Tigers stifled by Longhorns' zone

MU's Shakara Jones, 44, and RaeShara Brown, right, go for a rebound against Texas on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

The Missouri women's basketball team built a 10-point lead over No. 16-ranked Texas. But the Tigers struggled in the second half against the Longhorn's 2-3 zone.

Wildcats forward has plenty of experience

Darren Kent, a senior, has played for three different coaches and gone to the schools' first NCAA Tournament in 12 years.

LETTER: Help the Humane Society win a shelter makeover

All it takes is a few clicks and the Central Missouri Humane Society could be closer to winning a shelter makeover from the Web site

Mayor right to encourage nuclear power development

By writing in support of a second AmerenUE nuclear plant, Mayor Darwin Hindman smartly opened needed discussion regarding nuclear power in mid-Missouri without specifically committingColumbia to a particular action.

Upbeat Obama says U.S. will revive past 'reckoning'

President Barack Obama's first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night included words of hope regarding issues such as education, the war budget, the economic crisis and other key national problems.

Anderson wins in return to Columbia

Yvonne Anderson, the daughter of Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson, scored three points for Texas against Missouri.

Text of President Barack Obama's speech

This is his address to the joint session of Congress as released from the press secretary of the White House.

Fact-checking President Barack Obama's speech

A closer look at some of the statements President Barack Obama made Tuesday night in his address to Congress.

Rock Bridge girls basketball advances to district final

The Bruins' big win puts them in the district final.

Task force urges giving campus houses more time to install sprinklers

The Fire Sprinkler Task Force recommended that the City Council extend the deadline by two years to install sprinkler systems. The task force also asked that all campus organizations with housing — not just Greek organizations — be subject to the sprinkler requirements.

Who's minding your food?

"There is no one person, no individual today who is responsible for food safety," said Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn. "We have an immediate crisis which requires a real restructuring."

Football player Jeff Wolfert is ready to compete at Big 12 Conference swim meet

Former Tigers kicker Jeff Wolfert trades Faurot Field for the MU Student Recreation Complex pool, for one week only.

Some colleges offering degrees in 3 years

The idea has never caught on in the U.S., but some colleges are taking it up as a way to help students cut costs.

Columbia residents discuss gang presence, preventative measures

The seminar's message focused on identifying at-risk children sharpening the preventive measures to keep them out of gangs.

UPDATE: Draft fire deal could save city $4.3 million

A new draft of a territorial fire service agreement — given preliminary approval by the city and the Boone County Fire Protection District — could save the city an estimated $4.3 million over the next five years.

Shots fired after confrontation in Dollar General parking lot

Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the parking lot of the Dollar General at 106 Business Loop 70 W. on Tuesday evening, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.

Insurance industry does not support autism mandate

Insurance lobbyists argued in front of Congress that covering additional programs for autistic children is not feasible.

Regulators concerned Ameren bill could up commission's workload

Some members of the Missouri Public Service Commission said they're worried a bill that would affect how utility companies recoup financing costs for new power plants could increase the commission's workload.

Rock Bridge boys say they're not looking past anyone

The Rock Bridge boys' basketball team has lost two of its last four games heading into Wednesday's Class 5, District 9 tournament game.

Forsee recommends MU Extension project be spared from budget cuts

"Extension is viewed as a core part of what we do," Forsee said. "As we think about our budget and the tough allocations, we certainly look at the total of that budget."