Traffic deaths down ahead of schedule

There were only 974 traffic fatalities in 2007, surpassing the Missouri Department of Transportation's goal of having fewer than 1,000 by 2008.

Sen. McCaskill endorses Obama

Sen. Claire McCaskill endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Sunday, saying his vitality and freshness as a leader overcame her desire to support the candidacy of Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Vernon County oil looks profitable

People have known about Vernon County oil for years, but now that prices are hovering between $90 and $100 a barrel, the area’s thick crude has become more attractive to companies looking to drill wells.

Blunt proposes millions of dollars in new spending

Gov. Matt Blunt, known for his reputation as a fiscal conservative, has recently proposed many millions of dollars in spending beyond the current budget.

City offices move to Daniel Boone building

Columbia’s utility customer billing and service, cash collection and business license operations have moved from the office at Eighth Street and Broadway to the Daniel Boone Building as part of City Hall’s renovation and expansion.

Uncertainty looms in Pakistan after Bhutto assassination

Foreign journalists working and covering Pakistan say the Bush administration needs to come to a better grip with what the Pakistani people think is in their interest.

MU men's basketball team's win overdue for Brown, Horton

Missouri's win Saturday must have been special for the Tigers' Marshall Brown and Jason Horton, who grew up in Texas. They have looked up at the Longhorns in the Big 12 standings in each of the past three men’s basketball seasons.

Scoring shows MU men's basketball team's depth

Since his first press conference of the year, Missouri men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson has been talking about how deep his team is. In Saturday 's victory over No. 12 Texas, the Tigers showed what their coach has been talking about.

MU women's basketball team nets first Big 12 win

Clutch shooting and tough defense secured Missouri's victory over Texas Tech on Saturday, giving the Tigers' their first win in Big 12 Conference play this season.

Missouri swimmers finish strong

Victories in the final events boosted both the Tigers' men's and women's swimming teams Saturday in a three-team home meet.

Cougars men's basketball team wins in double overtime

Cougars women's basketball team evens AMC mark

Hickman girls basketball team cruises

Three Bruins wrestlers score big

Douglass boys basketball team good sports