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Game on: COMO Game Jam challenges developers with tight deadline
Continuously Different Dungeon," a tabletop game designed by members of Girls Who Game, won the overall award for best tabletop game.
Oct 21 6:09PM Local News more : "Local News "

A different kind of homecoming: Missouri Task Force 1 returns from Florida
The deployment to Florida was the team's third in three months, following search and rescue efforts with Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Lane.
Oct 20 9:15PM Local News more : "Local News "

Marginalized student groups unite for Solidarity Walk
More than 60 students participated in the event to promote collaboration among students from different groups enduring oppression.
Oct 19 9:38PM Local News more : "Local News "

Blue Highways' author, Sam Walton join MU hall of fame
Walmart founder Sam Walton, who earned an economics degree in 1940, was honored posthumously.
Oct 19 9:30PM Local News more : "Local News "

National/World News
Khashoggi's killing threatens Trump dreams for Mideast peace
JERUSALEM (AP) In recent months, the Trump administration has repeatedly put off the release of its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. Now, the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of Saudi agents may put the plan into
Oct 22 6:13AM Nation/World more : "Nation/World "

Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over nuclear treaty
MOSCOW (AP) U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.
Oct 22 6:27AM Nation/World more : "Nation/World "

Trump space force - a real need but hazy planning
WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump has demanded that Pentagon create a new military service, a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space." And with that demand, Trump has injected urgency into the debate over the best way to protect U.S.
Oct 22 6:11AM AP more : "Big Company News "

Nobel Prize winner honored with dedicated campus bike rack
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) The University of Missouri is honoring its Nobel Prize-winning scientist with an unusual accolade: a dedicated spot in a bicycle rack.
Oct 17 7:51PM AP more : "News Oddities "

Local Features
Because she was black, MU never let her enroll. Now, they've named a residence hall after Lucile Bluford.
Lucille Bluford was denied enrollment into the Missouri School of Journalism's graduate program in 1939 because the university didn't accept people of color.
Oct 19 11:33PM Higher Education more : "Higher Education "

Former Columbia Public Schools CFO pleads guilty to receiving stolen property
Between 2015 and 2016, Anna Munson made unauthorized withdrawals from the Marquette High School band booster account and cut herself at least one check for $1,000.
Oct 18 11:30PM K-12 Education more : "K-12 Education "

James Royer loved his family, his faith and learning
James Royer, 81, had a lifelong passion for learning, collecting, friends, and family. He died on Oct. 13, 2018.
Oct 19 6:24PM Obituaries more : "Obituaries "

Allan Dale Griffith, Sept. 16, 1955 Oct. 15, 2018
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Oct.
Oct 19 6:35PM Obituaries more : "Obituaries "

Regional News
Trump to campaign for Bost in Murphysboro on Saturday night
Continues president's frequent-visit parade to the region as congressional elections loom
Oct 21 8:10PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics more : "St Louis Dispatch State Politics "

Our Opinion: Eagle Mill project has real potential
For at least a decade, the town of Lee has dreamed of redeveloping its Eagle Mill site. As is the case with so many historic towns with obsolescent infrastructures constructed during a more
Oct 19 9:03PM BE Editorial more : "Editorials "

Community Sources
Boone County Joint Communications and MACC Celebrate Ribbon Cutting
Boone County Joint Communications (BCJC) and Moberly Area Community College (MACC) will celebrate their partnership in offering the Emergency Telecommunicator course with a ribbon cutting on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 11:00AM. The ceremony will take place at MACC - Columbia Higher Education Center in the Parkade Center, 601 Business Loop 70 West, Suite 153. This suite is located in the basement of the Parkade Center and may most easily be accessed by using the north Parkade Center entrance, which is west of the MACC main entrance.
Oct 11 3:02PM Boone County Press Releases more : "Boone Count Press Releases"

Mega Millions jackpot rises to record level
. COLUMBIA -The next Mega Millions drawing will take place the night of Oct. 23 at 10 p.
Oct 21 10:33PM KOMU Local News more : "KOMU Local News"

Topics Beyond News
Paul Krugman Warns Trump Is Poised To Disregard Democratic House Victory
The president's complaints about "voter fraud" could be used to deny legitimacy of Democratic victory in the midterm election.
Oct 22 6:59AM American Politics more : "US Politics "

Review: Kurt Vile's wanderlust clear on 'Bottle It In
Kurt Vile, "Bottle It In" (Matador Records)
Oct 15 8:53PM AP more : "Media Insider "

Peter d'Agostino Wields the Film Still Like a Scalpel
An artist considers the psychological ramifications of media images. The post Peter d'Agostino Wields the Film Still Like a Scalpel appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.
Oct 19 3:54PM Photography more : "Aperture Magazine "

Peaceful rice fields in Vietnam
The Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras were the first "cultural landscape" to make the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Oct 15 4:17PM Gardening from TreeHugger.com more : "Gardening "

Analysis: With 'America First,' where do human rights rank?
WASHINGTON (AP) If it's an "America First" presidency, where does that rank human rights?
Oct 18 4:51AM AP more : "Law & Lawmakers "

Pilot Casually Nails Emergency Landing On San Diego Interstate
Pilot instructor Ryan Muno was forced to land on the Interstate 8 in El Cajon after the plane's engine lost power.
Oct 21 4:00AM Weird News more : "News Oddities "

U.S. And Russian Astronauts Safe Following Rocket Malfunction After Launch
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield about Thursday's failed launch of a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a U.S.-Russian crew to the International Space Station.
Oct 11 9:28PM NPR-Space more : "Aerospace "

Australian Prime Minister Apologies To Victims Of Institutional Child Sex Abuse
It is the first national apology on behalf of the federal government since a major report published last year showed the problem was rampant in Australia's Catholic Church and other institutions.
Oct 22 8:11AM NPR-Religion more : "Religion News "