TODAY'S QUESTION: Will Mike Anderson be Missouri's basketball coach next season?

Speculation that the coach is heading to Arkansas is rising again.

Columbia City Council takes step toward new Short Street garage

The council approved the acquisition of land for the new parking garage on Short Street, adjacent to a redeveloped Regency Hotel.

NAACP candidate forum emphasizes achievement-gap challenges

Candidates for the Columbia School Board appeared at a forum Tuesday night to discuss issues of diversity in Columbia Public Schools.

Freshman manager plays big role for MU softball team

As batting practice pitcher, freshman manager Lance McMahon has one of the most important duties on the Missouri softball team, according to coach Ehren Earleywine.

Diversity among talking points at NAACP's City Council candidate forum

First Ward candidates focused on issues related to affirmative action, while Fifth Ward candidates discussed erosion, energy-efficient homes and the Office of Neighborhood Services.

Early scoring binge bolsters Missouri baseball team against Central Arkansas

Missouri scored six runs in the second inning and went on to win 11-4, building on a pattern that has defined its offense so far this season. 

Clinch murder conviction upheld by Missouri appeals court

On Tuesday, the Western District Court of Appeals upheld the October 24, 2009, conviction of William Clinch in the murder of his brother-in-law Jeremy Bohannon.

Rock Bridge boys varsity, junior varsity golf teams beat Hickman

The Rock Bridge varsity team defeated Hickman's varsity team at the Lake of the Woods Golf Course, scoring a 155 to Hickman's 163. However, the Rock Bridge junior varsity team had a its own surprise for Hickman.

Eco-friendly Columbia City Hall promotes Earth Hour

With Earth Hour around the corner, city officials held a tour Tuesday that displayed the energy-saving aspects of the new addition to City Hall.

Benton Elementary School raises money for Japan

When Troy Hogg, principal of Benton Elementary School, taught in Japan in the early 2000s, he met his wife and fell in love with the country. Now the couple is raising money to aid victims of the earthquake and tsunami there.

Columbia College students plan to help repair homes in Kentucky

Students from Columbia College will travel to Chavies, Ky., to help residents repair unlivable homes.

Parts of Grindstone Parkway to close for maintenance Thursday, Friday

Pedestrians and motorists are urged to use alternate routes if possible Thursday and Friday because of median maintenance on Grindstone Parkway.

Maplewood Barn Community Theatre kicks off capital campaign

Board members, investors and Parks and Recreation Department officials viewed the most recent plans for a new structure. The original, 137-year-old barn was destroyed by fire last year.

Biden proposes plan to boost postsecondary graduation rate

Postsecondary institutions and U.S. states could receive incentives for higher graduation rates by 2020. Vice President Joe Biden offered the idea of giving financial rewards to states that helped get the rate to 60 percent.

Unsigned George Caleb Bingham paintings found

Questions are being raised about 10 unsigned paintings by the Missouri artist, but some art historians are questioning the veracity of the evidence.

MU students raise funds for Japan relief

Two MU students started "Pray for Japan (Mizzou)" after the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami. After selling T-shirts at one event, they have already raised more than $1,000.

Missouri attorney general says health overhaul has uncertain legal status

Chris Koster says the governor will have to weigh the risks of possible sanctions against costs for complying with the law.

Sly James defeats Mike Burke in Kansas City mayor's race

Attorney Sly James won Tuesday's mayoral election in Kansas City, earning 54 percent of the vote and defeating fellow lawyer Mike Burke.

Hickman girls soccer falls to Pembroke Hill

The Hickman girls soccer team lost 2-1 to visiting Pembroke Hill on Tuesday in the Kewpies' home opener, but the loss was a big improvement from Saturday's 10-0 road loss.

Nixon to announce investment in small business

The governor is expected to speak in St. Louis and Kansas City, announcing a "major investment" in job creation.