Columbia is the hotbed of a growing documentary film industry

Three men interested in art and moviemaking express themselves through documentary films.

Benton-Stephens residents vote to support land rezoning

Eight of 13 Benton-Stephens residents voted to support the rezoning of land for a proposed long-term acute care hospital at a neighborhood association meeting.

Belief in brief: Kaparot

An ancient tradition creates some controversy within and outside of the Jewish community.

Food bank relies heavily on fundraisers

The Central Missouri Food Bank gets 57 percent of its revenues from donations.

Gov. Blunt demands $540,000 for e-mail records

The demand is in response to Attorney General Jay Nixon’s hiring of a team of investigators to research the claim that Gov. Blunt violated the Sunshine Law. John Holstein, representing Blunt’s office, says this will take 14,620 hours, or over seven years, of staff time to collect the information.

Stefhon Hannah's court date set

Former MU basketball guard Stefhon Hannah's court trial has been set for 2 p.m. on April 15 in Boone County Circuit Court Judge Deborah Daniels' court room, according to Missouri

Some worthy Big 12 wrestlers could miss national championship

The conference will send 38 wrestlers to the championships, which are held in St. Louis later this month.

Tigers' Marable is no pushover

The MU wrestler hasn't been pinned since December 19.

Gymnastics coach Drass to face familiar opponent

During Drass’ years as a Nebraska assistant coach, he recruited and coached Amy Kruse, who is now an assistant coach at Illinois.

MU women's tennis team tries to notch more road wins

The Tigers scheduled a tough non-conference schedule to prepare for upcoming conference play.

Classical music icon to visit MU

As the candles are blown out for composer Samuel Adler’s 80th birthday this month, he will be celebrating the landmark in the same fashion in which he has lived his entire life: by dedicating his time and energy to the composition of American music and the education of music students.

On Monday, Adler will visit MU at the invitation of the Esterhazy Quartet, a string ensemble that will perform four of his compositions in honor of the occasion. On Tuesday, Adler will give a free master class, open to the public, that will feature the work of MU student composers.