A small group of fiscal conservatives in the Missouri Senate defied the majority of the Republican Party by creating a filibuster that did not allow for an extension of benefits to long-term unemployed workers out of a job for more than 79 weeks.
Missouri senior forward Justin Safford couldn't hide his emotions in the final minutes of Missouri's 78-63 loss to Cincinnati on Thursday night in the NCAA Tournament. With the loss, the Tigers' season, as well as Safford's career at Missouri, is over.
An array of websites that promote transparency in government helps open public information up to citizens.
The message "Love is the Movement" was written in mud on the base of one of the columns.
MU second baseman Eric Garcia snapped a run of bad luck in Missouri's 7-6 series-opening win against Central Michigan. Garcia went 3-for-3 with two runs and an RBI, bucking a trend of well-hit balls that resulted in outs.
Dom Bradley and Todd Schavrien earned All-America honors Friday at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Philadelphia.
After a 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck Japan, causing damage to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, MU professors and experts say the U.S. has little to worry about.
Sophomore Rachel Hay got her first hit of the season, a solo home run, in No. 13 Missouri's 10-0 win in five innings over Western Michigan. The Tigers' offense struggled, though, in a 4-3 win over North Dakota State earlier in the day.
Twenty former and current city officials congregated at City Hall on Friday to meet the final four candidates for the city manager position.
The Cougars (9-4) notched a 1-0 win against No. 15 Olivet Nazarene University (17-5) and a 6-5 win over Iowa Wesleyan University (3-11) in the first day of the McKendree Invitational.
Boone County will host an open house March 31 at Little Bonne Femme Baptist Church discussing ways to protect Columbia's groundwater and, in particular, the Bonne Femme Watershed.
Columbia residents will have the opportunity to participate in Earth Hour on March 26. City Hall and MU's Jesse Hall will shut off their lights from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Residents are encouraged to do the same.
Columbia police arrested Robert L. Carter, 18, this past Friday on charges of first-degree burglary, second-degree assault and armed criminal action.
A panel of medical marijuana users and representatives of Missouri's branch of the National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws will speak to the general public Friday and Saturday at MU's Arts and Sciences Building.
An Ashland man was arrested Thursday night in Columbia's Blue Acres Mobile Home Park in connection with a sexual assault at a party in December 2009.
The Jane Froman Singers of Columbia College will perform this Sunday at Campus Lutheran Church before departing for a concert tour in Italy.
Supporters will gather outside Planned Parenthood on Saturday for a rally to provide information and encourage politicians to reject the proposal that would bar federal funding.
Events will be held on Saturday and Sunday. They are free to the public, and registration is encouraged.
Eric Scott McCauley could serve between five years in federal prison without parole to 45 years in federal prison without parole, under federal statutes.
Most events at the symposium — celebrating the 100th birthday of the playwright and MU alumnus — are free and open to the public.