For Julia Potter, a junior at MU and the No. 1 player on the Tigers' women's golf team, surgery to correct severe scoliosis, a dangerously exaggerated curving of the spine, has fostered a calm under pressure that has become her greatest asset on the course.
With the BCS polls making little difference after back-to-back losses took the Missouri football team out of the national title race, most players said an 58-0 victory over Colorado on Saturday was personal.
Featuring a corn maze, a hayride and a haunted house, FearFest has been operating for six years. Owner Greg Allen dreamed of creating his own horror complex since he watched scary movies as a child.
Even with his win Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Carl Edwards, a Columbia native, didn't dent Jimmie Johnson's lead in the championship standings.
The historic shotgun house is moving from the corner of Garth Avenue and Worley Street to Boone Junction History Village. It will be renovated to be a display of the past African-American community in Columbia.
Each day from July through September, more than 2,700 Americans lost their homes in foreclosure. That number, up from 1,200 a day a year ago, is a sign that the mortgage industry and government programs have done little to help troubled homeowners.
On Wednesday, the MU faculty may vote to add an administrator to its grievance resolution panel. The administrator would be part of the initial body that gathers and evaluates information related to a complaint.
Owner Bill Schnell hopes to keep patrons of his haunted house entertained through terrifying noises, gruesome monsters and "Freakshow in 3-D."
Losing as much as $10 million in revenue, states such as Michigan and California are proposing or utilizing legislation to prevent people from redeeming deposit money for returning out-of-state bottles and cans.
It's drawn money from every state in the country and nearly two dozen nations. And it's raised a record amount for any social ballot issue. The list of donors includes Brad Pitt, the mother of the founder of Blackwater, the Knights of Columbus, Kate Capshaw and more.
One person suffered minor burns in a south Columbia house fire Sunday night, a Columbia Fire Department news release states.
Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori visited the Kansas City area this past weekend and said a crucial part of preaching the gospel includes having church members ensure that the U.S. government make good its promises to provide financial help to Third World countries.
Secretary of State candidate Hubbard's fight against a 2006 amendment on stem cell research sparked his interest in becoming secretary of state.
Denise Neely, who is running for secretary of state, is an organized candidate who wants to provide more information to the public, said Donna Ivanovich, Missouri Constitution Party chairwoman.
Wes Upchurch, 21, is the Libertarian candidate for secretary of state.
Robin Carnahan belongs to the fifth generation of her family involved in politics. She's running for a second term as Missouri secretary of state.
The next president will play a pivotal role in the future of the Supreme Court and its overall philosophy according to experienced lawyers Stephen McAllister and David Frederick, who both spoke at a debate Thursday at the MU School of Law.
Proponents of the Missouri constitutional amendment call it benign; opponents call it unwelcoming to immigrants.
The proposition also would increase amount casinos pay to government.