Missouri edged Illinois State 2-1 to win its fifth-straight regional championship. Missouri will host the super regional tournament next weekend, playing future Southeastern Conference opponent LSU.
Proponents say an enhanced enterprise zone could bring manufacturing jobs to Columbia. However, a 2010 state audit found that promises of jobs and investment related to Missouri's EEZ program were inaccurate and often overstated.
Three recent high school graduates have put together a flute-only benefit concert for 7 p.m. Monday to wrap up their senior fundraising project for the Voluntary Action Center's Youth Enrichment Fund.
The Tigers won 2-of-3 games against the Longhorns this season.
The rookie pitcher limited Kansas City to five hits.
Among today's top stories, President Barack Obama and NATO allies declared Sunday that the end of the long and unpopular Afghanistan war is in sight even as they struggled to hold their fighting force together.
Max Scherzer recorded the most strike outs by a Detroit pitcher in 40 years.
On education issues, pro-business proposals and matters affecting the courts, lawmakers struck compromises this year with the theory that passing something — even if it's a sliver of the original goal — is better than nothing.
Los Angeles swept the three-game series against St. Louis.
A group of California grade school students wants Crayola to start a recycling program for spent plastic markers, but the company doesn't appear ready to make such a move.
The Central Missouri Astronomical Association hosted a public viewing Sunday of the partial solar eclipse at Laws Observatory on the roof of the MU Physics Building.
Some citizens are concerned that 12-year-old demographic data might paint an inaccurate portrait of Columbia and Boone County. The city's population has grown about 30 percent from 2000 to 2010.
Regional Economic Development Inc. began to look into the possibility of an enhanced enterprise zone in early 2011. It first came before the City Council in January, and the council will consider re-establishing an EEZ board at its meeting on Monday.
The Tigers will host their third-straight super regional.