City Internet, phone services to receive maintenance Wednesday night

Columbia's Internet and phone services will be down Wednesday night for scheduled maintenance.

UPDATE: MU School of Medicine probation lifted after nine months

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education reinstated three years of accreditation for the MU School of Medicine. The probation dealt with the institutional administrative component of the school, not individual residency programs.

Former Missouri football player Justin Smith named to Pro Bowl

Smith is on the Pro Bowl roster for the first time in his nine-year career.

LETTER: We need to get rid of corrupt justices, politicians

Doing so will require impartial information.

State senator proposes Medicare bill for stricter sales guidelines

A controversial bill that would mandate refunds for Medicare policy cancellations and issue guidelines for selling practices was proposed to the Senate.

Free cell phones available to low-income residents

A federal program called Lifeline provide free cell phones and minutes to low-income Columbia residents.

Missouri women's basketball standout has a soft side

Jessra Johnson, the Tigers' leading scorer, is soft spoken off the court, which can make her seem aloof at times. But, as her coach and teammates will tell you, she is a very caring person.

Legislative committees hear proposals to change ethics laws

The three bills in the House and one in the Senate are part of a major focus on ethics reform this session.

Rebates available to customers on energy efficient appliances

Commercial and residential customers can receive reabtes for energy-saving products this year.

Autism coverage bill clears Missouri Senate commitee

The Missouri Senate passed a bill that would require insurance companies to cover treatment for autism. Eager to sign it into law, the governor now waits for the approval of the House of Representatives.