September 11, 2013
Don Asbee and his apprentices forge steel sculptures for the East Campus neighborhood Tuesday. Four sculptures were commissioned by the neighborhood association. Each will stand 8.5 feet tall with a quill pen and the letters E and C for East Campus.
Gun supporters with signs and flags gathered at the Capitol steps on Wednesday as the House debated the override of Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of House Bill 436. The House voted by the narrowest possible margin, 109-49, to override the veto and pass a bill that rejects federal laws limiting gun use.
The Missouri legislature met Wednesday to consider override votes on Gov. Jay Nixon's vetoes of legislation from the 2013 session.
Gov. Jay Nixon visits Fairview Elementary School Wednesday morning. He congratulated Fairview students and teachers on having such a high Missouri School Improvement Program 5 score and for their constant hard work toward being one of leading elementary schools in the state.
September 10, 2013
Visitors gather Tuesday at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., to commemorate those who lost their lives there on Sept. 11, 2001. Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
Danyale and Lee Williams' Columbia home will be featured on Friday's episode of House Hunters.
September 9, 2013
The Harrisburg Bulldogs defeated the Salisbury High School Panthers 28-14 during Monday's football game. It was the second game for Harrisburg's new program.
The Whirling Brothers Circus on Monday featured camels, bike tricks and prizes for the audience.
The World Trade Center is rebuilding and undergoing changes 12 years after terrorists attacked it.
Parents and teachers met at Parkade Elementary School on Sept. 5 as part of the HOME WORKS! program. The program, which was implemented at two Columbia elementary schools this year, facilitates home visits for teachers to meet their students' parents.
September 8, 2013
MU alumnus John Anderson, who hosts ESPN's SportsCenter and ABC's Wipeout, appears in Columbia on Sunday at the inaugural John Anderson College Avenue Mile. Proceeds from the event went to the Anderson Family Charitable Foundation, which provides assistance to underserved elementary school-aged children in the public school system, according to the event's Web site.
A storm Sunday morning delayed the 2013 Bike MS ride by two hours, but many riders waited out the storm to complete the ride at the Central Missouri Events Center.
September 7, 2013
The Missouri Tigers defeated the Toledo Rockets 38-23 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Rock Bridge gets its second football victory of the season on Friday by defeating Fort Zumwalt West 48-14.
Tolton High School falls to Southern Boone 32-28 in Friday's football game in Columbia.
September 6, 2013
The Battle Spartans lost their home football game Friday night to the Hannibal Pirates, 42-27.
The ninth annual Tomato Festival, hosted by MU's Bradford Research and Extension Center, offered a variety of peppers and tomatoes for participants to sample and rate.
September 5, 2013
The Columbia Rugby Football Club gears up for its first match on Saturday. Captain Shan Schauffler says expectations and intensity for the team are much higher this season.
Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association attracts residents from across the state to the 50th annual Back to the Farm reunion.
Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the British meteorological office concluded in a report issued Thursday that man-made global warming increased the likelihood of some of 2012's extreme weather.