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  • 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...
  • The American dream gives way to a new reality: social immobility

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Allison Gibbons has lived a lifetime of problems. A difficult childhood in a broken home. An eating disorder, drug abuse, depression, alcohol "obviously I was self-medicating," she says. She is the mother of a young son whose father...
  • Loss of high-skilled immigrants hurts job growth, wages for US workers

    Deepthi Valli is weighing choices she'd rather not have to make: Return to India or enroll in graduate school. It doesn't appear she can keep working at Cerner Corp. Valli, 26, is one of thousands of highly skilled foreign-born employees whose U.S....
  • As cases mount, attorneys rush into college sports law

    When Lloyd Shefsky addressed the 40th annual conference of the Sports Lawyers Association in May, he looked upon a sea of 90 round tables, 10 people seated at each. Unbelievable, thought Shefsky, a Chicago lawyer. He had organized the group's first...
  • Colleges wary of proposed funding plan

    ST. LOUIS If Webster Groves native Sadie Weiss knew seven years ago what she knows now, she might not be jobless and roughly $50,000 in debt just a few years removed from college. Her situation isn't catastrophic, but it isn't exactly comfortable either....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...