Lights out: Columbia observes Earth Hour

Just before 8 p.m. Saturday night, patrons at Addison’s enjoy their dinner and drinks with full lighting.

Earth Hour was a global event designed to raise awareness for global warming and energy use.

Missouri gymnastics team places third in Big 12 Championships

The Tigers were on top of the leader board until the final event, the balance beam. After two low scores, the Tigers lost a slim lead to Oklahoma and Iowa State and finished .625 points behind the first-place No. 9 Oklahoma.

Dominant pitching beats Tigers softball team

Jen Bruck scored Missouri's only run with a home run in the seventh inning.

Texas Tech deals Tigers baseball team first conference loss

The loss prevented junior Ian Berger from picking up his fourth win after another impressive performance on the mound.

Berger struck out six and allowed one run on four hits in eight innings. He has allowed just two earned runs in 38.1 innings this season and continues to lead the Big 12 with an ERA of 0.47.

Horseshoe event 'a real family affair'

Mid-Missouri families say the March Madness Mixed Open is good for all ages and skills.

Lessons of losing at Missouri Relays

Rock Bridge senior Lauren Borduin lost a close race in the 800-meters but her coach thinks the racing experience will help her compete later on.

High schoolers make long trip for Missouri Relays

A 484-mile road trip to compete in a track meet might seem a little extreme to most, but Waukesha (Wis.) West makes the trip every year.

Chamber of competition: Annual Plowman competition comes to First Baptist

The Plowman Chamber Music Contest in its third year has attracted ensembles from across the country. The finals concert will be held on Sunday.

First woman from Boone County elected to the General Assembly dies

Margot Patterson Lubensky was an instructor, actress and traveler, but she will most likely be remembered for her work with the Boone County Democratic Party.

Activist involved in landmark Supreme Court speech rights case dies

Lorena Jeanne Tinker's children were part of the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District after they were suspended for wearing black armbands to school in protest of the Vietnam War.

Man sought in shooting

An 18-year-old is being sought in connection with the shooting of another teenager in the central city late Friday night.

On the fence about school tax vote

Sewer bond issues are a definite yes, but the school tax is a harder call.

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