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  • Pennsylvania company is in the early stages of a cervical cancer vaccine

    Pennsylvania company is in the early stages of a cervical cancer vaccine
    The most common sexually transmitted disease is often silent and invisible: human papillomavirus (also called HPV). But in some people HPV leads to genital warts and cancers -- notably, cervical cancer. The vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix were designed as...
  • Personalized risk info helps with screening decision

    Personalized risk info helps with screening decision
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People make more educated decisions about screening tests when they're given a personalized assessment of their own risk, rather than one-size-fits-all information, according to a new review of past studies. Those personalized...
  • Mizzou student sentenced for campus underwear thefts

    Mizzou student sentenced for campus underwear thefts
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri sophomore has been sentenced to probation for stealing women's underwear from a residence hall laundry facility.   The Columbia Daily Tribune reported Tuesday 19-year-old Kevin D. Waida pleaded guilty to...
  • University of Missouri journalism school receives $30 million research gift

    University of Missouri journalism school receives $30 million research gift
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri journalism think tank has received one of the largest gifts in school history to continue research into the digital future of news.   School leaders announced a $30.1 million endowment donation Thursday...
  • Suit blames Megabus in fatal downstate crash

    Suit blames Megabus in fatal downstate crash
    A Missouri man who was aboard the Megabus that crashed in Illinois earlier this month is suing Megabus and the bus driver for failing to properly inspect maintain the vehicle, among other allegations. Michael Murphy of Jackson County, Mo., filed the...
  • UNT Debate Team Ranked Number One in Texas

    UNT Debate Team Ranked Number One in Texas
    DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas Debate Team has been ranked first in Texas and 95th in the world by the International Debate Education Association. UNT’s team was placed ahead of the debate teams from the University of...
  • PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown

    PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown
    Theo Angelopoulos Award-winning Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos, 76, an award-winning Greek filmmaker known for his slow and dreamlike style as a director, was killed in a road accident Tuesday in Athens. Police and hospital officials said...
  • Dorial Green-Beckham chooses Mizzou over Arkansas

    Dorial Green-Beckham chooses Mizzou over Arkansas
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - M-I-Z-D-G-B! In a scene that mirrored a Presidential visit at Hillcrest High school, Dorial Green-Beckham announced a decision fans across the country had been anticipating for nearly four years. "It is an honor to announce I would...
  • Prairie Crossing’s ‘gatekeeper’ says she’ll allow teachers ‘to work their magic’

     
    Nearly 10 years ago, when Gail Worrell tried to start a charter school for at-risk children, Prairie Crossing Charter School was one of the first …...
  • John Corrigan named AME for arts and entertainment; Laurie Ochoa, A&E editor

     
    A memo to the newsroom from Editor Davan Maharaj: Today, I’m announcing a new leadership team for one of the most important journalistic franchises at The Times. I’m pleased to announce that John Corrigan, our Business editor since 2009, will....
  • Four years later, first LWN freshman class produces 20 collegiate athletes

     
    The first group of athletes who had the opportunity to play all four years at Lincoln-Way North High School had 20 students sign letters-of-intent this …...