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Hometown News
Incredibles 2' is a seizure risk, warns Columbia neurologist
The Epilepsy Foundation sent out an advisory saying people diagnosed with epilepsy should avoid watching Disney's new movie, "Incredibles 2.
Jun 20 6:00PM site: Local News more : "Local News "

MU enrollment chief leaving to run community college
Pelema Morrice has accepted an offer to become president of Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, starting in August.
Jun 20 5:30PM site: Local News more : "Local News "

Linda Powers helps husband and former MU football coach battle Alzheimer's
The former MU football coach still remembers most of the games and the glory, but the details are now foggy.
Jun 20 11:00AM site: Local News more : "Local News "

When it comes to Native American health coverage, readers need more context
A recent study from MU recommends journalists write about historical and cultural factors that impact health, rather than focusing on personal choices.
Jun 19 11:00PM site: Local News more : "Local News "

Hometown Features
Latha Ramchand named MU's new provost
Ramchand is the dean of the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston and will become MU's new provost on Aug.
Jun 21 6:00PM site: Higher Education more : "Higher Education "

Lena Pearl Kelley, July 28, 1941 June 19, 2018
Lena worked at University Hospital for 45 years, retiring from her position as a sterilizing tech.
Jun 20 4:00PM site: Obituaries more : "Obituaries "

George Joseph Hage, Sept. 6, 1923 - June 15, 2018
George Joseph Hage moved to Columbia in 2005, and volunteered at Woodhaven and the food bank.
Jun 19 10:25PM site: Obituaries more : "Obituaries "

DAVID ROSMAN: Right to work is wrong for Missouri
The Aug. 7 primaries could have major implications for the future of unions in Missouri.
Jun 20 11:00AM site: Opinions more : "Opinion "

Regional News
Plea deal gives robber 8-year prison term in bystander's death on Busch Stadium MetroLink platform
Brother of Mac Payne, killed in 2017, criticizes plea deals: 'Somebody's dead, and the due process wasn't allowed to take place.
Jun 22 1:55AM site: St Louis Dispatch State Politics more : "St Louis Dispatch State Politics "

173rd Vt. State Fair sets lineup
In the old days, you could hear the horses hauling wagons laden with tents and good-smelling foods, carrying artisans, performers and animals to the long-awaited exhibition of everything the Green Mountain State had to offer. Vermonters and others still count down the days to the Vermont State Fair, and the four days of festivities planned Aug. 14-18 guarantee a bounty []
Jun 22 1:28AM site: Rutland Herald more : "Rutland Herald "

National/World News
Greek financial markets rally on debt relief deal
ATHENS, Greece (AP) Greece's government borrowing costs have dropped and the stock market is rallying on news that the country's creditors have agreed to debt relief measures that pave the way for an end to the nation's eight-year bailout
Jun 22 8:36AM site: Nation/World more : "Nation/World "

Asian stocks mixed as trade disputes worry investors
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Asian stocks were mixed Friday as investors were still wary over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.
Jun 22 7:32AM site: AP more : "Big Company News "

UK support for the war in Yemen must stop | Letters
It is time for an end to British collusion in what is already the world's worst humanitarian catastrophe, write 13 parliamentarians, trade unionists and others. The news that Saudi-backed government forces have begun an assault on the key Yemeni port of Hodeidah (Report, 19 June) is threatening disaster for the region and for the 8 million people in the war-torn country that are at risk of starvation. Saudi forces have launched this attack with the backing of the coalition, which is supported by the US and Britain.
Jun 21 4:58PM site: Guardian-MiddleEast more : "Middle East"

Bully-boy Erdogan is a threat to Turkey - and the world | Simon Tisdall
The Turkish president is a dictator in all but name. Turkish voters should kick him out. The prospect of a triumphantly re-elected Recep Tayyip Erdogan armed with sweeping new presidential powers is deeply alarming to many Turks, but it is also a scary prospect for the international community.
Jun 22 7:00AM site: Guardian-MiddleEast more : "Middle East"

Community Sources
Boone County and City of Columbia Representatives Attend Health Equity Peer Exchange
On June 7 and 8, 2018, Kelly Wallis, Director of Boone County Community Services Department, and Scott Clardy, Assistant Director of Columbia/Boone County Department of Health and Human Services, participated in the National Association of County's first-ever Health Equity Peer Exchange in Jefferson County, KY. The Health Equity Peer Exchange was an opportunity to learn more about the root causes of health inequity and strategies to combat them, exemplified by the award-winning health equity work being implemented in Jefferson County, KY. Though great strides have been made in the study and understanding of health disparities, meaningful gaps in both quality of life and life expectancy persist for many underserved groups in the US, including Boone County, MO.
Jun 20 9:11PM site: Boone County Press Releases more : "Boone Count Press Releases"

Columbia businesses cheer Supreme Court ruling
. COLUMBIA - A Supreme Court ruling that allows states to charge online retailers sales tax has Columbia businesses rejoicing. On Thursday, the Court ruled states now have the power to force Internet retailers to pay sales tax in states where they don't have a physical presence, overruling their own decision in the 1992 case Quill Corporation v.
Jun 21 5:18PM site: KOMU Local News more : "KOMU Local News"

Topics Beyond News
Wilbur Ross Contradicts Trump Administration Rationale For 2020 Census Citizenship Question
The Trump administration's justification for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census just got a whole lot shakier.
Jun 21 10:44PM site: American Politics more : "US Politics "

A Guide To Parental Controls For Kids' Tech Use
All the major tech companies offer parental controls Apple is the latest. For parents, making the best of them can be tricky.
Jun 18 10:00AM site: NPR-Digital Culture more : "Digital Culture "

Review: Dawes' 'Password' dips angst deep in '70s folk-rock
Dawes, "Passwords" (HUB Records)
Jun 21 9:14PM site: AP more : "AP Entertainment "

Paris Hilton's Living Her Best Life in Bedazzled Pumps at Her Boohoo Collab Launch Party
All eyes were on her.
Jun 22 2:53AM site: WWD-Footwear more : "Foot Fashion - WWD"

Is this the world's smallest desert?
'The desert has long been an enigma to us locals'
Jun 22 8:01PM site: BBC Travel more : "BBC Travel "

This master gardener is luring monarchs to Las Vegas
Anne Marie Lardeau's 5-year quest is paying off with the first ever recorded spring sighting of Western monarch butterflies laying eggs in the Nevada city.
Jun 13 6:18PM site: Gardening from TreeHugger.com more : "Gardening"

Phillie Phanatic Shoots Baseball Fan In the Eye With Hot Dog
Kathy McVay plans to attend a future Phillies game -- but only if she can sit in the nosebleed section.
Jun 21 11:18PM site: Weird News more : "News Oddities"

What Role Does Religion Play In American Politics?
Rachel Martin talks to Cokie Roberts, who answers listener questions on how religion has influenced public policy in America.
Jun 21 9:05AM site: NPR-Religion more : "Religion News - NPR "

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