Rams training camp opens with new coach Spagnuolo

The St. Louis Rams opened training camp Thursday, and quarterback Marc Bulger admits to something of a learning curve with Pat Shurmur's new offense.

St. Louis' starting quarterback Marc Bulger is enjoying the new atmosphere.

Do it right now: The other health care proposal

Aside from the “America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009," a second health care reform bill introduced by Representative John Conyers, D-Mich., meets the original premise put forth by candidate Obama of having a single payer healthcare system.

Chiefs' players expected to show up for camp in shape

Kansas City coach will open camp with three 300-yard shuttles.

Watkins releases 2010 budget

The budget anticipates no growth in sales tax and calls for spending 3 percent less than in 2009.

Dear freshmen: Here's a bit of advice before starting college

An introduction to Collegetown.

Tour bus of Michigan students catches fire on U.S. 63

A group of students from Michigan were on a tour of Missouri college campuses when their bus blew a tire on U.S. Highway 63 and caught fire. No one was injured.

Gay activists: Marriage secondary to basic rights

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender activists discussed their fight to secure basic rights and protection against discrimination and bullying as they met this week in Missouri, a state where sexual orientation is not a protected class.

Two Hickman students recognized for science talent in national competition

Elizabeth Choe and Ashok Cutkosky, two 2009 Hickman High School graduates, were named semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search.

Thefts from vehicles prompts warning

After several thefts were reported Wednesday, the Boone County Sheriff's Department reminds people to lock their cars.

Mild season in Tornado Alley frustrates scientists

A relatively low number of tornadoes this year has meant fewer injuries and less damage in Tornado Alley, but for Vortex2 researchers studying tornadoes, the relative calm has been frustrating.

St. Louis priest arrested in connection with sex case

James Patrick Grady, 57-year-old pastor of St. Raphael The Archangel, was one of three men arrested as part of a sting operation in which undercover police officers put up an Internet ad featuring young girls.

LETTER: American health care not as good as we like to think

In the grand scheme of things, the American health care system is ranked rather poorly

Today's Question: Restructuring city revenue

We've seen what one year of low consumer confidence has done to the city's finances, how should the city keep it from happening again?

Student advice: What I wish I'd known as a freshman

MU students, both former and current, give advice on what they have learned during their time at the university.

Students offer money-saving tips

MU students offer advice on how to save a few bucks while you're in college.

Man robs Grindstone Liquor and Cstore on Wednesday night

The Grindstone Liquor and Cstore was robbed at gunpoint late Wednesday night.

Greek life at MU builds network of support, friendships

Members of the Greek community at MU talked with the Missourian about what it means to be part of a fraternity or sorority.

Getting along with your roommate can be challenging

There are many ways to make your roommate experience a positive one. MU students offer tips for how to get along.

Mental health care options available for students at MU

MU students have multiple options when it comes to mental health care.

Managing work and school is key to college success

Around Columbia and on campus opportunities for student employment abound.