Up-tempo Tigers take court

What Missouri fans will see tonight isn’t a finished product. It probably won’t even be close.

Professors try to clarify stem cell debate

Online, on television and throughout the media, advertisements for and against Amendment 2 permeate Missouri news outlets.

Transcripts of stem cell discussion

R. Michael Roberts, curator’s professor of animal science at MU, describes the effect of Amendment 2 on scientific research in Missouri. Amendment 2 would allow stem cell scientists to operate under federal guidelines and protect scientists’ work from future proposed state law restrictions.

Community group calls for Boone Hospital to end lease

About a hundred Boone County business owners and professionals told the Boone Hospital Board of Trustees at a meeting Wednesday night to terminate its lease with its management company early.

County makes plan to handle school emergencies

Because of a number of recent school shootings, the phrase “school emergency” might conjure up visions of physical violence by students.

More couples include pets in their wedding ceremonies

It’s an age of pet trends: mini dogs as accessories, dogs in costumes and jewelry for the holidays and even pets participating in weddings.

Uproar over Foley draws rebukes in 9th District

Recent Congressional scandals involving former Florida Rep. Mark Foley and others have called into question the ethical climate on Capitol Hill.

Veterans a top concern for candidates

The war in Iraq, the conflict in Afghanistan and other military operations around the world are pushing veterans issues back to the forefront of the minds of Americans — and their political candidates.

Chase talks about drugs in schools

Parents questioned the Columbia Public School District’s methods for drug prevention at a forum with Superintendent Phyllis Chase on Wednesday.

Teen killed, man injured in car crash on Route K

A 17-year-old Columbia girl died Wednesday afternoon after a two-car collision on Route K West, just south of Bethel Church Road.

Fire board says it won’t discipline Curry

Assistant Fire Chief Sharon Curry is unlikely to face any professional repercussions for her drunk driving arrest over the weekend, the Boone County Fire Protection District’s three-person governing board said Wednesday.

Roads key for commissioner candidates

If one were to rank the three most talked-about issues facing Boone County presiding commissioner candidates, it might go something like this: roads, roads and roads.

One-party vote no longer an option

JEFFERSON CITY — This election season, Missouri voters will no longer be able to choose a straight-ticket option. Instead, they’ll have to vote for candidates and ballot measures individually.

Deceased still on state’s voting rolls

Columbia native William Phillippe was drawn to the West Coast through military service and a steady job after he graduated from Hickman High School in 1938. He moved back to his hometown in 1988 and in 1992 married Rea Phillippe.

So, how do you like your Columbia?

A total of 415 people responded to a visioning survey conducted by the city of Columbia between Sept. 13 and Sept. 27, and 255 of those indicated an interest in participating in citizen topic groups that will be part of the visioning process.

Subdued Missouri feeling pressure

As they signed autographs after Wednesday night’s match against Iowa State, Missouri volleyball players tried to put on happy faces for some of their youngest fans.

Respect ranks high

When Rock Bridge coach A.J. Ofodile took over in 2003, he ditched the school’s plain solid white and solid green jerseys.

Blackshirts emphasizing improvement vs. Tigers

Missouri’s offense isn’t deceived by Nebraska’s poor defensive showing against Oklahoma State last week.

Star player watches as Cougars cannot overcome sluggish start

This was supposed to be Bryant Chambly’s breakout season. A 6-foot-4 senior forward on the Columbia College men’s basketball team, Chambly had expectations of leading the Cougars to an opening night win Wednesday night in front of the home crowd against Lindenwood University.

Don't miss the fright factory

Bill and Jennifer Schnell have been designing and building haunted houses since 1995, and their most recent creation, The Necropolis, is currently Missouri's top-ranked fright factory.