‘The Sopranos’ ice Emmy’s competition with best drama series award

“The Sopranos” turned its cut-to-black final season into Emmy gold Sunday, winning the best drama series award, and newcomer “30 Rock” was named best comedy series.

The mob saga’s victory was nearly unprecedented, with only one other drama series, 1977’s “Upstairs, Downstairs,” having claimed the top trophy after leaving the air.

MU defense sees room for improvement

After giving up 24 points and 372 yards of total offense to Western Michigan on Saturday, the Tiger defense will have to improve before conference play begins against Nebraska on Oct. 6.

Necrophilia, RomanceBot top One Night Stand

The short-film competition, which supports Columbia Access Television, required a romance theme and a heavy object.

BOONE LIFE: Warehouse-turned-nightclub brings Hispanic culture to McBaine

Salón Azteca opened two months ago in the village southwest of Columbia.

Finding fun with furry fashion

Chiefs can’t contain Bears’ Hester

Every time he lines up for a return, the Bears' Devin Hester believes a touchdown is just moments away. Sunday against the Chiefs he scored on a 73-yard punt return in the second quarter and set up a field goal in the third with another long return.

MU students angered by The Booze News

The Booze News, a new publication distributed in Columbia, has been accused by MU students and the MU Student Wellness Center of containing highly offensive content

Royals’ Buckner earns first major-league win

Not only did Billy Buckner earn his first major league win Sunday, Kansas City’s rookie right-hander helped make the AL Central race a little tighter.

Cardinals fall seven games down

Pitcher Jason Marquis has come back to haunt his former team, allowing just one run to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals.

Bevy of boutiques set up shop downtown

In the last few years, Columbia has seen a rise in the number of boutiques targeting young and professional women.

Car drives off road and hits telephone pole

Police say a minor drove a car off Old 63 early Sunday morning, injuring two Columbia residents.

Hincapie, Discovery Team prevail in Tour of Missouri

George Hincapie took the individual title and his Discovery Channel team claimed the team title Sunday in its final U.S. appearance, playing it safe in the final stage of the six-day Tour of Missouri.

49ers slip past Rams

Rams return man Dante Hall appeared to have an easy catch on a fourth quarter 49ers punt. But the ball slipped through his hands setting up San Francisco's winning field goal.

Localvore Challenge encourages consumers to shop locally

Participants are urged to buy, prepare and eat meals made with only those ingredients or food items from Missouri for one week.

New high school should be located in north Columbia

A good location for the new high school is Smiley Lane and Missouri 763.

Hincapie maintains lead in Tour of Missouri

Danny Pate won the fourth stage on Saturday, but George Hincapie is expected to keep his overall lead in the Tour of Missouri bicycle race, which ends today in St. Louis.