Don Robert Webb, former MU professor, loved family, gardening, traveling

Don Robert Webb, former MU professor at the business school, loved to garden and spend time with his family and friends.

Jimmie Algiere worked hard for the University Hospital, loved carpentry

SEC schools mull change of lenient drug policies

All the SEC schools had far more lenient drug policies than the NCAA, though the penalties varied widely.

A's end losing streak against Royals

For the sixth time this season, Luke Hochevar failed to get past the fifth inning, allowing six runs in 4 2/3 innings in Kansas City's 9-3 loss Saturday to the Oakland Athletics.  

Cardinals come up empty again against Mets

Pitcher R.A. Dickey followed up Johan Santana's no-hitter by shutting out St. Louis on Saturday, giving up seven hits in the Mets' 5-0 victory.

Romney wins majority of Missouri's GOP presidential delegates

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won a majority of Missouri's delegates Saturday, finally concluding the state's complicated four-month selection process.

SEC hopes to improve safety through concussion research

The SEC has asked Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones to head a group that will review research on concussions to hopefully improve player safety.

Carlos Beltran back in New York with Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran returned to Citi Field on Friday for the first time since he was traded by the New York Mets last summer. Beltran was known for his up-and-down popularity with Mets fans.

Tornado Alley communities still rely on warning sirens

Communities in Missouri and Kansas look to upgrade their warning sirens in order to continue to be the primary source of alert for severe weather.

US employers waiting and watching before hiring

U.S. companies are holding out on hiring new employees until there is more certainty about future job markets.

Egypt's Mubarak sentenced to life in prison

Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison Saturday for failing to stop the killing of protesters during the uprising that ousted him.

Missouri trounced by Arizona 15-3, one loss away from elimination

Making their eighth NCAA regional baseball appearance in 10 seasons, the Missouri Tigers burned through four pitchers and were outhit 20-4 in a 15-3 loss to the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats Friday night in Tucson, Ariz.

UPDATE: Two doctors resign after billing fraud found at MU Health System

Two doctors resigned from the university after a preliminary findings in a federal investigation revealed billing fraud in the Radiology Department. The dean of the School of Medicine will retire. 

FROM READERS: Listen to scanner traffic from Brookside fire

Reader Brad Wilmot edited 13 hours of emergency crew communication down to two hours.

EEZ Board considers two proposals, neighborhood input

At its first meeting on Friday morning, the Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board saw new maps of a proposed enhanced enterprise zone in Columbia. It also decided to consider more recent census data and public input.

DEAR READER: Reader contributions improve our coverage

The Brookside fire gave Missourian readers the opportunity to be our partners in news creation, providing photos of the fire and edited audio from the dispatch. As a result,  the Missourian's coverage was enhanced.

Another record-breaking freshman enrollment predicted for MU

The MU Division of Enrollment Management is estimating 6,450 freshman will attend the university this fall.

Tiger Treasures rummage sale to benefit local charities

Tiger Treasures rummage sale will donate proceeds to the Salvation Army and University YMCA.

Brookside, Stephens College reach temporary housing agreement

Stephens College will provide temporary housing to displaced Brookside tenants in Hillcrest Hall until construction is complete.

Art in the Park to showcase artwork from around the country

Art in the Park, The Columbia Art League's annual festival, will kickoff on Saturday.