Today's Question: Is it time to revisit the smoking ban in Columbia?

Is it time to revisit whether or not the smoking ban is working for Columbia? Should we consider exempting bars?

MU employees question raise, not Anderson's style

The increased salary raised some eyebrows, but employees said Anderson had earned it after basketball team's performance and for his professional conduct. 

LETTER: Hoppe has dedication, experience needed for City Council

Barbara Hoppe's experience with Neighborhood Watch and other neighborhood organizations makes her the best candidate for Sixth Ward council member.

LETTER: Hoppe responsive to citizens' ideas, shouldn't lose seat

The Sixth Ward incumbent is not afraid to stick up for what is right.

LETTER: Barbara Hoppe a big-picture thinker

The Sixth Ward incumbent studies the details to make informed choices for the city.

LETTER: Robison a strong voice for law enforcement, development

Rod Robison's involvement in law enforcement and community activities, as well as his support for responsible development, make him a welcomed change for City Council.

LETTER: Hoppe has skills, passion for the job

Barbara Hoppe's experience listening to differing opinions on complex issues and making tough decisions make her the best council candidate for the Sixth Ward.

LETTER: Hoppe makes crucial decisions

In a city where many council votes tally 4-3, Barbara Hoppe is an important vote. She has consistently made decisions that are good for the community now and in the future.

LETTER: Hoppe shows courage for bicycle trail

Barbara Hoppe's efforts in finding a suitable bicycle trail have demonstrated her courage and foresight.

LETTER: A personal recommendation for Rod Robison

As a member of the University of Missouri's Track and Field Officials Association, Rod Robison showed his enthusiasm and dedication.

LETTER: Raw milk much more dangerous than article said

A front-page article on March 31 promoted legalizing the sale of raw milk and included only a few paragraphs about the health risks.

Drive-in church offers modern-day convenience to its congregation

The church offers families, the disabled and those who don't like to dress up in their Sunday best a way to attend church in a more accommodating manner than traditional churches.

Man hit by Columbia police cruiser was under court order

Jeremy W. Setzer, the man run over by a police cruiser Saturday night, was under court order not to have any contact with his wife.

Missouri pounds SLU at Busch Stadium

Missouri beat SLU 19-6 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Shortstop Michael Liberto went 4-for-6 with three RBIs.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers play Busch Stadium

Images from St. Louis as the Tigers took on the SLU Billikens at Busch Stadium.

Postseason events keep Missouri basketball team busy

Missouri's Matt Lawrence is in a 3-point shooting contest Thursday and Tigers coach Mike Anderson is part of an all-star game Friday. 

Missouri softball team splits with Kansas

The Missouri softball team split a doubleheader with host Kansas on Wednesday. The Tigers won the first game 8-0 in six innings and lost the second 4-1.

MedZou considers expanding hours

MedZou, a free clinic run by MU medical students, is already in great demand and is considering expanding its hours. The demand is partly the result of a downturn in the economy.

Greeks Going Green plans blackout at MU

The MU chapter of Greeks Going Green is sponsoring a campuswide blackout Wednesday from 8 to 9 p.m. to encourage sustainable living.

Students question Columbia School Board candidates at forum

Rock Bridge Young Democrats hosted a forum for school board candidates on Tuesday.