Mike and Marcheita Anderson make basketball a family environment

With associate head coach Melvin Watkins at his side, MU men's basketball head coach Mike Anderson cranes his neck around a referee to see a play more clearly during a game against Northern Illinois University on Monday, December 27, 2010, at Mizzou Arena. The game marked Anderson's 100th win as Missouri's head coach.

Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson has always found his closest relationships through basketball, so he tries to create the same experience for the players he coaches.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Hinkson Creek dispute shows need for greater attention to democratic process

The city manager and the mayor did not act in bad faith regarding the city's position on the Hinkson, but a debate by the council before they acted is the way democracy should work.

Kadeem Green's wait is likely to last until the Missouri men's basketball team's next season

For a year, an unlikely injury has kept Kadeem Green out of games. And the wait continues for the freshman forward who plans to redshirt this season for the Missouri men's basketball team. But the longer he waits, the more he desires a chance to prove himself.

Mediacom fills previous KOMU channels

Mediacom replaced the programming of channels 5, 7, 86, 101 and 707. They said this programming will remain throughout the negotiations with KOMU.

Pam Forbes announces candidacy for First Ward

Pam Forbes turned in the required 50 signatures to be nominated as a candidate for the First Ward City Council seat. The election will be in April.

Stanford's Luck will stay in school

Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck says he will stay in school for another year instead of entering the NFL draft.

Rock Bridge boys basketball team shuts down Lee's Summit

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team used tough defense to earn a 65-42 victory on Thursday night at Lee's Summit.

Hickman girls basketball team advances to tournament title game

The Hickman girls basketball team defeated Owensville 47-33 on Thursday to advance to the championship game of the Rolla tournament.

Teen honored for community service proposes honoring others

After working on a large-scale recycling project and a huge food drive, Michael York now wants to establish an award to recognize youth community service in Columbia.

Rick Clay's attorneys plan to petition Friday to halt his execution

In addition to the petition, Clay's attorneys plan to ask Gov. Jay Nixon for a grant of clemency.

Magic Tree likely to remain in new location

The Magic Tree will most likely be staying in the Village of Cherry Hill. The tree brought traffic to the businesses in the area.

UM Board of Curators to hold special meeting Friday

The board will close the meeting to discuss confidential matters.

Columbia College women's basketball team starts AMC play with victory

The Columbia College women's basketball team defeated Williams Baptist (Ark.) College 75-54 on Thursday in its American Midwest Conference opener.

Columbia College men's basketball team wins conference opener

The Columbia College men's basketball team defeated Williams Baptist (Ark.) College 74-49 on Thursday night in its American Midwest Conference opener.


Army secretary to tour Fort Leonard Wood site hit by tornado

John McHugh is scheduled to visit Fort Leonard Wood on Thursday afternoon. A tornado on Dec. 31 destroyed about 30 homes.

Former MU quarterback Smith earns AFC honor

New York Jets kick returner Brad Smith, a former standout quarterback on the Missouri football team, has been chosen the special teams player of the month in the AFC.

MU's Denmon among top players on Wooden list

Missouri men's basketball player Marcus Denmon has been named to the Wooden Award Midseason Top-30 list.

MU funding for KOMU part of dispute with Mediacom

Throughout retransmission negotiations between KOMU and Mediacom, one issue has come up several times: KOMU's affiliation with MU. Between the two parties, several discrepancies have come up about what funding KOMU receives.

ACLU questions Missouri's supply of execution anesthetic

Because of issues with sodium thiopental, the civil rights group says Missouri risks violating the Constitution if an execution goes on as scheduled.

Initial data show Marine suicides declined in 2010

Marines who are leading the bar in Afghanistan have had the highest suicide rate in the military, but last year that number fell.