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  • Where the Mizzou football program is today and does it get the credit it deserves? (Google Hangout)
    With college football having fans in an offensive state of mind, perhaps it is difficult to give the Missouri Tigers their due credit.  The Tigers strive off of winning the battles of special teams and field position and use their defense to shut down opponents. That’s why I couldn’t believe when I saw the opening lines […]  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:07:18 +0000

  • Navy handling of USS Jefferson City problems “bizarre”
    Something has happened with the Navy’s nuclear submarine named for Missouri’s Capitol City that is so serious the sub has been stalled in Guam for five months. The Navy Times says the USS Jefferson City has been “marooned” and calls the situation “a bizarre development.” The sub left San Diego April 9 for a six-month […]  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:55:53 +0000

  • Get online and vote for Mizzou’s Murphy. He’s a finalist for the Paul Hornung Award. Get the link to case your vote right here
    Missouri senior TB/KR/PR Marcus Murphy  has been named one of five finalists for the fifth annual Paul Hornung Award, given annually to the most versatile player in major college football, as chosen by a 16-member selection committee. Murphy is the NCAA’s active career leader in all-purpose yardage (4,577 entering Saturday’s game at Tennessee), Murphy holds […]  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:43:54 +0000

  • Central Missouri’s LaVance Taylor up for D-II football’s equivalent of the Heisman Trophy
    Central Missouri senior running back LaVance Taylor has been named to the Super Region 3 ballot for the 2014 Harlon Hill Trophy as announced today. The Harlon Hill Trophy is given annually to the player selected as the NCAA Division II College Football Player of the Year. A total of 36 student-athletes, including nine from […]  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:39:55 +0000

  • MVC Player of the Week leads Bears again in big win over Avila. MSU now ready for Alaska trip
    Six Missouri State players scored in double figures, including a game-high 13 by Marcus Marshall, to lead the Bears (2-0) to an 87-39 win over visiting Avila University (3-3) at JQH Arena on Wednesday.  Marshall played just 16 minutes, but made 4 of 6 field goals and a pair of 3-pointers while dishing out 2 […]  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:47:36 +0000

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  • Gym class has gone virtual for some Columbia Public Schools
    Gym class has gone virtual for some Columbia Public Schools
    Students from Hickman and Rock Bridge High Schools can take their P.E. course through an interactive program on the Internet.

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      Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:24:23 CST

  • Renewed child care subsidies to help low-income families
    Renewed child care subsidies to help low-income families
    Congress updates childcare requirements including mandatory back ground checks and training.

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      Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:11:31 CST

  • Representative vows to block pay raises for elected officials
    Representative vows to block pay raises for elected officials
    A Missouri lawmaker is vowing to block recommended pay increases for elected officials.

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      Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:42:41 CST

  • Jefferson City firefighters tackle trenches
    Jefferson City firefighters tackle trenches
    The Jefferson City Fire Department trains for trench rescues as part of a FEMA grant received in the summer.

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      Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:31:43 CST

  • MoDot offers tips for holiday travels
    MoDot offers tips for holiday travels
    Missouri drivers prepare to travel during the holiday.

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      Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:31:14 CST

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  • Food bank honors departing director for 22 years of service
    Peggy Kirkpatrick, executive director of The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri, hugs Bob Fenlon of The Help Center of Mexico, Mo., Wednesday during an open house at the food bank to honor  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:04:00 -0600

  • More than 200 Nordyne workers to lose jobs at Boonville
    A suburban St. Louis-based company is shutting down two factories in Missouri that at one time employed more than 700 people, including a facility in Boonville.  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:15:00 -0600

  • Rental standards again top Boone County's legislative wish list
    Rental properties outside the Columbia city limits are not subject to basic standards for health and safety, and Boone County commissioners say the absence of those standards leaves tenants at the mer  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:00:00 -0600

  • Social services agencies hear city's plans for homeless drop-in center
    The city of Columbia is looking for not-for-profit organizations to develop a drop-in center on North Eighth Street on city-owned land that at a minimum would serve homeless people and people facing c  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:43:00 -0600

  • Women's and Children's Hospital to receive special designation
    University of Missouri Women’s and Children’s Hospital will be recognized by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services on Friday for promoting breastfeeding.  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:00:00 -0600


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