Boone County voters back Santorum in Republican presidential primary

Rick Santorum emerged victorious in the Show-Me State by a wider than anticipated margin, claiming 55.2 percent of the popular vote. President Barack Obama won the Democratic race. 

Missouri women's basketball staff deals with tough stretch

Missouri coach Robin Pingeton said the first three years of rebuilding a program are the hardest.

UPDATE: Mizzou '39 award recipients announced

Mizzou '39 recognizes the top 39 outstanding seniors at MU for their academic achievement, leadership and service to the campus and community. Eight of this year's recipients are student athletes.

Missouri women's basketball to take on Iowa State

Iowa State, like the Tigers, lost their first five conference games of the season. Since then, however, the Cyclones have been able to reverse fortunes.

UPDATE: DocX indicted for manufacture of fraudulent mortgage documents

The criminal charges for manufacturing fraudulent mortgage documents are the first in the country.



Settlement could soften the blow to higher education cuts

Gov. Jay Nixon said he would soften proposed cuts with $40 million from a pending national mortgage settlement.

Eldon man hit by two cars on U.S. 63

The man was injured Monday night following an earlier accident near Liberty Lane in Ashland. He was in critical condition early Tuesday afternoon at University Hospital.

Black AIDS Day in Columbia highlights importance of testing

The event will be observed with events promoting education, awareness and HIV testing. Student groups and Rain-Central Missouri are offering free testing, information, a speaker and a vigil.

Tiger Town location proposed for area north of Elm Street

The proposed downtown tailgate area consists of the five to six blocks north of Elm Street. Streets would be closed for three to four hours prior to each game and about two hours after.

Don Farris withdraws from Boone County fire board election

With Farris' announcement, current board members Shelly Demotrorch and Phyllis Fugit are essentially running unopposed for the two available seats on the board.

ROSE NOLEN: Candidates' supporters shouldn't hide their true identity

Allowing individuals to hide their identity behind piles of money is creating a bad situation, which I feel we will ultimately pay for. Providing people with opportunities to demonstrate their lack of character is unappealing.

Resolution to create enhanced enterprise zone deems large portion of Columbia 'blighted'

The Regional Economic Development Inc. is pushing for an enhanced enterprise zone to create jobs and foster economic growth in Columbia. But others worry the term "blighted," featured in the state statute that creates these zones, is not truly reflective of the large parts of the city it might be applied to.

Four panelists discuss whether Obama should be re-elected

Four speakers weighed in during a panel discussion titled "Does Obama Deserve a Second Term?" on Tuesday night at the Armory Sports and Recreation Center. The event was one of the city's Black History Month events, and more than 50 people attended. 

Boone County talks primary on Twitter

Residents in and around Boone County talked about voting, the March caucus, candidates and the cost of the election throughout the presidential primary Tuesday.

How expected settlement money would be divided for colleges, universities

Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday proposed using $40 million from a possible settlement with mortgage lenders to boost funding for the state's colleges and universities. 

Missouri women's basketball to host social media day

The MU athletics department is offering $1 admission to those who "like" the team's Facebook page.

Author David Walsh to speak about child brain development

David Walsh's presentation will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Smithton Middle School. His presentation will give parents practical strategies based on brain science for working with their children. 

MU to test emergency notification system Tuesday with text, email

MU students, faculty and staff who are registered with the university's mass notification system will receive a text message at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday as part of a drill. Those who receive the text are asked to respond.

Test your knowledge of Columbia's notable properties

Six Columbia properties were named to the 2012 Most Notable Properties by the city's Historic Preservation Commission. Can you identify them based on these detail photographs?

Despite loss, Hickman girls basketball benefits from student support

The Kewpies girls basketball team played in front of a packed gym Tuesday night at Hickman High School.