Nazis in Columbia

Eminent domain is targeted

The Boone Liberty Coalition is petitioning to change Columbia’s eminent domain ordinance in an effort to stop the city from taking land from property owners for private development.

Group hopes to replace Crayton

A group of residents who collected signatures to force the removal of Almeta Crayton as Columbia’s First Ward councilwoman has called off the effort but committed itself to ensuring she doesn’t win a fourth term next year.

Community gardens spring up across town

Green peppers and mushrooms — and maybe a side salad — are usually the extent to which someone would think about vegetables at Shakespeare’s Pizza. But on Sunday, amid plates of greasy pizza, gardeners collected seeds and tips for growing vegetables and other plants in Columbia’s community gardens.

Board hears proposal for teacher pay raise

A package of proposed increases in Columbia Public School’s teacher salaries could cost the district more than $6 million and, if approved by the board of education, could result in a $1,500 increase in the current base salary and $1,000 more for the minimum salary.

Cultivating a green community

After three years of research and more than two years of working their way through the city bureaucracy, a Columbia couple is ready to move forward with Bear Creek Prairie.

Tigers get first-round bye in WNIT

The invitation arrived and the Missouri women’s basketball team did not hesitate to RSVP.

Missouri tennis team loses tight match to Louisville

The No. 68 Missouri women’s tennis team ended its seven-match home stand with a 4-3 loss to Louisville Monday night at the Green Tennis Center.

Blues force extra period but falter in shootout

CALGARY, Alberta — Alex Tanguay and Jarome Iginla scored in the shootout Monday night, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Blues.

Izzy ready?

JUPITER, Fla. — Right on schedule, rehabbing St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Isringhausen is set to make his spring training debut on Thursday.

Teahen adjusting to new life in outfield

SURPRISE, Ariz. — He worked hard all his life to become a good third baseman, and Mark Teahen did. Big time.

Hornist’s passion plays its way into composition

Composing isn’t Katie Andres’ passion, but she has been recognized as one of MU’s brightest student composers. This year’s Chancellor’s Concert will feature one of her original pieces: “Concerto for Horn and Orchestra.”

Severe weather planning springs to action

As part of Missouri’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, the annual statewide tornado drill will be at 1:30 p.m. today.

Police content with march’s outcome

Columbia police are overall pleased with the way the National Socialist Movement march turned out Saturday in downtown Columbia.

MOHELA plan filibustered

JEFFERSON CITY — Wrestling and farm equipment were two subjects that had not been addressed in the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority debate — until Monday night.

Defense: Strike O’Neal allegations

An attorney representing the 14 MU athletic department employees accused of negligence in MU football player Aaron O’Neal’s death asked a judge Monday to strike certain allegations from the lawsuit, charging that they were “immaterial and impertinent.”

Power in women’s closets

Amelia is a corporate lawyer living in Pittsburgh. She feels most powerful in a conservative blue power suit, but she feels most like herself in a low-cut top and tight jeans. Either way, she wears heels.

Columbia school board loses vice president

Don Ludwig, vice president of the Columbia School Board, resigned Monday