Springfield man dies in boating accident

John Smith, 79, was declared dead at the scene and another man, 76-year-old Albert Warner, was hospitalized.

Two girls share role of Anne Frank

Performing Arts in Children's Education's production of "The Diary of Anne Frank" opens Thursday night.  The play is a new adaptation of the famous book.

MU performance Thursday will honor renowned play translator

MU will be performing a translation of Federico Garcia Lorca's work "The Shoemaker's Prodigious Wife." The translator of the work talks about the growing racial gap in the theater community and the highs and lows of her play writing career.



Greever-Rice enters race for Fourth Ward Council seat

Tracy Greever-Rice joins attorney Sarah Read in the race for the Fourth Ward City Council seat Jerry Wade will leave vacant.

Children receive H1N1 vaccine at Health Department clinic

The Health Department had 700 vaccines for the clinic and administered the shot to more than 500 children by the end of the day, department spokeswoman Geni Alexander said. Depending on the continued availability of the H1N1 vaccine, the Health Department will decide whether to hold future clinics.

Cuts to Medicaid top Nixon's withholdings

Gov. Jay Nixon announced a $32 million cut in Medicaid expenditures as a part of $204 million in budget cuts on Wednesday. Other decreases in funding include MU's telemedicine program and the MU School of Medicine's Institute of Mental Health.

Missouri Department of Natural Resources announces reorganization

The state's environmental agency merged two divisions and made some changes within management in an effort to improve operations, a department spokesman said.

Nuclear regulators seek fine after inspecting Missouri fuel processing facility

The facility, which processed nuclear fuel for power plants until 2001, is in the process of being decommissioned.

COMMENT: Blowout Missouri football loss hurts appeal of Homecoming

The Mizzou Alumni Association looks to the last three weekends in October as potential Homecoming dates. This year, the Texas game was the only game in that time period. But watching Texas cruise past Missouri wasn't a Homecoming highlight for anyone coming back to Columbia.

Missouri men's golf team connects with former players

Former members of the Missouri men's golf team met the current Tigers this past Friday for a competition. The alumni continue to be productive members of the golf program after they graduate.