University of Missouri

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AP News Staff
March 26, 2019 - 5:45 am
Missouri submitted its appeals brief to the NCAA on Monday, taking the next step in attempting to limit or overturn what it believes are overly harsh sanctions in the case of a rogue former tutor. The school argued in the 64-page brief to the NCAA's appeals committee that the penalties handed down...
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Marc LaVoie
February 21, 2019 - 7:52 am
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt is weighing in on penalties levied against the University of Missouri's athletics program. The senator sent a letter to the NCAA, urging officials to reconsider the penalties, which he called overreaching. Sent a letter to the @NCAA asking them to take another look at the...
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AP News Staff
February 07, 2019 - 3:35 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri student has been charged with providing the pain medication Percocet to a classmate from Illinois who died in his dorm room. Nineteen-year-old Carson Latimer was charged Monday with a felony count of delivery of a controlled substance. His attorney didn...
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Kara Marxer
January 17, 2019 - 6:04 am
The winter weather forecast for this weekend in Columbia has students at the University of Missouri changing their plans. MU is reopening its dormitories and dining halls at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, a day earlier than planned, so students can get back to campus before the next storm hits. Meteorologists...
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AP News Staff
October 12, 2018 - 8:06 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a January 2016 rape at the University of Missouri. Austin Campbell was sentenced Thursday after being found guilty in August of raping a woman who was sleeping in her dorm room in January 2016. He was a freshman at...
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Kara Marxer
August 29, 2018 - 5:32 am
Columbia, MO - The University of Missouri has enhanced its smoking ban to include every kind of tobacco product, as well as vape devices. Cigarettes, pipes and cigars have been banned for years on the Columbia campus. The new policy includes hookahs, vaping pens, other forms of electronic...
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Kara Marxer
May 08, 2018 - 6:10 am
A new study from the University of Missouri says minorities are more likely to end up back in the hospital or the emergency room after a hospitalization. Millions of Americans use home health care to continue their treatment from the comfort of home, but every year, many of those people end up back...
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January 30, 2018 - 6:10 pm
A feasibility study announced Tuesday will look at the value and cost of an ultra-high-speed hyperloop system across Missouri, potentially moving people between St. Louis and Kansas City in a half-hour's time. Kansas City-based Black and Veatch will conduct the study in partnership with the...
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January 26, 2018 - 8:11 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A task force at the University of Missouri's flagship campus in Columbia has recommended cutting 27 doctoral, masters and graduate certificate programs. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the 15-member group released its findings Thursday. Programs on the proposed chopping...
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Michael Porter, Jr.
November 21, 2017 - 5:28 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing lower back surgery. The 6-foot-10 Porter, the top prep prospect in the country last season, played in only two minutes of the season-opening win over Iowa State before missing the last...
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