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5:44 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Bigger reservoirs would not have prevented river flooding

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 A report released today by the Army Corps of Engineers says that having more free space in reservoirs along the Missouri River would not have eliminated last year’s record floods.

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CoMo Weekender
5:24 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

The CoMo Weekender: Feelin’ Lucky Edition ft. Art Films, Shop Hopping and Kite Flying

A film still from Chelsea Turner's animated documentary, “Fraidy Cat."
Chelsea Turner

Sure, today's Friday the 13th, and Tax Day is next week. Who cares? Not this girl. The weekend starts today, and that’s reason enough to feel lucky. Watch a film. Shop downtown. Pick up a free tree. Here’s a list of events to ward off bad luck, or at least boredom. 

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Education
5:22 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

MU students remembered today by university, families and friends

Flags at MU are at half-staff today in memory of students who passed away during the past year.

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Politics
5:18 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

St. Louis lawyer joins former Governor Wilson in guilty plea

Fmr Gov. Roger Wilson

A St. Louis attorney pleaded guilty to misusing money from an insurance company to funnel contributions to the Missouri Democratic Party.

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Politics
4:47 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Higher education bill in Capitol may not be too helpful

A bill proposing to aid Missouri colleges and universities may not as helpful as originally thought.

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Science, Health and Technology
4:43 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Volunteers to help clean up Columbia

Columbia is receiving a cleanup this weekend as hundreds of volunteers pick up trash.

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Politics
9:04 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Mo. House passes legislation placing cellphones on No Call Lists

Legislation allowing Missourians to place their cellphone numbers on the state's telemarketing No Call List is moving forward.

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Politics
9:02 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Police Review Board backs new policy for off-duty cops

The new policy would require police officers to wear their uniforms when performing off-duty security work.
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The Columbia Citizens Police Review Board has unanimously voted to back a city policy requiring police officers to wear their uniforms while performing off-duty security work. 

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Global Journalist
6:48 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Reporting on the conflict in Sudan

Rebel fighters belonging to the Sudan People's Liberation Movement stand north of the new border in Blue Nile State.
Photo courtesy of Pete Muller

More than a year has passed since South Sudan voted to secede from Sudan and become an independent country. But after months of escalating tension, the two Sudans are once again on the brink of an all-out war. 

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Politics
5:48 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Ex-Missouri governor pleads guilty to federal indictment

Former Missouri Governor Roger Wilson has pleaded guilty to a federal charge related to an illegal political donation made after he left office. 

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Science, Health and Technology
5:42 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

MU Health Psychology Department says stress contributes to cognitive decline in breast cancer

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The Health Psychology Department in the Missouri School of Health Professions has released a study saying stress contributes to cognitive decline in women with breast cancer. 

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Science, Health and Technology
5:27 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

New judge sought in Missouri Medicaid contract lawsuit

The Missouri Supreme Court has been asked to appoint a new judge to hear a lawsuit challenging a state Medicaid contract.

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Science, Health and Technology
5:23 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services confirms seven cases of E. Coli

The State Department of Health and Senior Services has now confirmed seven cases of E. coli infection. 

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Politics
4:52 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Missouri House approves adding cellphones to No Call List

Legislation allowing Missourians to place their cell phone numbers on the state's telemarketing No Call List is moving forward.

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Politics
4:20 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Judge Quigless appointed to Missouri appeals court

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed a St. Louis trial judge to serve on the state Court of Appeals.

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