Missouri volleyball beats Ole Miss despite injured players

Missouri's volleyball team defeated Ole Miss 3-0 on Sunday at Hearnes Center. It was the team's second match against a Southeastern Conference team.

The Missouri volleyball team won its second Southeastern Conference game against Ole Miss on Sunday at Hearnes Center. But a few of the Tigers have injuries due to their intense games and practices this season.  

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Tigers hold on for 24-20 victory over Sun Devils

Missouri holds on to beat ASU; Hickman moves to 4-0 while Rock Bridge suffers first loss as they each prepare for Providence Bowl; and other news from Missouri sports this week.

ANALYSIS: Missouri at center point of sexual politics

Sexual politics have become an especially contentious issue in Missouri, where birth control, Rush Limbaugh and Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" comments have fueled political debate.

Roll-cart system could reduce worker injury, cut compensation costs

Public Works Department staff expect that with the roll-cart system, worker injury would decline and compensation claims would be cut by 75 percent, or nearly $100,000 per year. 

Columbia City Council looks to implement roll-cart pilot program

The Columbia City Council will vote Monday on a proposal to use a roll-cart trash collection system in Columbia. The system would cost the city an estimated $5 million. 

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Georgia fans react to Columbia, more women embrace natural hair, and hail damage

Stories about Missouri football were among the most popular with readers this week. 

Thousands don pink for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Survivors and supporters gathered on Sunday in Columbia to celebrate survivors of breast cancer and raise money for research. 

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Step shows and 9/11 remembrance

Last week's photographs by Missourian journalists captured a remembrance of 9/11 by Columbia Independent School students, a step show and pole dancing techniques.

One year later, Charlie Bell Sr. still looking for missing son

Charlie Bell Sr.'s 34-year-old son disappeared in September 2011. The Boone County Sheriff's Department conducted an air search, but wasn't able to find the man or his red Ducati motorcycle.

PHOTO GALLERY: Faces of the racers in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Check out more photos of Columbia's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on the Missourian's Facebook page.

Private lawyers in Boone, Callaway counties asked to take defense cases

This new policy is likely a response to the decision made by the Boone County public defender's office to put a cap on the number of cases it takes. 

Research being done on new virus discovered in Missouri

A new virus, named the Heartland Virus, was first discovered after two men in northwestern Missouri contracted the virus in 2009.

PHOTO GALLERY: Festival goers enjoy crafts, music and dancing at Cooper's Landing

The 7th annual EcoArtsFest was held this weekend at Cooper's Landing. Festival-goers could enjoy arts and crafts such as tie-dye, listen to live music and dance.


Missouri women’s soccer beats South Carolina

The Missouri women’s soccer team beat South Carolina 1-0, on Sunday afternoon in Columbia,  S.C.

Latin fraternity hopes to build MU community

Lambda Theta Phi, a prospective MU fraternity chapter, hosted the first MU salute show and hopes to bring unity, leadership and culture to campus.

MU student group puts on quinceanera for five Columbia women

Ladies Empowering and Advocating Diversity organized the celebration and collected money and party supplies in order to throw these women the party.

Hearing starts Monday in Missouri death row case of Reginald Clemons

Clemons' case has drawn international attention. Laura Moye, director of Amnesty International USA's Death Penalty Abolition Campaign, is expected to attend the hearing.

Hotel association disputes city's right to raise lodging tax

The city can only raise the tax with state permission, the Missouri Hotel and Lodging Association said.

Cardinals beat Dodgers 5-2 with three runs in 12th inning

The Cardinals beat the Dodgers 5-2 on Sunday, which split a four-game series. The win helped the Cardinals regain possession of the second National League wild card spot.

Rams rally in 2nd half, beat Redskins 31-28

The Rams made their comeback after coach Jeff Fisher benched running back Steven Jackson for drawing an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in the second quarter.