LETTER: Energy panel at MU discusses alternatives to coal

With the signing of the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, MU must determine how to achieve carbon neutrality and confirm a date when the goal will be completed.

Columbia woman to become living kidney donor

Last year, Missouri was home to 68 living kidney donors. Kortni McFarlin hopes to be numbered among those for this year as she waits to donate one of her kidneys to her mother.

Nauser to oppose Kelly for 24th District Missouri House seat

The Fifth Ward councilwoman is making her first bid for state office.

Anderson anything but soft-spoken as MU men's basketball coach

Mike Anderson prefers to maintain a relatively tight seal around the inner workings of the Missouri men’s basketball team, causing him to come across as soft-spoken and gentle. But ask his players and you’ll get a completely different description.

Missouri women's basketball loses to Colorado in overtime

The Tigers led throughout most of the game, but a 3-pointer by the Buffaloes' Brittany Spears sent the game to overtime.

LETTER: Congress has taken too long to pass health care reform

Congress needs to quit delaying health care reform and stop special interests from taking away abortion coverage for women.

Rock Bridge girls basketball advances to district finals

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team advanced to the Class 5, District 9 finals after beating Timberland 55-34 in the semifinals Tuesday in Troy.

Johnson, Flores produce off bench in MU women's basketball loss

Leading scorer Jessra Johnson normally starts for the Missouri women's basketball team. She responded well coming off the bench Tuesday, scoring 17 and adding 11 rebounds. Christine Flores, the third leading scorer on the team, had in 11 points in just eight minutes of play.

Heartland Lions Eye Banks promotes national eye donor month

Heartland Lions Eye Banks reminds Missouri residents to be eye donors during National Eye Donor Month in March.

COLUMN: Gridlock in Congress opens the door for Republicans

After key victories in Virginia, Massachusetts and New Jersey, Republicans should look to build upon that momentum in taking back Congress in 2010.

Coach hasn't given up on MU women's basketball season yet

Missouri women's basketball coach Cindy Stein is in the final year of her contract and her team sits in last place in the Big 12 Conference standings. 

COLUMN: The scared straight strategy

In today's fast-paced and tech-crazy society, many people have reached high stress levels brought on by several aspects of modern living. This stress has led many people to lose the individualist attitude held by those who founded America and become more vulnerable to 'scared out of their wits' political tactics.

U.S. Senate passes bill without $300 million Nixon counted on

Gov. Jay Nixon's budget recommendation depended on $300 million that the U.S. Senate did not pass in a bill Monday.

House Education Appropriations Committee amends funding bill

While the House Education Appropriations Committee agreed with most of Gov. Jay Nixon's recommendations for education funding, several proposed amendments were voted on. The committee passed two and they were added to the bill.

Columbia police discuss red light cameras, seat belts and volunteers

Columbia police said there have been issues with red light cameras and they will be increasing enforcment Thursday.

Fired Blunt aide urges stronger Missouri Sunshine Law

Attorney Scott Eckersely, who was fired as an aide to former Gov. Matt Blunt, is urging Missouri lawmakers to strengthen the Sunshine Law, including raising penalties for violations.

UPDATE: One U.S. 63 northbound lane closed overnight

One northbound lane of U.S. 63 will be closed overnight due to a rock slide according to the Missouri Department of Transportation.

Luetkemeyer might have face off in a 2010 GOP primary

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer is going to have to defend his seat against another Republican as a St. Peters resident filed to run on Tuesday.

Branson Airport adds flights to 5 cities

Branson Airport to offer flights to five new cities beginning May 17.

Pyrotechnics mishap singes WWE wrestler in St. Louis

The wrestler known as the The Undertaker suffered minor burns, but the show went on — with him in the ring after he was cleared by a physician.