Anderson leaves Mizzou to become Arkansas men's basketball coach

Mike Anderson, most recently head coach of the Missouri men's basketball team, has accepted the head coaching position at the University of Arkansas. Anderson went 111-57 overall in his time with the Tigers.

Mike Anderson accepted the position of head men’s basketball coach at the University of Arkansas on Wednesday evening.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Will you still park downtown if parking meter rates increase?

The city is thinking about bumping up parking meter rates and extending meter hours until 9 p.m. 

Missouri's search for a new men's basketball coach begins

Minutes after announcing the departure of Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson to Arkansas, MU Athletics Director Mike Alden gave his plans for the search for Missouri's next men's basketball coach. 

Missouri men's basketball players as uninformed as fans about Anderson's deal

Players on Missouri men's basketball team said they were as much in the dark as fans when it came to Mike Anderson's departure from Missouri for Arkansas. Six players on the team were at the MU Student Recreation Center when they heard the news. 


Missouri small-business owners discuss health care reform benefits

The owners discussed provisions and misconceptions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Missouri baseball team failed to overcome first inning errors

The Tigers fell behind 3-0 in the first inning and never got over the slow start in an 11-4 loss to Central Arkansas on Wednesday at Taylor Stadium.

Missouri Supreme Court hears challenge to St. Louis tax credits

The Missouri Supreme Court is hearing a case that could invalidate a law allowing developers millions of dollars in state tax credits.

Obama declares disaster for Missouri snowstorm

Because Missouri's recent snowstorm was declared a disaster by President Barack Obama, the state can now seek federal aid for the costs the snowstorm imposed on the city.

GRAPHIC: Salary increase could put Anderson in good company

If MU men's basketball coach Mike Anderson received a pay increase, he would join about a dozen other coaches who make $2 million per year.

Missouri softball sweeps Kansas

The Tigers won both games in a doubleheader played Wednesday in Lawrence, Kansas. Those wins extended the softball team's winning streak and set a record for the team.

Hickman boys' baseball adds '1' to win column

Two explosive innings and strong pitching led Hickman's boys' baseball team to victory against St. Charles High School on Wednesday.

New equipment, rankings boost morale for Columbia College

The Cougars are now ranked No. 12 in NAIA rankings.

MU pole vaulter succeeds despite lack of height

At just 5 feet 3 inches tall, Brian Hancock uses technique and speed to compete with the best pole vaulters in the country.


Great-great-granddaughter of Secretariat comes to Columbia

The famous racehorse's great-great-granddaughter was brought to a Stephens College workshop Wednesday. Her lineage was discovered by her new owner, who bought the horse last year and nursed her back from severe malnourishment.

Record number of MU students to take Alternative Spring Break

Alternative Spring Break offers students a chance to help other communities and gives leadership opportunities.

Columbia Neighborhood Response Team's inspections draw ire, appreciation

The city's Neighborhood Response Team, which formed in 2011, hopes its inspection program fosters a sense of ownership and nurtures a sense of community.

Unveiling of headstone for lynching victim James T. Scott set

The committee that formed last September to raise funds for a new headstone on lynching victim's grave set the memorial celebration date for April 30. 

Confusing symptoms raise the stakes for heart attacks in women

Women experience heart attacks differently from men, and those differences can be both surprising and dangerous when women ignore symptoms.


Suspect arrested in connection with fake traffic stops

A Columbia man was arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of impersonating a police officer. 

Film legend Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79

She died of congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she had been hospitalized for about six weeks, publicist Sally Morrison said.