UPDATE: Control of UM Press shifts to MU

MU will create a Press Advisory Committee, intended to guide the press through a transition period and search for its new editor-in-chief. Nominations must be received by Sept. 4.

Columbia-area veterans plan trip to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Twelve Columbia-area Vietnam veterans will be taking a trip in September to Washington, D.C., to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia residents still finding ways to enjoy hot weather

Temperatures reached into the upper 90s Tuesday, but some Columbia residents headed outdoors anyway.

Missouri Soybean Association to build Rangeline Road facility despite objections

The Missouri Soybean Association will be allowed to construct a storage building on South Rangeline Road as long as the lights are shielded. Still, neighbors are concerned about the building's impact.

UPDATE: Students behind 'We Are Mizzou' release 'SEC Bound' video

The team of MU students behind January's viral video is back with "SEC Bound."

Columbia structural engineer deployed to Louisiana for Hurricane Isaac relief

Dave Weber, a volunteer and structural engineer with the Boone County Fire Protection District, received deployment orders late Monday to assist rescue personnel in the wake of Hurricane Isaac.

Energy officials meet to discuss funding for Ameren, Westinghouse reactors

State officials updated supporters on the status of Ameren Missouri and Westinghouse's application for a grant that is seeking funds for small modular nuclear reactors.

Man pleads guilty in Boone County Cyber Crimes Task Force case

Joshua Anderson, 24, of Minnesota, pleaded guilty to attempted sexual misconduct in a case involving explicit Internet chat exchanges with an investigator who impersonated a 14-year-old girl.

'Move Over' law expands to protect MoDOT vehicles

An expansion was made on the "Slow Down and Move Over" law to include MoDOT maintenance and emergency vehicleswith law enforcement vehicles that were originally included in the 2002 legislation.

Hurricane Isaac aims at New Orleans amid political backdrop

Finally a hurricane, the unwieldy and wobbly Isaac bore down on New Orleans on Tuesday, almost seven years to the day that Hurricane Katrina transformed the city.

MU invests $2.5 million to expand online coursework

The goal is to make certificate and degree programs more accessible to all students, both on and off campus.

ROSE NOLEN: Let's agree to disagree and still talk to each other

Everyone, even Todd Akin, is entitled to an opinion. Even if that opinion is off-based.

GENE ROBERTSON: Some questions for President Obama

During this pivotal election season, the president needs to answer to African-Americans and disenfranchised citizens. 

PHOTO GALLERY: Girls softball game at Cosmopolitan Park

Two girls softball teams faced off Monday at Cosmopolitan Park.

CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS: Romney nominated; Ann Romney, Chris Christie speak

Highlights from the first full day of the Republican National Convention include Mitt Romney's formal nomination for president and speeches from Ann Romney and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

Missouri soccer team ranked No. 10 after defeating California

The Tigers' 3-2 win over No. 15 California on Sunday in Berkeley, Calif., propelled them into the No. 10 spot in this week's Soccer America Top 25 Poll.

Hickman softball team defeats Southern Boone

Allie Dishinger went 2 for 2, scored once run and had three RBIs for Hickman.

UPDATE: Hurricane Isaac makes landfall in Louisiana

Isaac, a massive storm spanning nearly 200 miles from its center, made landfall at about 6:45 p.m. near the mouth of the Mississippi River.

Forecasts say Isaac might rain down on Columbia this weekend

Even after Isaac loses its hurricane designation, the tropical system will have an effect on Missouri. Forecasts call for the possibility of heavy rainfall in the area over the weekend.

Traffic to be restricted to one lane on Dripping Springs Road bridge

Dripping Springs Road bridge will be limited to one lane from Sept. 4-7because of construction.