Missouri baseball loses second straight game to Baylor after slow start

Baylor's Lawton Langford slides into third base right before Conner Mach catches the ball Friday evening at Taylor Stadium. The Missouri Tigers were defeated by the Baylor Bears 5-3.

Missouri stranded 11 baserunners as they fell to Baylor for the second straight night, 5-3. The win extended the Bears' winning streak to 13 games. The Tigers fall to 16-13, 3-5 in conference play. 

Big seventh inning leads Tiger softball past Longhorns

The Missouri Tigers softball team beat the Texas Longhorns 11-4 on Friday night.

Columbia Transit bus forced into yard after collision

A car collided with a Columbia Transit bus Friday afternoon on Providence Road, causing the bus to go into a residential yard. No one was injured.  

Good Friday service unites Columbia-area Christians, churches

More than 15 local churches and about 80 attendees participated in an ecumenical Good Friday service at First Presbyterian Church.

School Board to vote on policies, approve new members

Recently elected school board members Christine King and Paul Cushing will be sworn in Monday and will take part in the first meeting of the new board.

UM System President Tim Wolfe outlines strategic priorities

Wolfe said the 90-day game plan needs to be building a strategic plan that focuses on these priorities and watching carefully the development of a final state budget.

Missouri softball team suffers meltdown at Texas

After All-American pitcher Chelsea Thomas uncharacteristically gave up five runs in the fifth inning, the Tigers fell to Texas 9-3.

Missouri swimmer Shara Stafford wins Big 12 Newcomer of the Year

Stafford ends her career as a Tiger with the school record in multiple events, including 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 100 fly and the 200 individual medley.

Teen DeAudre Johnson's death causes community discussion of violent crimes

As they try to move forward, friends and teachers of slain 17-year-old DeAudre Johnson wore memorial T-shirts Friday. Johnson's death has prompted conversation about change in the community.

MU to collect old electronics as part of Sustainability Week

As a part of Sustainability Week, Sustain Mizzou will collect old electronics, and Mid-MO Recycling will dispose of these items for free. 

MU diversity survey launches, expectations of responses mixed

Some are skeptical that students will participate, while others hope the survey results will spur the inclusion of a diversity curriculum requirement at MU.

Problems do not prevent personal win for hydrogen car team

The team was still able to take part in a competition over Spring Break, despite an unexpected problem with a critical component of the car.

TELL US: What is the value of children learning foreign languages early?

We would like to hear from you about your experiences in and feelings about early childhood foreign language learning.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stephens College bridges should be more thoroughly inspected

New bridge designs proposed by Stephens College seem to hide beams, plates and bolts, which won't allow for easy safety inspections.

Prom Closet recycles dresses for charity

This spring's Prom Closet will be open Saturday, and all high school students are invited to attend. 

Missouri football Black and Gold spring game set for April 14

The Missouri football team is set to hold its Black and Gold spring game on April 14. There will be events throughout the weekend that coincide with the game.

Michael D. Blackburn, Dec. 9, 1945 — April 3, 2012, of Columbia

Dr. Michael D. Blackburn's passion for healing spurred by war experiences

Sprinkler system prevents fire damage at Civic Recycling

Civic Recycling's sprinkler system helped to quickly extinguish a fire early Friday morning. The system was installed in 2003 after two fires in previous years resulted in millions of dollars in damages. 

Stephens College reaches phase I fundraising goal ahead of schedule

Stephens College reached its phase I fundraising goal of $500,000 to renovate classrooms on campus.