Anderson plays role of psychologist as Tigers rebound

Missouri coach Mike Anderson motions his team to defense quickly in the Missouri vs. Baylor game on Saturday. Missouri basketball beat Baylor 89-72.

The Tigers rebounded after a loss to beat Baylor and celebrate with fans. Sunday, the team will turn its focus to going on the road and beating Texas.

Lyons rebounds after time on bench

Senior forward Leo Lyons scored a career-high 30 points after rejoining the starting lineup for the Missouri men's basketball team Saturday against Baylor. 

LETTER: Senate should look deeper at Economy Recovery Bill

The measure includes funding for alternative transportation and would help create the "green jobs" that President Barack Obama has promoted.

Roper, Watkins dismiss blog reports of scheming

A Columbia Heart Beat blog post citing anonymous sources caused Bob Roper,  chairman of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee, and City Manager Bill Watkins to deny the post that alleged Roper wanted to rid the City Council of "activist" members.

Police chief candidates discuss their readiness to serve in Columbia

Kansas City Police Major Christine Laughlin and Police Chief Kenneth Burton of Haltom City, Texas are the remaining two candidates for the police chief position. Both are preparing for the finalist interviews that will take place in Columbia during the next few weeks.

Extension evaluates impact of potential cut in state funding

Extension officials fear that a large cut to the program would have lasting negative impacts.

No. 2 Oklahoma routs shorthanded Missouri women

Three Missouri women's basketball players were suspended for the game by Tigers coach Cindy Stein after violating a team rule.

REDI forges alliance to bring in more high-tech jobs

The alliance is between Regional Economic Development Inc. and the Kansas City Area Development Council.

Recalls: trail mix, NutriSystem bars, ice cream, cookie dough

The recalls cover Bear Naked's Appalachian Trail Mix products, Clif Bar's CLIF and LUNA bars and Ice Cream Spealties' novelties. NutriSystem is expanding its recall of its Peanut Butter Granola Bar and Best Brands is recalling more of its peanut butter frozen cookie dough.

City names most notable historic properties

This year's winners include Dumas Apartments and the old Flat Branch wastewater treatment plant.

BOONE LIFE: Hair salon provides styling and atmosphere

A small Hallsville hair salon has provided a fun place for residents to change their look for around four years.

McCaskill slams Wall Street's use of bailout money

Sen. McCaskill chastised Wall Street executives for handing out billions of dollars of federal bailout money for bonuses. McCaskill's compensation plan, which was referred to a Senate committee, would force companies to implement a compensation cap for their employees.

Callaway County crash kills two

Two people were killed in a car wreck on a Callaway County road. The victims were identified as Shawn M. Sumner, 17, of Williamsburg, and Kimberly K. Hall, 50, of Fulton.

MU gymnasts win at Ohio State

The MU gymnastics team won three of the four events Saturday at Ohio State. Junior Sarah Shire shined with her third all-around title of the season.

Group seeks funds to move homeless veterans into homes

Welcome Home Inc., a nonprofit agency that helps homeless veterans, provides shelter for them while teaching them skills so they can eventually move into homes of their own.

Missouri wrestling team loses in final seconds to Nebraska

The Missouri Tigers and Nebraska Cornhuskers each won five matches of the dual on Saturday night. Every match was decided by 3 points, except for the 133-pound match.

Stephens swimming falls short

Council to mull changes in rezoning, development plan procedure

The Columbia City Council will decide whether to eliminate duplicate hearings for non-controversial rezoning requests and development plans Monday, in an effort to increase efficiency.

Missouri National Guard sent to southern Missouri

The Missouri National Guard was sent to southeast Missouri to assist with debris cleanup and power generation after the recent ice storm. On Friday, President Barack Obama approved a request for a federal emergency declaration.

Hickman girls basketball defeated Westport and saw their record rise to 8-9