The Columbia College softball team beat Hannibal-LaGrange 8-0 in six innings Friday in the opening round of the American Midwest Conference tournament.
However, there is a lawsuit pending in Missouri appeals court that would force the state to spend more of the money on life science research.
MU professor Abdullahi Ali Ibrahim is planning to run for president of Sudan in February. Given the brutality of Sudan's current president, Omar al-Bashir, and the many economic and humanitarian issues in the country, Ibrahim will have to make great strides to win the election.
Maj. K. Kendall Mathews writes about losing selfishness and reconnecting with people from the past.
After winnning its first game of the AMC Tournament on Friday against Illinois-Springfield, the Stars lost 5-2 against top-seeded William Woods later in the day.
The Hickman boys track and field team won two events to earn second Friday at the 18-team Lee's Summit Invitational.
The weeklong schedule of events includes a guest lecture, a banquet for graduating students and a ball.
An emergency flood preparedness meeting was held to review the county's response to recent rainfall.
The second pit bull dog that attacked people in the Grindstone Plaza parking lot on Wednesday was found by a relative of the owner later that evening. The relative brought the dog to animal control at 7:10 p.m. that night and the animal was later euthanized.
An MU student hopes university police find the person who wrote a racial slur on the door of his dorm room. The student filed a report on Monday.
Former President Jimmy Carter's adviser on Middle East affairs discussed previous strategies to solve and the current state of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
The Secret Service and authorities from southeast Missouri are investigating Internet threats against President Obama, local officers and a school. The threats were made Tuesday as four postings on Topix, an Internet message board with a Poplar Bluff local page.
The rescue happened near Center, southwest of Hannibal on Thursday evening. The car was found on a bridge surrounded by water for several hundred yards.
The 24-year-old man charged with shooting a mail carrier in the head and shoulders will remain in the facility until able to assist in his own defense at trial.
The university in St. Louis will not send a group of students to study in Mexico this summer because of the swine flu.
The National Archives' display begins May 23 and focuses on the Spanish flu, which began in Kansas 91 years ago and killed 50 million people.
GetAbout Columbia is hosting the eighth annual Bike, Walk and Wheel Week, which kicks off at 1 p.m. Saturday at Flat Branch Park.
The bill, passed by a vote of 357-70, prohibits double-cycle billing, retroactive rate hikes and giving credit cards to minors.
Churches and synagogues across the country are trying to cut down on swine flu transmissions by encouraging nodding instead of handshakes and offering hand sanitizer.
Democrats opposing the bill charged that it was filled with pork projects that unnecessarily spent federal funds.