New software aims to root out media bias

A former Microsoft executive has created a new user-driven Web tool that he says will help consumers track media spin. He unveiled the product at the centennial celebration of the MU School of Journalism.

Blunt makes another effort to have e-mail lawsuit deleted

The governor and the state's top computer officer filed motions this week claiming the lawsuit fails to make clear, specific allegations and fails to support its assertions that Blunt violated the state's Sunshine Law by deleting e-mails.

MU rec complex to close during home football games

The day-long closures will occur during all home games to save on operating expenses during the complex's little-used periods.

Lieutenant governor candidates debate health care, Sunshine Law

Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and Democratic challenger Sam Page accuse each other of not doing enough to promote access to government documents.

MU Law School receives $1.1 million for first endowed chair

The gift is from Robert L. Hawkins Jr., a law school alumnus, and his wife, Elizabeth Hunter Hawkins, in honor of Dale A. Whitman, who was a professor and dean of the law school from 1982 to 1988.



Lieutenant governor candidates find little common ground

Republican Peter Kinder, Democrat Sam Page and Libertarian Teddy Fleck sparred over health care, public financing and Missouri's Sunshine Law.

MU fraternity Phi Kappa Psi vandalized, member assaulted

Four men were arrested and charged in connection with vandalism and an assault at an MU fraternity house early Friday, according to a Columbia Police news release.

Incumbent Robin Carnahan discusses voting issues at secretary of state debate

Three secretary of state candidates disagreed on issues of absentee ballots, mail-in ballots and photo ID requirements at the polls during Friday's debate.

Reminder: Move your cars or face getting towed

A few students who discovered their cars missing from the parking lot at College Avenue and Hospital Drive before last week's football game had either missed or disregarded the warnings of possible towings, said Jim Joy, director of MU Parking and Transportation Services.

Twinkie maker gets more time to reorganize

A judge has given Interstate Bakeries, the Kansas City-based makers of Hostess Twinkies, an additional four months to work out a new plan to get out of bankruptcy.

Rain closes roads, causes flood warnings throughout Missouri

On Friday, the National Weather Service issued a flood warning for Boone County and parts of Callaway County. On some St. Louis roads, cars were partially submerged by high water.