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History's Closet full of treasured items for public display

Usually in storage, a noteworthy cross-section of historical clothing will be presented to raise money for the Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection.

Activity pyramid offers guideline to exercise

An MU professor and fitness specialist with MU Extension helped develop the pyramid to simplify new government exercise information.

BOONE LIFE: There's no place like this home

The Worleys live in a small house filled with memories and collectibles.

True/False looks ahead after "fantastic growth" in attendance

Festival co-director David Wilson estimated 23,000 tickets were sold at last weekend's film festival, up nearly 5,000 tickets from last year.

True/False offers intimacy other festivals lack

 Festival veterans weigh in on what gives True/False the edge over other screenings.

True/False moviegoers enjoy field trip to secret showing

Moviegoers watched a secret screening at the "Reel Gone Round-Up," a True/False Film Festival event. The showing took place in the Bull Pen livestock barn Sunday morning.

KaShaye Mathews exceeds expectations in overcoming autism

KaShaye Mathews, 15, of Columbia has learned to excel in ways doctors who diagnosed her with autism never thought possible.

True/False offers more than films

The event also features music and other forms of art.

Finding a faith that fits

There are no definite figures on conversions to Islam, but scholars say the shift is more about an approach to individual salvation. One Columbia woman started her college education as a Christian and ended it as a Muslim.

Rock Bridge teacher brings AIDS education to forefront of class

A contemporary issues teacher at Rock Bridge High School pushes his students to help resolve problems in the United States and around the world.

True/False ticket sales: controlled madness, excitement and a little disappointment

Organizers for the True/False Film Festival decided to plan ticket pickup similar to a Southwest Airlines flight. Early birds got the "A" spots in the line to buy tickets.

The might of the documentary is back with 2009 True/False festival

Coverage of the 2009 True/False Film Festival starts today and continues through the weekend. The festival's theme this year is the life and death of journalism.

Study finds diet type not key to weight loss success

According to research by the Harvard School of Public Health and Pennington Biomedical Research Center, slashing calorie intake was the most beneficial part of the diets tested on overweight adults participating in the two-year study.

Economy 101: Practical solutions

The Missourian begins a series of videos with experts who give practical advice on tackling today's troubling economy.

'Flyin' West' follows characters in midst of 'black exodus'

"Flyin' West," the latest offering at the Rhynsburger Theatre at MU, tells a historically powerful story about four women seeking a new life in an African-American town in Kansas.

Columbians observe Ash Wednesday, Lent

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the 40-day period of repentance known as Lent.  Those who observe Lent usually give up or take on something as a way of sacrifice and devotion.

Stephens student theater to perform 'Moonlight and Valentino'

Stephens College student director Rachel Ellersieck enjoys working with the actors of "Moonlight and Valentino," a sentiment with which they seem to agree. The production opens this week.

Students provoke discussion with AIDS projects

Rock Bridge High School students use projects as a starting point for a community conversation about AIDS.

True/False Film Festival poster has vague meaning

This year’s poster for the True/False Film Festival shows a tattered rowboat tied to balloons as if about to take flight — or crash into the ground.

Growing families feel the squeeze

Families that had hoped to upgrade to larger homes as their families grew are finding they need to stay put.

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