Obama issues federal disaster declaration for Missouri

The declaration enables federal assistance for flooding victims in Butler, Mississippi, New Madrid and Taney counties and tornado victims in St. Louis County.

BRAD CLEMONS: End of school brings out cast of characters

As students scrawl their final essays, a teacher takes a moment to examine his students' unusual characters.

Tyler Gabbert leaves Missouri football program

The MU athletics department announced the redshirt quarterback has decided to pursue other playing opportunities.

Early home run helps Rock Bridge baseball team roll past Hickman

John Miles third-inning home run was one of 15 hits the Rock Bridge baseball team collected in a 9-1 victory Monday over Hickman.

MU Children's Hospital patients receive pampering from Glamour-Azzi

The event gave 10 girls in the hospital makeovers and the chance to feel like superstars for the evening. It was sponsored by radio station Q106.1 and The Strand Salon and Spa. 

Quilt block tells Columbia family's Civil War story

Quilter Marilyn Russell, who was inspired to make a quilt for her husband after reading "The Civil War Diary Quilt," said she loves the challenge of the details the quilt requires. 

Difficult revenue decisions ahead for Columbia School Board

Anticipated education cuts from the state have Columbia Public Schools examining solutions to determine the budget for the future.

Successful Columbia candidates used same campaign management firm

Progressive Political Partners LLC helped three candidates run successful campaigns. These candidates spent more than $50,000 combined.

MU professor accepted into National Academy of Sciences

James Birchler was accepted into the National Academy of Sciences. Other scientists who have been involved in the academy include Thomas Edison, Orville Wright and Albert Einstein. 

Two Columbia men arrested after gun fired during fight

Paul J. Everman and Mark A. Reyes were arrested following a fight on Sunday night. No one was hit by the gunshot.

10th annual Bike, Walk and Wheel Week to begin Saturday

The budget this year for the week is smaller because of the loss of funding from GetAbout Columbia, but many of the same events from previous years will be held.

National Weather Service expecting record high for Columbia on Tuesday

The National Weather Service in St. Louis is predicting highs in the low 90's in mid-Missouri early this week.

Single-entry visas separate Iranians from their families

Iranian students must apply for a new visa every time they leave the country, meaning they often don't see their relatives for many years.

Police seek two in armed robbery at Break Time on Stadium

Two unidentified males robbed the convenience store at gunpoint Sunday night.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What course should the U.S. take with Pakistan?

After the discovery of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, lawmakers have suggested the U.S. distance itself from Pakistan, including reducing aid and launching investigations.

Missouri agencies host meetings in flood-affected areas

State officials will be in communities affected by flooding to inform residents of state services such as unemployment benefits, career training, food and temporary housing.

Two injured in early morning accident on Route WW

A 2005 Chevrolet that ran off Route WW went airborne over several driveways and hit a tree. Two Fulton residents were injured.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: MU grade distribution available online

Want to know how a professor might grade you in class? Search the archive of grades assigned to classes taught at MU. You can find the distribution of grades for every semester.

Columbia passport clerk Wood to retire after 27 years

Mike Wood is retiring in early July from his post at the downtown post office, a position he's held since 1984. He primarily worked with passport applications.

Missouri men's golfers earn spot in NCAA regionals

The team is set to play next week in the 14-team Southeastern Regional, hosted by top-seeded Florida.