GLOBAL JOURNALIST: Conversations about cyberwarfare grow after Google's claims against China

The Internet giant says China hacked into its server, making the issues of censorship and cyberwarfare popular global topics.

PHOTO GALLERY: H1N1 vaccines doled out

Missouri wrestling team defeats Nebraska

The Tigers won 22-16 over the Huskers in Lincoln, Neb.

Hickman girls basketball defeats K.C. Westport

The Hickman Kewpies beat the Westport Tigers 38-27.

Proposed ordinance would allow for backyard chickens

The City Council will vote Monday on whether to allow hens within city limits.

Columbia's Third Ward candidates debate public safety, revenue

Third Ward Councilman Karl Skala and challender Gary Kespohl engaged in the first debate of the Columbia campaign season. Issues included revenue-increasing policies, Tasers, red-light cameras and downtown security cameras.

Cosmo Club flipping for flapjacks at 60th annual breakfast

Columbia's Cosmo Club kicks off its 60th annual pancake breakfast at 6 a.m. Saturday at the Cosmo Club Community Center. The club, which raises money for charitable causes, expects upwards of 1,600 people.


U.S. economy growth exceeds expectations

A report by the U.S. Commerce Department says the economy grew in the fourth quarter at its fastest pace since 2003.

Anheuser-Busch asks fans to vote on Clydesdale ad

The brewer may include a Super Bowl ad featuring the Clydesdales but will leave the decision to its fans.

Missouri bill proposes longer prison time for sexual offenders

A bill proposed by Sen. Kurt Schaefer calls for increased prison time for people convicted of certain sexual offenses.


Genealogists: Obama related to Sen. Brown

According to genealogists, President Obama is a distant relative of the newly-elected Mass. Sen. Scott Brown.

Columbia Salvation Army leader prepares for deployment in Haiti

Columbia's Salvation Army leader has had his vaccinations and immunizations and is getting ready to work on aid efforts in the Haitian capital.

Missouri gymnastics looks to change recent history against Nebraska

The No. 11 Tigers have lost the past 14 meets against the No. 9 Huskers, but they look to change that Saturday night in Lincoln, Neb.

Missouri legislators move to reject commission's farm tax recommendation

The Senate has moved forward with its resolution to reject the Missouri State Tax Commission's order to raise taxes on Missouri farmland. It has been sent to the House to approve and will be taken up early next week.


Lawmakers discuss abolishing income tax, raising sales tax

A proposed amendment would do away with income tax and increase sales tax to make up for lost revenue.

Hanneman looks forward to staying on the court for Missouri women's basketball

Amanda Hanneman, who was suspended after an altercation in December, has found her 3-point shot again for the Tigers.

Missouri to get billions in grants for rail improvements

A new grant would cut the time of a trip from St. Louis to Chicago by a third of the length.

Justice Department questioning legality of Bowl Championship Series

The Justice Department could investigate the Bowl Championship Series to see if it violates antitrust laws, according to a letter acquired by the Associated Press.

Two more intersections to snap red-light runners

Red-light cameras will be installed at two more intersections in Columbia this weekend.

Missouri wrestling opens up Big 12 season against Nebraska

The Tigers travel to Lincoln, Neb., on Friday night to face the Huskers, who still have a scandal that happened before the 2008-09 season hanging over their program.