Energy officials questioned about efficiency options

ConocoPhillips hosted two events, a symposium and a community forum, to address rising concerns about energy efficiency.

Comedian D.L. Hughley cracks up audience at Jesse Hall

Comedian D.L. Hughley came to MU’s Jesse Hall on Wednesday to perform his standup act. He based his jokes on celebrities and current events, like Ellen DeGeneres and the possibility of a black U.S. president.

Sen. Graham fundraiser to take place as scheduled Friday

A planned fundraiser for Sen. Chuck Graham will take place as scheduled Friday evening at the Clinton Club at Mizzou Arena.

Family Resources board seeks removal of member who has questioned procedures

Steve Tatlow, after raising concerns with the Missouri attorney general’s office about the public entity’s practices, faces retribution from board colleagues.

Police and hospital support staff action in Graham arrest

A spokeswoman for University Hospital said staff acted appropriately in trying to prevent Columbia police from obtaining Sen. Chuck Graham’s urine — the Police say they acted appropriately as well.

Film fest organizer announces bid for First Ward council seat

Paul Sturtz, organizer of the True/False Film Festival and co-founder of Ragtag Cinemacafe, is the fifth to announce his bid for the First Ward seat.

Council identifies 18 goals to improve Columbia

The goal producing the most discussion was from Mayor Darwin Hindman, about improving infrastructure financing. Guiding economic development was also at the top of the list.

Beth Shalom builds new synagogue

A new synagogue is being opened up in Columbia to accommodate Congregation Beth Shalom’s need for more space to house religious school and ceremoniesal events.

Fire causes about $5,000 in damage to home

No one was injured in the fire at Lot 221 of Columbia Regency Trailer Court, but the trailer sustained smoke damage to all rooms.

Presidential campaigns kicking off in mid-Missouri

Five local groups are actively campaigning for presidential candidates.

Journalism School responds to centennial budget article

Read the full text of an e-mail sent to the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover, by Suzette Heiman, director of planning and communications for the Missouri School of Journalism, in response to the article "MU J-School centennial lacks budget."

Police seek suspect in theft, accident

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a suspect in connection with an overnight theft from vehicles and a hit and run accident at a home.

J.C. Penney executive to discuss merchandising at MU

Liz Sweney, executive vice president and general merchandise manager of J.C. Penney, is coming to speak at MU on Tuesday, courtesy of MU’s Textile and Apparel Management department.

Kitchen fire forces evacuation of students and faculty

Firefighters responded to a kitchen at the Columbia Public Schools Career Center fire earlier this morning, finding that students and staff were safely evacuated from the building.

Stadium and Forum intersection improvements aid all travelers

Whether you drive, bike or walk, the proposed road changes will increase safety for all users.

The Great Pumpkin Carve

These steps and stencils can help you make your own pirate, cat, clown or original creation.

When you are done, email a photo of your carved jack-o'-lantern to to post them to the Web site.

Police release report from Sen. Graham arrest

The Columbia Police Department released Wednesday the incident narrative about the arrest of Sen. Chuck Graham on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.