Mark Twain National Forest lifts fire ban after dry summer

Forest officials said rain from remnants of Hurricane Isaac has allowed for summer-long fire restrictions to be lifted.

Cross-country cycling vets ride through Missouri

The group will stop in Columbia on Saturday.

Ameren Missouri electric customers will see slightly lower bills

The Missouri Public Service Commission has reduced Ameren Missouri's fuel adjustment charge, effective Sept. 24.

Isaac's rain not enough relief for Mississippi River

Isaac helped the rivers water levels rise, but it will not be enough to return to normal water levels for this time of year.

Missouri Supreme Court considers validity of cash-only bail requirements

An invasion of privacy case from St. Charles County has the Missouri Supreme Court considering the requirements of cash-only bails.

St. Joseph siblings plead guilty in driver's license fraud scheme

The siblings have pleaded guilty in a ploy to provide more than 3,500 driver's licenses to illegal immigrants.

UPDATE: Lindbergh School District investigates student fights recorded, posted on YouTube

The Lindberg School District is looking into videos posted on social media sites where high school students are shown fighting off-campus.

Saint Louis University to investigate night eating syndrome

The university's Department of Psychology is seeking participants for a study into night eating syndrome.

Nixon: No spotlight role at Democratic convention

Gov. Jay Nixon will be at the convention Wednesday night and Thursday as one of Missouri's delegates.

Guthrie's strong pitching helps lead Royals to victory

Jeremy Guthrie pitched seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals got home runs from Alex Gordon and Johnny Giavotella in a 6-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

Frequently asked questions about the Public Insight Network

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PHOTO GALLERY: Dogs and owners attend annual Pooch Plunge

The event took place Tuesday at Albert-Oakland Family Aquatic Center.

Missouri's vineyard owners expect the best 2012 vintage

Despite Missouri's drop in average vineyard harvests, grape growers and winemakers are hopeful for the year's vintage.

Columbia budget amendment would reduce cut in health care subsidies

Retired city employees could see only a 50 percent cut in their health care subsidies after the City Council unanimously approved an amendment to City Manager Mike Matthes' proposed budget for fiscal year 2013.

Central Missouri Development Council backs Tiger Town USA initiative

The Central Missouri Development Council has endorsed Tom Atkins' proposal to create a brand name for Columbia.

Carter named Missouri assistant men's basketball coach

The Missouri men's basketball team announced the hiring of Rick Carter as the team's newest assistant coach Tuesday.

Georgia looking forward to early season SEC matchup against Missouri

No. 7 Georgia can appreciate what Saturday's football game means to Missouri, but couldn't care less. The Bulldogs won the  Southeastern Conference's  east division a year ago despite an 0-2 start.

West, Jefferson dismissing students early for 8th time as heat continues

The district plans to present bids for air conditioning at West and Jefferson to the Columbia School Board in October. The estimated cost for each is $3 million to $4 million.

MU's Delta Tau Delta honors the life of Kelly Needham

Kelly Needham died Aug. 18 following a two-vehicle crash Aug. 13 in Wisconsin. Needham, an MU senior majoring in business administration, was a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity and worked at the MU Student Recreation Complex.

Missouri men's basketball season tickets on sale

Prices for the upcoming season start at $250. Fans can request up to six season tickets using the online Season Ticket Request List, which requires a deposit of $50 per seat.