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Columbia offers many resources for families, teenagers

A variety of services and information are available to families and teens in Columbia.

Missourian Media Guide: Food and Dining

This page is the food component of the Missourian Media Guide, a directory of Columbia, Mo. news sources that's maintained by your Columbia Missourian.

Missourian Media Guide: News and community information

This page is the news component of the Missourian Media Guide, a directory of Columbia, Mo. news sources that's maintained by your Columbia Missourian.

Missourian Media Guide: Comics, traveling, gardening, coupons and other niche topics

This page is the of the traveling, gardening, coupons, comics and niche topic component of Missourian Media Guide, a directory of Columbia, Mo. news sources that's maintained by your Columbia Missourian.

Missourian Media Guide: Parenting

This page is the parenting component of the Missourian Media Guide, a directory of Columbia's news sources that's maintained by your Columbia Missourian.

Missourian Media Guide: Music and Entertainment

This page is the entertainment and music component of the Missourian Media Guide, a directory of Columbia, Mo. news sources that's maintained by your Columbia Missourian.

Missourian Media Guide: Schools and higher education

This page is the schools and higher education component of the Missourian Media Guide, a directory of Columbia, Mo. news sources that's maintained by your Columbia Missourian.

Missourian Media Guide: Sports

This page is the sports component of the Missourian Media Guide, a directory of Columbia's news sources that's maintained by your Columbia Missourian.

Missourian Media Guide: Business news

This page is the business component of the Missourian Media Guide, a directory of Columbia's news sources that's maintained by your Columbia Missourian.

9/11: Muslim women grapple with spotlight after 9/11

Wearing traditional clothing has put some Muslim women in a spotlight that includes getting strange looks. For others, it is an opportunity to interact and strike up conversations about the faith. 

9/11: Challenges of growing up Muslim continue long after 9/11

A Columbia teenager recalls his experiences growing up Muslim during the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. While he says he has been teased by his classmates, he doesn't take it too personally.

9/11: Osama Yanis' name nearly shattered his American dream

Osama Yanis, the owner of two coffee shops in Columbia, faced much prejudice after the Sept. 11 attacks. He was eventually forced to close the shop that bore his name.

9/11: Media coverage — much to commend, much to lament

While the news media did a praiseworthy job in their coverage of 9/11, studies also show that substance was often lacking from news stories, and journalists failed to use a diverse body of sources.

Patriot Act's reach still in question

Ten years later, civil rights groups and banking institutions still question the act's reach, which allows the government to use wiretaps and secret search warrants in its investigations, and requires banks to collect, maintain and monitor much more extensive customer records than before.

LETTER: Feral cat lovers don't use common sense

People may get all excited about the suffering of cats, but they don't seem to use common sense. They are feeding the very ones who can already help themselves.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Big 12 men's basketball media guide

The Big 12 men's basketball tournament is just around the corner. Research all the teams with the help of the 2010-2011 Big 12 men's basketball media guide. 

E-BOOK: A legacy of a lynching

In this five-part series from May 2003, Missourian reporter Barton Gordon Howe chronicles the story of James T. Scott, the last man to be lynched in Columbia. Accused of raping the white daughter of an MU professor, he never got to trial. A mob of 1,000 people swarmed the Boone County Jail, broke Scott out and hanged him off the Stewart Road bridge over Flat Branch. This is the story of what happened then and what has happened since. Download the e-book.

Welcome Back 2010: Download the e-book

Welcome Back is our annual special publication designed to help students catch up on local news they might have missed while away from Columbia for the summer. Download this specially formatted e-book version, specially formatted for viewing on your laptop or iPad.

Collegetown 2010: Download the e-book

Collegetown is our annual special publication designed to orient new Mizzou students to life in Columbia. Download this specially formatted e-book version, specially formated for viewing on your laptop or iPad.

Lyle Abbott

Lyle Abbott died on July 24, 2010. He was 92.

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