Jennies begin softball World Series in Oklahoma

By ALEX AGUEROS Sports Editor (digitalBURG) – For most, a Florida vacation is a time to relax on the beach. But the Central Missouri softball team was hard at work in March when they visited Winter Park, Florida, a city 30 minutes west of Orlando, for the PFX…

David Letterman signs off as late-night host

By DAVID BAUDER (NEW YORK, AP) — David Letterman ended his 33-year career as a late-night television host Wednesday, ushered into retirement by four presidents who declared “our long national nightmare is over” and saying there was nothing he could ever do to repay his audience. The show…

National Portrait Gallery show explores nature of celebrity

By BRETT ZONGKER (WASHINGTON, AP) — In the age of selfies, social media and streaming videos, the idea of what makes a celebrity has expanded far beyond the Hollywood icons of the past. Now scientists, technology geeks, designers, writers and YouTube stars achieve fame alongside athletes and entertainers.…

Essay: Finding meaning, narration in clothing

Essay: Finding meaning, narration in clothing

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of essays written by University of Central Missouri students…

Seeking solace in understanding

By ANDREA LOPEZ and ROB CURRY (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The liquor store was familiar territory for Nicole…

Essay: Finding inspiration in other artists

Essay: Finding inspiration in other artists

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of essays written by University of Central Missouri students…

A star-studded tribute to blacks on TV, yesterday and today

By FRAZIER MOORE (NEW YORK, AP) — When Oprah Winfrey was a youngster, the mere sighting of an…

Essay: Artist finds inspiration in monsters, beauty

Essay: Artist finds inspiration in monsters, beauty

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of essays written by University of Central Missouri students…

Picasso painting sells for $179M; Giacometti sculpture $141M

By DEEPTI HAJELA and ULA ILNYTZKY (NEW YORK, AP) — A vibrant, multi-hued painting from Pablo Picasso set a…

Expert discusses art of Fenton glass

By PAIGE ARCANO (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – A group of some 35 people gathered at the Warrensburg Community…

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