Oregon pursuing Missouri coach Mike Anderson

Missouri granted permission Thursday for Pac-10 school to speak with Anderson about its open coaching position.

DEAR READER: Help the Missourian update its conflicts-of-interest policy

We'd like your input as students are proposing a new draft for the Missourian's conflicts-of-interest policy.

Downtown Columbia becomes safer with 'problem-oriented policing,' police say

Identifying specific problems and working with businesses have allowed police to better patrol downtown Columbia.

Police use body cameras, ID scanners to limit underage drinking

Downtown police officers for the Columbia Police Department use special technology, including body cameras and ID scanners, as tools in problem-oriented policing.

Missouri spring football game means more for Woodland

While numerous Missouri football players know where they will fit on the depth chart next season, sophomore wide receiver Rolandis Woodland is still trying to prove that he deserves to be a starter.

Fun-loving shortstop makes life fun for Missouri baseball team

Michael Liberto, the Missouri baseball team’s senior shortstop, is the Tigers' leadoff hitter and one of their most gregarious players.

University of Missouri System curators freeze tuition for in-state students

It's official.  Curators freeze in-state undergraduate tuition and increase it by 2.7 to 5 percent for out-of-state undergrads.

UM System proposes increased tuition for out-of-state, graduate students

UM System recommends the Board of Curators increase out-of-state undergraduate student 2010-11 tuition by 5 percent at MU. Graduate student tuition would increase by 2.7 percent.

Pitcher finally shows dominance in Missouri baseball team's win

Junior starting pitcher Nick Tepesch has been inconsistent, but he has also been steadily improving.

East Campus residents want to rename park in honor of Clyde Wilson

Two vacant East Campus lots are being looked at as a possible site for the park.

Columbia Transit hosts photo contest to celebrate Wabash centennial

The organization is looking for historical photos of the station and people using Columbia Transit buses.

City Council to reconsider noise ordinance

The Special Business District approved recommendations for the council Tuesday.

GLOBAL JOURNALIST: Nuclear security from terrorism

Stuart Loory and guests discuss keeping nuclear weapons out of the hands of terrorists and unstable, dangerous countries such as Iran.

The Week in Pictures: April 10-16

A compilation of photos that highlights the changing of Columbia's mayoral guard, earthquake devastation in China and India, a flaming meteor, the death of the late Polish President Lech Kaczynski, and more. 

UPDATE: St. Louis to close six schools, eliminate 490 jobs

The school system's plan stops short of other urban school district's more drastic cuts.

St. Louis transit routes being restored

St. Louis County voters approved a half-cent sales tax to restore Metro services cut in March 2009.

Missouri offers athletes early career assistance

University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists seeking meteor fragments

Researchers are in search of fragments from the meteor that lit up the Midwest skies on Wednesday night. Certain radioactive elements can be formed when meteorites plunge to Earth, and they are short-lived, so it's important to study them quickly.

Kansas man who flipped off officer awarded $5,000

The city of Olathe agreed to pay Scott Schaper $4,000, and officers will be trained to take such abuse.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you think "problem-oriented policing" is effective?

Police are using a new strategies to keep an eye on downtown Columbia.