April 6, 2011
2010 census data shows Missouri grew but at a slower rate than other states around the nation. As a result, Missouri is losing one of its nine Congressional districts. Take a look at the history of Congressional districts by scrolling.
Regina Wang is a copy editor at the Missourian.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., center, leaves a news conference after touting his 2012 federal budget on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. The pace of budget negotiations in Congress is quickening as a deadline for a government shutdown looms at the end of the week.
Bill Mees is a guest columnist. He is a Columbia resident and an outdoors enthusiast.
Click the gray buttons to see the results of different races in the 2011 municipal and school election. Candidates who didn't win are faded out. Precincts are color-coded for their top vote-getters.
Elections were held Tuesday in Columbia for two City Council seats, three School Board seats, one Boone County Hospital Board of Trustees seat and two city propositions.
April 5, 2011
Helen Anthony cries during her victory speech to close friends and family at Sophia's restaurant on Tuesday. Anthony beat Glen Ehrhardt in the race for the Fifth Ward seat on the Columbia City Council. "I would not be here without all of you," she said. "You have all been the wind under my wings. It was quite a fight, but you encouraged me."
Fred Schmidt, center, celebrates Tuesday evening with John Clark, left, and Cathy Rosenholtz after learning he won his First Ward race for Columbia City Council.
Missouri freshman Phil Pressey dribbles the ball against Presbyterian junior Pierre Miller and freshman Joshua Clyburn at Mizzou Arena on Saturday, December 11, 2010.
MU men's basketball coach Frank Haith, left, sits with his wife Pam Haith and daughter Brianna before speaking at Tuesday's press conference. Haith's son Corey was also present at the press conference.
MU men's basketball coach Frank Haith addresses the criticisms voiced by some Missouri fans after his introductory press conference.
Media, players, staff and supporters listen to MU men's basketball coach Frank Haith during a press conference in the Clinton Club at Mizzou Arena.
Anne Deaton, left, wife of MU Chancellor Brady Deaton, greets Pam Haith, wife of new MU men's basketball coach Frank Haith, before a press conference at Mizzou Arena.
Finger Lakes State Park has received $289,477 to build or improve trails for off-road vehicles.
Men's basketball coach Frank Haith discusses his previous coaching experience and his plans for MU during a press conference at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday.
MU men's basketball coach Frank Haith answers questions after an introductory press conference at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday. Haith, who previously coached at Miami, was signed to a five-year contract to replace Mike Anderson, who resigned his position as coach late last month to coach at Arkansas.
Residents from the 4th and 5th Ward began arriving at the Fairview Methodist Church polling station at 6 a.m. on Tuesday.
Missouri men's golf coach Mark Leroux talks with Tigers sophomore Jace Long during the first day of competition in the Mizzou Intercollegiate on Monday at the Club at Old Hawthorne.
April 4, 2011
Mike Alden, MU athletics director, speaks about the hiring of Frank Haith as the new Missouri men's basketball coach on Monday night at Mizzou Arena. Haith is Alden's third hire for the position since Alden became AD in 1998.
A tree that snapped during the wind storm Sunday night sits Monday in a front yard of a house on Walnut Street.