Missouri pole vaulter Brian Hancock named Big 12 Athlete of the Week

Missouri pole vaulter Brian Hancock was named Big 12 Athlete of the Week on Tuesday after setting a new school record.

Columbia Secondary Suspension Center opens for spring semester

A suspension center for students in grades 6-12 opened Jan. 10, and the Board of Education hopes it will keep students caught up on assignments and prevent future suspension.

Educators encourage minority students to study abroad

Universities want to encourage minority students that studying abroad can be a necessity.

ROSE NOLEN: American isolationism is fueled by ignorance

Many Americans' isolation is not limited to the snow piled outside their doors, but due to ignorance and fear of the world community. 

K.C. mayor loses primary election Tuesday night

This is the first time since the 1920s that an incumbent lost a primary election.

New player emerges in Hickman girls basketball team

Recently, Claire Ortbals has been leading the Hickman girls basketball team in scoring, giving the Kewpies a different look heading into district competition.

Missouri lawmaker wants candidates to prove citizenship

The measure would require political parties to submit proof of citizenship for presidential and vice presidential nominees.

Stephens basketball team falls short to Hannibal-LaGrange

Senior Cara Leis provided support for the Stars during her second full game back from a wrist injury.

Missouri lawmakers seek solution to funding police radios

Missouri lawmakers must find other finances for an emergency-responder radio system, which was initially funded by federal stimulus money. But most the money was vetoed or withheld because of state budget troubles.

Missouri House panel to consider nuclear plant bill

The measure would allow power companies to recoup the cost of applying for an early site permit from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.