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  • “Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks, who was discovered while playing with the K.C. Monarchs, dead at 83
    Ernie Banks played for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Leagues when the Chicago Cubs discovered him in 1953.  He made his major league debut at shortstop on Sept. 17 that year, and three days later he hit his first home run. Affectionately known as “Mr. Cub,” Banks died Friday at the age of 83. Banks […]  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:02:21 +0000

  • Wes Clark misses two free throws late as Tigers come up short again. Losing streak hits five
    Missouri, down six with just over five minutes to play, regrouped and pulled themselves to within one of Arkansas. Wes Clark, at the free throw line with 3.3 seconds remaining in regulation, clanked both and the Razorbacks defeated the Tigers 61-60, Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The loss was the Tigers fifth in a row in […]  Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:53:34 +0000

  • Missouri Agriculture Bill set to be first on Senate floor
    An Agriculture bill similar to one Governor Jay Nixon vetoed last year is likely to be the first piece of legislation debated on the Senate Floor. Senator Brian Munzlinger is proposing Senate Bill 12 without the deer provision that Governor Nixon said caused him to veto it.  Munzlinger decided to file a separate bill with […]  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:52:21 +0000

  • Outspoken fellow Democrat assesses Gov. Nixon’s State of the State
    One of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s (D) strongest critics in the months since Michael Brown, Junior, was killed, has positive things to say about his State of the State Address this week. State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-University City) just two weeks ago was calling for Nixon to resign, asserting a disconnection between him and Missouri’s […]  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:41:01 +0000

  • Man escapes after being kidnapped and driven across Missouri
    A man has escaped his kidnappers after being taken across the state yesterday. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch the 67-year-old victim told police two suspects held him at gunpoint while stealing his van and kidnapping him early Thursday morning in Kansas City. He says they assaulted him and made him withdraw money from different […]  Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:34:37 +0000

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  • Nixon's budget plan faces challenges in Missouri Legislature
    Nixon's budget plan faces challenges in Missouri Legislature

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  • Woman airlifted to hospital with head injuries after crash
    Woman airlifted to hospital with head injuries after crash
    A 77-year-old woman was airlifted to a Columbia hospital Saturday evening after sustaining head injuries in a crash.

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      Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:25:59 CST

  • Diocese to announce final decision on potential school
    Diocese to announce final decision on potential school
    Diocese to make decision on new school.

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  • Man dies after high speed motorcycle crash
    Man dies after high speed motorcycle crash
    A man is in critical condition Saturday after his motorcycle hit a car near Route K. The man was driving at excessive speeds when the crash occurred.

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      Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:06:58 CST

  • Police searching for gunman after early morning shooting
    Police searching for gunman after early morning shooting
    Columbia Police are searching for a gunman after they said he shot and wounded a man inside a home early Saturday morning.

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      Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:01:57 CST

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  • Residents gather to form neighborhood plan for west-central Columbia
    Residents of west-central Columbia had the chance Saturday to learn about the unique characteristics of their part of town and the city of Columbia’s effort to develop a neighborhood plan for the area  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600

  • City starting neighborhood leadership sessions this week
    Starting this week, the city of Columbia will hold a series of sessions to teach residents interested in taking leadership roles within their neighborhoods more about city codes and the structure of c  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600

  • Fulton event honors 50th anniversary of Churchill's death
    FULTON — When Duncan Sandys’ son, Julian, turned 6 years old, Sandys decided it was time to explain to Julian who his great-great-grandfather was.  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600

  • Motorcyclist in critical condition following crash on Route K
    A motorcyclist was in critical condition at an area hospital after the Missouri State Highway Patrol said he struck a vehicle at about 4:45 p.m. Saturday along Route K south of Columbia.  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600

  • Derby Dames roll back to Columbia
    Julie Heise distinctly remembers the feeling of sticky, dust-encrusted skate wheels.  Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600


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