Hood’s quick healing puts him back on the field

Missouri defensive lineman Ziggy Hood was in the game against Texas A&M for 20 plays. He only made one tackle and never sacked the quarterback.

Anderson’s aggressive style gets exercised

When the Missouri Tigers play their first preseason game of the year on Nov. 3 against Missouri-Rolla, it is doubtful that game will be as challenging as what they are experiencing now.

Hickman falls to Crusaders

For a team that just lost its fourth game in the last seven, the Hickman soccer team was surprisingly upbeat Tuesday night.

One couple dominates stem cell donations

JEFFERSON CITY — A husband and wife, both cancer survivors, are the source of nearly 97 percent of the campaign funds in 2006 in support of the stem cell research proposal on the November ballot, according to the Missouri Ethics Commission.

South Boone wastewater site list is narrowed

A committee looking into a future wastewater facility in southern Boone County chose 10 potential sites on Tuesday night.

Stadium Wal-Mart closes doors

As a bottle of SunnyD passed through the checkout scanner Tuesday night, Philip Iweze became the last customer of the Wal-Mart at 401 N. Stadium Blvd.

A park’s past

It was close. The train had just started to move when they drove up to the station.

Candidate calls for night court

An MU professor running for associate circuit judge announced a proposal Tuesday to establish a night court in Boone County, but sitting judges say there’s no money for it.

At home in Hearnes

Jessi Strother rolls her eyes as her mother, Sandi Strother, sitting comfortably in her living room and smirking at her daughter’s embarrassment, recalls her memories from Hearnes Center.

Bruin bench beats Owls

By the time Bruin forward Nick Patton comes off the bench, you are winded and weak.

Massey suspended

Brandon Massey has been suspended indefinitely from the football team, coach Gary Pinkel announced Tuesday after practice.

City would hasten decay at landfill

City officials want to start dumping yard waste in the municipal landfill again to speed the decay of garbage and facilitate a planned bioreactor’s production of methane gas.

Diabetics warned of bogus test strips

LifeScan Inc., the maker of OneTouch Brand diabetes testing supplies, has reported incidents of counterfeit versions of its OneTouch Ultra and OneTouch Basic Blood Glucose Test Strips.

Hot on the rabbit trail

Rabbit season opened on Oct. 1 and so did David Urich’s dog kennels. Urich has 11 dogs: eight beagles, one basset hound, a black Labrador retriever and a mixed-breed dog. All of the dogs get in on the rabbit-hunting action on Urich’s 40-acre homestead in Moniteau County.

Nearly 200 Missourians hear final public debate

About 200 mid-Missouri voters spent their lunch hour Tuesday at Columbia’s Peachtree Banquet Hall listening as three of the four candidates vying to represent Missouri’s 9th Congressional District faced off in their last public debate.

MU international student shocked by Taser by Sheriff’s deputies pleads guilty

An international MU doctoral student who was shocked by a Taser by Boone County Sheriff’s deputies pleaded guilty Tuesday in the 13th Circuit Court to failure to dim bright lights and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.

Mo. Democratic candidates discuss issues affecting children

There was little disagreement among the five Democratic candidates running for state representative seats who attended the Citizens For Missouri’s Children forum Tuesday night.