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U.S. Army Golden Knights fly in Columbia for first time in 15 years

The U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team performed in Columbia as part of the Salute to Veterans Airshow Saturday at Columbia Regional Airport. It was the team's first Columbia performance in 15 years.

The Gold Demonstration Team parachuted from up to 5,000 feet as part of the Memorial Day Salute to Veterans Airshow on Saturday.

Golden Knights, Snowbirds perform at Salute to Veterans Airshow despite rain delay

Rain delayed the 26th annual Salute to Veterans Airshow, but the Golden Knights and the Snowbirds still performed. The air show will continue as scheduled on Sunday.

Cool, rainy weather delays opening of Columbia pools

Columbia pools close if the highest temperature expected for the day is below 75 degrees.

Columbia police investigate shooting on Garth Avenue

Police are still investigating a shooting at Oak Street and Garth Avenue that left a man with a non-life-threatening injury.

Area high schools compete in track and field sectional meet

Each Columbia-area high school managed at least one first-place finish in Saturday's Class 4, District 3 sectional track and field competition in Eldon.

Cuartero leads Missouri at NCAA golf championships

The first round was completed Saturday because inclement weather at Wichita State, which is hosting the tournament.

 

Olin Fugit enjoyed being outdoors, searching for arrowheads

Olin Fugit of Rocheport died Thursday, May 22. He was 71.

 

Olin E. Fugit, Jr., Nov. 10, 1942 — May 22, 2014, of Rocheport

Olin Fugit Jr. participated in several archeological digs in Missouri and helped restore several historic buildings at Boone Junction.

FROM READERS: Rugby club volunteers at food bank

Columbia Rugby Football Club volunteered more than 40 hours at the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri on May 17.

UPDATE: Gunman in Santa Barbara stabbed 3 at apartment before shooting rampage

Six people were killed Friday night during a shooting near the University of California, Santa Barbara. The suspected gunman was also fatally shot.

Garcia gets win as Cardinals roll past Reds

Jaime Garcia took another step in his comeback from shoulder surgery by getting a win Saturday night, and Yadier Molina homered again in the city where he's always booed to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

Landon Donovan stunned to be cut from US World Cup team

The decision surprised Donovan, who believed a strong performance in training camp had secured his spot on the 23-man roster.

Real Madrid beats Atlético 4-1 in Champions League

Real struck three times in the second period of extra time, Gareth Bale's header in the 110th minute, Marcelo's shot in the 118th and Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty at the end.

Missouri lawmakers back electronic privacy efforts

The August ballot measure would add new language to the Missouri Constitution to prohibit unreasonable search and seizure of electronic communications and data.

U.S. soccer's Aron Johannsson proud of Icelandic roots

Born in Alabama, Johannsson moved to Iceland at age 3. The speedy young forward, who scored 26 goals this season for the Dutch club AZ Alkmaar, figures he might be able to sway some Icelandic fans and convince them to cheer for him as he heads to Brazil as part of coach Jurgen Klinsmann's 23-man roster announced Thursday.

Serena Williams' familiarity with Roland Garros pays dividends

Serena Williams comes into the French Open as a defending champion and a bit more of a fan-favorite thanks to her ties to Roland Garros.

VA OKs more private care for veterans

The announcement comes in the middle of an investigation of 26 VA facilities and amid allegations of delays in treatment.

Jeff Carter leads Kings past Blackhawks 4-3 in West final

Drew Doughty had a third-period goal and an assist, and Jonathan Quick made 24 saves as the Kings returned to Staples Center with an impressive two-way effort against the defending Stanley Cup champions.

Rock Bridge Boys tennis advances to state final four

The Bruins defeated Joplin and Glendale to advance to the state semifinals.

5 things to know as the Indianapolis 500 approaches

Sage Karam, a 19-year-old IndyCar rookie, brings some liveliness to the field for Sunday's race.

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