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Making Your Own Baby Food

Janet Hackert, University of Missouri Extension regional nutrition and health education specialist, offers some basic tips.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Potatoes

Fri Aug 22, 2014

LiveScience

Hangovers Are About Half Genetic

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

Sedalia Democrat

Fox anniversary

Vera M. Austin and Owen A. Fox were married Aug. 22, 1954, at the First Baptist Church in Humansville by the Rev.

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Related Topix: Humansville, MO, Columbia, MO

Astronomy

Prepping for 2017 with an eclipse workshop

On Thursday, August 21, I attended the first day of the second American Astronomical Society U.S. Solar Eclipse workshop.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Missouri

Trenton Republican-Times

Century Farm Recipient

Susanne Gilhuly of Spickard was recognized by the Grundy County Farm Bureau and University of Missouri Extension Center with her family farm earning a Century Farm designation.

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Related Topix: Spickard, MO, Trenton, MO

Milling Journal

Wheat Yields Good in University of Missouri Variety Tests

Columbia, MO-Wheat yields at Missouri tests sites were good, according to the 2014 Missouri wheat variety crop performance report.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Columbia, MO, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Trussville Tribune

JefCoEd names deputy superintendent

Becky Lee, the chief of staff for Birmingham City Schools, was hired unanimously by the Jefferson County Board of Education.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, AL, Education Etc., Troy University, Russell County, AL, Lanett, AL

KMIZ

MU Chancellor responds to ESPN "Outside the Lines" report

University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin today responded to an ESPN Outside the Lines report pointing out instances when MU should have taken action in campus sexual assaults.

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Medical News Today

Gene therapy protects mice from Duchenne muscular dystrophy-related heart condition

A new gene therapy developed by researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine has shown to protect mice from a life-threatening heart condition caused by muscular dystrophy .

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Related Topix: Health

Joplin

Victims Of Inaction

A women's soccer player at the University of Missouri told police that her coach said she might lose her scholarship unless she dropped assault allegations she had made against a star football player.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Miami Herald

New assault complaints against ex-Mizzou RB emerge

Two more former University of Missouri students have gone public with assault allegations against ex-running back Derrick Washington, including a women's soccer player who said her coach suggested she could lose her scholarship if she pursued her complaint that Washington punched her in a 2010 fight.

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Religion News Service

After Ferguson, churches must confess the sin of abandonment

The ride to the church seemed too short to give me time to unleash all those tears.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Theatre of Illusion comes to Hampton

There are the ones who simply want to be amazed, and there are the ones who want to break down the illusion and come up with rational explanations for how the guy on stage is able to manipulate the audience's perceptions.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

MU gift funds cancer research

Mizzou graduate Mark McAndrew gave the money to the University of Missouri to create the Frances T. McAndrew Endowed Chair in Oncology.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine

The Washington Post

Suburban ghettos like Ferguson are ticking time bombs

Todd Swanstrom is the Des Lee Professor of Community Collaboration and Public Policy Administration at the University of Missouri-St.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Occidental College, St Louis County, MO, US Politics, US News

TMZ.com

Mizzou Football Coach to Players -- I'LL Teach You to Dougie

The University of Missouri football team time-warped all the way back to 2011 yesterday ... when one of the coaches stopped practice to run a clinic on HOW TO DOUGIE!! Apparently, dance parties are pretty common at Tigers practices ... they've done the wiggle wiggle , the yeet and even the Haka dance .

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Journalgazette.net

Ivy Tech Northeast announces new dean for Technology division

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is pleased to welcome Darrel J. Kesler, Ph.D., as the college's new dean for the Technology Division.

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Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Agriculture, Science, Indiana

Bloomberg

Ferguson Activists Say Shooting Shows Need to Vote

A campaign is under way to register voters in the Missouri county where the fatal police shooting of a black teenager sparked violent protests -- and where turnout in the most recent election was 12 percent.

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Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, University of Florida, University of Iowa, Vinita Park, MO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Ranchers begin to rebuild cattle herds

Signs of a rebound in U.S. beef supplies are taking shape with the changing color of the pastures on Glen Cope's 2,000-acre ranch in Aurora, Mo.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Beef, Meat, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

KMIZ

Contract extended for University of Missouri president

Board Chairman Don Downing said in a news release that enrollment and donations have substantially increased since Wolfe became system president in February 2012.

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