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  1. Herman F. PeeryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    Herman F. Peery, 90, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Friday, May 20, at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, at the Knob Noster Restoration Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ with Elder Michael Brown officiating.

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  2. 2016 May 24Read the original story

    May 24, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    Herman F. Peery, 90, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Friday, May 20, at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, Linda M. Zumwalt, 69, of Centerview, Missouri, died Friday, May 20, at her home.

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  3. Columbia puts temporary freeze on some multifamily housingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    The Columbia Missourian reports that the City Council voted 5-2 on Monday night to approve the freeze, which lasts through Dec. 1. The ordinance applies to an area near the University of Missouri campus. The proposal cites "unprecedented growth in the construction of off-campus student housing complexes" and the university's significant enrollment decline for fall 2016 as reasons for the freeze.

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  4. Federal judge rules in favor of Missouri Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    A federal judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of a Columbia, Missouri, Planned Parenthood clinic after the state last year tried to revoke its abortion license, a move the judge found likely was due in part to "political pressure." U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey in a Wednesday ruling said the Department of Health and Senior Services treated the clinic "more harshly" than other ambulatory surgical centers.

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  5. Man pleads guilty to making online threats toward MizzouRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    A man charged with posting online threats to shoot black students and faculty at the University of Missouri's Columbia campus has changed his plea to guilty. The Columbia Missourian reports that 19-year-old Hunter Park admitted Monday to making a terrorist threat.

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  6. Missouri chancellor, curators to confer over new videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    The interim chancellor of the University of Missouri says a new video shows "appalling" behavior from an assistant professor who was suspended for run-ins with student journalists during university protests last year and warrants a conversation with the university system's governing board. The new video, which is from two police body cameras and was obtained through a public records request by the Columbia Missourian , shows the school's Homecoming parade in October, where demonstrators blocked then-system President Tim Wolfe's vehicle.

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  7. 2016 February 15Read the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    By FRED GOODALL Associated Press - Brian Elliott is proving his worth to the St. Louis Blues. The veteran goaltender delivered another strong performance in relief the injured Jake By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press - Republicans are near-unanimous in demanding that President Barack Obama leave it to his successor to nominate a candidate to fill the Supreme Court seat - The interim chancellor of the University of Missouri says a new video shows "appalling" behavior from an assistant professor who was suspended for run-ins with student journalists during - St. Louis police are investigating after a woman was found shot to death in a car.

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  8. 2016 February 10Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    St. Louis County Health Department says workers will conduct a health survey of respiratory ailments near the Bridgeton Landfill, where an underground fire has been smoldering since 2010. - An appeals court has reversed a judge's decision ordering the reinstatement of a fired Columbia police officer.

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  9. University of Missouri systema s credit outlook is loweredRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    A leading bond-rating company on Monday announced it's downgrading the outlook of the University of Missouri system's credit rating, noting the departures of two top administrators amid student protests over racial issues last year on the Columbia campus. Standard & Poor's said in a report that the outlook of the four-campus system's AA+ credit rating dipped from stable to negative, primarily because of concerns with the system's ratio of available resources to debt.

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  10. Last black University of Missouri curator steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    As the University of Missouri's Columbia campus tries to rebound from racial unrest, the system's governing board is without minority representation after two black members resigned last week - leaving one-third of the nine seats vacant. All three departures happened after the Nov. 9 resignations of the university system's president, Tim Wolfe, and the Columbia campus' chancellor, R. Bowen Loftin, in the wake of protests over what some saw as university leadership's indifference to racial issues.

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  11. Missouri bill aimed at block censorship of student reportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    A Missouri lawmaker is touting a bill he said will protect the state's student journalists from censorship, written in part as a response to a recent confrontation between a University of Missouri assistant professor and a student videographer during protests on campus. The measure by Republican Rep. Elijah Haahr, of Springfield, would prohibit public K-12 schools and colleges from blocking articles or other content created by students, with some standard exceptions - content that's slanderous, libelous, breaks laws or is an invasion of privacy.

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  12. Lawmakers consider audits of University of Missouri SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    Lawmakers say last fall's campus turmoil has made them question whether the four-campus University of Missouri System needs annual state audits. System officials told a Senate panel Wednesday they don't oppose state audits and already conduct at least 50 internal audits a year along with a broad external audit.

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  13. The Latest: University of Missouri professor suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    The University of Missouri's governor board says it's suspended an assistant professor accused of assault stemming from a campus run-in with student journalists during protests in November. Pam Henrickson, chair of the University of Missouri system's Board of Curators, said in a statement after a special board meeting Wednesday night that Melissa Click is suspended "pending further investigation."

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  14. 2016 January 28Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG Associated Press - A coffee with an edgy name and made by a small business is getting a commercial in Super Bowl 50. Death Wish By SUMMER BALLENTINE Associated Press - Missouri businesses are divided over a proposed ban on discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, with some companies during a By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER and ERIC TUCKER Associated Press - The Ferguson Police Department has agreed to overhaul its policies, training and practices as part of a sweeping deal - Kendall Pollard scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Dayton notched its fifth-straight win, rolling to 73-37 win over Saint Louis on Wednesday night.

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  15. Latest: Missouri senators react to charges against educatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    The latest on an assistant University of Missouri professor being charged with misdemeanor assault in connection with a run-in with student journalists during campus protests : Some Republicans in the state Senate continue to criticize the University of Missouri for not firing an assistant professor who confronted journalists during campus protests last November. Melissa Click was charged with misdemeanor assault Monday in connection with her run-in with a student videographer and a student photographer.

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  16. Interim Missouri chancellor rebuffs calls to fire professorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    An interim chancellor on Monday rebuffed demands for the ouster of an assistant University of Missouri professor that have been rekindled in the wake of her being criminally charged for a campus run-in with student journalists during protests. Hank Foley, who oversees the four-school system's campus in Columbia, said the university "must allow due process to play out" and will not rush when it comes to determining Melissa Click's future at the school, including a decision on tenure.

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  17. 2016 January 26Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY Associated Press - President Barack Obama said Monday he will ban the use of solitary confinement for juvenile and low-level offenders in federal prisons, citing the potential By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press - President Barack Obama will pitch some new proposals to expand access to retirement savings accounts and revisit some old ones when issuing his budget By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press - Thanks to Congress' recent tax-and-spending spree, Republicans intent on fulfilling a political promise will have to propose far deeper cuts to domestic programs to - Higher oil prices and some positive earnings news from U.S. companies are helping to send the stock market higher in early trading.

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  18. Four terms remain expired at UCM, 46 statewide in higher edRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    Gov. Jay Nixon announced the reappointment of Mary Long of Kansas City to the board of governors at the University of Central Missouri. Long will serve on the board through Jan. 1, 2017.

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  19. 2016 January 22Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    By LISA LERER and KEN THOMAS Associated Press - Hillary Clinton has questioned Bernie Sanders' electability. She's criticized his plans for health care, foreign policy and Wall Street.

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  20. 2016 January 15Read the original story

    Jan 25, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    The NFL has announced the St. Louis Rams' pending move back to Los Angeles, but the domain name that carries the team name for the Rams' former - A member of the board of curators for the four-campus University of Missouri system has joined the call for an assistant professor at the Columbia campus to be By SUMMER BALLENTINE Associated Press - Still reeling from the chaotic end of last session and the resignation of the chamber's leader, members of the Missouri House started - Monsanto says plans to build a $140 million cotton seed processing plant in West Texas, where nearly 40 percent of the nation's fluffy fiber is planted. The St. By BARRY WILNER Associated Press Rested or rusty, here come the four NFL teams with the best records.

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