The Tigers beat Oklahoma 5-0 for the tournament title on Sunday. Freshman Chelsea Thomas pitched a two-hit shutout for Missouri.
Senior Nick Little and junior Zach Kurzejeski have become two of the Rock Bridge baseball team's best leaders.
The Tigers will have to beat DePaul, Illinois and Bradley in the double elimination regional to advance in the NCAA tournament.
Kansas had tied the score at 12 in the ninth with a grand slam home run. But then sophomore catcher Ryan Ampleman came back with his winning home run. The victory means the Jayhawks have not won a series in Columbia since 1983.
Jake Lee, of Sturgeon, and Marcus Johnson, of Columbia, were injured in an accident Sunday morning. Lee lost control of his car while merging onto Interstate 70 East, according to a Columbia Police Department report.
Health care industry groups are proposing a deal to Obama officials on Monday to offer nearly $2 trillion in cost reductions over 10 years in hopes of avoiding a government health plan that would directly compete with them, a source said.
A 1 percent increase for teachers and other professional staff will be considered.
Time is running out in this legislative session, but sponsors see hope for the future.
The building at 907 E. Ash St. is expected to host programs and become a central meeting place for the city's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender groups.
Three-year-old Josh Childers wandered away from his parents house on Monday and was missing for 52 hours before he was found. Josh was released from the hospital on Saturday after he recovered from moderate hypothermia and numerous insect bites.
Two men broke into a home and the resident was attacked in the 5500 block of Pinehurst Lane East on Saturday night, according to a news release from the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.
The number of swine flu deaths outside of Mexico has risen to five with deaths in the United States and Costa Rica. There are 2,532 confirmed cases in the U.S. The three U.S. residents who died from swine flu had other health problems.
Four people were killed and nearly 48,800 residents are still without power Sunday after storms rolled through southern Missouri on Friday.
According to a 2000 UCLA study, friendships among females can be calming and help lower stress levels. These friendships create social networks, which are not as common in male friendships. Anne Meyer, a psychologist at the MU Counseling Center, explained that these networks can help women on a long-term basis.
Connie Taylor, 54, and Moni Lentz, 55, have been best friends since the first day of kindergarten at Eugene Field Elementary School in 1959.
It started with their mothers, who introduced them at a birthday party when they were 8 and 9. Seventy-five years later, these two women continue a friendship that, no matter where it takes them, always brings them together.
Writer at conspiracy Web site uses inaccurate research.
After initial concerns about the virus, health officials say the number of phone calls requesting information about the swine flu has started to slow down.
The Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously to recommend City Council approval of the master plan.
An MU professor blames the abundance of habitat and hosts. With 4 million deer in the state, many in urban areas and the creation of back-to-nature areas, the little buggers have lots of places to live and multiply.