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19th century English-Spanish newspaper donated

By TIM O’NEIL St. Louis Post-Dispatch (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Nine copies of a little-remembered local business newspaper that was published in Spanish and English during the late 1800s have been…

Obama to call for more mentors for minority boys

(WASHINGTON, AP) — President Barack Obama is calling on all Americans to get involved with his push to reverse underachievement among young minority men by getting involved with mentorship and…

GOP panel to weigh K.C. as convention site

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A Republican delegation will visit Kansas City next week as the party continues to weigh possible locations for its 2016 presidential nominating convention. Kansas City…

UCM furniture bound for Afghanistan

UCM furniture bound for Afghanistan

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Children in Afghanistan are receiving a little boost from the University of Central Missouri as housing staff collaborated with two organizations this month to send 1,932 pieces…

Columbia business provides feathers to famous

By ABBY KASS The Columbia Missourian (COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — The phone rings. It’s Beyoncé’s manager, asking for 80 white ostrich feather fans for the singer’s upcoming tour. On the…

Service dog changes life of former Marine

By BY PAUL SINGLEY Republican-American of Waterbury (WATERTOWN, Conn., AP) — Former U.S. Marine Cpl. Ryan Bugler had a nightmare the other night and awoke to find his new best…

Missouri man chronicles losses on WWII submarines

By JIM SALTER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Serving aboard an American submarine was one of the most dangerous assignments in World War II, with nearly 1 in 5 crew members…

Military base among last habitat for butterflies

By PHUONG LE (JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., AP) — An undeveloped stretch of native prairie in south Puget Sound offers one of the few habitats in the world where a…

First lady: Arts education good for good schools

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE (WASHINGTON, AP) — Delivering a forceful argument on the role of the arts in education, Michelle Obama said Tuesday that it isn’t something to be introduced after…

UCM hires two new coaches

UCM hires two new coaches

By ALEX AGUEROS Muleskinner Sports Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Central Missouri hosted back-to-back press conferences Tuesday morning to introduce new head coaches for its basketball and baseball programs. Monday,…