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  1. Mindfulness Key to Eating What You Want While Preventing OvereatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kansas City InfoZine

    Americans spend more than 60 billion dollars a year on weight loss products; two-thirds of these dieters are estimated to regain more weight within four or five years than they originally lost according to the Live Strong Foundation. Columbia, MO - infoZine - A new book from a University of Missouri researcher provides an innovative and effective program to help people adopt healthy eating habits by mindfully listening to their body's needs, without giving up food.


  2. Columbia Missouri Man Pleads Guilty ifor Conspiracy to Distribute Synthetic DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Kansas City InfoZine

    McMillin was a partner in two companies, Dynamic Scents and its successor, Order-Refill, LLC. Two of his partners in those companies - Patrick Ross Hawkins, 34, and Molly Jane Charmichael, 38, both of Columbia - have also pleaded guilty. They are among 14 defendants who have pleaded guilty in this case.


  3. Arkansas Man Sentenced for Missouri Fraud SchemeRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The court also ordered Shockey to pay a money judgment of $159,842, which includes $114,127 to 14 banks and credit unions in Missouri. Shockey, who pleaded guilty on Jan. 14, 2015, admitted that he was the leader of a conspiracy to defraud more than a dozen banks from July 31, 2013, to Feb. 28, 2014, by passing counterfeited and forged checks with fake identification documents.


  4. Missouri Couple Plead Guilty to Meth ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    His wife, Kena Marie Flores-Ramirez, pleaded guilty on May 19, 2016, to her role in the conspiracy. According to this plea agreement, law enforcement officers intercepted phone calls between Miguel Flores-Ramirez and another individual that indicated a shipment of methamphetamine was to be delivered to him in Columbia, Mo.


  5. Exercise, More Than Diet, Key to Preventing ObesityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Study featured in the American College of Sports Medicine finds exercise has significant impact on fat tissue, metabolism and gut microbes Columbia, MO - infoZine - Two factors-metabolism and gut microbes - have been credited by researchers as key players in the fight against obesity. However, there is an ongoing debate about whether exercise or diet better promotes metabolism and healthy shifts in gut microbes, the microscopic organisms in our intestines that break down food and can contribute to decreased obesity.


  6. Columbia Man Sentenced for Heroin Trafficking ConspiracyRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    A Columbia, MO, man was among five co-defendants sentenced in federal court for leading a conspiracy to distribute heroin in which one person died of an overdose. Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - James Delarosa Borden, also known as "Jimmy White," "Detroit," and "D," 41, of Columbia, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, to 19 years and seven months in federal prison without parole.


  7. Two Missouri Men, Arizona Man Sentenced for Meth ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Ryan Roger Ellingboe, 41, of Columbia, was sentenced to six years and eight months in federal prison without parole. Shane Alan Callahan, 30, of Columbia, was sentenced to five years in federal prison without parole.


  8. Columbia, Missouri Man Sentenced for Illegal Firearm Used in Shoot-out with Rival GangRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    On Dec. 1, 2015, Galbreath pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to court documents, Columbia police officers responded to a reported gunfight at the intersection of Garth Avenue and Texas Avenue at about 1 p.m. on July 3, 2013.


  9. Investigating and Prosecuting Human Trafficking TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The first day will include an overview of human trafficking, an introduction to the legal framework regarding trafficking in persons, partnership models, victim issues, investigatory and interviewing techniques, and prosecutorial theories and practices. The second day will include a discussion on prosecutorial theories and practices, an ethics discussion based on a human trafficking case study, and a workshop on developing a human trafficking prosecution.


  10. Former County Clerk Pleads Guilty to Leaking Search Warrant InformationRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    A former employee of the Boone County Clerk's Office has pleaded guilty in federal court to leaking information about a drug-trafficking investigation. She is among six more defendants who recently pleaded guilty to their roles in a large-scale conspiracy to distribute cocaine in Boone County, MO.


  11. 2016 Missouri Hunger Atlas Shows Worsening SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | 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.


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

    Apr 28, 2016 | 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.


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

    Apr 23, 2016 | 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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.


  16. 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

  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


  20. 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.


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