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MU Timber Bridge Team donates prize-winning structure to Columbia

The 16-foot, 770-pound bridge was a winner at this year's National Timber Bridge Design Competition.

MU to host live performance, panel discussion emphasizing veterans health

At "Theater of War: Soldiers & Citizens Tour," actors will give dramatic readings of scenes from Sophocles' "Ajax," and a panel discussion will follow. The event aims to engage the community in a conversation about veterans health.

Title IX officials investigate report of sexual assault on MU campus

This is the first sexual assault reported during the 2014-2015 academic year, Weimer said.

UPDATE: Federal appeals court refuses to halt Missouri execution

Earl Ringo Jr. is scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday at the state prison in Bonne Terre for killing two people during a Columbia restaurant robbery in 1998.

25-year-old Columbia woman missing since Sunday evening

Virginia "Ginny" Mueller, 5 feet 5 inches tall and about 138 pounds, was last seen at 7:45 p.m. Sunday leaving her residence with her dog and a male friend, police said.

Residents at violence forum ask for extracurricular programs, accountability by city officials

Residents wanted to know what concrete steps the city is taking to reduce violence among young people.

Supporters of Katy Bridge hope fundraiser helps kickstart renovation

Work on the Katy Bridge is set to begin next summer, with various plans to attract visitors to Boonville.

Columbia School Board hears security update, awards school construction bid

The board also canceled a project for flashing school zone signs.

MizzouDiversity hosts 'Forum on Ferguson,' open dialogue for MU, Columbia community

Columbia residents are invited to the event at 6 p.m. Tuesday, which is intended to foster respectful conversation, explore the historical context of Brown's death and examine the role of the media.

City to vote on continued funding for Columbia Access Television

The City Council is leaning toward a $100,000 appropriation for the public access cable channel, half of which would be used to match money raised by the station.

Opus waiting on city of Columbia to shut off utilities

In order to receive the permits it needs to proceed with development of a six-story, 259-bed student apartment building, Opus needs utilities to be shut off. That work had not been scheduled as of Monday afternoon, a Columbia Water and Light spokeswoman said.

COMO Connect opens Scott Boulevard, Vawter School Road route

Bus service to light green route will begin at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

New veterans homeless shelter on track

The shelter, discussed at Friday's summit on homelessness among veterans, will provide more than housing, organizers say.

Multiple sclerosis bike fundraiser moving to St. Louis from Columbia

Nearly 3,000 participants rode in Bike MS during the weekend. Columbia has hosted the fundraiser since 2004.

Columbia man cited for 19 traffic violations during chase, Sheriff's Department says

The driver failed to stop at five stop signs and to use his turn signal 11 times, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Department. He was also charged with driving with a revoked license. Sherman Collins was released from the Boone County Jail after paying a $11,405 bond.

Congregation volunteers at food bank for nationwide event

Around 100 church members from Saint Andrew's Lutheran Church in Columbia helped pack 2,760 boxes at Sunday's event.

First 'Let's Talk CoMo' forum to be held Monday

The Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence will hold a "Let's Talk CoMo" forum  from 3 to 5 p.m.Monday at the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services, 1005 W. Worley St..

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Labor Day marathon runner, a tractor hay ride, Tolton's newest defensive lineman

Images of the Tomato Festival at Bradford Research Center and Missouri's win over Toledo on Saturday captured our attention this week.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Longtime friend motivates Maty Mauk, Gary Pinkel proposes, MU Twitter channels inner Beyoncé

This week's most-read stories include Maty Mauk's childhood friend, Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin's first MU football game and MU's playful use of Twitter.

Columbia man arrested after shots fired complaint

Danny Holmes, 26, was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of receiving stolen property, unlawful use of weapons and possession of firearm unlawful for certain persons.

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