Recent studies demonstrating the dangers of chemicals used in relaxer and straightener treatments have driven more women to embrace their natural hair.
Tigers lose 41-20; Hickman and Rock Bridge each continue their undefeated seasons; and Columbia College Soccer teams play their home openers.
Missouri fell to Georgia in the Tigers' inaugural game in the Southeastern Conference on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
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The Columbia City Council approved block grants, which will be used to fund various community projects. Four organizations that applied for the grant were denied.
The board will vote on whether teachers will be allowed a ballot to decide if they want an exclusive representative in collective bargaining with the Columbia Public School District.
Georgia fans said they worry Missouri fans are "too nice" for the SEC. They also stressed the importance of traveling with your team to away games.
Sen. McCaskill may be better off waiting to exploit Akin's remarks until nearer to Election Day. Second, there's a matter of substance. To highlight Akin's remarks could stir a broader debate about abortion, which potentially could backfire on McCaskill.
Mark Haim, the director of Mid-Missouri Peaceworks, reflects on the anniversary of 9/11 and offers an invitation to a candlelight vigil to be held on Tuesday in front of the Boone County Courthouse.
As of Thursday, the Bike MS: Express Scripts Gateway Getaway Ride had raised nearly $1.4 million to fund research, help people with multiple sclerosis and create awareness of the disease.
Canh Tran, a dignitary of the Cao Dai Holy See in Vietnam will speak about the young religion at 4 p.m. Monday in Room 28 Schweitzer Hall at MU.
Shannon Eastin became the first woman to officiate an NFL game Thursday night, serving as the line judge for a seven-man crew working the preseason opener between the Green Bay Packers and San Diego Chargers.
Matthew Stafford threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Smith with 10 seconds left, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 27-23 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
With three Chiefs defenders injured, the Falcons pounced. But a touchdown run from Shaun Draughn gave the Chiefs a more respectable defeat.
The Brewers tied it in the ninth on Norichika Aoki's two-out, two-run homer off closer Jason Motte.
One day after the first-place White Sox snapped a six-game losing run against Kansas City, the Royals won for the 10th time in 15 games against Chicago this season.
Buck O'Neil became a baseball legend and community spokesman before he died in 2006. He lived for most of his adult life in the house in southeast Kansas City.
One of the world's most popular toys, now somewhat forgotten, got its start in Branson 100 years ago.
The wrongful death lawsuit against Ameren Missouri in a 2008 natural gas explosion in the East Campus neighborhood that killed an elderly couple is set to go to trial Tuesday.