Tigers struggles have been a team effort

Missouri freshman Russell LaFleur tags first base before being picked off during the Tigers' game against the Kansas State Wildcats on Friday night.

After a blistering start, the Tigers baseball team has struggled to get back on track.

Potter earns All-Big 12 honors

The sophomore golfer is the first Tiger named to the team since 2006.

Hickman beats Rock Bridge for Golden Crosse

The Hickman lacrosse team has now won all six Golden Crosses in the history of the matchup.

Rock Bridge tennis to host elite teams

Rock Bridge tennis team is facing two top teams, Kirkwood and Blue Valley North, on Saturday.

Free Tibet protesters hit the streets on bikes

Free Tibet protesters biked through downtown Friday evening in an effort to raise awareness about the Tibet/China conflict.

Be Kind to Animals Week kicks off Sunday

The Central Missouri Humane Society will be kicking off Be Kind to Animals Week with a “Hound Dog Homecoming” on Sunday.

MU medical school receives $1.1 million gift

Michael and Sharon Bukstein donated $1.1 million to the School of Medicine for the advancement of cancer research efforts. The gift also establishes the Michael J. and Sharon R. Bukstein Chair in Cancer Research.

Judge rewrites part of proposed stem cell amendment

Both opponents and supporters applauded a judge’s decision May 2 to rewrite part of a proposed constitutional amendment banning a particular type of embryonic stem cell research.

Ethics questions raised over lawmakers getting biofuel tax credits

The intermingling of personal and official actions involving biofuels has led to a backlash at the Missouri Capitol.

Truman State student isolated with active TB

Tuberculosis can damage the lungs and is spread through coughing, sneezing and speaking.

Bush in St. Louis: 'This economy is going to come on'

After months of talking about the economy's resilience, President Bush was able to pivot his latest pep talk off some encouraging signs — at least relative to the gloomy indicators of late.

Plaques removed from St. Louis veterans park amid controversy

Until this week, the park included small metal plaques atop pedestals that summarized the nation's conflicts — from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism — including "mistakes" and "consequences."

Do Columbia’s nachos make the grade?

Four restaurants’ nachos get graded according to price, taste, crunch and toppings.

Relationship between popular tanning site and MU campus concerns some

The debate about the propriety of locating The Spa on campus has raised questions about the status of MU’s contract with Tan Time LLC.


Belief in brief: The Bible

When early Christians compiled the Bible, who decided what religious writings made the cut, and how did they choose?

Two men preach from the ring

Two men wrestle with their faith in God to find meaning in life and share stories from unusual pulpits on how surrender brought them hope.

News Release: Level of trihalomethanes in Columbia water increases

Trihalomethanes present problems over a long period of time. The city of Columbia is working with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the University of Missouri to find a solution to the problem and lower the levels of trihalomethanes. A person consuming two liters of water per day for over 70 years could result in three to four cancers per 10,000 people,

Columbia reports first drinking water violation in 3 decades

Columbia’s drinking water in 2007 exceeded government standards for a contaminant linked to a long-term cancer risk, the city reported Friday.

Happy, peppy people exercise

Exercise stimulates the mind and body and makes people happy and healthy.

Two small tornadoes rip at Kansas City area

No serious injuries have been reported. About 23,000 customers were without power across the metro area as of midmorning, Kansas City Power & Light reported.