Harry hits stride as punter

Jake Harry is the new go-to punter for MU after transferring last year from a community college in California.

Mo. lottery offers refunds for discontinued game

The Missouri Lottery discontinued its Show Me 5 Paydown and is offering refunds to the 473 people who think they bought a ticket for that drawing.

Journalism School alumna co-writes centennial song

An advertising graduate, Jenn Schott found her voice in country music.

State Historical Society offers free theater workshop

History and theater enthusiasts can learn script writing and performance techniques.

Comedic play addresses journalism ethics

“The Front Page,” a Broadway comedy, is playing for a three-day production at the Missouri Theatre Centre for the Arts in conjunction with the Missouri School of Journalism's centennial celebration.

Text of state Rep. Judy Baker's speech at the Biden rally in Columbia

Baker, a Ninth district Congressional candidate, spoke during Tuesday morning's event at the Activities and Recreation Center.

High oil prices complicate, delay Mo. road projects

Jasper County must rebid its remaining 2008 projects after costs rise.

LETTER: Being an educator at Columbia Public Schools brings challenges and joy

Midway Heights Elementary principal Anne Billington considers herself one of the happiest employees and educators alive.

St. Louis soidier killed by a bomb in Afghanistan

Army Private Vincent Winston died Thursday after a bomb exploded near the Humvee he and four other troops were riding in.

States bicker over legislation on managing the Missouri River

More than 60 years after Congress passed the Flood Control Act that created the reservoir system on the upper Missouri River, it's time to step back and reassess. Conflicting priorities have placed states at odds with those down the river.

Doe Run lowering pile of mining waste

One million yards of chat will be removed in Park Hill to identify the land underneath and create a plan for cleanup and property preservation.

Boil order back on for southeast Missouri town

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued the order Monday for Chaffee after a state inspector discovered a lack of chlorine in the town's water system.

One dead, one wounded after apparent shooting-suicide

Police believe a man in Cape Girardeau shot a woman several times, then took his own life. The woman was being treated for several gunshot wounds, including one to the head. The extent of her injuries was not immediately known.

Maxim Crane Works fined $14,000 for violations in deadly Platte County crane collapse

One worker was killed, three were injured, when the crane collapsed at Kansas City Power & Light’s Iatan plant in May.

Oilman Pickens plans to build wind power corridor in the Midwest

Pickens is promoting his alternative energy plans to both McCain and Obama, saying America is on the brink of economic disaster if something isn't done soon.

Mo. state representative pleads not guilty to sexual assault

Scott Muschany, R-St. Louis, was indicted by a grand jury last month.