In its first game after gaining a No. 2 national ranking, the Missouri men's basketball team lost to Oklahoma State 79-72 on Wednesday in Stillwater, Okla.
Pamela Henrickson, a Jefferson City attorney, will join the other curators next week in Kansas City, where they plan to vote on tuition and fee increases at all four system campuses.
Rep. Scott Dieckhaus, House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee chairman, is considering introducing legislation within the week that could put an end to teacher tenure in Missouri. Some educators are concerned that without tenure, teachers may face unjust dismissal.
An increasing number of states are getting rid of tenure protections for teachers in public schools, in order to base layoffs on teacher effectiveness rather than seniority.
The post play of sophomore Bri Porter and freshman Cierra Porter helped the Bruins earn a 55-36 victory Wednesday night against visiting Hickman.
MU was presented with a replica of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Wednesday night before keynote speaker, Larry Wilmore, gave his satirical commentary on race relations in the U.S.
Larry Wilmore, who is the "senior black correspondent" on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" spoke Wednesday evening at the Missouri Theatre for a belated celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.
The No. 2 Missouri Tigers were defeated by the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Wednesday by a score of 79-72. With the loss, the Tigers fell to 18-2 overall and 5-2 in Big 12 play.
Before facts are investigated about the reports of Marines urinating on dead Taliban members, opinions of people who haven't been on-site where an incident happened have little value.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich's proposed amendment regarding the use of public funds to pay for federal election campaigns will never pass.
Barbara Hoppe, Sixth Ward councilwoman, helped draw attention to road problems in Timberhill Road neighborhood.
Rock Bridge High School's girl's basketball team defeated Hickman High School 55-36 Wednesday night.
The Tigers had their lowest turnover margin and their most free throw attempts all season but shot poorly from the field. The Tigers have been unable to put together a complete game and are winless in the Big 12.
The nameplates of six legislators are vandalized for the second time.
Columbia residents lined up at U.S. Cellular to have their pictures taken with the St. Louis Cardinals' World Series trophy on Wednesday afternoon.
The city will test several strategies for reducing stormwater pollution and runoff at the Public Works Department building north of Business Loop 70. Some of the money for the project will come from a federal grant to Boone County.
Feb. 1 is the deadline for the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission to outline how it will transform the Edward Jones Dome into a "first-tier" stadium by 2015. If it fails to do so, the Rams can break their lease — and potentially move — after the 2014 season.
Assistant City Manager Tony St. Romaine said Dallas and Chicago are two cities under consideration.
Dorial Green-Beckham is considered by some college football scouts to be the top high school recruit in the nation. He has narrowed his list of schools down to five, including Missouri.
Heather English, who leads the Cougars with 14.1 points per game, will be key when the Cougars travel to Williams Baptist on Thursday.