Columbia City Council to review land plan for Short Street garage

However, the financing for the proposed garage hasn't been explained to council members.

Family important to Missouri's Pingeton

Fans who watch the Missouri women's basketball team know first-year coach Robin Pingeton is an intense, passionate leader. The situation changes, though, when she is at home.

Missouri men's basketball team not overlooking Texas Tech

The Missouri men's basketball team might have received a lucky break heading into the Big 12 tournament, but the Tigers are more concerned with learning from last year's early exit.

Food prices expected to increase in 2011

Economists from the University of Missouri presented agriculture predictions to Congress. Meat prices are expected to rise faster than those for any other food group.

Author Kathleen Norris inspires church members before Lent

Best-selling Christian author Kathleen Norris visited Broadway Christian Church the weekend before Lent to share her reflections and participate in discussions. Norris talked plainly about caring for her husband before his death and struggles with spiritual indifference.

Project in works to combat distracted teen driving

Consumer Reports and the U.S. Transportation Department will unveil a joint project in New York on Monday.

Columbia College women's basketball overcomes slow start on way to AMC tournament title

Columbia College secured the championship of the American Midwest Conference Tournament with a 70-56 victory over William Woods on Monday at Southwell Complex.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cleaning up after the True/False Film Festival

After the festival ended, True/False volunteers continued cleaning upMonday.

MU freshman Figueroa prepares for first NCAA diving meet

MU freshman diver Loren Figueroa shattered the 3-meter dive school record in January. This weekend, she has the chance to qualify for the NCAA championships for the first time.

Kansas' Self picked as AP Big 12 Coach of the Year

It's the third time in his eight seasons at Kansas that  Bill Self has won the honor. He received 16 out of the 22 votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters.


$1.3 million endows MU lecture series to honor Sen. Kit Bond

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton announced the new lecture series Monday at the Reynolds Alumni Center.

Bill seeks service-animal rights for those with mental disabilities

The Missouri House heard a bill Wednesday that would extend the right to have a service dog to people with "invisible" disabilities such as autism and traumatic brain injury.

Missouri's Brown makes All-Big 12 Conference Second Team

The second team honor was voted on by the league's head coaches. RaeShara Brown is MU's all-time steals leader and averages 16.8 points per game.

League of Women Voters forum to address energy, stipend issues

Candidates for the Columbia City Council, Columbia School Board and Boone Hospital Board of Trustees will answer questions about issues on the April ballot.

Columbia sees shorter flu season this year

The number of reported influenza cases has dropped since the beginning of February, according to numbers from the MU Student Health Center.

National Endowment for Humanities chairman to lecture at Columbia College

Jim Leach, the ninth chairman of the endowment, will give a lecture titled "The Ethics of Civility" on Thursday at Columbia College.

Severe weather drill rescheduled for Thursday

The annual tornado drill has been rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

Knight fired as coach at Texas Tech

The Red Raiders coach will still be on the bench for the Big 12 Tournament. 

TODAY'S QUESTION: What was your favorite part of True/False?

The documentary film festival featured a variety of events including parties, a march and a 5K run.

MU to announce major donation

The gift is said to benefit both the university and the state. A 5 p.m. news conference is planned.