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  • Bottom Of The Order: Low Pay, Few Amenities For Minor Leaguers

     Bottom Of The Order: Low Pay, Few Amenities For Minor Leaguers
    In the summer of 2006, Garrett Broshuis and three friends shared an apartment just outside of Norwich. The minor league baseball players, members of the Double A Connecticut Defenders, had set up a makeshift dining room table with two sawhorses and a...
  • Matured Tennessee transfer Chievous eager to resume basketball career at HU

    No one in Columbia, Mo., could have been surprised by Quinton Chievous' basketball gifts. He was built for the game, and his father is hoops royalty there, the University of Missouri's career scoring leader and a former first-round NBA draft choice. But...
  • Passings: Hamish Maxwell; Kenneth Bunting

    Hamish Maxwell Philip Morris Cos. CEO Hamish Maxwell, 87, who steered Philip Morris Cos. in its purchase of General Foods Corp. and takeover of Kraft Inc., milestones in transforming the tobacco company into a consumer products conglomerate in the...
  • Podiatrists work hard to keep patients on their feet

    Far too many people neglect foot problems, suffering unnecessarily when they could seek help from a podiatrist. After all, your feet help you stay active. Proper foot care is as important any other aspect of healthcare, says Dr. Laura Pickard, a solo...
  • The Prospector: As he looks toward Missouri, Kwad Smith's past drives his future

    The Prospector: <br>As he looks toward Missouri, Kwad Smith's past drives his future
    Kwadarrius Smith has a message. It’s a message that easily could be filled with negativity, blame and vengeance. Smith has taken a different route, focusing his energy on thinking back to how he got to this point in his life. When he steps on...
  • Videogame technology proven to help reduce hospital falls

    GamerHub.tv The same motion capture technology used in videogames is making its way to hospital rooms, where researchers at the University of Missouri hope to learn new ways to prevent falls among hospital patients. According to the Agency for Healthcare...
  • Missouri parts ways with Dorial Green-Beckham

    Missouri parts ways with Dorial Green-Beckham
      Dorial Green-Beckham was dismissed from the Missouri football team Friday afternoon less than a week after the sophomore wide receiver was a suspect in an alleged burglary.   “This decision was made with the best interests of all involved in...
  • The Wienermobile: Ketching up with an American icon

    The Wienermobile: Ketching up with an American icon
    For Hungry Hannah Carlson and Honey Mustard Molly Segall, it’s a hot dog life where everyone is a wiener. The Midwestern natives are spending their post-graduate year as Hotdoggers in the famed Wienermobile, a 27-foot long vehicle powered by a 6-...
  • Young Kindergartners More Likely To Be Held Back

    Young Kindergartners More Likely To Be Held Back
    Both of our boys turned 5 in September. Therefore, we had to make a very big decision, one that has certainly become a hot topic amongst parents.  Should we send them to kindergarten as a "young 5" or wait a year and send them to elementary school as an...
  • A new way to gauge college debt, starting salary

    Here's a typical college scenario: Your daughter's dream job is to be an elementary school teacher and reading specialist. Yet she'll need to dive deep into debt to pursue her undergraduate degree, and borrow more if continuing to grad school. She's...
  • Bill Eppridge dies at 75; took famed photo of RFK after shooting

    Bill Eppridge dies at 75; took famed photo of RFK after shooting
    Life magazine photographer Bill Eppridge was on assignment taking pictures of wild horses in the Montana mountains in 1968 when he got word that Robert F. Kennedy was running for president. "I jumped into my Jeep, drove about 20 miles down the worst...
  • PASSINGS: Frank Pulli, William Froug, Soledad Mexia

    Frank Pulli MLB umpire turned to instant replay in '99 Frank Pulli, 78, a longtime umpire for Major League Baseball who used instant replay to make a call nearly a decade before video reviews were allowed, died Wednesday in Palm Harbor, Fla., of...