Missouri spreads it around in win over K-State

Leo Lyons drives to the basket against Kansas State on Feb. 25. The Tigers beat the Wildcats 94-74 at Mizzou Arena.

Five players scored in double figures for the Missouri men's basketball team in the Tigers' victory Wednesday over Kansas State.

Tigers continue home dominance

On Wednesday, the Missouri men's basketball team won its 17th straight game at Mizzou Arena this season in a 94-74 triumph over Kansas State.

Privacy of assault victims should be equal to privacy of rape victims

With the recent news regarding Chris Brown's arrest for assault, various news outlets have reported that Brown's girlfriend, Rihanna, was the victim. This incident brings into question the policy of privacy for naming assault victims and whether or not it should be the same as the one for rape victims.

The Beat: Columbia City Council candidates take advantage of the Web

Political editor Scott Swafford and reporter Andrew Van Dam discuss how this year's candidates for City Council are utilizing the Internet.

The might of the documentary is back with 2009 True/False festival

Coverage of the 2009 True/False Film Festival starts today and continues through the weekend. The festival's theme this year is the life and death of journalism.

LETTER: Lots of questions before adopting four-day school week

When considering the four-day school week, questions arise about what kids would do on their days off and whether it's fair to taxpayers.

Study finds diet type not key to weight loss success

According to research by the Harvard School of Public Health and Pennington Biomedical Research Center, slashing calorie intake was the most beneficial part of the diets tested on overweight adults participating in the two-year study.

Rock Bridge boys basketball story coasts into district final

While star forward Jordan Dressler was saddled with foul trouble, the Bruins bench stepped up to help the team advance.

Historic warehouse sees new life

The Berry Building and the land it sits on are on the National Register of Historic Places. Last month, renovations began to transform the dilpidated building, which will contain a gym, 12 apartments and 10,000 square feet of street-level retail space.

No. 12 Missouri softball sweeps SLU in doubleheader

Freshman Chelsea Thomas pitched her third shutout of the season in the opening game.

Economy 101: Practical solutions

The Missourian begins a series of videos with experts who give practical advice on tackling today's troubling economy.

MU swim teams in third place at Big 12 championships

The Tigers women's team is within striking distance of second place Texas A&M at only six points behind.

Rock Bridge girls set for district final

The defending state champions beat Holt, the team it plays tonight, by 52 points in their last game.

Odle brothers aim to build eight-story development in downtown Columbia

The proposed development would use tax-incremental financing and replace four parcels of land with a structure that would include a grocery store, apartments and office space.

Potato recall doesn't affect Columbia supermarkets

No Columbia grocery stores were affected by the recall of three brands of North Star Co. bagged potatoes.

Hickman boys basketball gets another shot at Rock Bridge

Kewpies will tangle with the Bruins for a district title on Friday.

Expanded college financing part of federal stimulus package

The stimulus plan allows for several changes in higher education financing, including an increase in tax credits per student and billions more allocated for the Pell Grant program.

Sandra Day O'Connor speaks on MU campus Friday

Former Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor will give the keynote speech Friday as part of a law review symposium at MU.

Virtual tour looks back on historic black Columbia

Mary Beth Brown, manuscripts specialist of the Western Historical Manuscripts Collection, will be giving a detailed history of what it was like to be a black person living in Columbia prior to the late 1960s in a "Virtual Walking Tour of Historic Black Columbia" at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Columbia Public Library.

Rock Quarry Road fire victim identified

The Columbia Police Department has identified the victim of a Jan. 20 fire on Rock Quarry Road as Randall A. Bailey, 41, of Columbia.