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UPDATE: Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham suspended indefinitely

Missouri athletic director Mike Alden addresses the dismissal of Dorial Green-Beckham from the Missouri football team Friday in the Stalcup Room at Mizzou Arena. Alden said he had a meeting with all Missouri athletics coaches and athletes over the last four days to discuss accountability in the actions of student-athletes. "It's critical and important that when we see something or hear something, we say something, and that we make sure to share that with other people," Alden said.

Dorial Green-Beckham, who led the Tigers in touchdown catches in 2013, has been suspended indefinitely for an unspecified violation of team policies. The suspension includes all team practices and activities.

Missouri softball's Taylor Gadbois perseveres despite mother's illness

Taylor Gadbois' mother, Dana Austin, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia during Gadbois' sophomore year of high school. Gadbois, meanwhile has recorded a program-best 29-game hitting streak and leads the team with 30 stolen bases.

 

Shepard Boulevard Elementary gives Aiden Taylor a hero's welcome

Students and faculty at Shepard Boulevard Elementary School welcomed Aiden Taylor back to school for the first time since he was diagnosed with brain cancer in late January.

VOTERS GUIDE: What you need to know for Tuesday's election

The Missourian's staff put together this guide to help you get informed about the candidates and the issues before you vote.

Connecticut wins NCAA title 60-54 over Kentucky

No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA kept them out for a year.

UConn won it all anyway.

Columbia City Council tables marijuana plant ordinance

The Columbia City Council plans to revisit in August an amendment that would decriminalize growing up to six marijuana plants.

Hickman senior wins $18,000 scholarship at national oratory competition

Ashwath Kumar edged out 52 other champion orators Sunday at the American Legion National Oratorical Contest in Indianapolis.

Tolton will not renew basketball coach's contract

Administrators at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School did not renew basketball coach Tyler Clark's contract for next season. Clark took the Trailblazers to the Class 2 state quarterfinals in the school's second season of varsity basketball.

FROM READERS: Ignorant remarks about immigrants anger and offend

Najeebah Hussain, a Rock Bridge High School student and Web comic artist, illustrates her response to a girl's remarks about an exchange student's English, stressing the beauty of America's "great Melting Pot."

Ollie wins it all with UConn

Kevin Ollie spent the majority of the biggest game of his short college coaching career Monday night urging the UConn Huskies to a 60-54 victory over the Kentucky Wildcats.

Duke admissions director highlights need for minorities in medicine

After admitting zero African-American students in 2007, the MU School of Medicine says the 2014 summer class will be its most diverse yet.

Tolton girls soccer falls to Southern Boone

Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School girls soccer outshot Southern Boone High School but couldn't get the victory.

Tolton boys golf beats Missouri Military Academy

Freshman Jack Parker led the Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School boys golf team to a 164-196 victory over Missouri Military Academy.

Missouri softball's Tori Finucane named SEC Pitcher of the Week

The freshman pitcher earned her first Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week honor Monday after her performance against Mississippi State last weekend.

Bail reduced for mother of dead 8-month-old

A court has reduced Anna Steele's bail from $1 million to $250,000. If released, Steele will await trial under house-arrest at her parents' residence.

Sternwheeler owner to speak Tuesday about steamboats in Missouri River history

Barbara Giles, who owns a 1930s-era sternwheeler, will speak at Les Bourgeois Vineyards about steamboats' role in Missouri history.

Morgan LeAnn Myers loved animals, gymnastics

Morgan LeAnn Myers of Columbia died Thursday, April 3, 2014. She was 16.

Genocide survivor to share his reflections on Rwanda 20 years later

Emmanuel Habimana was orphaned during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. On Friday, he will be sharing his experiences and Rwanda's path to healing 20 years after the genocide occurred.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Report to Missouri legislature on insurance coverage for autism available

In the third annual report to the Missouri Legislature, the Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration outlines the progress in insurance coverage for autism treatment.

Morgan LeAnn Myers, Aug. 20, 1997 — April 3, 2014

Morgan LeAnn Myers, 16, of Columbia, received her wings as an angel of heaven, Thursday April 3rd 2014.

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