Food, Fuel and Society panel discusses complexity of biofuels issue

Both proponents and detractors of bioethanol are guilty of making exaggerated claims about the fuel's impact on the economy, a panel at Food, Fuel and Society conference said.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you support Proposition 1, the parks sales tax?

This ballot issue will ask voters if they've been happy with what they've seen in Columbia's park system.

Missouri freshman linebacker's pedigree easy to see

MU redshirt freshman linebacker Andrew Wilson has had a strong start, and his father Jay Wilson, a standout linebacker at Mizzou from 1979 to 1983, couldn't be happier.

GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball media day

Missouri men's basketball hosted it's preseason media day on Tuesday. Head coach Mike Anderson and members of the 2010-11 squad met with members of the media.

Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson relies on leadership of returners

Five new players have joined the Missouri basketball team for the 2010-2011 season, and a core of returning players is ready to show them their way. 

UPDATE: Man in good condition after shooting near Creasy Springs Road

Police said they do not yet have a suspect in the shooting. The victim's name and exact age have not been released.

Mohler patriarch moves to top of trial slate in sex abuse case

A date has been set for trying the oldest of the six men accused of molesting young relatives 20 years ago.

Columbia thrift store celebrates 40 years of service

The Wardrobe started with a few volunteers and a goal to centralize rummage sales for Columbia's needy. Today the thrift store is still a place to find a good bargain.

Research looks at flu vaccine for babies

The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will focus on 150 infants and toddlers around the nation to determine the right dosage of vaccine.

27-year-old man accused of statutory rape of 14-year-old girl

Ryan Burns was arrested after police interviewed the girl and her father.

La Russa promotes Missouri measure on dog breeders

The TV advertisement identifies Tony La Russa as founder of the group Animal Rescue Foundation, not as the Cardinals manager.

Rock Bridge and Hickman soccer players friends and competitors

Rock Bridge seniors Brady Wulff, Ryan Taylor and Danny Baird have been close friends with Hickman's Andy Atkins, Colin Janicek and Alex Holliday for about five or six years. They all play on the Columbia Pride, a club team in Columbia.

Panel discusses migrant labor at food, fuel and society event

A panel discussed shifting U.S. demographics and their impact on the agricultural labor force at the Food, Fuel and Society Conference on Wednesday at MU.

Columbia named one of 100 best communities for young people

The America's Promise Alliance recognized the communities most dedicated to helping students graduate from high school.

Alexander moved to Rams' active roster

Former MU wide receiver Danario Alexander was moved from the practice squad to replace injured receiver Mark Clayton.

Columbia receives federal funds to replace aging buses

The size of the city's fleet will not increase as a result of the $2 million grant.

Audrain County man pleads guilty to murdering drifter

Chad Michael Harvey pleaded guilty Tuesday to kidnapping and killing James William Boyd McNeely and then abandoning his body in December 2009.

A la Campagne, fixture of downtown, to close after 14 years

Owners say they are closing the home furnishing store on Broadway for economic and personal reasons. A going-out-of-business sale begins Thursday.

LETTER: Show both sides of the Prop B debate

Many articles written by the news people give the protesters more coverage than the main story.

Protest ends, work resumes at new Columbia high school

Progress at the new high school halted on Friday with a protest from union workers. Tuesday morning, they went back to work as usual.