Panel at Hickman High School discusses construction of Islamic center near site of 9/11

The Speak Your Mind forum sought to provide different viewpoints on the topic, which the school decided to tackle because of its timeliness and controversy.

Mid-Missouri residents discuss state tax credits at Review Commission meeting

With double-digit growth over their five-year history, the 61 separate Missouri tax credit programs are coming under scrutiny. A committee reviewing the credits stopped Tuesday in Columbia.

Missouri falls short of CDC's breast-feeding goal

A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds only 38 percent of mothers in Missouri breast-feed their children at six months of age.

Study predicts Missouri will lose House seat in 2011

The study did not account for some important population groups in its numbers, so the outcome is not certain.

Armed man robs Casey's on Paris Road

No one was injured, and the store was not damaged in the robbery.

Army Corps to discuss Missouri River soil study

State officials have been opposed to putting sediment into the river.

Business schools take their own branding advice

MU's Crosby MBA program, one of many U.S. graduate business schools working to define itself, recently launched its new campaign, "Choose to Thrive."

Reimler steps up for Rock Bridge golf team

Morgan Reimler, a junior golfer for the Rock Bridge golf team, dedicated herself to becoming the best golfer she could be over the summer. She and the Bruins have been pleased with the results.

Cold medicine database will track purchasers in Missouri

The database is intended to catch illegal drug dealers purchasing more than the daily or monthly amount of pseuoephedrine-based medicines allowed under Missouri law.

Study finds texting laws don't reduce crashes

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that in three of the four states studied, the number of crashes actually increased after bans on texting were implemented.

Missouri man denied bond in sex trafficking case

The man is one of five facing sex trafficking and conspiracy charges involving a Lebanon, Mo., woman.

Hallmark, Paris Hilton settle 3-year lawsuit over greeting card

Hilton filed the suit over the use of her image and catchphrase "that's hot" on a Hallmark card.

Kremlin fires Moscow mayor after 18 years

President Dmitry Medvedev relieved Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov of his duties due to a "loss of confidence" in him.

Missouri man hits lotto jackpot twice

The Bonne Terre resident won $1 million in June, then won $2 million in September.

Former president Jimmy Carter hospitalized in Ohio

The former president became ill during a commercial flight to Cleveland.

St. Charles County says no to bike ban

The council denied a plan to prohibit bikes on some sections of two-lane highways.

Kewpies hope lineup change will jump-start season

A lineup change at Monday's practice couldn't prevent the Kewpies from falling to 3-12 after a 25-11, 27-25 loss against Helias on Tuesday night at Hickman.

Police: Man kills self after shooting at UT Austin

University of Texas at Austin put the campus on lockdown following a shooting at the campus library on Tuesday morning.

ROSE NOLEN: Not all Americans are proud of country's intolerance

Innocent Americans died during both the Oklahoma City bombing and the 9/11 terrorist attacks, yet many people think about the two events differently. Many can easily label the 9/11 hijackers as terrorists, but the same can't be said about bomber Timothy McVeigh.

PHOTO GALLERY: International Day flag ceremony

MU held its third annual International Day celebration, an event that promotes diversity on campus.