Home tournament keeps Missouri golf coach busy

Missouri women's golf coach Stephanie Priesmeyer spent 15 hours Monday at the Club at Old Hawthorne golf course coaching the Tigers and running the Johnie Imes Invitational.

LETTER: Politicians named 'Nixon' seem to always deceive the public

By refusing to come clean about when his office learned about the E. coli levels at the Lake of the Ozarks, Governor Jay Nixon is living up to the name that former President Nixon degraded.

LETTER: Current health care system prevents many from getting care

Many Americans live without health insurance, and even more are close to losing it.

LETTER: It's time for MU to lessen its use of coal

Coal is an incredibly dirty and polluting source of energy, and according to the World Coal Institute, the use of coal will increase by 60 percent in the next 20 years.

Rock Bridge senior Stuart Eiken remembered by friends, teammates, students

Stuart Eiken died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009. He was 17. Rock Bridge football team hit hard by loss of former teammate.

First H1N1 vaccinations available but most must wait

H1N1 vaccinations have been administered to a number of health care workers in Indiana, Illinois and Tennessee who have been working closely with patients with flu-like symptoms. Officials expect the H1N1 vaccine to be available for the public in mid-October, when at least 40 million doses of the vaccine will  have been produced.

LETTER: Coal's price tag is not cheap

Replacing coal as a power source is essential to protecting the health of our community.

Today's Question: Now ranked, is Missouri football under more pressure?

Missouri football is now ranked No. 24 in the AP Poll and No. 18 in the Coaches' Poll. Do those rankings put the Tigers under more pressure with the Nebraska game looming?

Today's movies filled with not with fun, but filth

The charm of classic movies has fallen to the wayside as nudity and explotion grabs the limelight.

Nostalgia for the old neighborhoods warrants change

What happened to the old black neighborhoods that were safer, more cohesive and friendlier, and where young men and young women addressed each other in respectful terms? We need to get back to those ideals and we need to do it now.

Columbia College men's soccer team defeats McKendree

Sophomore midfielder Tim Tevlin scored the only goal in the Cougars 1-0 victory.

Suspected robber dies after apparent accidental shooting near Jefferson City

Court records show that nine people were suspected of being involved in the robbery plot.

Natural resources chief: No risk from delayed E. coli report

Mark Templeton, director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, told Senate investigators that delaying the release of high E. coli test results didn't endanger public health.

New red-light cameras yield 237 citations in a month

In the cameras' first month of official duty, more than 800 potential violations have been rejected, most because of a sensor malfunction.

Commerce secretary: Clean energy key to Midwest economic recovery

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke emphasized the importance of clean energy industries at a meeting of the Midwestern Governors Association.

MU chancellor talks about salaries, Cerner, Nebraska game

About 50 faculty and staff members turned out for a noon forum with Brady Deaton.

New teleconferencing system to get workout with McCaskill forum

The virtual roundtable meeting on financial aid with UM System President Gary Forsee and other administrators will be the first high-profile use of the system since it was formally introduced last month.

Missouri Southern faculty senate votes no confidence against university president

In a secret ballot Monday, 21 of 26 members of the faculty senate of Missouri Southern State University approved the no-confidence vote.

MoDOT uses video to show need for new I-70

The Missouri Department of Transportation says I-70 is a good example of a road that has gone through its life cycle and now needs to be replaced.

MU's Alden to lead national athletic directors' group

Alden will serve as president of the Division 1A Athletic Directors' Association through September 2010.