They're all out: 33 miners raised safely in Chile

Miner Ariel Ticona Yanez, center, emerges from the capsule that lifted him to the surface after being rescued Wednesday from the collapsed San Jose gold and copper mine where he had been trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapo, Chile.

The rescue exceeded expectations every step of the way. Officials first said it might be four months before they could get the men out; it turned out to be 69 days and about 8 hours.

Millions worldwide watch Chilean mine drama unfold

Chileans around the U.S. said the Lord's Prayer during the miners' journey to the surface.

Alexander might play Sunday for Rams

The former Missouri wide receiver anticipates playing, but coach Steve Spagnuolo was noncommittal.

COLUMN: Foster parents and children need our support

Hope Chest for Kids provides financial support for foster families, but it could use some support, as well. The "Walk Me Home... to the place I belong" fundraiser aims to provide just that.

MU kicker's successful fake punt doesn't surprise teammates

Those that know about Missouri kicker Trey Barrow's football abilities weren't surprised to see him rush 26 yards for a first down on a fake punt Saturday against Colorado.

DAVID ROSMAN: Political attack ads worthless in making smart decisions

Complaints without proposed solutions are useless. Voting should be for those candidates who identify a problem and have a workable solution.

J. KARL MILLER: Tasers and breeding laws aren't broken, so no need to try and fix them

Voters should vote "no" on Proposition B and Proposition 2.


Chilean miners' rescue seen from Columbia

Human interest story brought Chilean students closer to home as the last of the 33 miners were rescued. 

LETTER: Prop B about limiting freedom, not taking care of dogs

Voting NO on Proposition B does not mean you approve of puppy mills or inhumane conditions for dogs.


By the letters: What's in a high school name?

Take a peek at what people said in their submissions of high school name ideas.

Renovations allow Boys & Girls Town of Missouri to expand services

Boys & Girls town opened its Columbia campus to the public Wednesday to celebrate the completion of the $3.5 million project.

Rock Bridge softball team advances to state quarterfinals

The Rock Bridge softball team defeated Rolla 5-2 in eight innings in Class 4 state sectional play Wednesday in Rolla to send the Bruins to the state quarterfinals.

Equipment manager takes unique path to MU football team

MU junior Robert McGugan started working on the equipment staff for the Tiger football team this past summer. But, he first got involved with Mizzou athletics as a diver.

Blunt, Carnahan to meet in first Missouri Senate debate

A second debate will be Friday at Lake of the Ozarks, and it will include Senate candidates from the Libertarian and Constitution parties.

State House candidates discuss social services at Columbia forum

Candidates were asked about nursing homes, habilitation centers and Medicaid.


Temple Grandin advises attendees to see their skills, not themselves

The lecturer, who was diagnosed with autism at age 3, spoke Wednesday at MU about her experiences growing up with autism, her achievements and her advice on raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder.

Missouri House candidates discuss campaign priorities at forum

The main topics of discussion were the state budget, the fair tax and abortion.

Boone County presiding commissioner candidates face off in debate

Topics addressed during the debate include planning strategies, county budgeting practices and funding for social services and mental-health programs.

Nebraska fans serious about rivalry with Texas

The animosity has many different sources, from last year's Big 12 Championship game to the team's 1-8 record against the Longhorns since the Big 12 started.

East Area Plan, Richland Road request differ on commercial development

With the East Area Plan in hand, the City Council will have to weigh the differences between its recommendations and plans for a large development along Richland Road.