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  • Missouri State finalizes basketball staff by hiring Howland as Direction of Operations
    Missouri State men’s basketball coach Paul Lusk has finalized his staff for the upcoming season with the addition of Mike Howland in the position of director of basketball operations and Keith Pickens in the role of graduate manager, Lusk announced recently. Lusk’s team will also utilize the services of new Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach […]  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:46:45 +0000

  • Mizzou’s fan day set for Sunday August 10th. Free parking and free admission for the 3:45 start time
    The Mizzou Department of Athletics will hold its 12th annual Football Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, August 10th, at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium. Gates will open to the public at approximately 3:45 p.m., and the team and coaches will be on hand to sign autographs. Admission to this fan favorite event is free. At Fan Day, […]  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:43:45 +0000

  • Campus sexual assault bill filed. (AUDIO)
    Senator McCaskill hopes for quick Senate action on the campus sexual assault bill she has been working on for several months. She has been holding roundtable discussions with college officials and other meetings trying to determine the scope of the problem and which of varying approaches works best.  She admits there are some things she […]  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:31:15 +0000

  • School supplies sales tax holiday starts (AUDIO)
    The annual school supplies sales tax holiday has started, but not for a lot of cities and counties. And for some people, sales tax holidays happen every day. The state does not collect its sales tax on numerous items  on the first weekend of each August that are considered school supplies.  But the items don’t […]  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:59:46 +0000

  • Taveras homers as Cardinals win and turn to young star as the future right fielder
    Oscar Taveras hit a two-run homer for the St. Louis Cardinals, who beat the San Diego Padres 6-2 Thursday to avoid a three-game series sweep. The win came hours after the Cardinals traded Joe Kelly and Allen Craig to Boston for right-hander John Lackey. Taveras connected with two out in the second, giving the Cardinals a […]  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:25:27 +0000

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  • Missouri motorcyclist dies in northeast Iowa crash
    Missouri motorcyclist dies in northeast Iowa crash
    A motorcyclist from Missouri has died in a northeast Iowa crash involving two sport utility vehicles, including one that drove away from the scene.

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      Fri, 1 Aug 2014 19:42:02 CST

  • Indictment shows toddler beaten to death over cake
    Indictment shows toddler beaten to death over cake
    A 23-year-old St. Louis woman has been indicted by a grand jury in her toddler daughter's beating death.

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      Fri, 1 Aug 2014 19:40:11 CST

  • St. Louis offers temporary help for child migrants
    St. Louis offers temporary help for child migrants
    St. Louis civic leaders say they are prepared to provide temporary housing for up to 60 child refugees from Central America.

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      Fri, 1 Aug 2014 19:37:36 CST

  • Mokane getting new veterans memorial
    Mokane getting new veterans memorial
    An 86-year-old veteran of three wars is scheduled to break ground this weekend for a new veterans memorial in a central Missouri town.

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      Fri, 1 Aug 2014 19:35:06 CST

  • Troy man charged in dispute over abused cat
    Troy man charged in dispute over abused cat
    A 24-year-old Lincoln County man faces a felony assault charge for allegedly breaking the nose of another person who came to the defense of an abused cat.

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      Fri, 1 Aug 2014 19:27:03 CST

  • Columbia Daily Tribune - news/local

  • Meeting set on Downtown Optimist Park improvements
    Columbia Parks and Recreation is hosting a drop-in public meeting about improvements to the Downtown Optimist Park, 100 E. Forest Ave.  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:11:00 -0500

  • Zoning consultant to host public forum
    Zoning consultant  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:58:00 -0500

  • Event scheduled to 'support Israel'
    Local Jewish organizations will host a program on the crisis in Gaza called “Supporting Israel and Her People,” at which lay and religious leaders will form a panel, according to a news release. Panel  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:00:00 -0500

  • City approves building plans for Opus development; repeal petition certified
    The city government has approved plans for a controversial Columbia student housing development, but the certification of a petition to repeal the agreement between the city and The Opus Group clouds  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:00:00 -0500

  • Homeless residents find resources at summer event
    As one of dozens of homeless Columbia residents, Ann Quarles wants the public to know something.  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:00:00 -0500


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