In the vestibule of MU’s Memorial Union between the north and south wings is a small memorial: a flickering candle, some artificial flowers and a green paperback copy of the New Testament. It serves as a reminder of Jeong Im, the semi-retired MU microbiologist whose slaying last Jan. 7 remains a mystery.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns said Thursday that Americans should pay heed to the threat of Avian flu, but should not fear the virus, which has infected poultry and even some humans in Asia.
Smiles, laughs and lots of good wishes filled the room as more than 200 people stopped by City Hall on Thursday afternoon to say farewell to Ray Beck, retiring longtime city manager.
JEFFERSON CITY — Starting in May, Missourians will have a wider array of tax-free investment choices for their college savings accounts as a result of a new state contract.
The dense, towering trees where deer graze and owls perch behind Brett Wisman’s home in northeast Columbia will soon be replaced by motorized carts and shouts of “fore.”
JEFFERSON CITY — A year in which several reporters were ordered to testify about their sources and notes has prompted bipartisan support for a reporters shield law.
ST. LOUIS — Gov. Matt Blunt is the second governor in as many days to visit Ford Motor Co. headquarters and ask executives to spare a plant in his home state.
The Missouri women’s basketball team, picked in the preseason to finish 10th in the Big 12 Conference, is out to prove its detractors wrong.
For the first time since 1983, the Missouri Baseball team is ranked in Baseball America’s preseason Top 25.
Oklahoma State, like their coach Eddie Sutton, has been known for its veteran presence, disciplined attitude, and tough-minded play.
Rock Bridge basketball coach Jim Scanlon and Hickman coach Jim Sutherland have a full weekend ahead of them, culminating at Mizzou Arena on Sunday at the 2006 MFA Oil-Break Time Shootout.
Friends, family, Missouri officials, and former colleagues gathered Friday at the Maryland Avenue parking garage to honor the one-year anniversary of Jeong Im’s murder. “At about this time, about a year ago, a tragic thing happened,” Jackie Jones, vice chancellor for administrative services said Friday.
Cindy Stein said the reputation of the Missouri women’s basketball team got a big boost Wednesday night.
JEFFERSON CITY — Just as students headed back to school this week, legislators headed back to the Capitol on Wednesday to kick off their 2006 legislative session.
Now that Jack Abramoff has pleaded guilty to fraud, tax evasion and conspiracy to bribe public officials, U.S. legislators from Missouri are distancing themselves from the lobbyist, as well as from former House Speaker Tom DeLay, who was indicted on campaign finance charges last fall.
Elson Floyd, president of the University of Missouri System, told a gathering of university employees Wednesday that it is too early to speculate whether layoffs will be necessary to reach administrative cost reductions announced in December for the four campuses and the central administration.
ST. LOUIS — Better than anyone, Mike Martz realized during the St. Louis Rams’ glory years that nothing lasts forever.
NEW YORK — The Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets discussed a compensation package for coach Herman Edwards on Wednesday, a source familiar with the situation said on condition of anonymity.
KANSAS CITY — A man apparently looking for free lunch was arrested for allegedly assaulting a pizza delivery man.
At Fifth and Walnut streets, a constant stream of visitors came through the Columbia Post Office’s doors during December. As they mailed holiday cards and packages, postal employees tried to prepare their customers for the postage rate increase set to take place Sunday.