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5:39 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Missouri's economy lagged nation's in 2011

Missouri’s Gross Domestic Product growth was stagnant in 2011. That’s according to a new report released Tuesday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis, or BEA.

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Agriculture
5:37 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Better breeding through cow genetics

For cattle breeders, buying a new bull or cow can be a risk—its offspring will bring home the profit. Jared Decker, a phD student in genetics at the University of Missouri, thinks he’s found a way to manage some of that risk through the manipulation of cow genetics.

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Views of the News
5:01 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Recall Lessons; Fox "Attack Ad"; Politico On Bias; Buffett's Lee Buy; Brookside

Charles Davis, Mike McKean, Lee Wilkins on the new set.

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Health & Wealth Update
10:37 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Missouri's meth addiction, part one

Leah Shafer Flikr

For the past decade, Missouri has claimed the dubious distinction of the most meth busts of any state in the nation. In this week's Health & Wealth update, reporter Kyle Deas has the first in a two-part-series on Missouri's unique meth addiction.

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Arts and Culture
10:01 am
Wed June 6, 2012

State museum features artifacts from the St. Louis World's Fair

A depiction of the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904
Wikimedia Commons

The Missouri State Museum is featuring its collection from the St. Louis World’s Fair during its Museum After Hours program Wednesday.

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Arts and Culture
5:52 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Jefferson City City Council passes resolution to explore turning animal shelter into museum

The City Council passed a resolution Monday to explore the possibility of using the building to display exhibits for a firefighter museum.

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Agriculture
5:40 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

FERC approves Lake of the Ozarks boundary

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved Ameren Missouri's plan to reduce the land it owns and manages along the shore of the Lake of the Ozarks.

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Crime
5:23 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Former MU student sentenced to probation, community service in racial slur incident

More than a year after a vandalism incident that brought race issues to light on the University of Missouri campus, a former MU student has been sentenced to serve probation and community service.

Boone County Circuit Court Judge Christine Carpenter sentenced Ben Elliott to two years probation Monday afternoon. Elliott pleaded guilty to spray painting a racial slur on a statue outside of Hatch Hall on MU’s campus in February 2011.

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Politics
4:37 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Brunner airs first critical ad in Missouri GOP Senator bid

U.S. Senate candidate John Brunner has launched the first critical TV ad in Missouri's Republican Senate primary.

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Politics
4:14 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Missouri revenues ahead of projections, up 3.4 percent

Missouri's tax revenues are running a little ahead of projections heading into the final month of the state budget year.

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Education
3:46 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

MU engineering researchers fly to Iraq

Researchers from the MU College of Engineering plan to fly to Iraq on June 17th as part of a new collaboration with the University of Technology in Baghdad.

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Business
3:31 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Historic MU B&B serves up 10000th breakfast

Carly Sedberry KBIA

Columbia’s The Gathering Place celebrated its 10,000th breakfast served as a student-run facility.

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Politics
10:41 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Most senior Supreme Court member resigns

The longest-serving member of the Missouri Supreme Court has announced his resignation. effective Aug. 1.

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Weather
9:11 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Weather warnings by text: Kirksville adopts new alert system

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The city of Kirksville is adopting a new Wireless Emergency Alert system, which will send severe weather warnings via text messages.

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Politics
9:04 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Columbia stormwater changes sent back to the drawing board

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Proposed changes to a stormwater ordinance in Columbia are not happening, after years of discussion.  

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