Tigers ball girl enjoys herself as Missouri soccer beats Northern Arizona

Ten-year-old Tigers fan Emily Deutschmann enjoys herself as a ball girl for Missouri soccer. The Tigers earned their fourth win in a row on Friday against Northern Arizona.

Columbia College volleyball loses to UT Brownsville

Cougars coach Melinda Wrye-Washington said the team beat itself on Friday.

Blomenkamp shows off hitting, singing skills in Rock Bridge softball win

Junior centerfielder Krista Blomenkamp was in jeopardy of losing her place in the lineup before she broke out of an early season slump with three hits in Rock Bridge's 12-2 victory over Smith Cotton. She also sang the national anthem before the game.

Missouri women's cross-country finish second at Saluki Early Bird

The cross-country teams competed in the Saluki Early Bird at Southern Illinois University Friday.

Rock Bridge girls' golf sets school record at Jefferson City course

The team played Thursday at Oak Hills Golf Course. Head coach Melissa Melahn says she's relieved to see her team realize its potential and expects even more from them in the future.

Missouri Muzic Festival comes to Boone County Fairgrounds

Entertainment at the festival will include music, comedy and mixed martial arts.

Byron Hill, president and CEO of ABC Labs retired

Analytical Bio-Chemistry Laboratories, Inc., announced the retirement of its president and CEO on Friday.

Parks department seeks public input on improvements at Twin Lakes Recreation Area

A meeting will be held Sept. 15 to discuss ways to upgrade facilities at the Twin Lakes Recreation Area.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Abolition of nuclear weapons is an achievable goal

One of the Missourian's columnists, J. Karl Miller, should think outside his own personal experience when writing about our nation's policy of nuclear deterrence.

City of Columbia debuts Facebook page

The city's fan page has received 493 likes in its first week. It will be used to communicate and engage community members with general information about things happening in Columbia.

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Without set standards, teachers develop own 9/11 lesson plans

Across the country, educational resources abound, and teachers and administrators are approaching 9/11 in the classroom from a variety of academic perspectives.

Studies find no big jump in cancer, deaths from WTC dust

While many scientists consider the results statistically insignificant, firefighter advocates say it is impossible to draw any conclusions just yet.

Ailments in 9/11 workers still puzzle scientists

Those who spent time at ground zero after 9/11 fear their current ailments are a result of particle dust, though the scientific evidence is inconclusive.

Illinois artist creates 9/11 tribute using salvaged World Trade Center beams

The sculpture will be dedicated for the 10th anniversary of the attacks, and is intended to "commemorate the people of that day," according to the artist.

Post-9/11 politics of Rudy Giuliani

Widely known for his performance in office after the 9/11 attacks, the former mayor of New York City reflects on lessons learned and his plans for the future.

Writers are still trying to out-imagine horrors of 9/11

Nonfiction, fiction and classic children's books provide inspiration for writers trying to put the impact of 9/11 on the American psyche into words.

Newspaper cartoonists plan Sept. 11 anniversary tribute

More than 90 cartoonists working with five different syndicates have banded together to dedicate their Sept. 11 strips to those whose lives were lost in the attacks.

Plans for national emergency radio system 'languish' in Congress

Political disagreements have slowed the creation of a national emergency communications plan that would improve coordination and interoperability between public safety agencies.