Missouri softball scores just two runs, but gets shutout win

Missouri junior Ashley Fleming is congratulated after her two-run home run in the sixth inning March 20 in a 2-0 victory over Minnesota at University Field.

The Tigers' usually high-powered offense waited six innings to score against Minnesota on Sunday, but it was enough for their 19th-straight win.

Missouri baseball focuses on mental game as team wins second straight series

Missouri lost the second half of a doubleheader 8-1, snapping a six-game winning streak, but an 8-6 win earlier Sunday was enough to win another series.

Art in Bloom held at the Museum of Art and Archaeology

About 1,600 people went to the seventh annual exhibition of flowers and art.

Edwards settles for 2nd behind Kyle Busch at Bristol

The Columbia native lamented not pushing the winner harder after the final restart.

Strawberry Hill Farms opening for spring season

On the first day of spring, a greenhouse owner prepares for the gardening season that comes with the warmer weather.

Car hits bicyclist while making U-turn

A car hit a bicyclist while making a U-turn, but there were no serious injuries.

Missouri bill would reduce property taxes for sawmills

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Missouri ranks third in the nation based on economic effects of forestry. Most of the state's sawmills are located in the south-central region.

Libya bombing called successful

Air Force B-2 bombers from Whiteman Air Force Base near Knob Noster dropped 45 2,000-pound bombs during the attack. The U.S. expects to turn control of the mission over to a coalition in the coming days.

GENE ROBERTSON: A plan for earthquakes needs to be developed on local, county and state levels

Public and private institutions should be concerned about a lack of plans in the event an earthquake hits Columbia.

Lawsuit contends failing Missouri schools should pay for transfers

The Missouri Supreme Court agreed last summer that students living in unaccredited districts are owed free transfers and that accredited schools must take the students. But the court said the parents weren't owed reimbursement for the tuition they'd already paid.

ANALYSIS: Missouri pushes ahead with nuclear plant bill

While most of the discussion has been about consumer issues, some critics say the crisis in Japan is a vivid example of the possible risks of nuclear energy.