UM Press considered at Faculty Council meeting with Wolfe, Deaton

At a Monday morning meeting to discuss the University of Missouri Press, a decision was made to create a committee that will oversee the transition of the press.

Columbia council decides to hire zoning consultant, approves transit changes

Planning and Zoning will be aided by an outside consultant in the overhaul to the zoning regulations as Columbia considers making a move toward form-based zoning. 

UPDATE: Fire causes $175,000 in damage to south Columbia home

A fire that caused $175,000 worth of damage was caused by improper disposal of smoking materials. No one was injured.

OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS: U.S. women's soccer wins in OT; men's basketball advances

Both the U.S. women's soccer team and U.S. men's basketball team advanced one step closer toward Olympic gold Monday.



Stormwater educator dedicated to keeping Columbia clean

Stormwater educator Mike Heimos organizes various trash collection activities throughout the year to teach citizens the importance of litter cleanup.

Towns of the SEC website will encourage tourism outside of sports

Towns of the SEC, a conference-wide tourism effort, plans to offer extended game day information and encourage visitors to come to the cities outside of sporting events.

Experienced cornerbacks are key strength for Missouri football

Cornerbacks E.J. Gaines and Kip Edwards' experience, along with extended practice time against Missouri's tall receivers, should make them extremely successful this season.

New company to create 60 jobs in Columbia

The new company will be revealed Tuesday morning at Stoney Creek Inn.

Pros and amateur golfers play together in Rainbow House Golf Classic

This year's tournament is expected to raise more than $50,000 for the charity.

Man involved in SWAT incident arrested Friday

SWAT and crisis negotiation teams were called after learning the man might have been armed and suicidal.

Two men arrested for target shooting in roadway

Deputies of the Boone County Sheriff's Department received a gunshots fired complaint Sunday night and arrested two men after responding to the call.

London Olympics: 5 things to know for Monday

Here are five things to look for at the London Olympics on Monday.

Westbrook, Jay, Beltran lead Cardinals over Giants

The St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants, the Cards' fourth straight win.


Konerko, Beckham homer; White Sox beat Royals, 4-2

The Royals fell to the White Sox 4-2 Monday night.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Putting Kids First initiative to appear on November ballot

The Putting Kids First initiative on the November ballot must be passed.

Palin, tea party focused on primaries in Missouri, other states

Sarah Palin is mounting an aggressive campaign in Missouri. She's urging residents to vote for Sarah Steelman, one of three Republicans in the U.S. Senate primary.


Nussmeier fitting in nicely with Alabama offense

Alabama's offensive coordinator, Doug Nussmeier, is hoping he and his team undergo a seamless transition from last year's national champions to a renewed 2012 powerhouse.

London Olympics: U.S. women top Canada, will face Japan for soccer gold

The U.S. will seek to avenge their loss to Japan at last year's World cup final when the two teams face off Thursday at Wembley Stadium.

London Olympics: Suhr brings home pole vault gold for U.S.

Jean Suhr defeated Russian superstar Yelena Isinbayeva, capturing the gold and giving a nice boost to the United States track and field team, which hasn't been getting many breaks so far at the London Olympics.

Gabbert gets help as Jaguars try to boost passing

The former Missouri quarterback will have a new head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach to help out, in addition to new receivers to throw to.