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Truck crashes into Addison's, four hospitalized

Fourteen emergency vehicles responded to the scene after a truck backed up into Addison's Grill, 709 Cherry St., Saturday night. Multiple people were hospitalized in the accident.

The truck drove through a window in the back of the restaurant, which was positioned above about a half-dozen diners. The driver was arrested.

Alumni dress up, kids scramble for candy at MU Homecoming Parade

There was also some stuff for the college-aged crowd: ramen noodles, koozies and foam footballs flew from some of the floats.

MU fraternities, sororities prepare for Homecoming festivities

Members of MU's Alpha Delta Pi and Lambda Chi Alpha chapters, among others, spent Friday morning preparing decorations for the 103rd Homecoming.

Discovery reignites memories of former folk club at First Presbyterian

Three church members made an important discovery when they were looking through the fifth-floor attic in August. In sealed boxes and bags, they found hundreds of items from the Chez Chandelle Coffeehouse, a haven for musicians during the blossoming of the folk movement in the 1960s.

Chancellor Loftin, Mizzou Alulmni Association dedicate Traditions Plaza

Chancellor Loftin and the Mizzou Alumni Association dedicated the new Traditions Plaza on Friday afternoon. Descendants of MU's founding families also attended the event.

Art professor's trademarked paisley design features MU icons

Deborah Huelsbergen's design, which can be found on a variety of items available at The Mizzou Store, incorporates images inspired by the Jesse Hall dome, the MU Columns and the Memorial Student Union Archway.

 

A week of Halloween events in Columbia

Columbia has a full schedule this week for Halloween. Events include a 5K at the Twin Lakes Recreation Area, decorating stuffed owls and making felt jack-o'-lanterns at Bass Pro Shops and a walking tour through downtown Columbia.

Second MU provost candidate to speak in forum Wednesday

John Wiencek, interim provost at Virginia Commonwealth University, will discuss his experience and background in MU's second open forum for provost candidates. Wiencek has more than 25 years experience in higher education, mostly in the chemical and biological engineering areas. 

Columbia might add more roads to priority snow routes

The Columbia City Council is considering a plan to add 10 miles to its priority snow routes.

Proponent, opponent of Propositions 1 and 2 go head to head at League of Women Voters forum

Mayor Bob McDavid and former city councilman Larry Schuster debated the merits of a ballot initiative to raise property taxes and hire 40 new police officers and 20 new firefighters over the next five years, while Third Ward Councilman Karl Skala and Brian Toohey of the Columbia Board of Realtors discussed the pros and cons of higher development fees.

Provost candidate Wheatly talks Title IX, diversity on campus, relating to students

MU provost candidate Michele Wheatly was featured at an open forum on Thursday where she fielded questions from mostly faculty and staff.

MU student's death highlights difficulties of balancing Type 1 diabetes, college life

MU student Cale Boedeker's death made the dangers and risks of Type 1 diabetes tragically real. MU students with diabetes say managing the disease, schoolwork and a social life makes finding a healthy balance in college especially difficult, but they find the help they need in the form of community and friends.

Dumpling Festival bridges Chinese culture with community

All 36 round tables were decorated with red tablecloths, a color that symbolizes good luck in Chinese culture.

Development council opposes Proposition 2

The Central Missouri Development Council said the proposition, which would raise development fees to pay for roads, will make it too expensive to live in Columbia.

Wanted Columbia man found in Atchison County

Donald Vonzelle Buckner, 32, is wanted for an active warrant for felony assault with a bond of $25,000 in Boone County.

Columbia man dies in two-car crash on I-70

Donald Hollenberger, 79, was killed when the car he was riding in was rear-ended.

Two 19-year-old men injured near dam at Stephens Lake Park

Two men at Stephens Lake Park likely fell from an 18-foot dam and had potentially serious injuries Thursday afternoon.

Columbia making bid for $5 million energy-saving prize

The competition seeks to unite the government and citizens. CoMo Energy Challenge, Columbia's effort to win the Georgetown University Energy Prize, is preparing a two-year energy savings plan to compete with 51 other cities selected as quarter-finalists

New Traditions Plaza encapsulates MU heritage

The new six-level terraced amphitheater located on Carnahan Quadrangle recognizes MU tradition and will host outdoor concerts, classes, movies and more. 

Historian traces economic and racial divides in Ferguson, St. Louis

In advance of a public talk on Thursday evening, Colin Gordon discusses dissatisfaction with police as a symptom of larger problems that have roots in racial inequality and a fragmented political system.

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