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  • Obama gets a taste of KC barbecue alongside some fellow citizens

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. President Barack Obama feasted on working-class delicacies in Kansas City Tuesday night as he sought to bond with people unaccustomed to having the ear of the most powerful man in the world. His presidential motorcade steered to Arthur...
  • Learning All Summer Long

    (Family Features) Lazy summer days may sound refreshing to parents, however, they may be detrimental to their children's educational advancement. A study by Dr. Harris Cooper, a professor of psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia, reveals...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Petula Dvorak: Victim blaming persists in sexual assaults

    There are no "toga and yoga" keggers. No football team. No lacrosse team. No jello shots, jungle juice, boilermaker binges or beer pong. And certainly no bongs. The most dangerous substance around evangelical Patrick Henry College is the Sweet Frog...
  • 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...
  • Westboro Baptist founder dies at 84; a look back at a Supreme Court case that began in Westminster

    TOPEKA, Kan. - Fred Phelps did not care what you thought of his Westboro Baptist Church, nor did he care if you heard its message that society's tolerance for gay people is the root of all earthly evil. By the time you saw one of his outrageous and hate-...
  • 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...
  • Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football

    Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football
    Orlando First Academy athlete Kwadarrius 'Kwad' Smith, the Florida Class 1A 100-meter state champion and a member of TFA's 2012 state semifinal football squad, has committed to the University of Missouri on a track scholarship. He said he will also be a...