Hickman football team loses on last-second field goal

Hickman traveled to Kansas City for their second road game of the season on Friday night, losing 31-28 to the Park Hill Trojans.

Today's question: How do you think Obama handled his health care address?

Obama's address outlined three aspects he wants to see in a plan.

In business and journalism, Frank Batten nurtured hope

Batten helped to define the role of the newspaper in the community. Journalists should follow the example he set in values and vision.

Baucus requirement unfairly targets young people

When trying to start a career, pay off student loans and starting families, health care can be extravagant for young people.

Glory of the open road meets reality

Road trips have given rise to many memories, but their days might be numbered.

New scoreboard to provide new experience for Tiger fans

The new $3.5 million Memorial Stadium scoreboard will be nearly triple the size of the old one. The audio and video have been tested and it should be ready for Saturday's game against Bowling Green.

Urban chicken ordinance draft dies during Board of Health discussions

The proposed ordinance would have recommended that residents be allowed to raise chickens but require them to confine the birds in coops or fenced-in areas and obtain consent from owners of adjoining property.

Missouri soccer team wins tournament opener at Auburn

Krista Kruse scored the winning goal in the 76th minute in Missouri's first game at the Auburn Soccer Classic.

Social networking used to spread cyberpropaganda

Governments are using Facebook and blogs to monitor and squelch anti-government sentiment and spread their own talking points.

Kick returner wears No. 9 for reasons other than Maclin

Jasper Simmons, Missouri's new kickoff returner, is wearing No. 9, the same number Jeremy Maclin wore.

Missouri volleyball team opens tournament with two wins

The Tigers beat Morehead State and VCU on Friday at the Michigan Challenge.

Will Ebner seeks more big hits for Missouri football

Sophomore linebacker Will Ebner made his presence known Saturday in the Tigers' season opener against Illinois. He tallied seven tackles, including a memorable hit on an Illini kick returner following a kickoff. Ebner began seeing significant time on kickoff coverage last year.

Columbia College soccer team nets second shutout of year

The Cougars beat Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) University 2-0 on Friday in Hastings, Neb.

As nation's economy stabilizes, Missouri's economy continues decline

A survey released by the Federal Reserve shows the national economy stabilizing or improving, with the exception of a region that includes over half of Missouri. Mike Brooks, president of Regional Economic Development, says Columbia's economy is doing much better than the region overall.



State revenue collections down in August

State revenue collections for August were down four percent compared to last year. A continued decline in revenue may require Gov. Nixon to cut more from the current budget.



PHOTO: Let's Move Together Arthritis Walk held at Stankowski Field

The walk was hosted by the Arthritis Foundation's Eastern Missouri Chapter.

American wins fifth stage of Tour of Missouri

American David Zabriskie won a 19-mile time trial Friday in the Tour of Missouri.

Fire damages north Columbia home

No one was hurt in the fire, but it caused thousands of dollars in damage.

Muslim students invite peers to share in fasting experience

Members of the MU Muslim Student Organization hosted an event Thursday for non-Muslim students to share in the fast for one day during Ramadan. The MSO held  Fast-a-thon, an event where non-Muslim students fast as part of a fundraiser.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Be wary of prostate cancer

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, which provides an opportunity to bring attention to this disease and discuss how to find a cure. Prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer in men in the U.S. behind skin cancer.