Five Ideas: Was it OK for MU students to rush the court?

Other contentious issues this week include superintendent Skip Deming's bypass of the usual selection procedures, the creation of, a House member's claims of possible discrimination and dueling lawsuits about the wording of an abortion-related ballot measure.

Religion with rhythm: LBC Gospel Choir

The Legion of Black Collegians Gospel Choir has been around for more than 30 years. The group is more than just a choir and members try to use music and song to praise God and share the Christian message.

Forsee sets campus meeting to address budget changes

The meeting will be at 9 a.m. Feb. 20 in Jesse Hall Auditorium.

A voice for Columbia is more quiet now

Jefferson City's move to all-syndicate radio is cause for fear at Columbia's KFRU.

THE BEAT: How the Columbia Missourian is faring during the economic slowdown

The Columbia Missourian's managing editor, Jeanne Abbott, talks to KBIA’s Sean Powers about the economy’s impact on the news business.

MU gymnastics puts on best performance of season

The team notched its highest score in two years in route to beating Illinois for the second time this season at the third annual Beauty and the Beast meet.

MU's residential life adjusts housing for growing student population

To accommodate increased enrollment, residential Life will open new dorms and keep extended campus options.

LETTER: Who is Barnes to bash Limbaugh?

There's a reason why 20 million people per day listen to Rush Limbaugh.

Missouri swimming team finishes strong on first day of Missouri Grand Prix

Missouri junior Martin Cernansky and seniors Ted Harris and Gilad Kaufman reach their respective finals. Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte won the men's 400-meter individual medley.

Bruins blow out Kansas City Central

Coming off their first loss of the season, Rock Bridge took out some of its frustration in the 78-42 win.

Missouri wrestling team loses to Central Michigan

The Tigers dug themselves into an early 16-0 hole. A late rally was not enough to get them back into it, losing 22-14 to Central Michigan.

Hinkson Creek Trail will provide better access to parks

Construction is expected to begin later this summer on a pedway on the west side of Old 63 that will connect the Hinkson Creek and Shepard Boulevard neighborhoods to two city parks.

Experts: Devastation of Missouri ice storm will heal over time

The major ice storm that hit Missouri in January might have devastated many trees and some wildlife, but biologists say time will heal the wounds.

Missouri Senate considers adding tax break for companies moving underground

Companies who locate their data centers in refurbished mines could receive a tax break.

Missouri Humane Society rescues more than 100 dogs

The dogs being removed from a puppy mill Friday were allegedly living in filthy kennels and unsafe cages.

Possible tax break for Missouri companies that move operations underground

Missouri's thousands of abandoned mines make it a leader in the underground storage industry.

Peanut Corp. of America files for bankruptcy

The company accused of producing tainted peanut products is closing down.

Jack Cover, inventor of Taser, dies at 88

A former NASA scientist, Cover reportedly began developing stun guns as a nonlethal way to combat hijackings and riots in the 1960s.

Charges brought in prison drug smuggling case

A former corrections officer and two others are charged with attempting to smuggle drugs into the state prison in Moberly.

Three Missouri residents in custody after car chase

The car crossed state lines before being found in a Missouri field.