UM denies newspaper request for records regarding Big Ten talks

David Russell, custodian of records for the UM system, would not confirm or deny the existence of correspondence between Mike Alden and the Big Ten Conference.

Regional Economic Development Inc. announcing coming of high-impact company Monday

A company that economic development officials say will have the "most significant impact" on private-sector jobs in Columbia's history will be announced Monday.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Charter schools would help Missouri win federal funds

The U.S. Department of Education said Missouri needs to expand its charter school system and improve education reform plans to be a contender for grants.

Pitcher throws shutout in Missouri baseball's victory

Nick Tepesch retired the first 13 batters he faced in Missouri's 2-0 win against Nebraska on Friday at Taylor Stadium

Ethics, tax credit focus of final day of 2010 legislative session

Here's a wrap-up of the action from the last day of the Missouri General Assembly's 2010 session.

Missouri legislature adjourns without making deal on business bill

Big deals about economic development and tax credit reform fizzled at the end, as did some bills that had been counted on to help the state's shaky budget.

Shooting on south side of Columbia puts man in critical condition

A 19-year-old man was in stable condition after being shot multiple times during a possible "home invasion-style robbery," according to the Columbia Police Department.

Five Tigers named to All-Big 12 teams

DEAR READER: MU, Big Ten expansion news: the big catch everyone's chasing

Was MU offered a Big Ten spot? News types are reporting it was. Doesn't mean it's true.

Trend shows experience trumps pay for student interns

Once commonplace, paid internships are becoming a thing of the past. Students, desperate for experience to add to their resumes, are going along with it. Some students even pay to participate in internship programs.

Graduating student mothers reflect on unique college experience, rewards

They study during the day and care for their children at night — and then study some more. Graduating student mothers reflect on the unique challenges they have faced in balancing the pursuit of education with the demands of parenting.

Missouri hurdler hopes to make leap to NCAA finals

Sophomore Leslie Farmer will compete for Missouri in the 400-meter hurdles at this weekend's Big 12 Conference Outdoor Championships at Walton Stadium in Columbia.

MU's colleges of Engineering and Education celebrate commencement

MU students mark graduation Friday evening.

Hickman sprinter progresses on track and in art

Hickman senior Jamela Kimbrough is always looking to improve, both as a runner and as an artist.

A look at some of the bills passed in the Missouri General Assembly

A summary of the major bills passed during the 2010 legislative session.

UPDATE: Water patrol searching for juvenile who jumped from Missouri River bridge

The search will resume Saturday and, if necessary, Sunday, the state's Water Patrol said.

Juvenile jumps off Jefferson City bridge, police still searching

A 16-year-old male in custody of the Division of Youth Services jumped into the Missouri River from the Jefferson City bridge Friday.

Suspects interviewed in connection with west Columbia thefts

A vehicle containing stolen property was found in west Columbia this morning. Five suspects were arrested in connection with larcenies from vehicles.

UPDATE: Man no longer sought in Callaway County truck arson fires

The man in a photo the Missourian ran in an earlier article is no longer a suspect or being sought by the Callaway County Sheriff's Department, said Tim Osburn of the department.

Drive-through payment area at City Hall closed temporarily

Due to construction, the drive-through payment area at City Hall will be temporarily closed from 10 p.m. Sunday until 3 p.m. Monday.