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Vitae offered vital answer

A military career behind him, Pat Castle is on a dual marathon of running and running Vitae Foundation

Two years ago, when Carl Landwehr extended the invitation to take over the Vitae Foundation, Pat Castle had never considered Mid-Missouri as an option after retirement from the U.S. Air Force.

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Sunday morning fire destroys apartment building

All 9 tenants escape unharmed; fate of several pets unknown

A Sunday morning fire destroyed a house containing five rental units at 201 Cherry St., just across Capitol Avenue from the old Missouri State Penitentiary.

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Laura Ward 'just getting started'

2nd Ward councilwoman unopposed on April ballot

After roughly eight months on the Jefferson City Council, 2nd Ward Councilwoman Laura Ward is facing her first election, though she has no opponent.

Weather-related cancellations, announcements for Monday, March 2, 2015

Check this headline link for updates on Mid-Missouri weather-related cancellations and announcements for Monday, March 2, 2015.

‘Big Ticket’ lives up to name

Kevin Garnett, known as the “Big Ticket,” has purchased 1,000 tickets to Minnesota’s next game in appreciation of Timberwolves fans for their welcome of his return to the team.

Art auction to benefit HALO foundation

Do you have some empty space on your walls? Or in your heart?

Selling market for NHL teams as trade deadline nears

General managers, count your draft picks. In this trade market, they’re valuable currency.

Giants reliever Strickland insists he’s no hothead on mound

San Francisco Giants reliever Hunter Strickland is a big, strong country boy from Georgia with a triple-digit fastball.

Beatles cover band ‘Liverpool Legends’ coming to Osage Beach

Liverpool Legends have two shows scheduled at Main Street Music Hall in Osage Beach.

Museum launching Saturday series

The Missouri State Museum will launch its newest programming series, “Storytime Saturdays.”

Poulter’s stumble opens door at rain-delayed Honda Classic

Ian Poulter didn’t realize he had a three-shot lead in the Honda Classic, only that he was playing well enough to feel like he was in control of his game and the tournament.

Kaminsky, No. 5 Wisconsin beat Michigan State 68-61

Frank Kaminsky scored 31 points in his final home game, sophomore Nigel Hayes added 14 and No. 5 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title with a 68-61 victory Sunday over Michigan State.

Gillespie, who once held college mark for baseball wins, dies at age of 88

Gordie Gillespie, one of the winningest coaches in college baseball history who also had success coaching football and basketball, has died. He was 88.

Women's Basketball: Owls beat Missouri Baptist

The William Woods women’s basketball team secured a No. 3 seed in the American Midwest Conference with a 63-43 defeat of Missouri Baptist on Saturday.

Astros newcomer Gattis heading to outfield

Evan Gattis is quickly becoming at ease in the clubhouse with his new Houston teammates. Adapting to his new spot on the field might take a little more time.

Women’s Basketball: Missouri State 86, Drake 57

The Missouri State Lady Bears set a JQH Arena record Sunday with 13 3-pointers in a 86-57 defeat of Drake.

Central Missouri ends Lincoln’s dominance at MIAA Championships

The Lincoln women’s track and field team saw its bid for a fifth straight title at the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s Indoor Track and Field Championships get denied Sunday, as the Blue Tigers finished in second place.

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Minoso, baseball’s first black Latino star, dies

When Minnie Minoso broke into major-league baseball, the “Cuban Comet” was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox.

Missouri women finish off regular season with win

The Missouri women’s basketball team finished off its regular season on the right foot Sunday, defeating Arkansas 57-41 at Mizzou Arena.

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Just two races into season, Johnson has effectively clinched spot in the Chase

The season just started. The calendar hasn’t even turned to spring. Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title.

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