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Artist presents new proposal for City Hall art project

A revised proposal for artwork to be included in the renovation of City Hall is available online for viewing and comment.

Online ordination: legality of ministers questioned

Critics question legality of marriages by friends who get ordained online.

Connecting through music

With the flick of his baton, Alex Innecco connects with vocal and instrumental performers across Columbia

Seen this week: Running hot and cold

MU senior Lindsey White teeters on the edge of the ice melting into Hinkson Creek at Stephens Lake Park in Columbia on Saturday.

Panel of religious leaders to discuss identity of Jesus

Baptist, Islamic and Unitarian Universalist congregation leaders will gather Friday at Karis Community Church to debate and discuss their religions’ opinions of Jesus.

Musical Restoration

Best man for the job

Online ordination allows a good friend to officiate a wedding.

Religious groups say election without Blunt will not change agendas

Gov. Blunt’s decision not to seek re-election has left Missouri religious groups looking for a candidate to bear the social conservative standard. Most say the agenda won’t change, no matter who the candidate is.

Finding faith through family

Two Columbia families reflect on the role of adoption on identity in the Jewish community as their adopted pre-teen girls prepare for their bat mitzvahs.

Bible publishers get innovative to repackage an old favorite

Popular design trends and additional content are just two ways publishers have kept the Bible as one of the top-selling books each year, despite the fact that 91 percent of households already one a copy.

Impressionable? Parents, pastors worry that film is inappropriate for young children

In the month since 'The Golden Compass' was released, church leaders across the world have condemned it as a damaging influence on young audiences.

Behind the scenes are the people who put them together

Stage crews are responsible for the massive preparation and setup before the curtain is raised on a performance at Jesse Auditorium.

For love of the trains

MU nursing student donates bone marrow to stranger

When she couldn't give blood, an MU nursing student gave even more — her bone marrow — to a complete stranger.

Virginia church attempts to include diverse flock

One Virginia church is attempting to make a wide range of members feel included — and it seems to be working

Columbia vocal coach still going strong at 80

Harry Morrison has built a legacy around helping singing voices sound easy. At 80, he is still teaching voice and directing a church choir.

Fixed in time

MU curator thinks the bust of a famous dancer has staying power.

Exercise may help seniors stave off mental decline

Preventing Alzheimer’s disease is more than a game of memory. A recent study has found that keeping in physical shape is key in warding off the disease.

Expressing emotions through dance

Zach Young could be considered a “sports guy,” and as a dancer of the Missouri Contemporary Ballet, athleticism pays off.

Four people diagnosed with flu

Four people in Boone County have already been diagnosed with influenza, and the flu season has not yet officially begun.

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