New pizza place Red and Moe opens downtown

Trey Quinlan, Chef-Manager at Red and Moe—a new restaurant next to The Blue Note on Ninth Street, stands beside Sarah Riely, baker, after he tried the pizza he made for himself Friday. Quinlan's pizza was topped with free range chicken, roasted peppers, jack cheese and bleu cheese.

Red and Moe, owned by the former owner of Trattoria Strada Nova, opened Sept. 15. Tom Ripetto and his wife opened the restaurant just two doors down from where Ripetto got his first job at a pizza place when he was 13.

EEOC sues True North women's shelter

Two former co-directors at the shelter say they were wrongfully fired or demoted after reporting complaints of inappropriate touching to members of the board of directors.

Columbia solid waste manager turns trash into treasure

Richard Wieman recently received national recognition for his accomplishments in the Public Works Department. He and his wife Sheila make sculptures out of trash in their spare time.

Missouri medical school hit with new sanctions

The accreditation council placed the entire residency program at the medical school on a two-year probation in April 2009, but sanctions were lifted in January.

Hickman quarterback avoiding mistakes, leading Kewpies

Logan Fitch has thrown just two interceptions in his first five games as the team's starter, and at 4-1, the Kewpies football team is off to its best start since 2005.

Jefferson Junior High teacher uses technology, interactive classes to engage students

Kathy Steinhoff has just won a national award for teaching excellence and is up for another one. She believes in engaging students through technology and an interactive style.

Locally harvested prawns join Campus Dining menus

Campus Dining is attempting to increase the amount of locally grown food it serves.

MU's internal medicine residency program makes changes after May probation

The program is currently hiring new physician assistants and nurse practitioners and changing residents's work hours to try to have the probation lifted.

Missouri football team finds takeaways a key to success

In 2009, the Missouri defense had only eight interceptions for the entire season. Through four games this season, the Tigers have already equaled that number. 



Kelsi Poe released from University Hospital

The woman had been in the hospital since Sept. 4, when she fell from a stairwell at Quinton's Bar and Deli.

State Supreme Court justice addresses Missouri lawyers

Chief Justice William Ray Price is scheduled to give the luncheon address Thursday.

Plane makes emergency landing at Columbia Regional Airport

A plane was forced to return to Columbia after takeoff to make an emergency landing due to trouble with the landing gear.

Chris Belcher and Assistance League of Mid-Missouri win burger competition

After weeks of feasting and competition, the Great American Burger Challenge revealed a winner Thursday night.

Columbia Housing Authority recognized as 'high performer'

The authority restructured its public housing system in 2008 to allow properties more independence from the authority.

Annual crime numbers say little, Columbia officials say

Violent crime increased in 2009 from the previous year, while property crime declined. Per capita, violent crime in Columbia has increased more than 10 percent in the past decade.

Rock Bridge golfers claim district championship

The Rock Bridge girls golf team won the Class 2, District 6 tournament Thursday at A.L. Gustin Golf Course to advance to sectional play as a team. Hickman finished seventh.

Football game times affect Columbia restaurants

Columbia restaurants and bars see more customers when home football games have earlier starts.

Line striping to begin on several Columbia roads

The Columbia Public Works Department will mark lanes between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. from Oct. 4 to Oct. 11.

BBQ contest winners will be awarded handmade trophies

Local artists were commissioned to make trophies for the winners of each category of the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival.

Fisher-Price recalls more than 10 million items

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says two recalled Fisher-Price products involved injuries.