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8 hrs ago | GO Columbiamo

Annual City of Columbia commemorative poster to be unveiled at...

On Thursday, Sept. 4, the City of Columbia will unveil its annual commemorative poster at the Poster Party for the Arts, held in the new East Tower Columns Lounge at Memorial Stadium and hosted by MU Athletic Director Mike Alden and his wife, Rockie.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Columbia, MD

12 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Audio in Missouri case could hold clues to shooting

A man stares into the camera and says, "You are pretty," but before he can finish the sentence, the pop, pop, pop of gunfire erupts in the background.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Law, Criminal Justice

16 hrs ago | Sedalia News Journal

Nurse practitioner to see patients at Bothwell Family Health

Kinkead is an experienced caregiver with more than 20 years of nursing experience.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Cole Camp, MO, Warsaw, MO

21 hrs ago | National Review Online

Katherine Timpf: Frat Accused of Sexual Harassment Over Dancing Teletubby

Delta Tau Delta at the University of Missouri had to meet with the school's "Title IX Coordinator" because a member dressed up like a Teletubby, a children's television character, and danced in the street during sorority recruitment.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Delta Tau Delta, Tau Delta, Sororities

21 hrs ago | Business Journal

Mizzou, Wash U count record fall enrollment

The University of Missouri-Columbia's fall enrollment reached 34,935, the school said Monday, up 2.4 percent from last year.

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21 hrs ago | Fox News

Study finds genetics play role in hangovers

July 24, 2014: Olalla Gomez, 22, a final-year student of English philology who is also on on the first day of her probation period before getting a contract as temporary waiter, holds a mug of beer in the "Los Capeas" restaurant in downtown Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Alcoholism, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Some call for STL police departments merger

The situation in Ferguson is raising deep-rooted issues across the St. Louis region.

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Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Ferguson, MO, Bel-Nor, MO

Forbes.com

8 Things CFOs Must Know About Health Reform

Nicole Fisher is the President and CEO at HHR Strategies, a health care and human rights focused advising firm.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicaid, Medicare, Health Care Policy, University of Chicago

National Review Online

Katherine Timpf: Frat Accused of Sexual Harassment Over Dancing Teletubby

Delta Tau Delta at the University of Missouri had to meet with the school's "Title IX Coordinator" because a member dressed up like a Teletubby, a children's television character, and danced in the street during sorority recruitment.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Delta Tau Delta, Tau Delta, Sororities

Switched

What Hangovers Have To Do With Your Genes

Some people get hangovers after a night of drinking, while others don't, and the reason may be in their genes, a new study of twins in Australia suggests.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Alcoholism, Health

SooToday

A new study finds that plants can hear themselves being eaten

We know that plants can sense and react to changes in the temperature, to harsh winds and even to physical stimulus, but a new study completed at the University of Missouri finds that plants can actually hear.

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Related Topix: Entomology

The Hastings Tribune

Faces of Tribland: Beth Janning

Growing up on a farm, Beth Janning always knew she loved animals. The family had dairy cattle and hogs in addition to growing row crops.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska

Daily Herald

U.S. 2014 Farm Income Seen Falling 14% From Record 2013 Levels c.2014 Bloomberg News

Lower prices for corn and soybeans will drive the profits of U.S. farmers down to an estimated $113.2 billion in 2014, a decline of 14 percent from last year's record, according to the Department of Agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

CNN

15 diseases doctors often get wrong

When you experience strange pains, mysterious digestive issues, or other unexplained symptoms, you'd hope a trip to the doctor would solve your health woes.

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KRCG-TV Jefferson City

MU names new Chief Operating Officer

The University of Missouri has named a new Vice Chancellor of Operations and Chief Operating Officer at MU to replace the retired Jacquelyn Jones.

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Deseret News

The key to keeping faith in college

Nate Tunnell, minister and director of Cru, right, and Stephanie Knight, chat with incoming student Tyler Smith at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Missouri

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Students gain valuable experience at Missouri Scholars Academy

Twenty-two local students attended the Missouri Scholars Academy at the University of Missouri this summer, placing them among Missouri's brightest high school students.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Education Etc.

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Louisville Cardinal

Kempf-Leonard looks ahead to tenure as A & S Dean

As Kimberly Kempf-Leonard begins her new job, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, she has big shoes to fill.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Dallas, Texas

Science Daily

Boron facilitates stem cell growth, development in corn

The eastern half of the United States is plagued by boron deficient soil and corn and soybean farmers are required to supplement their soil with boron; however, little is known about the ways in which corn plants utilize the essential nutrient.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Agriculture, University of Georgia, Cal State Long Beach

Reuters

New recommendations for overweight people with heart risks

Overweight patients with risk factors for heart disease should be sent by their doctors for "intensive behavioral counseling" about diet or exercise, according to new recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Missouri, Nutrition

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