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  1. 2016 Missouri Hunger Atlas Shows Worsening SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Kansas City InfoZine

    By Molly Peterson - The 2016 Missouri Hunger Atlas finds that nearly 1 million Missourians faced food insecurity or the worry about not having enough food. Columbia, MO - infoZine - The 2016 Missouri Hunger Atlas, issued by the University of Missouri's Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security, reports nearly 1 million Missourians faced food insecurity or the worry about not having enough food.


  2. Eight Missouri Residents Indicted in $6.6 Million K2 ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Jason Lee Houston, 36, Shawn Michael Browning, 25, Timothy Christopher Sandfort, 30, Brandon Derek Rader, 31, Joshua Adam Sheets, 30, and Dara Leanne Shirley, 30, all of Fulton; Casey Dewayne Miller, 32, of Columbia; Billie L. Bruce, 36, of Jefferson City; Raja Amer Nawaz, also known as "Rex," 41, a citizen of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and his wife, Sheila Marie Nawaz, 39, both of Roseville, Calif.; Michael James Butler, 39, of Sacramento, Calif.; Curtis Whayne Gonzales, 55, of North Highlands, Calif.; and Aleksandr Polyanskiy, 24, of Citrus Heights, Calif.; were charged in a 14-count indictment returned under seal by a federal grand jury in Jefferson City on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.


  3. Compared to Boys, Girls More Anxious About STEM SubjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Countries with higher levels of gender equality show larger national sex differences in mathematics anxiety and relatively lower parental mathematics valuation for girls. Columbia, MO - infoZine - Global studies have shown that women are underrepresented in some science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects and fields.


  4. Trouble Sleeping Associated with Behavioral Problems in Children with AutismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    New research from the University of Missouri has found associations between trouble sleeping and behavioral problems in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder . Columbia, MO - infoZine - "Past research has found that children with ASD often have trouble sleeping at night.


  5. Demand for Butter Boosting Dairy IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The growing number of Americans opting for butter over margarine and other oils has given the U.S. dairy industry a much-needed boost. Columbia, MO - infoZine - "That's one of the reasons why milk prices didn't decline more for dairy farmers in 2015," says University of Missouri Extension economist Scott Brown.


  6. Former Jefferson City Bank Officer Sentenced for Stealing $410,000Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    A Jefferson City, MO, woman was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for embezzling $410,000 from the bank where she was employed. Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - Katherine Nicholle Brown, 29, of Jefferson City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 15 months in federal prison without parole. 2 comments

  7. Zuckerberg or Buffett: Is Youth or Experience More Valuable in the Boardroom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    By Sheena Rice - Business scholar's analysis of mandatory retirement policies shows institutional knowledge, experience and age are all factors that shareholders should consider in corporate governance Columbia, MO - infoZine - Approximately half of the companies listed with Standard & Poor have adopted policies mandating retirement based on age. A new study from the University of Missouri has found that although these mandatory retirement polices represent an effective way to address underperforming CEOs, accumulated job experience improves performance and counters age-related declines.


  8. Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Synthetic Heroin ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    By pleading guilty, Burris admitted that he participated in a conspiracy to distribute synthetic heroin in August 2015. Co-defendant Marquette Deandre Murrell, 25, of Columbia, pleaded guilty on Dec. 10, 2015, to the same charge.


  9. Missouri Flood-related Resources from MU ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Relevant Information from MU Extension Specialists; Quick Tips for Cleaning Up After a Flood; Resources for Your Flooded Home; Safe Drinking Water in an Emergency Columbia, MO - infoZine - Missouri Flood Info , is a collaboration of state, federal and local agencies and organizations involved addressing flooding in Missouri, including the Partnership for Disaster Recovery. Managed by MU Extension.


  10. Re-blooming Poinsettia Is a Botanical Extreme SportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Every year Americans buy millions of poinsettias. But what do you do with all those plants after the holidays? Many people just throw them away, but there's always those who wonder if they can be re-bloomed for next year.


  11. EDMC to Forgive Missouri Student LoansRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - For-profit education company Education Management Corporation will significantly reform its recruiting and enrollment practices, and forgive more than $1,965,000 in loans for approximately 1,586 former Missouri students, through an agreement with Attorney General Koster and a group of state attorneys general. EDMC, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, operates 110 schools in 32 states and Canada through four education systems: Argosy University, The Art Institutes, Brown Mackie College and South University.


  12. EPA Awards Environmental Education GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Additional projects include school-based, after-school and non-formal EE programs focusing on a range of environmental issues, from air quality to recycling. The agency funded 35 grants from across the country, ranging from $40,000 to $192,200, for a total of approximately $3.3 million.


  13. Dogs Do It, Cats Do It, Understanding Ancient Human Ear-orienting SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Columbia, MO - infoZine - Vestigial organs, such as the wisdom teeth in humans, are those that have become functionless through the course of evolution. Now, a psychologist at the University of Missouri studying vestigial muscles behind the ears in humans has determined that ancient neural circuits responsible for moving the ears, still may be responsive to sounds that attract our attention.


  14. Test Compost Before Adding to Garden SoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Many home gardeners made a horrible discovery this year. The compost they worked into their garden soil is contaminated with persistent herbicides.


  15. Settlement Allows Dollar Tree to Acquire Family Dollar's StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Dollar Tree to sell more than 300 Family Dollar stores to a new competitor in order to complete the acquisition. Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - Attorney General Chris Koster announced the terms of a settlement that he and 16 other states have reached with Dollar Tree, Inc., following their review of the company's proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. The merger combines two large national chains of deep-discount stores.


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