Basketball practice started Monday for boys and girls teams at Hickman and Rock Bridge.
Despite winning the Big 12 in the regular season, the Tigers fell short of making the NCAA tournament.
The current social commentary of people like Beck, O'Reilly and Limbaugh is similar to the late '80s, early '90s hip-hop social commentary of Public Enemy, Brand Nubian and Queen Latifah.
The ordinance creating the Citizens Police Review Board is not very specific in its description of training for board members. How do you think they should be trained?
An interactive timeline details the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall.
Cougars senior captains Whitney Davis, Whitney Widaman and Rachel Oswald have been playing and supporting each other since they were in their early teens.
COMOPOLO, a Columbia-based bicycle polo organization, held its championships at Cosmopolitan Park last weekend. The event attracted teams from across the country, including newcomers from Lawrence, Kan.
The fire cost an estimated $10,000 in damage, according to a Columbia Fire Department spokesman.
The Columbia School Board will vote Monday on how to use the Field Elementary School and the 4600 Bethel Rd. properties.
Scott Roeder confessed to the shooting but pleaded not guilty to one charge of first-degree murder and two charges of aggravated assault, saying he plans to argue that his actions were necessary to protect the lives of unborn children.
The legal counsel for the man accused of killing 13 at a Texas military base said a fair trial for his client would be hard to come by.
Harvard University professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich will be the inaugural speaker for the MU History Department's Lewis Atherton Lecture Series. Ulrich will uncover the personal stories of Mormon diarists as they traveled from Nauvoo, Ill., to Council Bluffs, Iowa, when she speaks at 7 p.m. Monday at MU.
On Sunday, the African Students Association of MU hosted the Miss Africa Mizzou 2009. The pageant represented the countries of Liberia, Tanzania, Nigeria and Eritrea. The contestants performed talents and performances that are native to their respective cultures. The performances included modern African dance and attire. Sophomore Stephine Nwaneri, or Miss Nigeria, was crowned the winner.
Each child can choose three shirts, two pants or skirts, six pairs of socks, six pairs of underwear, one warm top and one coat. In addition to the new clothes, the kids are given "Kaboodle Kits" — personal hygiene sets that include a toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, washcloth, comb and deodorant.
In Berlin, new buildings resembled high-tech origami, and public sculptures were gracefully abstract. The city seemed obsessed with the avant-garde and the ultramodern — and wouldn’t you be, too, if you had a past that included two world wars, the Holocaust and the Cold War?
Cleaning, overseas or home with the children: Columbians remember where they were when the wall came down
Where were you when the Berlin Wall came down? A few Columbians pinpoint the memory.
Westminster College has made a lasting home for a sizable contiguous section of the Berlin Wall. The campus, which was the location of Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech in 1946, is commemorating the 20th anniversary of the wall's dismantling.
Fort Leonard Wood did not heighten security after a shooting Thursday at Fort Hood in Texas.
To MU lecturer Olaf Schmidt, who grew up in East Germany, the Berlin Wall seemed an impenetrable barrier. Schmidt said he never expected to hear from friends who had escaped from East Germany; they may as well have been dead.
Two men from Missouri and one from Arizona pleaded guilty last week to the conspiracy in Jefferson County. The marijuana seized was worth about $1 million.