Nixon: No prison closings; school aid questionable

Missouri faces an estimated budget gap of between $500 million and $700 million for the fiscal year. Cuts may be made to school busing, public colleges and universities. Nixon does not support shutting down a prison to save the state money.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Are developers only ones to benefit from eastward expansion?

The developer who bought the land associated with the Richland Road annexation has gone broke, leaving taxpayers to foot the bill for improvements and the land up for grabs.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you think the Senate will repeal 'don't ask, don't tell'?

The House voted in a 250-175 vote to repeal the 1993 "don't ask, don't tell" law, that forbids openly gay people from serving in the military. Do you think the Senate will repeal the law, too?

Phil Pressey gets first start in Missouri men's basketball team's victory

The suspension of Michael Dixon meant the first start for Phil Pressey in the Missouri men's basketball team's 81-62 victory against Oral Roberts on Thursday night at Mizzou Arena. 

Gov. Nixon confirms he will seek re-election

Nixon has his eyes set on a second four-year term.

Lots of questions for Anderson after MU men's basketball team's victory

Following a busy busy week of news for the Tigers, coach Mike Anderson addressed the media for the first time since Monday. 

Burton explains Columbia Police Department spokewoman's reassignment

Columbia Police Department Chief Ken Burton connected a spokeswoman's reassignment to the retirement of Deputy Chief Tom Dresner.

Kewpies boys basketball still positive despite tough loss to Rock Bridge

Kewpies coach David Johnson said though his squad is now 1-5 after Thursday's loss, he is still encouraged with how the team has played thus far.

MU Insight Bowl ticket packages selling faster than expected

More than half of MU's 11,000 seat allotment at the Insight Bowl in Tempe, Ariz., have been sold. A ticket package, including bus transportation, lodging and meals, sold out in two days.

Freezing rain causes problems in parts of Missouri

Freezing rain causes road closing in eastern and central Missouri.

Allen Institute's iSocial shows promise for children with autism

ISocial is a computer program designed to teach children with autism social skills through the use of avatars in a 3-D world.

UPDATE: Gov. Nixon confirms he will seek re-election

Nixon's campaign said the governor has raised about $1 million since the Nov. 2 elections.

Missouri's bowl game one of few selling tickets

It seems Missouri coach Gary Pinkel's pleas for Tigers fans to buy tickets to the Insight Bowl have been answered, and officials say they're on a record pace for the Dec. 28 game between Missouri and Iowa. Some of the other bowls aren't having as much luck.

Developers to seek rezoning for apartments along College Avenue

Nathan and Jonathan Odle hope to build about 100 apartments on a city block along College Avenue beginning next year, but first they must seek rezoning and permission for a parking lot.

Delivery companies see increase in shipment volume

UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service all reported jumps in the amount of shipments during the holiday season between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Tiger Hotel renovation could begin next spring

The co-owner of the hotel said that there is a party that's showing interest in financing the renovation.

New U.S. Congress members from Missouri assigned to committees

Vicky Hartzler was assigned to the Armed Services Committee and the Agriculture Committee, and Billy Long was assigned to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Committee on Homeland Security.

80-year-old woman found dead on porch

An 80-year-old woman was found frozen on her porch between Hallsville and Centralia on Thursday morning.

CALENDAR: Holiday events in Columbia

Check out these holiday happenings in Columbia over the next two weeks.

Rock Bridge graduate will represent US in international cooking competition

Rachel Koppelman quit swimming to focus on cooking full time.