March 29, 2015
Missouri softball lost its series to Auburn on Sunday.
Seven downtown Columbia churches gathered at Ninth Street and Broadway for an ecumenical Palm Sunday service.
Sophie Cunningham, a guard for the Rock Bridge Bruins basketball team, is expected to play in the McDonald's All American Game on April 1 in Chicago.
In a year-long investigation, the Associated Press interviewed more than 40 current and former slaves in Benjina, Indonesia. The AP documented the journey of a single large shipment of slave-caught seafood from the village and tracked it by satellite to a Thai harbor. AP journalists followed trucks that loaded and drove the seafood over four nights to dozens of factories, cold storage plants and the country's biggest fish market. From there, it went around the world, including the U.S.
People on San Juan island lost Internet and phone service for 10 days there in 2013. Other regions around the country also have fallen dark in recent years, sometimes for days at a time, because of failures or accidents affecting the nation’s broadband infrastructure. The failures have revealed vulnerabilities in the backbone of the nation’s high-speed Internet highway, which often lacks the detour routes necessary to quickly restore service when outages occur outside of major cities.
March 28, 2015
Hundreds of elementary and middle school students, including nine from Columbia, competed Friday in a statewide geography bee at MU.
March 27, 2015
Missouri lost 4-1 to Tennessee during tennis matches at the Green Tennis Center on Friday.
Matt Rahner began documenting dozens of homes on nearly 130 parcels of land that were acquired by Kansas City via eminent domain to make room for a new East Patrol police station and crime lab in 2012. "Eminent Domain," an art installation highlighting Rahner's work, opened last week at the Kansas City Public Library.
Chad Phillips, a senior at MU studying political science and psychology, is one of nine candidates campaigning for the First Ward City Council seat.
The Armory Sports and Recreation Center, 701 E. Ash St., was built in 1938 and features the Art Deco style.
March 26, 2015
George Hodgman, an editor and author, moved from New York City to Paris, Missouri, to care for his elderly mother. He wrote a memoir, "Bettyville," about his experiences.
Jake Loft, a senior at MU, campaigns along West Ash Street on Sunday. Loft is one of nine candidates running for a First Ward city council seat that was vacated when former Councilwoman Ginny Chadwick resigned from her position in January. Loft said he wants to build trust with the residents of the First Ward and be a voice for people who have felt under-represented or misrepresented by previous councils.
March 25, 2015
Glenn and Cara O'Neill, started the Cure Sanfilippo Foundation in hopes of saving their daughter Eliza, 5, who has a rare disease that kills brain cells, causing hyperactivity and autistic-like behavior, then seizures, loss of ability to walk and usually death by the mid-teens.
March 24, 2015
Brian Wendling, a performer from Kansas City, told stories and showed off tricks to an audience of about 40 during a 45-minute performance Tuesday evening at the Columbia Public Library.
The complex of Moore College and Warren College at Vanderbilt University is part of the "residential college" model where students become part of a diverse community. Student and resident adviser Vivek Shah said he particularly has enjoyed getting to know students and faculty members whose interests sharply differ from his own.
A show called FLEXN, co-directed by Peter Sellars, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York explores social and criminal justice issues through dance, photography and public dialogue.
The MU Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory is one of two state laboratories monitoring quarantined birds from two sites in Missouri, after an outbreak of bird flu.
March 23, 2015
About 30 students in kindergarten through seventh grades worked on art, theater and music skills Monday during Stephens College's TRYPS spring break program.
Columbia is still trying to determine how to best serve the transit needs of its citizens after rolling out the latest citywide bus system during the summer.
March 22, 2015
The Missouri Tigers lost 5-7 to the South Carolina Gamecocks during a baseball game Sunday at Taylor Stadium.