Missouri volleyball's Henning stays focused in victory against Texas Tech

Missouri volleyball coach Wayne Kreklow, upper left, gets a closeup view of a kill attempt by freshman Lisa Henning in Wednesday night's victory over Texas Tech.

Freshman outside hitter Lisa Henning contributed 15 kills in Missouri's fifth-straight win.

Veterans History Project continues despite cuts to funding

As hundreds of thousands of World War II veterans die every year, they take their stories with them. With state funding discontinued, volunteers are now trying to capture their personal stories.


Columbia celebrates Veterans Day

Several Columbia organizations will commemorate veterans.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you think about the Happy Meal toy ban?

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to ban restaurants from handing out toys with meals that did not meet nutritional standards.

Police arrest seventh suspect in Hobson homicide

Lee Wyatt Carter, 23, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of second-degree robbery and second-degree murder, Columbia police said.

Citizens Police Review Board says officer used excessive force

The Citizens Police Review Board voted to recommend to Police Chief Ken Burton that Police Officer Nathan Turner used excessive force against Derek Billups during an December 2009 incident at a nightclub.

MU Veterans Center celebrates Veterans Day with grand opening

The grand opening, held at the center's new location in Memorial Union, begins with a reception and the unveiling of the video-based Missouri Veterans History Project at 1 p.m. today in Memorial Union's Stotler Lounge.

MU women's basketball point guard healthy, ready to prove herself

Redshirt junior Bekah Mills has recovered from her third knee injury and is ready to take back her role as starting point guard.

Group of Columbia neighbors team up for recycling trips

A group of Old Southwest neighborhood residents are saving plastics and taking them to Millersburg to be recycled at a family-run business.

Missouri man with overturned conviction stays in prison

The state has until Nov. 22 to file an appeal of the overturned 1996 murder conviction of Dale Helmig. A DeKalb County judge ruled Nov. 3 that prosecutors and law enforcement officers withheld evidence and presented false testimony during Helmig's trial.

School board's language arts decision questioned

The superintendent of public schools stands behind a new language arts curriculum despite evidence the board of education was given inaccurate information about the program's benefits.

Missouri volleyball defeats Texas Tech, keeps streak alive

The Tigers dropped the first set but went on to win the match and extend its winning streak to five games.

UM System turns over management of Western Historical Manuscript Collection

The UM System transferred the management to the State Historical Society of Missouri as a cost-cutting measure.

Vacant trailer catches fire in southeast Columbia

Division Chief Gale Blomenkamp of the Boone County Fire Protection District said the fire started in the utility room and the cause of the fire is unknown.

Texas regents give go-ahead for sports network

ESPN has confirmed it is in talks with Texas to distribute the proposed network, which is expected to be modeled after the Big Ten Network.

11-vote difference prompts Harrisburg School District to seek recount

Proposition 1, which would have generated about $98,000 for the Hallsville School District, failed by a vote of 617-606. The district's Board of Education decided Monday to push for a recount.

USS Columbia commander visits submarine's namesake

Commander Dennis Klein met with the mayor and MU chancellor, and toured the MU Veterans Center.

Missouri landowners to get $38 million for conservation efforts

The U.S. Department of Agriculture ranks Missouri among the top states in people joining land conservation measures.

LETTER: Article unfairly characterizes downtown hotel

The Regency Hotel Downtown is not in nearly as bad shape as an article stated Tuesday.

40,000 church conventioneers flood St. Louis

The convention of Church of God in Christ, the nation's biggest black Pentecostal denomination, lasts through Monday in downtown St. Louis.