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9:24 am
Mon September 3, 2012

University of Missouri attempts to mend fences

The campus of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo.
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The University of Missouri is trying to mend fences with authors, while restoring the reputation and funding of its academic press.

The university announced plans in June to close the press, prompting outrage in the academic community. Some authors demanded their publishing rights returned. That decision was reversed Tuesday, when university officials said the press would continue to produce books and digital publications.

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