MU baseball coach miffed by mistakes

Missouri starter Aaron Crow attempts a pick-off throw to first baseman Kurt Calvert on Sunday in the third game of a best-of-five exhibition series.

In the third game of the Missouri baseball team's intrasquad fall world series on Sunday at Taylor Stadium, the teams combined for seven errors.

High-tech companies give Columbia high marks

The city ranks high in terms of the four factors businesses consider when choosing a site for data centers.

Canines seek FEMA search-and-rescue certification

This weekend, 24 dog and handler teams from across the country took FEMA’s urban search-and-rescue certification test.

Sen. Chuck Graham arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated

Columbia police said he rear-ended a vehicle.

Columbia eyes most notable properties

A contest aims to make Columbians more aware of historical property in the area.

BOONE LIFE: Comic artists burn the midnight oil for 24 Hour Comics Day

About 12 people burned the midnight oil to participate in the international 24 Hour Comics Day at the Quinlan Keep comic book store at 315 N Eighth St. from noon Saturday to noon Sunday.


History takes the stage

A play written by a former Missouri slave will be featured Tuesday in the State Historical Society’s Missouri History in Performance Theatre. The play is considered to be the first play written by an African-American to be published in America.

Police searching for suspects, minivan in central Columbia robbery

Columbia police Sunday were looking Sunday for two suspects in a central Columbia robbery in which a man was threatened with a rifle. The robbery was at least the fourth in Columbia since Friday.

In South Africa, AIDS takes toll on older women

In a country where one in four is unemployed and half the population lives in poverty, many rural households are being held together by older women who rely on their government pensions to get by.

A world without wallflowers

Hundreds of students crowded the dance floor Saturday night at Rock Bridge High School’s Homecoming dance, with no signs of anyone being left on the sidelines.

Drunken driver hits two, drives away, police say

Two Columbia residents were injured early Sunday morning after a drunken driver hit them and drove off, police say.

Streetlight installations on hold

Plans to install streetlights along Forum Boulevard and Chapel Hill Road are being delayed while the city examines whether more decorative fixtures would be appropriate.

Law department advises Columbia City Council to allow candidates to speak at public meetings

Anyone from the public can speak at city council meetings, but council members debate whether allowing candidates for council to campaign during meetings is appropriate.

City test drives recycled asphalt

Asphalt is about to become more environmentally friendly with the use of recycled shingles and glass.

Tigers inch up polls to No. 13

Tigers move up in rankings after defeating Texas Tech on Saturday.

China’s Communist Party plans the country’s future direction

The 17th Party Congress will have a major impact on how China conducts its economic and political policies.