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Carlos D’Armas: The pride of Venezuela

Carlos D’Armas: The pride of Venezuela

By JASON KETZ Sports Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Senior starting pitcher Carlos D’Armas is continuing to play the game that he loves thousands of miles away from home in La Victoria,…

World Percussion Group impresses UCM with great talent

World Percussion Group impresses UCM with great talent

Commentary By DONGGYUN HAN Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The World Percussion Group performed March 9 in the Hendricks Hall, featuring various kinds of percussion instruments, such as marimbas, drums,…

Breaking stereotypes of Pakistan

Breaking stereotypes of Pakistan

By JIEUN HONG Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Five exchange students from Pakistan hosted A Walk Through Pakistan, an event seeking to break stereotypes of their home country. The event was decorated…

‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’: Good acting doesn’t make up for plot holes

By ADAM KNAEBEL Reporter This is a movie that a great number of people have been waiting to see for a long time. It’s the first time since 2013’s “Man…

Professor pioneers facial recognition software

By CASSIE SLANA Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — New facial recognition software that correlates a company’s profitability with the emotions of its CEO has been developed by one of UCM’s own. James…

Missouri senator seeks testimony from Planned Parenthood

By ADAM ATON Associated Press (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri state senator began moving forward Wednesday with an effort to hold a Planned Parenthood official in contempt for refusing to…

Gas tax increase wins initial approval in Missouri Senate

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri Senate has agreed on a plan to raise the state’s fuel tax by nearly six cents per gallon to pay for road and bridge projects.…

Amish minister accused in wife’s 2006 death waives hearing

(BETHANY, Mo., AP) — An Amish minister from Kentucky charged in his wife’s 2006 death in Missouri has waived a preliminary hearing in his case. The St. Joseph News-Press (http://bit.ly/1UVyjXh ) reports…

Russian police step up search for missing American

(MOSCOW, AP) — Russian police have stepped up the search for an American student who went missing on a hike in the mountains on Sunday. Twenty-five-year-old Colin Madsen of Jefferson City, Missouri,…

Authorities investigate woman’s death at Independence home

(INDEPENDENCE, Mo., AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a suburban Kansas City woman as a homicide. Police said in a news release that 63-year-old Louise M. Dickey, of Independence, was…

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