Star Magazine

Love Story

From Romania came love

In 2002, TV anchor Elizabeth Alex planned to return to Romania but instead had to fly to New Orleans to cover Hurricane Katrina. When Alex Drescanu,  her local translator, realized she wasn’t coming, he felt bereft. He called her and said, “I miss you.”

Love Story

All it took was just one look

That night Thaylia Smith wrote on her calendar, “Drummer sat at table.” She continued to attend the late-night sessions at Jardine’s Restaurant and Jazz Club, and she and Patrick Conway got to know each other.

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Missouri coach Kim Anderson on preparations for Arizona

Third-year Missouri basketball coach Kim Anderson discussed the Tigers' win Tuesday against Miami (Ohio) and looked ahead to Saturday's game against No. 20 Arizona at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.
Tod Palmer The Kansas City Star
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Missouri coach Kim Anderson on preparations for Arizona

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