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Spare Parts Gallery offers mix of old and new

New gallery offers a mixture of art and photography at affordable prices

PET project holds open house

The Personal Energy Transportation project is an interfaith organization sends vehicles to people around the world who cannot or have never walked.

MU professor active in revitalizing Missouri's downtowns

Downtown architecture key to a community’s identity but is often overlooked, says specialist who is helping Missouri towns restore and maintain their downtowns.

Boone County clinic sets off on its own

The Southern Boone County Family Care clinic ended its relationship with University of Missouri Health Care and strengthened its ties to the community.

Glossolalia, or speaking in tongues, open to debate

Speaking in tongues is a worldwide mystery both in science and religion.

Dancearts of Columbia prepares for upcoming competitive season

The dance team members need strength, stamina and lots of practice to be competitive in an activity that is becoming more like a sport.

MU researchers receive grant to improve fertility in female cancer survivors

MU researchers received a $1.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health in early October to research methods for improving fertility in female cancer survivors.

Despite a nationwide shortage of nurses, MU’s Sinclair School of Nursing thrives

While some nursing schools around the country have had trouble attracting students, MU’s Sinclair School of Nursing has reached its capacity.

BOONE LIFE: The looking glass

Santo Noce, 25, became an artist after years of traveling and learning.

Japanese puppeteers perform at MU

The Imada Puppet Troupe from Japan and MU’s Bunraku Bay Puppet Troupe, which is the only troupe outside of Japan in the world, demonstrated traditional Japanese puppetry for 200 people Friday.

Fasting ritual common among faiths

With the month of Ramadan in full swing, and the Yom Kippur fast recently ended, it’s time to examine the use of fasts in spiritual life.

Belief in Brief: Seventh-day Adventism

Seventh-day Adventism is a fast growing religion with more than 14 million Seventh-day Adventists worldwide.

The draw behind comic creating

The Mid-Missouri Comics Collective is a group of comic book creators and enthusiasts. At their monthly meetings, the members create new works while discussing their aspirations as artists in the field of comic writing and illustration.

Renowned Quran reciter brings his voice to Columbia

Mohamed El-Sayed Deif, a Quran reciter from Egypt, is reciting parts of the Quran daily at the Islamic Center of Central Missouri for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Three more West Nile cases reported in Boone County

The insecticide Anvil 2+2 is being sprayed in the neighborhoods where the infected men live.

BOONE LIFE: Firefighters talk about the station’s quiet ‘personality’

Each fire station has its own personality, say the firefighters who work for the Columbia Fire Department.

Women in journalism

Now and Then: Examining women in journalism

The National Women and Media Collection at MU is turning 20. Female journalists examine where they have been and where they are now.

Baptism welcomes believers into Christianity

The sacrament comes in many forms and, depending on one’s denomination, may be received as either an infant or adult.

Baha’i faith eases the tests that come with interracial marriage

The religion places an emphasis on commitments based in love for God rather than skin color or ethnicity.

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