Rock Bridge boys tennis team beats Hickman

Rock Bridge tennis player Jimmy Hunter returns a shot Tuesday in a doubles match against Hickman.

In the teams' final meeting of the season, the Bruins beat the Kewpies 9-0 for the second time. Rock Bridge dominated most of the matches.

Today's Question: Is extending Stadium worth the money?

After years of research and discourse, the Missouri Department of Transportation has decided on a "preferred alternative" for its proposed extension of Stadium Boulevard. The chosen alternative calls for extending Stadium east of U.S. 63 to the Lake of the Woods interchange at Interstate 70 and St. Charles Road. The plan would also extend Ballenger Lane and widen Broadway as far east as Olivet Road.

Voter ID necessary for fair elections

Requiring a form of photo ID would not be the disenfranchisement some want you to believe it is. Better yet, it would prevent fraud.

Missouri State ends Missouri baseball team's win streak

Missouri used the pitcher-by-committee approach for the 16th time this season, but it didn't work, falling 10-5 to Missouri State on Tuesday night at Taylor Stadium to end a seven-game winning streak.

Missouri quarterback explains arrest

Missouri freshman quarterback Blaine Dalton said prescription painkillers found in his car during a traffic stop belonged to a former teammate.

LETTER: Disabled voters should be allowed to get voter IDs

Disabled people should be allowed to get voter IDs.

LETTER: No reason to deny 21-year-olds from concealed carry

There is no reason to believe that 21-year-olds who go through the required training and background checks to obtain a concealed carry permit will pose any greater threat on campus than they would anywhere else.

The Beat: Hickman and Rock Bridge High School elections

Columbia Missourian reporters Joshua Nichol-Caddy and Kaity Kerwin talk about the importance of the elections and the results.

Mid-Missouri starter brings decades of experience to races

MSHSAA starter Dave Carlson has been officiating track and field meets in mid-Missouri since 1963.

Tennis team rivals Hickman, Rock Bridge meet for last time this season

Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools' tennis teams met Tuesday to play each other for the last time this season.

Missouri Supreme Court declines to hear Ferguson appeal

The Missouri Supreme Court decided not to hear an appeal by Ryan Ferguson that said allowing potential jurors to opt out of jury duty by performing six hours of community service prevented him from having a jury composed of a random cross-section of the population.

Man suspected of bringing gun to MU building

A man is being hospitalized after police allege he brought a gun into a building at MU.

4 more swine flu cases confirmed in Missouri

Missouri now has a total of six confirmed cases of swine flu, none of them in Boone County.

Dom DeLuise, actor, comedian, chef, dies at 75

Jack of many trades and well-loved actor Dom Deluise died in his home Monday night. He was 75 and died after struggling with obesity most of his life.

City annexes, zones possible site for cottage development

The City Council gave multiple zoning designations to more than three dozen acres on the east side of town.

UPDATE: Search for Missouri boy turns more desperate

The 3-year-old from Arcadia has been missing since Monday morning.

Marilyn French, feminist and novelist, dies at 79

Marilyn French, an author and feminist whose book "The Women's Room" sold millions of copies, died Saturday in New York at age 79.

Mayor's Health and Fitness Awards presented in Columbia

The Mayor's Health and Fitness Awards were given in four categories — fitness, weight loss, mentoring and smoking cessation — to Columbians who have made significant changes in their lives or the lives of others.

UPDATE: Missouri lawmakers require fire-safe cigarettes

Legislation requiring that cigarettes be self-extinguishing is headed to Gov. Jay Nixon.

UPDATE: Missouri lawmakers OK protections for child witnesses

The bill would require court officials and attorneys to use words children can understand. Judges can make other accommodations, too, such as holding testimony during school hours and letting the child hold a toy or blanket while testifying.