PHOTO GALLERY: Cardinals win Game 1 of the World Series

Workers paint a logo Tuesday at Busch Stadium in preparation for Game 1 of baseball's World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers. It was the Cardinals' first trip to the World Series since 2006.

The Cardinals won the first game of the World Series on Wednesday night, 3-2. Game 2 will be played Thursday.

UM Curators likely to discuss next step in conference realignment

The UM System Board of Curators is expected to discuss the next step in Missouri's conference alignment process as part of its regularly scheduled meetings Thursday and Friday at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.


Decrease in high school graduates plays out differently across Missouri

The main reason for the decrease is that the children of baby boomers are aging out of high school and, in many cases, college.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cardinals fans celebrate at downtown bars as World Series begins

Cardinals fans cheer and packed a couple of Columbia bars Wednesday to watch St. Louis beat the Texas Rangers in Game 1 of the World Series.

La Russa's moves pay off, Cards win Series opener

The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in a chilly World Series opener.

Battle High School taking shape, construction on schedule

According to the district spokeswoman, the high school is on schedule in terms of completion and the next goal is to have a roof over the structure before winter.

Wednesday Night Live reaches out to Columbia community

The Missouri United Method Church's weekly program provides a catered meal and a chance to spend time with other members of the community.

UPDATE: Police comb Kansas City home, yard of missing baby

There has been no progress or leads so far in the disappearance of 10-month-old Lisa Irwin, despite efforts by Kansas City police, FBI agents and the Missouri National Guard.

Hinton Radio and TV draws customers from miles around

A small electronics repair shop in northern Boone County maintains a solid reputation among customers and manufacturers.

Rock Bridge football player marches to his own beat

Brayden Parker is a center on the Bruins' football team and a tenor saxophonist for the marching band.

Fifth case of listeriosis in Missouri confirmed

Symptoms of listeriosis include fever, muscle aches and gastrointestinal problems.

Rock Bridge High School to administer ACT testing Saturday

Other upcoming test dates include Dec. 10, Feb. 11, April 14 and June 9.

Utility bill help not enough to offset Columbia residents' needs

The major fundraising push for utility bill assistance begins in a few weeks, but there likely won't be enough money to cover all the expected needs.

Missouri tennis player adjusts to life in America

Missouri Freshman tennis player Alex Clark is finding life in Columbia a lot different from what she is used to. Clark, who grew up in London, uses her teammates as well as her focus on tennis to adapt to her new home.

UPDATE: Appeals Judge George Draper named to Missouri Supreme Court

Judge George W. Draper III was appointed Wednesday by Gov. Jay Nixon to fill a vacancy on the Missouri Supreme Court. Draper will be Missouri's second black Supreme Court judge.

ANALYSIS: Prisoner swap reshapes Hamas-Egypt-Israel ties

The swap has boosted the popularity of Hamas in Palestine and bolstered the alliance between Hamas and Egypt.

UPDATE: Appeals Judge Draper named to Missouri Supreme Court

Judge George W. Draper III was appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon Wednesday to fill a vacancy on the Missouri Supreme Court. Draper will be Missouri's second black Supreme Court judge.

Beta Theta Pi fraternity building high-tech, multi-use house

Donations are still being collected for a new fraternity house being built for the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

GENE ROBERTSON: City Council meeting illustrates democracy in action

The council's most recent meeting was a great display of Columbia's potential for an engaged citizenry.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: The St. Louis Cardinals have become almost everybody's team

The Cardinals are a team that everyone can root for.