First autism committee meeting brings emotional testimony

The Interim Committee on Autism Spectrum Disorders met for the first time Tuesday to gather information about the disorder.

Newspapers collaborate with e-reader manufacturers to adapt content

Newspapers, software companies and technology manufacturers met in Columbia on Monday and Tuesday to discuss developments in e-reader devices and challenges facing newspapers in adapting their content.

Columbia College soccer team ties Missouri Valley

The Columbia College and Missouri Valley soccer teams played to 0-0 tie Wednesday night. 

Hickman softball team defeats New Franklin

Home runs by Paige Nelson and Katherine Steponovich helped Hickman beat New Franklin 8-2 on Wednesday.

Missouri emergency responders examine preparedness for quake

At a conference Wednesday, state emergency professionals discussed their preparedness for a natural disaster on par with Hurricane Katrina, a possible earthquake along the New Madrid fault.

Democrats turn back veto override try in Missouri House

The veto override had a 86-71 vote, which was short of the 109 votes for a two-thirds majority.

U.S. farmers on verge of giant corn harvest

Favorable weather has been the primary contributor to huge harvests of crops nationwide. Yields are up from recent years.

Missouri judge rejects lawsuit about fee to increase deputy's pay

A Jefferson City judge rebuked two counties that had argued the fee was unconstitutional.

Steelman won't run for Missouri Senate seat in 2010

Former state treasurer Sarah Steelman, who previously said she considered running for Senate, decided not to run because she wants to raise her youngest son in Missouri.

Democratic group fined for unethical contributions to Missouri attorney general's campaign

Donations made by the Democratic Attorneys General Association to Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster's 2008 election campaign have been deemed unethical by state commission, costing the group $10,000.

Furman looks to steal show against Missouri

Wins against Football Bowl Subdivision are not unheard of for the Paladins, who play the Tigers at 1 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Missouri volleyball fundraiser has special meaning for player

Missouri freshman middle blocker Lindsey Petrick knows what it's like to have a family member suffer from breast cancer. That makes Wednesday night's match against Kansas even more important.