American Indian activist speaks at MU

Russell Means was a leader in the American Indian Movement in the 1960s and 1970s. He spoke on Tuesday night in MU’s Keller Auditorium as part of the Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative.

Missouri tops Eastern Illinois

Levy leads Rock Bridge to 1-0 win

Carrie Levy is a freshman goalkeeper on the Rock Bridge girls soccer team. Her leadership helped the Bruins to a 1-0 victory over Quincy Notre Dame on Tuesday night.

Teachers express concern to School Board about frozen salaries

In a packed room, teachers, students and patrons expressed concerns about the school district to board members in the first listening session.

Pfau tries to make a comeback to the mound.

Hickman senior deals with the mental and physical aspects of rehabilitation

Rock Bridge boys tennis team dominates Marshall

The Rock Bridge boys tennis team defeated Marshall 9-0 to remain undefeated this season.

Amendments keep Insure Missouri in the Senate

The Senate Insure Missouri bill got its first taste of floor debate on Tuesday as senators debated several amendments with just more than three weeks left in legislative session.

Renovations to cause steam outages at MU

Renovations to Lafferre Hall at MU will cause sections of the campus to experience a steam outage on Wednesday and Friday.

Missourian search engine working again

After several months of not being able to search the archives online, the Columbia Missourian has reintroduced its search engine to the Web site.

Drum major auditions test leadership, musical ability, flexibility

From a pool of 14 candidates, three Marching Mizzou drum majors were chosen to lead the band.

Million Penny Drive raises funds for LGBT Community Center

The Center Project, an organization working to build a community center for mid-Missouri’s gay and lesbian community, is holding a Million Penny Drive with the slogan “Change ... for change!” that will last until May 1.

Columbia is taking steps to examine pharmaceuticals in drinking water

Testing on the city’s drinking water has been completed by the U.S. Geological Survey, and the city will launch a broad education campaign on May 1.

Mo. prisoners seek reviews of crack cocaine sentences

The U.S. Probation Office covering eastern Missouri already has received nearly 600 petitions from federal prisoners, asking that their terms either be shortened or ended.

Discussion begins on potential Garth Avenue trail site

A path that would connect South Garth Avenue to the MKT Trail is raising concerns early in the planning process among nearby residents, who are worried about aesthetics, privacy and parking.

Mo. senators debate health coverage plan for uninsured

JEFFERSON CITY — After its flashy debut fizzled out, Gov. Matt Blunt's Insure Missouri proposal made a comeback of sorts today as senators debated legislation that eventually could subsidize health insurance for as many as 200,000 lower-income Missourians.


Mandated ethanol-blended fuel concerns some lawmakers

JEFFERSON CITY — Although it has been in effect for only four months, some lawmakers want to repeal Missouri's law requiring gas stations to sell ethanol-blended fuel.

Columbia copper thefts increase

As copper’s value continues to soar, it has become a target for thieves, creating a problem for construction and building sites around Columbia.

Punish employers who hire illegal immigrants, union members say

JEFFERSON CITY — Hundreds of union members fill the Capitol's south lawn today urging lawmakers to punish employers who hire illegal immigrants.

Second suspect in Colorado Springs shooting arrested in Columbia

Kevin J. Lambert was arrested Wednesday by Columbia police in connection with the shooting death of Diontea Jackson-Forrest.

Meeting will be held to discuss pedestrian improvements

Traffic and non-motorized transportation improvements to Providence Road, between Stewart Road and Stadium Boulevard, will be discussed at an informational meeting Thursday evening.