.

BATTLE RISING: Battle High School's first fan bus travels to sectionals

Twenty-seven students boarded a bus traveling to Battle girls basketball's sectional game against Festus High School.

Rock Bridge girls basketball advances after first-round state tournament win

The Bruins breezed into the second round of the state tournament with a 77-38 victory over Washington High on Wednesday.

DAVID ROSMAN: The trademark Schlafly better fits a beer than a politician

Phyllis Schlafly's trademark dispute with the Saint Louis Brewing Company is not about beer, but about the name, reputations and politics.

Raising a child on the disability spectrum

Here’s one family’s story of navigating the myriad resources available in Columbia, and the limitations that come along with them, for raising a child who rides the borderline on the disability spectrum.

Columbia's violence task force discusses public forum, racial profiling

Public comment sparked a discussion about racial profiling at Wednesday night's meeting. Members also laid the foundation for future projects and meetings.

Cinderella run continues for Battle girls basketball team

The Battle High School girls basketball team was the only team with a losing record to make it to Class 4 sectionals.

Jordan C. Elam was the light of friends, family

Jordan C. Elam of Columbia died Saturday after a car accident on Interstate 70 in Saline County. He was 23.

Columbia man arrested on two counts of stealing, three counts of assault

A Columbia man was arrested Tuesday on multiple charges including domestic assault, stealing and probation and parole violation.

Open burn turns into 150-acre brush fire

The combination of warm weather and dry vegetation has caused multiple grass and brush fires across Boone County.

 

Lawmakers seek Missouri River flood prep details

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been asked to release its preventative measures for spring flooding from melting snowpacks.

Frank W. Eth Jr. loved his grandchildren, baseball

Frank W. Eth Jr. worked for both Triple S Hauling and APAC KS-MO. He died Sunday at age 65.

Muleskinners to host First Ward candidate forum

Columbia City Council First Ward candidates Ginny Chadwick and Bill Easley will address audience's questions and concerns at the Muleskinners' lunch-time forum.

Third annual MU diversity awards recognize faculty, staff, students

The Chancellor's Diversity Initiative held its third annual Inclusive Excellence Awards and Faculty Achievement Awards ceremony Tuesday.

ArtTalk: Watercolor artist inspired by Ozarks, nature

Shannah Arner describes what inspires her to create watercolor art.

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