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  • Aldon Smith suspended nine games. Will not play in either game against the Rams or in the matchup vs. Chiefs
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker, and former Mizzou standout, Aldon Smith has been suspended for the first nine games of the season for violating the NFL’s personal conduct and substance abuse policies.  It breaks down as four games for violations of the substance abuse policy and five games for violations of the personal conduct policy. He’ll sit […]  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:06:13 +0000

  • What will it take for Mizzou to win the SEC East? The bigger question is what will it take to earn respect? (Google Hangout)
    Good morning!  The college football season is finally here. Last year proved the Tigers can compete in the SEC, but yet at Football Media Days in Alabama, the experts picked Missouri for 4th. I get the feeling the “good ole boys and girls” from the deep south still aren’t ready to give the Tigers enough credit. […]  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:47:54 +0000

  • South Dakota State “Not going to collect a check.  They’re not going to just play a game…they’re going to try to win” (Google Hangout)
    Tyler Merriam, the voice of the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, said this preseason top 10 FCS football team is coming to Columbia on Saturday with the goal of trying to win a football game.  For head coach John Stiegelemeier, it’s not just a game to collect a payout from and move on. South Dakota State is […]  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:25:28 +0000

  • From opposite ends of the state, to opposite ends of the D-line, Ray and Golden will anchor Mizzou’s defense (VIDEO)
    Shane Ray grew up in Kansas City…Markus Golden in St. Louis.  These bookends for the Missouri Tigers defensive line go from reserves to starters and much of Mizzou’s success on defense will come from these two players. Last year they combined for: –96 tackles –22 tackles for loss –11 sacks –4 forced fumbles –21 quarterback hits –2 […]  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:12:44 +0000

  • Former Mizzou stars Sam, Gaines and Josey all have legitimate shots at making NFL rosters (VIDEO)
    Michael Sam was in on six tackles for the Rams, and Ethan Westbrooks had a sack for St. Louis. They’re among the candidates for one of the final spots on the Rams defensive line, but what Sam showed in the 14-13 loss to the Miami Dolphins was that he could play against the run and he’s […]  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:42:25 +0000

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  • Climbers oppose MU's plan to remove rec center rock wall
    Climbers oppose MU's plan to remove rec center rock wall
    Rock climbers are angry after the University announced plans to tear down rec center rock climbing wall.

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      Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:33:34 CST

  • Missouri seeks disaster declaration for Ferguson
    Missouri seeks disaster declaration for Ferguson
    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has asked federal officials to issue an economic-injury disaster declaration in St. Louis County so that businesses can get aid following looting in Ferguson.

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      Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:33:22 CST

  • Water back on at Southeast Missouri State after pipe break
    Water back on at Southeast Missouri State after pipe break
    City water service has returned to Southeast Missouri State University after a broken water main forced the Cape Girardeau campus to cancel classes earlier this week.

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      Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:11:33 CST

  • COMO Connect offers free rides to MU football game
    COMO Connect offers free rides to MU football game
    COMO Connect will offer free bus routes to and from the MU football game Saturday. It's part of the "Ride Free in August" promotion that offers free bus routes to customers the entire month.

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      Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:04:17 CST

  • New efforts to maintain crowd control in Columbia bars
    New efforts to maintain crowd control in Columbia bars
    The Mizzou football season kicks off Saturday, pouring Mizzou fans into the stadium, bars and nightclubs and the Columbia Fire Department is launches a new effort to keep bars and nightclubs from going over occupancy.

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      Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:02:19 CST

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  • Judge says Opus cannot intervene into lawsuit
    U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey ruled Friday that The Opus Group cannot intervene in a civil rights lawsuit filed against the city of Columbia on behalf of two Columbia residents pertaining to a  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500

  • Hoppe proposes funding Columbia Access Television for another year
    Members of the Columbia City Council are considering a proposal to give some funding to Columbia Access Television for at least another fiscal year to help keep the station afloat while it works to bu  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500

  • County adds $240,000 to defend Ryan Ferguson lawsuit
    Boone County’s legal costs for defending itself and county employees named in a federal lawsuit brought by Ryan Ferguson could reach nearly $450,000 by the end of the year.  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500

  • Kroger working on plans for gas station at West Broadway Gerbes store
    The city has asked the store to limit its hours and number of gas pumps because it is so close to homes.   Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500

  • Macon County left with one newspaper after shuttering of Chronicle-Herald
    The weekly Macon County Home Press is now the only newspaper in Macon County.  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0500


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