Katarina Sostaric

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Katarina Sostaric is a student newscaster.

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The Columbia Fire Department, administrators and electrical engineers were on the scene of an electrical fire at Jefferson Middle School in Columbia Monday morning. 

According to Columbia Public Schools Community Relations Director Michelle Baumstark, the fire occurred on the exterior north side of the building. There was no strucutral damage.

Jefferson Middle School was already closed for the day due to hazardous road conditions. More information will be available Monday afternoon. 

Hazardous road conditions have caused many schools to close today throughout central Missouri, including Columbia, Fulton and Boonville Public Schools. See the complete list of closings. 

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The University Of Missouri System Board Of Curators is emphasizing science education and research as a top priority for 2014. The board discussed a proposal for $51 million to help boost the number of students educated in STEM fields – that’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – by investing in facilities, infrastructure and top-of-the-line equipment.

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The father of former MU swimmer Sasha Menu Courey says he's glad to see the University of Missoui's planned investigation of the campus's handling of his daughter's mental health struggles and the events surrounding her death. But he says he wants to focus on moving forward. Mike Menu and Lynn Courey have set up the Sashbear Foundation to raise awareness about their daughter's story and the condition of Borderline Personality Disorder.

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The Columbia Police Department confirmed Monday it will start investigating the alleged 2010 sexual assault by University of Missouri football players of former MU swimmer Sasha Menu Courey.

After the alleged assault, Menu Courey was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, and she committed suicide in June 2011.

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Columbia College has named Scott Dalrymple, Ph.D., as its 17th president. Dalrymple is currently the dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y. 

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