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Columbia Police engage in a vehicle pursuit on Friday, Dec. 6

On Friday, Dec. 6, at approximately 1:50 a.m., an officer with the Columbia Police Department attempted to initiate a traffic stop in the area of 9th Street and Cherry Street after the officer observed a Volkswagen Beetle (VW) proceed through a red light without properly yielding. When the officer activated his emergency equipment and attempted

[Men's Basketball] Euts Succumb to Eagles in Final Minutes

The Eutectic men’s basketball team and the Williams Baptist University Eagles (2-5, 1-2 AMC) battled it out in tonight’s American Midwest Conference matchup in St. Louis, with the Eagles turning it on in the final minutes to secure a ten-point victory, 80-70. Original Source

[Women's Basketball] Eagles Claw Back to Beat Lady Euts

The Eutectic women’s basketball team was left stunned as the Eagles of Williams Baptist University (7-2, 3-1 AMC) turned around an 11-point deficit to beat the Euts, 51-47. A combined 21 points from the Eutectics duo of Michon Forrest (SO/Wentzville, Mo.) and Elizabeth Allanach (FR/Aledo, TX) helped steer the Euts to a big lead, but foul

Information security policies updated

The Office of Information Security at  Washington University in St. Louis has recently revised and updated its policies to reflect changes in the information security landscape. The office seeks to continuously improve its systems and strategies to meet the needs of diverse users and to support the university’s vital work in education, research and clinical

Archeologist Anne Austin’s discovery of ancient Egyptian tattoos featured in national, international media

UMSL Assistant Professor of Anthropology Anne Austin’s research on ancient Egyptian medicine, disease and health networks combines the fields of osteology and Egyptology. She’s discovered some of the only known tattoos on Egyptian mummies. (Photos courtesy of Anne Austin) Pop culture conjures images of ancient Egyptians in bold eye makeup, jewelry and ornate headdresses. After

Schaal named to agricultural research foundation

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Senator Justin Brown’s Legislative Column for Dec. 5, 2019

Exploring the District: Pulaski County For the final installment in my tour of the 16th Senatorial District, this week we’ll visit Pulaski County. The smallest of the five counties I represent, Pulaski County is the most populous, with about 52,000 residents. The big draw is Fort Leonard Wood, the county’s largest employer and best-known destination.

Senator Mike Cunningham’s Legislative Column for Dec. 5, 2019

Legislative Column for Dec. 5, 2019 The 2020 legislation session doesn’t officially start until Jan. 8, the day lawmakers return to the State Capitol in Jefferson City. Legislative activity is underway, however. Pre-filing of bills began on Dec. 2, and already several hundred measures have been sponsored and submitted to the secretary of the Senate.

2020 Census Resources

Links, information and resources for the 2020 Census and Complete Count Commission members Original Source

After AOA response, "Scam" writer issues clarification, lauds eye exams

In the face of AOA’s immediate media advocacy response, the Atlantic magazine writer who last week attacked optometry and eye exams as a “scam” has issued a clarification. The AOA continues to press Atlantic magazine editors on the Mounk article’s inaccuracies. Original Source

Texting while driving ban for all drivers proposed for 2020 legislative session

The House of Representatives will consider extending Missouri’s ban on texting while driving to drivers of all ages in the legislative session that begins January 8. Missouri law only bans texting while driving for those 21 and younger.  House Bill 1290 would extend that ban to all drivers.  It would also allow local jurisdictions to

Brush Cutting Scheduled for Along U.S. Route 36 in Marion County

Brush Cutting Scheduled for Along U.S. Route 36 in Marion County Visitor (not verified) Thu, 12/05/2019 – 16:20 HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews have scheduled brush cutting work along the shoulder on eastbound U.S. Route 36 in Marion County. On December 9-13 & 16-20, the road will be reduced to one lane from CRD 260E to

Culvert Replacements Scheduled to Temporarily Close Routes in Randolph and Monroe Counties

Culvert Replacements Scheduled to Temporarily Close Routes in Randolph and Monroe Counties Visitor (not verified) Thu, 12/05/2019 – 16:20 HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews have scheduled culvert replacement work on routes in Randolph and Monroe counties. Please see below for locations and details. Monroe County Route P – December 11, the road will be closed from

Culvert Replacements to Cause Temporary Traffic Impacts on Routes in Pike County

Culvert Replacements to Cause Temporary Traffic Impacts on Routes in Pike County Visitor (not verified) Thu, 12/05/2019 – 16:10 HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews have scheduled culvert replacements on routes in Pike County. Please see below for locations and details. Pike County Route HH – December 9, the road will be closed from CRD 304 to

Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Shelby County Routes T & AA

Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Shelby County Routes T & AA Visitor (not verified) Thu, 12/05/2019 – 15:10 MACON – Weather permitting, MoDOT will close routes in Shelby County for culvert work. Locations and dates are below. All work will be completed between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day. Shelby County Route T – Dec. 9-11, road

Bridge Work Planned for Warren County Route A at Camp Creek

Bridge Work Planned for Warren County Route A at Camp Creek Visitor (not verified) Thu, 12/05/2019 – 15:10 MACON – Weather permitting, Dec. 16-20 and Dec. 23-24, MoDOT will have traffic reduced to one lane on Warren County Route A at Camp Creek Bridge, located east of North Tunnel Road east of Truxton, for bridge work.  The work will be completed

Traffic Alert: Lane Closures Scheduled for Portion of Westbound I-435 Dec. 5 – 13

Traffic Alert: Lane Closures Scheduled for Portion of Westbound I-435 Dec. 5 – 13 Visitor (not verified) Thu, 12/05/2019 – 13:50 JACKSON COUNTY –The Missouri Department of Transportation will be completing signage work and shoulder repairs that will require the CLOSURE of various lanes and ramps along westbound I-435 between Three Trails Crossing to State

Alumnus Adrian O. Walker sees the world through his own lens

Adrian O. Walker shows his work at The Greens in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Craig Hackey) By David Morrison When Adrian O. Walker first enrolled in the University of Missouri–St. Louis, he was a photography major. That didn’t last long, though. “When I got to the class, I saw that everybody had a camera. I