Edward Albee plays performed at MU

MU is performing two Edward Albee plays. Although both were written roughly 50 years ago, director David Crespy thinks they're still relevant.

Big MO rises to celebrity status at Tigers football games

The history of the Big MO drum seen at Missouri football games dates back to 1981, when it was purchased by an MU athletics booster club. The 6-foot, 150-pound bass drum and its crew have become an attraction in and of themselves at home football games.

Southwest Airlines adds nine new flights from St. Louis

Southwest said Wednesday its new flights are expected to begin by May 2010 and will go on sale in December.

Missouri drops plans for test for integrated math

The state's decision not to create a test for Integrated Math II and III is expected to convince many districts to drop the system. Some Columbia schools use integrated math curriculum.

Prosecutors: KC man drugged girls with ice cream

Federal prosecutors are accusing a south Kansas City man of using sedative-laced ice cream to drug at least eight young girls and pose them for pornographic pictures.

Kroger Hazelnut Spread recalled over undeclared peanuts

The recall covers Kroger Hazelnut Spread in plastic, 13-ounce jars with a March 2011 sell-by date. Some cases of the recalled spread were distributed in Missouri.

New UM curators attend first meeting Thursday

St. Joseph newspaper company president David Bradley and former state lawmaker Wayne Goode were appointed in July by Gov. Jay Nixon.

9-year-old Cole County girl reported missing

Elizabeth Olten, who went missing Wednesday evening, has long brown hair and was last seen wearing a pink sweater, T-shirt, blue jeans and white shoes.

Sid Sullivan announces his intention to run for Columbia mayor

Sid Sullivan announced Wednesday that he will run for mayor. He is the third person to announce he will run.

MU faculty discusses Mizzou Advantage, budget woes

Wednesday's MU faculty meeting looked toward the future with a discussion of possible budget uncertainties and how to combat them through MU's new Mizzou Advantage program.

Columbia College volleyball team rolls past Benedictine

The Columbia College women's volleyball team improved to 24-2 overall with a victory against Benedictine (Kan.) College.

Missing Kansas teen found safe

A high school girl who went missing on Tuesday was found safe on Thursday. A Texas man, who is suspected of having been with her, is being charged with driving on a suspended license and aiding and abetting a runaway.

Disaster aid authorized for Missouri farmers

The declaration covers 28 primary counties plus 47 counties located next to them. Boone County is not included in the list.

Texas special teams a challenge for Missouri

No. 3 Texas arrives in Columbia on Saturday with some of the most dangerous special teams in the country.

Transfers impact Missouri volleyball team

Paola Ampudia and Rosa Medrano were roomates when they played for Miami Dade, it's the same now at Missouri.

Rock Bridge returns to state girls tennis tournament after one-year absence

Rock Bridge tennis coach Ben Loeb says his team needs to play with confidence at this season's Class 2 state girls tennis tournament.

Missouri tennis players set for ITA Central Regional

Missouri tennis coach Blake Starkey will be accompanying four of his players to Norman, Okla. for the ITA Central Regional this weekend.

From Little League to bigs, bayou batman connects

LSU trainer makes bats for some of baseball's biggest sluggers, including Albert Pujols.