Road woes return for Missouri women's basketball team

The Missouri women's basketball team faced its third straight ranked team Tuesday night, losing 75-60 at No. 15 Oklahoma State.

Kansas center too much for Missouri men's basketball team

Missouri had struggled in the past against bigger players, but had started to use its athleticism to overcome its lack of size. However, the Tigers couldn't overcome Kansas's 245-pound Cole Aldrich on Monday in their 84-65 loss to the Jayhawks.

Stephens College to share MU Student Recreation Complex

It was announced Monday that faculty, staff and students of Stephens College would be permitted access to the MU Student Recreation Complex.

COLUMN: Missouri ethics reform bills won't cure all wrongful practices

 Missouri legislature is working to make changes in ethics laws. However, similar reforms have yet to yield the desired results. The solution is not the imposition of more rules, rather, it is one of electing to office men and women of honesty, integrity and character.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Are salary cuts coming for UM System employees?

UM System President Gary Forsee sent an e-mail Jan. 18 to employees about an online survey to find out what they value in their benefits package. Despite what System officials claim, some people are worried that this may lead to budget cuts.

Missouri wrestling team gets education in Philadelphia

Missouri wrestling coach Brian Smith, who was a high school history teacher before joining the Tigers, took his team on a tour of Philadelphia's famous landmarks after competing in a tournament there.

Missouri's gymnast wins second-straight Big 12 award

Missouri's Sarah Shire has won the Big 12 Gymnast of the Week award nine times.

COLUMN: Getting too chummy with children does them a disservice

Too many well-intentioned parents aren't giving young people what they need today more than ever — a strong foundation.

New bill attempts to remove yoga sales tax

Supported by Sen. Joan Bray, an amendment would remove the 4 percent sales tax currently collected on yoga, Pilates and similar classes.

Hickman boys basketball team loses at Ozark

The Hickman boys basketball team lost 69-62 on Tuesday at Ozark.

Stephens women's basketball team loses

The Stephens College women's basketball team lost 66-54 to Hannibal-LaGrange on Tuesday at Silverthorne Arena.

Koster seeks execution dates for convicted killers

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster asked for  execution dates for convicted killers Joseph Franklin and Allen Nicklasson. Franklin is a white supremacist who killed people in several states and Nicklasson killed the man who stopped to help him with his stalled car.

Missouri texting-while-driving ban yields few tickets

The ban is still under debate about whether it should be extended to all ages, instead of the 21-and-younger demographic it targets now.

Bill might make Missouri drug users ineligible for welfare

A proposed bill would require some Missouri welfare recipients to undergo drug testing.

Missouri Supreme Court upholds death sentence for Carmen Deck

The Missouri Supreme Court decided to uphold a death penalty sentence for a 1996 double-murder case; however, the judges remain unsure if death is an appropriate punishment for a crime.

I-66 project connecting Missouri to the coasts gets another look

The proposal to make Cape Girardeau, Mo. a transportation hot spot through I-66 is no longer a cold case. Leaders take another look at the highway proposition.

Columbia police release hazardous moving violation statistics

The Columbia Police Department detailed statistics on all hazardous moving violations and warnings from last week.

Phone scam asks employee to post bail for co-worker

Columbia police have reported a phone scam in which an employee of Steak n' Shake was asked to wire $800 to post bail for a supposedly arrested co-worker.

Race relations agreement in Kirkwood prompted by shooting

The Department of Justice has helped initiate a mediation agreement involving race relations in Kirkwood. The agreement was prompted by a shooting nearly two years ago at Kirkwood City Hall.

State funding falls millions short for Missouri K-12 schools

Even with a proposed increase, Missouri is still falling $43 million short for elementary and secondary education funding. Some senators fear school districts might sue the state.