Missouri men's basketball gets a No. 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

Senior guard Kim English motions to the JumboTron as confetti released on Sunday blocks the name of who the Tigers will play during the second round of the NCAA tournament during the CBS Selection Sunday show announcement of Missouri's placement in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Missouri received the No. 2 seed in the West region.

The Tigers are a No. 2 seed in the West region of the NCAA Tournament and will play No. 15 seed Norfolk State on Friday in Omaha, Neb.

As pro se cases increase, courts and litigants face new challenges

Pro se cases, in which a citizen acts on their own behalf in a civil dispute, have steadily increased in the past few years. This increase has presented new challenges for litigants as well as the courts.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Men's basketball team wins Big 12 tournament

The Tigers got a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament and will play Norfolk State Friday in Omaha. Also, the women's basketball team lost in the first round of the Big 12 tournament and the football team began spring practices. 

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri fans, men's basketball players gather at Mizzou Arena for Selection Sunday

Missouri fans and players gathered at Mizzou Arena on Sunday for the announcement of the seeds. Missouri will face No. 15 seed Norfolk State on Friday in Omaha, Neb. 

Missouri men's basketball team gets No. 2 seed in NCAA tournament

The Tigers received the No. 2 seed in the West Region and will face No. 15 seed Norfolk State in their first game.

Missouri softball completes perfect weekend with two run-rule wins

The Tigers defeated Alcorn State 9-0 and Northern Illinois 8-0 on Sunday to improve to 16-3.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Missouri's Big 12 Tournament championship and a Columbia dog show

Images of the Missouri men's basketball team's victory in the Big 12 Tournament Championship and the Columbia Kennel Club Dog Show were among the best Missourian staff photos last week.

Missouri bill would change school funding formula, eliminate new teacher tenure

Though the bill is focused on handling the unaccredited metropolitan districts in St. Louis and Kansas City, some legislators think it would affect schools throughout the state.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball team greets fans after championship win

The Missouri men's basketball team  greeted fans at Mizzou Arena after returning from Kansas City on Saturday.

Girls Scouts and museum team up for centennial celebration

Columbia Girl Scouts held a birthday party at the Boone County Historical Museum to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts.

Stewart uses bold move late to win NASCAR race at Las Vegas

Columbia native Carl Edwards finished fifth in Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Weekend losses don't hurt No. 1 seeds in NCAA tournament

The Big East led all conferences with nine teams selected for the NCAA Tournament.

A year after devastating tsunami, Japan is still recovering

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ANALYSIS: Job market increase could last this time

With more economic and political stability this year, the recent increase in jobs should be longer-lasting than similar trend last year.

Missouri baseball game against Charlotte rained out

The game was scheduled to be the last of a four-game series.  The Tigers won the first three games of the series 10-4, 5-3 and 3-2. 

Uncertainty lingers for Missouri women's basketball team

Missouri graduates its two leading scorers in Christine Flores and BreAnna Brock, but coach Robin Pingeton remains excited about her returning players.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Sunshine Week stresses balance of security, open government

As Sunday marks the beginning of Sunshine Week, we are reminded of the rights and obligations American citizens have under the Freedom of Information Act.

Japanese town haunted by loss a year after tsunami

A year after Japan's devastating tsunami, residents spoke of their loss and an uncertain future.

Japan tourism recovering a year after tsunami and earthquake

A year after natural disasters devastated parts of Japan, officials say tourism to Tokyo and other areas unaffected by the disaster is on track to recover to pre-tsunami levels, with business travel leading the way.

COMO YOU KNOW: Islamic School of Columbia

The Islamic School of Columbia opened in 1998 and operates under a two-class system with its students, dividing them by grades.