Deep-pocketed groups spend millions in Missouri Senate race

Interest groups invested approximately $11.7 million in independent expenditures in Missouri's Senate race. 

TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you think of the name of the new high school?

The new Columbia high school will be named Muriel Williams Battle High School, after Muriel Battle, who worked to overcome desegregation in schools.

Yo-yo pros come to downtown Columbia store

The demonstrators wowed audience members with yo-yo stunts. We've got video of their stop at the Cool Stuff store.

Rock Bridge boys soccer team advances to state quarterfinals

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team beat Rolla 3-2 on Tuesday night in a Class 3 sectional game in Rolla.


COLUMN: Raw chicken feet part of the authentic Chinese cuisine experience

A visit to China yields a unique culinary experience.

Three-car accident at McBaine and Worley leaves two injured

The accident was caused by a car fleeing a hit-and-run collision.

Receivers take blame for Missouri football team's loss

Missouri sophomore wide receiver T.J. Moe says Tigers quarterback Blaine Gabbert isn't the one to blame for the team's struggles passing the ball Saturday in its loss at Texas Tech.

Missouri to unveil veterans history project

The Veterans History Project began in 2007 and has produced 1,300 videos about World War II veterans.


Outside hitters stand out for Columbia College volleyball team

Kills from the Columbia College outside hitters propelled the Cougars volleyball team to an easy 25-9, 25-12, 25-12 victory over Stephens College on Tuesday in the first round of the American Midwest Conference tournament at Southwell Complex.

At Westminster College, Ashcroft commemorates fall of Berlin Wall

The college boasts the longest section of the wall in North America, which has been incorporated into a sculpture by Winston Churchhill's granddaughter.

Big Muddy speaker educates public on river management

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Army Corps of Engineers are hoping to bring back the fish that used to inhabit the Missouri River.


Missouri Supreme Court hears illegal immigrant child custody case

The Missouri Supreme Court will decide whether an adoption made while an illegal immigrant was imprisoned will stand.

MU Health Care prepares to computerize prescriptions

Computers could help prevent medication errors by eliminating traditional notepads used to write down prescriptions. 

Proposed regional climate center to be discussed at MU

The center's research would focus on predicting future trends in climate change.

Civil War marker for Tigers unit being discussed

The marker would be placed at the intersection of Eighth Street and Broadway to commemorate the Civil War Union militia unit.

Police arrest eight in connection to recent burglaries

Columbia police arrested eight individuals on suspicion of taking part in as many as 19 recent burglaries.

Missouri Supreme Court to consider adoption appeal

The Missouri Supreme Court was to hear arguments Tuesday in the case of Encarnacion Romero, a Guatemalan woman who was jailed in 2007 after an immigration sweep. Romero is seeking to regain custody of her son, now 4.

THE INFLUENCE GAME: Shippers fought cargo controls

The U.S. requires all packages be screened before being loaded onto passenger flights originating in the U.S. But there's no such requirement enforced for all cargo loaded onto U.S.-bound international passenger flights or on cargo-only flights, such as UPS and FedEx planes.

Dry conditions challenging Missouri farmers

 The U.S. Agriculture Department's Missouri field office said Monday that harvests of corn, soybeans and sorghum are running at least a month ahead of normal statewide.


Columbia College soccer moves on to AMC tournament final

The Columbia College soccer team advanced to the championship game of the American Midwest Conference tournament with a 3-0 semifinal victory over McKendree on Tuesday night in Lebanon, Ill.