Since senior Steven Sibley was dismissed from the team, junior Tanner Cassil has played a more integral role on the Douglass boys basketball team.
A bill passed by a Tennessee House committee would allow people to carry concealed weapons in alcohol-serving restaurants until 11 p.m. There are obvious dangers, and there’s little, if any, justification to account for the potential cost.
Columbia's bars and restaurants have already banned smoking. But one MU student sees the university campus as the newest battleground in what he sees as a war between nonsmokers and who he calls "the Marlboro Men."
Reporters Amanda Branco and Joshua Nichol-Caddy talk about their recent visit to Kearney and how the town's residents are reacting to Belcher's recently announced move to Columbia.
K-12 editor Liz Brixey talks about the construction plan and provides an update on next month's school board race.
Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue said that Social Security is not as dire of a situation as many in the public seem to believe. He said the economic situation is of a higher priority for the Obama administration right now, but that he hopes the administration will address the solvency issue before the 2012 elections.
The two-party system is worn out and has led to some of the least worthy politicians in the world.
The City Council voted Monday night to allow GetAbout Columbia to begin work on two proposed sidewalks and one extension of the MKT trail at Garth Avenue. The council asked for a new plan for another extension project and told GetAbout to wait on funding for the two remaining extensions.
After Saturday's win at Colorado, the Missouri women's basketball team got lost searching for a Dairy Queen.
After going 14-1 in nonconference play, the Aggies limped to a 3-7 start in the Big 12. All appeared lost. Now, coach Mark Turgeon's team has won four straight games to draw even at 7-7.
Former Royal has returned to the team as the batting coach.
The Salvation Army will paint its red kettles green for St. Patrick's Day. The kettles, along with bell-ringing volunteers, will be posted along the 1.3-mile St. Patrick's Day parade route in Kansas City to raise money for emergency assistance to people in need.
On average, convicted felons serve less than half of their sentences in Missouri prisons. A bill introduced by state Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, would change this by requiring inmates to complete a minimum of 85 percent of their sentence.
Winter weather greets anglers on opening day, but as Angela Seymour said, "Even when it's cold, everyone's happy."
Twenty-four firemen responded to a fire at Demaret Drive on Monday night. No injuries were reported.
Interim Police Chief Tom Dresner presented a report to the City Council on Monday night in which the department admits to improper use of Tasers in two incidents. As a result of the incidents, police have clarified their Taser policy by prohibiting the weapon's use on people suspected of less serious crimes that don't involve physical violence or an immediate threat to the public or police.
The Worleys live in a small house filled with memories and collectibles.
A bipartisan proposal introduced in the House on Monday afternoon would authorize the General Assembly to issue bonds up to $700 million for higher education building and maintenance projects and would be presented to Missouri voters in the next general election.
A state representative proposed a bill making it illegal to rough up a referee. The maximum penalty would be a $1,000 fine or one year in jail.
Festival co-director David Wilson estimated 23,000 tickets were sold at last weekend's film festival, up nearly 5,000 tickets from last year.