ANALYSIS: After 70 years, right-to-work impact still unclear

The state of Indiana is preparing to adopt a right-to-work law.  Despite the pending adoption of the law, the debate over the economic effects of such laws rages on.

DEAR READER: No passing grade for MU budget

As important as MU is to Columbia, its funding from the state is decreasing. It is time for the Missourian to step up its coverage to help the entire community understand this complex situation.

Columbia College women's basketball tops Hannibal-LaGrange

The Columbia College Cougars beat the Hannibal-LaGrange Trojans  72-67, led by Heather English's 22 points.


Missouri hopes high job incentives pay off

Despite an increase in job creation tax breaks, businesses in Missouri are falling short of anticipations. The Missouri Quality Jobs program was offered nearly $80 million in tax breaks last year.

Missouri wrestling preparing to get back to winning ways at quad meet

The Tigers are scheduled to compete Sunday against Eastern Michigan, Truman State and host Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.


Former MU professor discusses issues at envrionmental summit

Activists, scientists and lobbyists attended the summit to discuss challenges facing the conservationist community.

Missouri senator calls for shorter legislative session to help balance budget

In an attempt to save money, Missouri legislators, who are trying to balance the state's budget, are proposing plans to shorten the legislature's work session.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Substance abuse costs everyone

Methamphetamine producers have endorsed a simpler, yet more explosive, approach in the creation of their drug, escalating the amount of drug-related injuries.

Garage fire causes $60,000 of damage

A detached garage behind the house at 4406 Oak View Drive caught fire Saturday morning. There were no injuries.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: New law benefits patients, health care industry

Arguments that the new health care law is incompatible with the Constitution's commerce clause are unfounded.

Hickman boys basketball seventh at Nixa Invitational

The Hickman boys basketball team beat Lafayette 73-39 on Saturday afternoon in the seventh-place game of the Nixa Invitational.

Missouri men's basketball team beats Texas Tech

Kim English and Marcus Denmon led the Tigers to a 63-50 win against Texas Tech on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.