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Poet gives reading to UCM students, faculty

By MARIAH BOHANON (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – It’s been a big year for Katy Didden. Within the span of several months, Didden – a postdoctoral fellow at St. Louis University…

Congressional inaction could cost college students

By PHILIP ELLIOTT (WASHINGTON, AP) – Congressional inaction could end up costing college students an extra $5,000 on their new loans. The rate for subsidized Stafford loans is set to…

Mason R. Shroyer

Mason Ray Shroyer, infant son of Paul and Kara (Amon) Shroyer, of Kingsville, Mo. died Saturday, March 23 at Childrens’ Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Visitation will take place at…

UCM and KC Copters forge relationship

UCM and KC Copters forge relationship

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – KC Copters, a Johnny Rowlands company based in Olathe, Kan., will provide private helicopter flight training at the University of Central Missouri’s Max B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport.…

Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday is approaching

Those interested in purchasing a new appliance may want to take part in the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday from April 19-25. Anyone who wants to invest in energy-efficient…

Mules Baseball splits a pair of games at SBU

(BOLIVAR, Mo.) – The fifth-ranked Central Missouri Mules baseball team split a pair of extra inning games with Southwest Baptist on Wednesday at Dodson Field. The Mules scored a 3-2…

Jennies Bowling named top seed in NCAA Championships

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) – For the first time in program history, Jennies Bowling has been selected as the number one overall seed for the 2013 NCAA Bowling Championships scheduled for April…

Mo. to observe first Vietnam Veterans Day

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) – Missouri officials have scheduled a Statehouse ceremony on Saturday to observe the state’s first Vietnam Veterans Day. Four veterans – one each from the Army,…

Philadelphian jumps on tracks to help fallen man

(PHILADELPHIA, AP) – Transit police in Philadelphia are calling a local man a hero for jumping onto subway tracks to help a man who fell off a platform. Christopher Knafelc,…