Dorm condom plan hits 'box-or-bag' snag

The Missouri Student Association encountered a glitch in its plan to put condom dispensers in some MU dorms when the bags containing the condoms kept getting stuck in the machines.

America needs to pay more attention to education, now

With high school drop-out rates on the rise, education is taking a backseat in politics this election.

Win doesn't satisfy MU football team

The Tigers beat rival Illinois 52-42, but an impressive offense was overshadowed by defensive miscues and an injury to star receiver Jeremy Maclin.

Calvary Baptist opens doors to hurricane evacuees

Evacuees forced to flee from Hurricane Gustav have begun arriving in Columbia.

St. Louis couple copes with son’s life-altering injury

Eight months ago, the Mosses’ 18-year-old son was critically injured in a car wreck. Now this couple is preparing to deal with the challenges of bringing their son home from the physical rehabilitation center.

Emergency rooms reopen after chemical-spill leads to quarantine of victims

 An East St. Louis, Ill., chemical spill caused eight people to be hospitalized and two Missouri hospital emergency rooms to be quarantined. The hospitals have since reopened their emergency rooms while one person remains hospitalized.

Heart of America Marathon draws diverse field

From the mother who pushed her 13-month-old daughter across the finish line to two New Yorker's sojurning the Midwest, this year's race had its fair share of interesting tales.

Three cars set on fire in north Columbia

Columbia firefightersfound three vehicles damaged by intentionally set fires Sunday night.

MU alum wins grants to expand city recycling

Parks and Recreation Department hope bins in parks will boost beverage container recycling.

MU nets second win in Canada.

The Missouri men's basketball team beat host Brock University 117-68 in preseason play Sunday in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada.

Columbia man matching years with milestones

Don Johnson biked, golfed and ran his way from one birthday milestone to the next for the past 30 years. His latest challenge: Running a half-marathon just days before his 80th birthday.

MU student group holds Brazilian Independence Day celebration

The Luso-Brazilian Students Association held their annual barbecue to celebrate Brazilian Independence Day and to promote interaction between students and members of the community. Brazil gained their independence from Portugal on Sept. 7, 1822.

Gov. Blunt mobilizes more troops to assist with hurricane relief

The Missouri governor is sending another 700 Missouri National Guard Members to Louisiana. Hurricane Gustav hit the U.S. coast Monday morning.

Relocated prairie chicken population continues to drop

Missouri was once a stronghold for the species, and 45 males were brought from Kansas in hopes of raising the population count.

Mo. national guard to help out damage relief from Gustav

If Hurricane Gustav hits Louisiana as hard as predicted, Missouri is sending more helpers and preparing to shelter evacuees.