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Weather
8:32 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Mid-April freeze threatens fruit trees

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The winter that just won't quit has one more punch for the nation's Heartland — a cold front bringing a brief return to sub-freezing weather, creating concerns for growers of apples, peaches, grapes and other fruit.

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Politics
8:26 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Mo. Senate sets aside debate on ethics legislation

Senate floor at the Missouri Capitol
Credit File / KBIA

The Missouri Senate has temporarily set aside debate on ethics legislation that would curb lobbying.

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Politics
8:24 am
Tue April 15, 2014

The world according to Peter Stiepleman, and his vision for Columbia schools

CPS superintendent Stiepleman on Intersection

It’s a new era for Columbia Public Schools...

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Politics
8:10 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Design firm picked for Fulton State Hospital

Jay Nixon
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Missouri officials have selected a company to design plans for a new facility at the Fulton State Hospital campus.

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Missouri Environment
7:04 am
Tue April 15, 2014

University of Missouri helps Feds with climate change research

M.U. School of Natural Resources research specialist Tom Bonnot works with data to develop models that predict how climate change will effect forests and wildlife.

With all the bickering taking place in Congress about what to do or what not to do about climate change, you might think federal agencies wouldn't be dealing with it either.

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Business
4:55 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

New COMO Connect system has successful practice run

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The new transit system, COMO Connect, went for its first test run earlier this week. The system went on a full run beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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Education
4:41 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

MU assistant professor finds rare fossils in China

MU assistant professor of geological sciences James Schiffbauer and his team have found rare 500 year old fossilized embryos in China.  Now, they are studying how those fossils stayed preserved.

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Education
4:24 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Gardening connoisseur leads food panel at MU expo

Credit Natalie Maynor

Experts from all over the state came together to challenge major issues in the food industry during the MU botanical garden expo today.

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Arts and Culture
4:18 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Physician to be inducted into Hall of Famous Missourians

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A physician regarded as the father of osteopathic medicine will be inducted this week into the Hall of Famous Missourians in the state Capitol.

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Arts and Culture
2:28 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Mapping Missouri's second languages

Missouri is a land of many languages. English is most common, but there are significant populations of Bosnian-speakers in St. Louis, as well as an historical Francophone community in the eastern part of the state.

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Crime
9:25 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Kansas City gunman at Jewish center has history with hate groups

On Sunday, Frazier Glenn Miller was arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of three people at two Jewish Centers in Kansas City. Here's a look at some of his background, with connections in Missouri and North Carolina. 

This story was first published on Wilmington Faith & Values, an affiliate of our media partner, Columbia Faith & Values.

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Science and Technology
9:19 am
Mon April 14, 2014

MU researchers shed light on how stroke victims learn to use their hands again

Some studies being done at the University of Missouri may shed some light on how stroke victims learn to regain control of an impaired hand, or even learn how to use their opposite hand. 

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Arts and Culture
8:58 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Local mural on historic building set to be finished

Credit Mark Collins / KBIA

A local art teacher is planning to use her skills to help finish an incomplete mural on a historic Columbia building. Jessie Starbuck, an art teacher at Southern Boone Primary School, is also on the board of the North Central Neighborhood Association in Columbia. Starbuck said she first heard about the project when she moved to the neighborhood and joined the board.

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Politics
8:33 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Date set for Kelly-Kinder riverways debate

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Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and state Rep. Chris Kelly are scheduled to debate the future of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.

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