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2008-06-21 15:00:00

By Abraham Mahshie, Columbia Daily Tribune, Mo. Jun. 21--A nationwide trend for medical students to pass up working as primary-care physicians and work in more lucrative specialties could mean a shortage of 44,000 family physicians by 2025.

2008-06-20 18:00:28

By Sara Semelka, Columbia Daily Tribune, Mo. Jun. 20--The Missouri River in parts of Boone County is expected to stay above flood stage at least through the weekend. Boonville and Jefferson City are the closest points along the river for which the National Weather Service collects data.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.