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2008-10-04 15:00:08

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2008-09-14 15:00:24

Columbia Public Library: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 100 W. Broadway. 443-3161 orwww.dbrl.org. - This year's One Readbook is "The Whistling Season" by Ivan Doig.

2008-08-23 15:00:22


2008-08-14 18:00:28

A locally produced original feature film, "Memory/Loss" - written by Sarah Phillips, a recent MU journalism grad originally from Columbia - will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, 203 S. Ninth St. The film explores the deep bonds between best friends.

2008-08-14 18:00:28

, a career crook (Peter Sellers) plans to smuggle millions of dollars' worth of gold by tricking villagers into thinking he's filming a movie and having them "act" a scene in which they bring the loot ashore. (c) 2008 Columbia Daily Tribune. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-02 21:00:17

By Janese Heavin, Columbia Daily Tribune, Mo. Aug. 2--Several Boone County schools did not meet federal achievement targets this year; however, none of them face federal sanctions.

2008-07-28 18:00:33

By Janese Heavin, Columbia Daily Tribune, Mo. Jul. 28--Columbia Public Schools are growing their own crop of future administrators in an effort to offset high attrition rates and buck national trends that show fewer people are interested in pursuing those careers.

2008-07-24 18:00:00

By Sara Semelka, Columbia Daily Tribune, Mo. Jul. 24--Karen Miller was not particularly active in politics in her early years, but her involvement in a whirlwind campaign for future Gov. Roger Wilson's state Senate seat gave her the political bug.

2008-07-06 18:00:20

By Sara Agnew, Columbia Daily Tribune, Mo. Jul. 6--Long before there was a Summer Repertory Theatre program at the University of Missouri, audiences gathered on the education building's roof to watch student-directed shows.

2008-06-21 15:00:00

By T.J. Greaney, Columbia Daily Tribune, Mo. Jun. 21--On the morning of May 19, 1780, the sky over New England turned a dark red. By noon, people were conducting business by candlelight, nocturnal birds had taken flight and flowers had closed their petals.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.