MU's statistics department receives $2.85 million grant

The grant will be used to help develop statistical models that will be used to improve the usability of U.S. Census Bureau data.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: UM System Board of Curators meeting minutes

In addition to meeting minutes, you can also access live audio streams of the meetings as they happen.

ROSE NOLEN: 'The Help' stirs up memories and opinions, bad and good

"The Help" is a story about racism in the South in the 1960s, and reflects the time period very well.

Missouri Gov. Nixon triples fundraising of Kinder

Gov. Jay Nixon received about $1.5 million during the past quarter, and Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder received $455,522.

Cardinals to face unfamiliar Rangers in World Series

The Rangers and Cardinals haven't faced each other since 2004, but the two teams have a lot in common.

Three Missouri teens killed in car accident in Bolivar

Investigators said they don't know which of the three was driving when the accident occurred. All three were younger than 16 years old.

St. Andrew's Church group makes quilts, care packages for relief program

St. Andrew’s took part in Lutheran World Relief, which aims to help people overcoming poverty in 50 countries, by sending quilts and care kits.

Kansas City mother drunk when baby vanished

Deborah Bradley told NBC's "Today" show she'd had enough wine to be drunk on the night her baby, 10-month-old Lisa Irwin, disappeared. Police have said they have no suspects or major leads in the investigation, ongoing since Oct. 4.

Management of Missouri River creates tension between governors

Governors whose states are downstream of the Missouri River are trying to convince the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to focus on flood control, but governors of states upstream say flood control should not dominate how their state's reservoirs are managed.

Family of missing baby hires Van der Sloot attorney

Joe Tacopina, a prominent New York City attorney, insisted the parents have "nothing to hide."

Missouri to get grant for flooding from US labor agency

The state will get $1.1 million immediately. 

Cape Girardeau considering urban deer hunt

With deer becoming a nuisance and a danger in the area, the city is considering a controlled bow hunt to thin the herd.

Missouri senators return to Capitol for special session

Senate leadership said the chamber plans to ask House members for a formal negotiating session over economic development legislation.

Hickman volleyball team falls to Wentzville Timberland

Senior Kimberly Lake and sophomore Lindsey Head each had nine kills for the Kewpies.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Prop B compromise appears to be working

Senate Bill 161, a revision of Proposition B, seems to be helping Missouri eliminate its status as the Puppy Mill Capital of America.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Don't settle for a meaningless, costly primary

Canceling the Missouri presidential primary scheduled for February would save the state $6-$8 million.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Give Missouri a shot at a real presidential primary

The Missouri Legislature is considering canceling its presidential primary, currently scheduled for Feb. 7.

Kespohl to propose liability policy for sale of police dog

The saga of Fano the police dog and former Columbia police officer Rob Sanders could take a new turn with a proposal from a city councilman.

A look inside MU's new biomass boiler

The boiler is able to burn a variety of fuels, such as corncobs and grasses, and can even use natural gas if necessary.