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New Space Aims to Promote Diversity, Support Minorities

By LEAH WANKUM For the Muleskinner (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — It doesn’t have an official name yet, but a new multicultural center is the university’s next step toward diversity and inclusivity. Located on the third floor on the north side of the Elliott Student Union, the center is under construction and is expected to open… Read more »

Piscotty’s slam paces Cardinals to sweep over Brewers

By R.B. Fallstrom (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Stephen Piscotty savored the moment of his second career grand slam. Then he got some chow. The St. Louis Cardinals’ budding star remembered an empty stomach caused by all that time at the ballpark after a rain-soaked, twice-delayed 9-8 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers that completed a three-game… Read more »

Garcia goes 8 innings, Cardinals beat Brewers 7-1

By Steve Overbey (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Jaime Garcia said all along there was no reason to panic. Matt Holliday drove in three runs, Garcia threw eight solid innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Friday night. The Cardinals ended a seven-game home losing streak, their longest since Aug. 2-15,… Read more »

Agapita Lopez Gaela

Agapita Lopez Gaela, 80, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Sunday, April 17, at her home. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at the funeral home with Reverends Clarita and Reuben Barruel officiating. Agapita was born March… Read more »

Chiefs place franchise tag on All-Pro safety Eric Berry

By DAVE SKRETTA Associated Press (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Eric Berry overcame cancer to return to the Kansas City Chiefs last season. Now, the Chiefs are hopeful he’ll be with them much longer. The team placed the franchise tag on the All-Pro safety on Tuesday, which means the 27-year-old Berry will make $10,806,000 on a one-year… Read more »

Univ. of Missouri fires instructor after student run-ins

By JIM SUHR Associated Press (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The University of Missouri fired an assistant professor on Thursday who had been suspended after run-ins with student journalists during protests last year, including a videotaped confrontation where she called for “some muscle” to remove a videographer from the Columbia campus. Melissa Click’s actions were “not compatible… Read more »

Lois Clarke

Lois E. Clarke, 84, of Holden, Missouri, died Saturday, Feb. 6, at her home. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden, Missouri. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Leona Hobbs officiating.  Interment will follow in the Holden Cemetery.  Pallbearers will… Read more »