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Columbia-based media site Newsy.com releases iPad Application

Newsy.com released an application for the iPad Wednesday. The free app allows users to search for and download the site's content to the tablet. Users can then share content via social networking sites, comment and rate videos, customize playlists and connect to Newsy's sources.

MU to host collaborative farmers market

The MU Wellness Resource Center has arranged for a campus market that will include vendors from two local farmers markets.

Columbia to celebrate Earth Day in Peace Park

This year’s festival will feature about 200 booths and the return of a second stage for jazz performances.

Move to combine state education boards stalls as end of session looms

The Missouri Senate postponed the approval of how the consolidation of Missouri's two education departments would be managed until Thursday.

UPDATE: Missouri store clerk wins $258 million Powerball jackpot

The Marshall, Mo., convenience store employee felt financial burdens lift after winning the 10th-biggest Powerball jackpot in history.

Status of Big Ten expansion exploration unchanged

The Big Ten commissioner spoke during BCS meetings but didn't provide much insight into the potential changes.

Nora Stewart Early Learning Center introduces new literacy program

New program aims to improve literacy rates among pre-schoolers and to provide them with positive male role models.

Former Missouri assistant coach looks to continue improvement of Wyoming football team

Dave Christensen has been busy trying to help the Cowboys maintain success.

Missouri Gaming Commission director to resign in July

Roger Stottlemyre, the deputy director of the Gaming Commission's enforcement, will replace Director Gene McNary.

Wellness Resource Center honors four recipients at awards ceremony

The MU Wellness Resource Center honored four recipients for their work promoting safer, more responsible alcohol consumption in Columbia.

Missouri House approves changing college scholarships

Legislation that would give students attending Missouri public and private colleges equal funding through the Access Missouri scholarship program passed the Missouri House on Thursday. The legislation would also lower the GPA required to maintain scholarship funding.

UPDATE: CenturyTel to buy Qwest in $10.6 billion stock swap

The shrinking landline telephone industry will have a new giant, as CenturyTel said Thursday that it will buy Qwest Communications.

Boone County Sheriff's deputy to receive department's Life Saving Award

Deputy Joey Lahman helped rescue three Sturgeon residents from an overturned pickup truck in March.

MU tests mass notification system

MU's Division of Information Technology tested its mass notification system Thursday afternoon. Those registered received three text messages.

COLUMN: The myth of Earth Day

Today might be the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, but environmental policymaking began far earlier. Too many overstate the importance of this date, and connecting many accomplishments and challenges to April 22, 1970, is counterproductive and limiting.

Teenage musician hones his craft at The Blue Note

Mason Raithel, 16, is a musician who performed his original piece, “Voodoo,” at The Blue Note in mid-April.

NCAA close to expanding men's basketball tourney to 68 teams

Pending review by the Board of Director's, the NCAA men's basketball tournament will expand from 65 to 68 teams in 2011.

CenturyTel to buy Qwest in $10.6 billion stock swap

Both companies are hoping the consolidation will put the remaining business in a place to compete in the landline phone market.

St. Louis officer killed in October crash wasn't wearing seatbelt

Officer David Haynes was killed in a crash in October during a chase. St. Louis Police Chief Daniel Isom said Haynes was driving too fast and was not wearing a seatbelt.

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