E. coli levels decreasing in Missouri water samples

Bacteria tests reveal no high E. coli levels at the Lake of the Ozarks or any other Missouri waters across the state.

Missouri Finger Lakes State Park holds informational meeting

Park representatives will be present to answer questions and discuss the park's projects.

Columbia Police Review Board suggests increase in police's audio and visual recording

An attorney from the Boone County Public Defender's office urged the board that increased use of recording will provide an objective account of interactions between the police and citizens.

High MU student enrollment stimulates Columbia economy

Students spend approximately $255 million a year in Columbia, according to the MU office of the provost.

U.S. Air Force plane makes emergency landing in Kansas City

An Air Force plane headed from Oklahoma to an air show near Pittsburgh made an emergency landing at Kansas City International Airport because of engine problems.

Ronald McDonald House reopens

The Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Missouri reopened last week after being closed for more than a month because flooding in the basement necessitated repairs.

Signal lights to be removed at Rock Quarry and Nifong

Four-way stop signs to replace traffic signals at intersection.

TODAY'S QUESTION: How do you feel about a Florida church's plan to hold a Quran burning?

Pastor Terry Jones, who leads the Dove Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., has scheduled a Quran burning on the ninth anniversary of Sept. 11, despite concerns from top military, political and religious officials.

U.S. 63 accident injures three, damages cars

Car crash on Highway 63 injures three people, leaving two in serious condition. 

Heaviest rain expected south of Columbia

Rain from tropical storm Hermine is likely to cause wet weather this week for Missouri. 

Blunt, Carnahan both criticize Obama spending plan

Obama's stimulus plan called "impractical" and "political" by Missouri's U.S. Senate candidates.

Elderly Sedalia woman stabbed, strangled in home

A 76-year-old woman was found dead Tuesday in her Seadalia home by her health care aide.

National Biodiesel Board honors Senator Kit Bond

Sen. Kit Bond was recognized for his help in securing federal funding for biodiesel research.

UPDATE: McCaskill: VA acting on sterilization concerns

Department of Veterans Affairs transparent with issues of sterilization, but needs to improve customer service, according to Sen. Claire McCaskill.

UPDATE: Stockton School Board keeps ban on award-winning book

Despite opposition, the Stockton School Board is keeping the ban on "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian," due to sexual content and language.

McCaskill to update progress at VA hospital

The Missouri senator wants a progress report on the effort to make sure all equipment is properly sterilized.

Columbia School Board to discuss achievement gap at World Cafe community discussion

The second annual World Cafe conversations between the School Board the community are planned for October, but a final date has not been set.

Stephens College volleyball team struggles

The Stephens College volleyball team lost two tough matches against Missouri Valley College on Thursday night in Columbia.

Hickman soccer team defeats Raymore-Peculiar

The Kewpies boys soccer team won 4-1 after being tied 1-1 at halftime.

Rock Bridge tennis team wins

The Rock Bridge girls tennis team defeated Park Hill 8-1 on Wednesday at Bethel Park.