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President Obama announced that he will be visiting Joplin, Mo. to meet with victim’s of Sunday’s storm.Continue Reading →
As we reported earlier today, CoMo ranked no. 11 on The Atlantic’s top 25 cities for recent grads to live list. Although we are excited to make the list, we are less than thrilled with the photo choice. Columbia is much more than a colorless street with dead trees.Continue Reading →
Rainy weather is affecting game times for the softball tournament. The Missouri-Illinois State game will follow the Indiana-DePaul game, which now has an 8 p.m. start time.Continue Reading →
TRYPS Children’s Theater will be hosting a fundraising tea party Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m at its Columbia Mall location. Parents are welcome to dress up their children and bring them to color, snack on royal cupcakes, participate in a parade and get snapshots with the “Royal Court of famous storybook characters.”Continue Reading →
In its 10th year, the One Read program will once again give Boone County residents a chance to read a book in unison. The 2011 pick was up for votes between The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot and The Help by Kathryn Stockett. The winner will be announced via video at the library’s website starting on May 23 at 8 a.m.Continue Reading →
For those who can’t get enough of the Don, there is hope. Mario Puzo, who wrote the novel that served as the inspiration for all three Godfather films, also penned a screenplay about the Corleone crime family that was never produced.Continue Reading →
Harper Lee, the 85-year-old infamously tight-lipped author of To Kill a Mockingbird, made a statement Friday, April 29 denying her involvement in an upcoming book about her life. Two days before, Penguin Press announced its intentions to publish The Mockingbird Next Door: Life With Harper Lee.Continue Reading →
The Daniel Boone Regional Library can help you get one step closer to being like the ultimate tree hugger, Johnny Appleseed. In honor of Arbor Day, the regional library’s three locations will be joining with the Missouri Department of Conservation to give out free seedlings of Missouri native trees. At the Columbia branch, horticulturalist Alan [...]Continue Reading →
There is no better time than Earth Day to clean your overflowing bookshelves. Here are some local options to de-clutter and stay green.
If you want to swap your books for new reads, Nancy’s Trade-a-Book II can help. The store, located at 21 Conley Road, will exchange used books with their wide selection [...]Continue Reading →
April 4, 2011 11:50 am by Dalene Rovenstine
Opening day has come and gone. Cardinals and Royals fans alike are thinking about baseball, but often sitting in the stands doesn’t tell the full story. Bill White does.Continue Reading →
April Fools’ is not just for kids. Today, Hulu users will be surprised to see a new retro look, complete with “new” episodes such as The X-Files, Sliders and Murder One. Clicking to view the episodes, causes a dial-up connection screen and sound to pop up before the video loads. Clicking “take [...]Continue Reading →
Whether you are taking a much-needed getaway to the beach or planning a stay-cation in CoMo, the academic spring break week provides a perfect opportunity for anyone to take time for enjoyable reading. Put away the textbooks, and check out these recently released guilty-pleasure picks:
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Stephen “Steve-O” Glover of Jackass, has confirmed that he is writing a memoir. The book is bound to be full of tales of his humorous and inane antics, but the reality TV star will also discuss his battle with drug addiction as well as his road to recovery.
Steve-O was on the cast of Jackass [...]Continue Reading →
March 11, 2011 1:27 pm by Dalene Rovenstine
On March 8, Stacey Lannert, a St. Louis woman, published a memoir called Redemption. In the book, Lannert tells how her father sexually abused her for 10 years before she shot and killed him.
The book was published on International Women’s Day to honor her journey.
Lannert was sentenced to life in prison without parole [...]Continue Reading →
Steve Jobs is in his black turtleneck again. And he’s got an announcement.
According to CNN, iTunes-approved Beatles songs greeted reporters and guests at Apple’s press conference at 10 a.m. today in Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, San Francisco.
There were rumors that Steve Jobs [...]Continue Reading →
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