Successful night for new player, new fan at their first Black and Gold Game

Junior college transfer Ricardo Ratliffe and Boonville third-grader Brayden Page both made the most of the MU men's basketball team's Black and Gold Game, Thursday night at Mizzou Arena.

Muslims discuss significance of hijabs, cultural attitudes toward Islam

The week was sponsored by MU's Muslim Student Organization. The event's keynote speaker, Imam Suhaib Webb, also spoke about the ability of Islam to be interpreted in different ways.

Political ads surge, broadcasters benefit in 2010

Ads in the U.S. House and Senate races have risen 50 percent and they've more than doubled in gubernatorial races. Campaign commercials are expected to account for 30 percent of local TV stations' revenues in October.

Former Hickman players recall 1966 football stunner over Jefferson City

With the 105th edition of the Hickman-Jefferson City football rivalry set for Friday, former Kewpies take a look back at the day they broke the Jays 71-game winning streak.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Before voting for presiding commissioner, learn what the position entails

The presiding commissioner is the chair of the Boone County Commission. The commission has complete authority over the budget within the revenue estimates provided by the auditor.

High exposure to bisphenol-A linked to low sperm count

Chinese factory workers exposed to high levels of the chemical, found in some plastics, had signs of poor semen quality, a study has found.

Rock Bridge volleyball team thrilled to be in sectionals

The Rock Bridge volleyball team's victory at the Class 4, District 9 tournament Tuesday in Wentzville sends the Bruins to sectionals, where they will face Nixa at 3 p.m. Saturday at Rock Bridge.

Mourners pay tribute to deceased homeless man

Friends, family and citizens paid respect to Jerry Schneider, a local homeless man found dead Sunday morning.

9th District Congressional candidates express views on nation's budget

All four candidates cite the federal budget as one of the most important issues facing the nation.

Deputy sheriff's fund not accessible by Boone County

Boone County contributes an excess of $100,000 annually to a state fund to boost deputy sheriff salaries but is unable to access that fund for its own office.

Portion of park sales tax revenue to assist Maplewood restoration

If voters approve Proposition 1 on Nov. 2, the city will set aside $200,000 for a theater restoration in time for the 2012 season.

UM students can now own the rights to their innovative products

The change in policy earned the university system recognition from the Kauffman Foundation as a leader in commercialization.

Federal aid only temporarily combats climbing college tuition costs

Increasing aid is helping to buffer the impact of rising college tuition and fees, but it's only a Band-Aid on a larger problem.

'GameDay,' football triumph made MU Homecoming memorable

Check out this interactive graphic and time-lapse video highlighting MU Homecoming excitement.

TODAY'S QUESTION: How do you think the university handled the lockdown situation?

Rumors ran wild after University Hospital announced it was on lockdown. Some think the university should have used its emergency text message alert system to quash the rumors. 

VIDEO: Watch Francis Quadrangle fill up for 'College GameDay'

This time-lapse video shows MU students and fans jamming the area in the hours prior to the start of the show.

MU School of Journalism recognizes 2010 honor medalists

The chairman of Hearst magazines, a former Wall Street Journal reporter, the ZETA Weekly Newspaper and the Foundation for the Freedom of the Press are among the honorees.

Amtrak changes schedules for Missouri passenger trains

The changes should help passengers who are connecting to national routes.

Lifetime of tennis led player to Missouri's team

Rachel Stuhlmann began playing tennis at the age of 5. She is the first player the Missouri tennis team has signed since the program was restarted 13 years ago that has won a United States Tennis Association state championship.

Missouri Honor medalist ZETA pursues justice in Mexico

The ZETA Weekly Newspaper continues to publish in Mexico despite violence directed at the newspaper.