November 26, 2012
When the next Congress cranks up in January, there will be more women, many new faces and 11 fewer of the tea party-backed 2010 House GOP freshmen who sought re-election. Overriding those changes, though, is a thinning of pragmatic, centrist veterans in both parties.
Caleb McMurry is preparing for a 5-month, 2,180-mile hike along the Appalachian Trail.
November 25, 2012
The U.S. Postal Service plans to reduce daily post office hours at Hartsburg to four hours daily, plus the regular window hours on Saturdays.
November 24, 2012
Parents with disabilities often have to fight to keep their own children.
Sixteen- and 20-year-old Dustin and Austin Stanton, respectively, started with six baby chicks and were able to start a successful egg supply business.
November 23, 2012
Shoppers lined up Thursday night at stores in Columbia for Black Friday deals.
Paul Heddings, who is legally blind, has been a drum major for Marching Mizzou for two football seasons.
November 22, 2012
More than 400 guests enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner at Everyone Eats in Stamper Commons at Stephens College.
November 21, 2012
Local stores prepare for Black Friday shoppers with special sales and promotions.
Volunteers gathered at Stephens College's Stamper Commons on Wednesday to help prepare dishes for the annual Everyone Eats Thanksgiving meal.
Richard and Beth Trimmell, the new regional coordinators for the Salvation Army in the Columbia/Jefferson City area, are preparing for the holiday season with Thanksgiving baskets and bell-ringers.
November 20, 2012
A group of protesters gathered outside the Boone County Courthouse on Tuesday to call for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Only two seats were unfilled on Frontier Airlines' inaugural flight to Orlando Tuesday at Columbia Regional Airport.
Columbia Chess Club president Justin Hull takes on fellow club members at Kaldi's Cafe. Hull has learned how to play chess blindfolded.
November 19, 2012
The Veterans and Shelter Dogs program, run through the Research Center for Human-Animal Interaction at MU, is meant to provide veterans with a stress-reducing experience while helping shelter dogs learn the skills they need to be adopted.
November 17, 2012
The U.S. Army Golden Knights landed parachutes during halftime of the Missouri versus Syracuse game Saturday to thank Chris Nelson, the trauma surgeon who treated a member of their team, and the physicians and staff of University Hospital's Frank L. Mitchell Jr., M.D., Trauma Center.
The Columbia College men's soccer team defeated Cardinal Stritch on Saturday at R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium in the opening round of the NAIA national tournament.
On Saturday morning, Ashland residents passed books hand-to-hand to fill the Southern Boone County Public Library's new building. A white-dove release and a ribbon-cutting ceremony were also part of the festivities.
November 16, 2012
The top recruit last year on Rivals.com is a sturdy 6-foot-6-inch, 220 pounds, runs a 40-yard dash in 4.37 seconds and is only 19 years old. Dorial Green-Beckham destroyed national records in his four years at Hillcrest High School, amassing more than 6,000 receiving yards and 75 touchdowns. However, he's had a relatively quiet season as a freshman on Missouri's football team.
November 15, 2012
The Missouri women's basketball team earned a 70-61 victory over the Western Illinois Leathernecks. The Tigers' record is now 3-0.