Columbia residents remember personal connections to Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. poses for a photograph before speaking at a rally near downtown Chicago on July 24, 1966.

Martin Luther King Jr. left unforgettable memories in the minds of three Columbia residents.

Columbia girl wins national NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition

Eryn Puett, 9, advanced to the national finals through a regional competition hosted by the St. Louis Rams.

Turnovers still a problem for Missouri women's basketball team

Kansas scored 17 points off 18 Missouri turnovers in the Tigers' 72-63 loss Sunday at Mizzou Arena.

Columbia prepares for students returning from winter break

Columbia businesses are preparing for the influx of more than 30,000 students who are returning to MU over the holiday weekend for spring semester.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Downtown to gain more student housing, possible football fan zone

A football fan zone and new student housing downtown, a close look at a family suing Bank of America and the airing of the Joplin episode of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" were popular with readers last week.

Analysis: Missouri lawmakers may target judiciary

Senate President Pro Tem Rob Mayer, R-Dexter, included a call to revamp the judicial nomination process in his opening day remarks to the chamber. But other lawmakers who are also attorneys are hesitant to change Missouri's judicial selection process.

Columbia man arrested on child molestation charges

Jimmie Cuno, 52, was arrested by Centralia Police on felony child molestation charges. As of Sunday morning, he was being held in Boone County Jail on $100,000 bond.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball team loses to Kansas Jayhawks

The Jayhawks beat the Tigers 72-63 in Sunday's Border Showdown, held at Mizzou Arena. 

Former Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt takes on new roles

After serving as Missouri's governor from 2005 to 2009, Matt Blunt has become a spokesman and lobbyist in Washington for Detroit automakers.

Joplin tornado survivors face complicated tax preparation

As Joplin rebuilds following the deadly May 22 tornado that destroyed a large portion of the city, accountants are preparing to endure tough tax preparation for businesses in the area.

Phones that let you feel the world

At the International Consumer Electronics Show, the gigantic gadget conclave in Las Vegas this week, a company called Artificial Muscle Inc. demonstrated how it can make mobile devices shake and rattle with great realism

Missouri women's basketball loses to Kansas

The Missouri women's basketball team lost their fourth consecutive game on Sunday, falling 72-63 to Kansas at Mizzou Arena.