Rock Bridge girls' basketball players get to know one another at retreat

The Rock Bridge girls' basketball team hosted its annual team retreat sleepover Tuesday night.

The Rock Bridge girls' basketball team had its annual overnight retreat Tuesday.  The retreat includes setting values and goals, participating in team-building exercises and performing skits.

Missouri football players live by code of 'Beast M.O.D.E.'

The seniors on the team created the mantra for the season during the summer.

This Thanksgiving, everybody ate

The Everybody Eats dinner, hosted each year by former City Councilwoman Almeta Crayton, was held Thursday at Stephens College.

Turkey doesn't make you that sleepy, and Pilgrims were latecomers

Demolishing a handful of popular Thanksgiving myths with the help of history and nutrition alike.

Millard continues to play basketball despite NCAA football commitment

Some student athletes decide to only focus on one high school sport once they commit to play for a college. This isn't the case for Rock Bridge senior Trey Millard.

Today's Question: How much will you spend on the holidays this year?

Industry surveys predict that sales will be about the same this year as they were in 2009.

Former executive director files lawsuit against YouZeum

Gwen Robbins has filed a lawsuit citing defamation and negligence against both The YouZeum Inc. and Glenn McElroy, who was chairman of the YouZeum board of directors while Robbins was employed.

Couple begins business to help seniors downsize, relocate

Mickey and Ralph Havener had plenty of experience helping seniors make the transition to smaller living spaces when they decided to open their business.

There's a world of difference in health care between countries

International students at MU see the debate about health care in America through a different lens.

Energy-saving options for Christmas lights

LED lights are the best-selling lights this year. They use 75 to 90 percent less energy than traditional lights and last up to 10 times longer.

Columbia College volleyball prepares for NAIA national tournament

The Cougars stressed the need to simply continue their caliber of play if they want to be successful.

Salvation Army kettles now accept credit, debit

The addition of a card reader on the iconic red kettles does take some getting used to, but volunteers and shoppers seem to like the idea.

Toyota replacing about 4 million gas pedals that could jam

The recall applies to three Lexus models, the Avalon and Camry, the top selling car in the U.S. The pedal is linked to a fiery crash that killed four in San Diego.

Columbia stores, customers anticipate Black Friday rush

Black Friday bargain hunters will find promotions, extended hours.

In memoriam of those turkeys who came before

While families watch football, eat cranberry sauce and carry out other traditions together, think of the bird who died to make the day possible.

Crash survivors from St. Louis to try again on Africa documentary

St. Louis men plead guilty to selling stolen goods, sending profits to Mideast

The U.S. attorney's office wouldn't say how much money the men sent to Palestine.

Missouri ordered to pay $152,000 to janitorial company

The judge ruled the firm couldn't have known some employees were illegal immigrants. He also ordered that the company be made eligible for future state contracts.

Bankruptcy filings up by 23 percent in Missouri

The increase in filings means the state ranks 14th in the nation for the number of filings per capita.

Obama expects support for more Afghanistan troops

The surge of more than 30,000 troops could raise the cost of the war to $75 billion a year. The plan faces a challenge from the American public and from Congress.