Missouri's Mike Anderson discusses Oregon men's basketball coaching vacancy

Missouri men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson reacts to a bad play near the end of the Missouri's game against Nebraska in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament in March at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.

MU men's basketball coach Anderson said he waited until Saturday to make a decision on Oregon's offer to coach there so that he could talk it over with his wife, who was in Columbia. Anderson didn't comment on the details of the offer.

Former MU wide receiver Danario Alexander used to challenges

During one of the practices at the Senior Bowl former MU wide receiver Danario Alexander landed strangely. The result was a piece of chipped cartilage and a trip to a Miami surgeon for the fourth operation he’s had on his left knee in less than three years.

Senior lifts Missouri softball team to victory

Missouri's Gina Schneider hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the third inning to propel the Tigers to a 5-2 victory against Texas Tech on Sunday at University Field.

Outfielder returns from injury in Missouri baseball team's loss

Sophomore Ryan Gebhart hadn't played all season because of a broken ankle he suffered in the fall.

Friends plan funeral for 25-year-old whose body was found near Rice Road

Friends of Sydney Timmons will try to raise enough money at a drag show and raffle Sunday night at Peppers Night Club to cover the cost of the funeral. Timmons body was found Monday, April 12, in a field east of Rice Road. Friends remember Timmons, who moved to Columbia in January, as loving and giving.

Current West Broadway plan keeps two traffic lanes

The plan will be submitted to the City Council for approval, but city spokeswoman Jill Stedem said she wasn't sure when.

Death of Mark Twain reaches its 100th anniversary

Columbia celebrates the life of Mark Twain with lectures, discussions, art exibitions, and documentaries. The 100th anniversary of his death is Wednesday.

Deputy Police Chief Dresner takes to the skies

Deputy Police Chief Tom Dresner practices paramotoring during his leisure time.

The week in comments: Downtown policing, restricting Planned Parenthood, 'childish' secession threats

Every week, readers offer their opinions on the news and the Missourian's coverage of it. Here, we offer you a digest of some of the conversations we found most interesting.

ANALYSIS: Nixon judges bill he signed as unconstitutional

Gov. Jay Nixon sparked controversy in the Missouri Capitol recently when he signed a bill into law, then immediately judged a section to be unconstitutional and stated he refused to follow it. Several senators and representatives objected to his decision and some stated that he overstepped his boundaries.

Missouri Attorney General asks FCC whether candidate can air hate ads

Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a request with the FCC as to whether the campaign of a white supremacist is "bona fide." This will determine whether he can air anti-Semitic commercials as part of his campaign for U.S. Senate.

After years in Sedalia field, rare car headed to UK

A 1929 Marmon Model 78 Sport Roadster is relocating from a field in Sedalia to the United Kingdom after a bidding war on eBay.