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BOONE LIFE: School days and play

A busy Columbia family bustles from activity to activity while enjoying together time.

Businessman owns five companies at age 23

At his core is an entrepreneurial drive, something fostered in the Columbia native at an early age by family, lemonade and some magic.

Florist shares details of life in flower business

Have the familial hordes picked over your table, here's what to do with the leftovers

When you cook for the masses on Turkey Day, you're bound to have so remnants left on the table after it's all over. Here are some quick recipes to help keep the fridge free of clutter.

Stuck in the airport? Learn the alphabet

Christian groups bring the Bible to thousands of countries through unconventional means

Christian networks from across the world are spending millions of dollars annually to distribute the Bible through audio, video and multimedia to the furthest corners of the earth.

Stephens’ dance man

Bob Boross, the new chairman of the dance department at Stephen's college, is new to town but brings a lifetime of experience

BOONE LIFE: Weaving tales and friendship

As a little girl, Navajo weaver Sarah Natani remembers watching her mother, who was a weaver and potter, work.

Enriching lives

Bouncing on her mother's knee, Sophia Rounds sat in a green onesie, a snail prominently displayed on the front, and pulled her mother's brown hair. Throughout their appointment, the 5-month-old blonde kept tugging her mom's hair, prompting Jill Rounds to look down and ease her baby's grip every couple of minutes as she answered a series of questions about herself and Sophia.

Scientists in Japan, U.S. report stem cell breakthrough from human skin; no embryos needed

Scientists have made ordinary human skin cells take on the chameleon-like powers of embryonic stem cells, a startling breakthrough that might someday deliver the medical payoffs of embryo cloning without the controversy.

Number of tick-borne diseases doubles across Missouri

The number of tick-borne illnesses in Boone County mirrors a statewide trend.

'Jeopardy' contestant has the answers

Chris Mazurek and his wife used his winnings from the game show to help them buy a new house.

Belief in Brief: Medina

Muslims continue a tradition of pilgrimages to the second-most holy city of Islam.

The Blind Boys of Alabama make a joyful noise

The Blind Boys of Alabama have been making gospel music since 1939. Throughout its career, the group has known tragedy and success.

Feathers, clay and self-discovery

Children develop awareness and creativity as they first experiment with art. Rock Bridge Elementary art teacher Kathy Dwyer said she wants to share art with children. “When we start something new, it’s, ‘I can’t.’ I love getting them to the, ‘I can.’”

'Messiah' to be performed at MU

Handel’s “Messiah” is being performed on Thursday. Here’s some of the story behind the famous oratorio.

MU junior bass player brings emotion to performance of “The Messiah”

MU junior Katie Krawczak takes ten years of bass-playing experience to the University Philharmonic and Choral Union’s joint performance of “The Messiah.”

Belief in Brief: Male Circumcision

The significance of male circumcision differs for each of the world's three largest religions.

Controversial abortion film to be shown in Columbia

“Lake of Fire” is receiving publicity both for its graphic images and its attempt to document the views of those on both sides of the abortion divide.

Black women less likely to get breast cancer, but more likely to die if diagnosed

A new study of more than 170,000 women with the disease could change the face of breast cancer education and treatment.

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