Summitt steps aside, Warlick new Tennessee coach

Pat Summitt, who won more games than anyone in NCAA college basketball history, stepped down Wednesday as coach of the University of Tennessee's women's basketball team, less than eight months after revealing she had early-onset dementia.

Rock Bridge golf places second at Laker Invitational

Rockhurst narrowly beat the Rock Bridge boys golf team at the Lake of the Ozarks competition.

Noah Barkovitz remembered for his sense of humor, dedication to family

Noah Barkovitz of Columbia died Tuesday, April 17, 2012. He was 97.

FROM READERS: MU student marketing agency to present campaign to Honda

MU students designed a real-world campaign to promote the 2012 Honda Civic Coupe in a marketing class.

Officials to reveal plans for second Missouri nuclear reactor

Gov. Jay Nixon and officials from Ameren Missouri and Westinghouse Electric are scheduled to announce plans Thursday that could include the development of the second nuclear reactor in Missouri.

17 students named National Merit finalists

Seventeen high school students from Columbia have been named National Merit Scholarship finalists.

Noah Barkovitz, Jan. 27, 1915 — April 17, 2012, of Columbia

Noah Barkovitz, 97, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012.

FROM READERS: Columbia Chorale to present Cinco de Mayo concert

The concert will be at 7 p.m. May 5 and feature music from Central and South America.

FROM READERS: A trip to the Bahamas

MU student Trisha Han took a trip to Bahamas, and she shared her photos from the trip with the community.

Garcia and Beltran team up, Cardinals beat Reds 11-1

The Cardinals extended their winning streak to four games Wednesday night. 

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Healthy dose of optimism for Joplin

The opening of a temporary hospital is another tremendous step forward for Joplin. Call it a real shot in the arm for a town that needs to hang on tight to every piece of good news it can get.

Panera Bread executive resigns to become Friendly's CEO

Charles Chapman III, the executive vice president of development at Panera, a St. Louis company, will replace John McGuire as CEO.

Fielder, Scherzer help Tigers rally past Royals 4-3

The Royals have lost seven straight, including their first six games at Kauffman Stadium, the most consecutive home losses in franchise history to start a season.

Rams running back Steven Jackson expects long NFL career

Although he is nearing the typical age for a running back to retire, Jackson will continue his career with the Rams this season, joined by a new coach and a new batch of teammates.

Missouri Medicaid chief warns against halting contracts with insurers

After Missouri capped the number of insurers that could participate in the Medicaid program, losing bidders filed a lawsuit. If the judge rules that the winning contracts were awarded illegally, the delay could be leave Medicaid recipients in limbo.

Missouri ruling more easily allows students to sue for sex discrimination

An appeals court is allowing a boy to sue the Kansas City school district for sex discrimination under the Missouri Human Rights Act.

Missouri House backs making gold legal tender in state

The bill would allow people to store physical gold in depositories and use checks or debit cards from the depository.

Should teachers and students be Facebook friends?

School districts across the country are grappling with the creation of social media policies that allow students and teachers to use social media sites effectively while keeping children safe.

Missouri senators support firearms discrimination bill

The bill, passed by the Missouri House of Representatives last month, would prohibit refusing to hire an applicant who has concealed weapon permits or used a legal firearm.

Missouri court rules student can sue Kansas City Public Schools for sex discrimination

This is the first decision of an appeals court on whether the Missouri Human Rights Act allows public schools to be sued for sex discrimination over actions between two students.