Delta rejects city offer for revenue guarantee, will discontinue service in February

The city sent Deltaan offer of a $3 million guarantee spread over two years starting in 2014, a waiver of landing fees and an unspecified "advertising component." The airline turned down the offer in a phone call this morning.

GUIDE TO THE ELECTION: Online, interactive and social election night coverage

To satisfy your election news needs throughout the day and night, check out this guide to online streaming coverage, social media feeds and interactive content.

One injured in east Columbia shooting

A 17 year-old male checked into Women's and Children's Hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound 

MU professor receives $2.4 million grant to establish Terrorism and Disaster Center

The center will focus on dealing with the emotional effects of disasters instead of immediate relief efforts such as providing food and shelter to victims.

Poll troubleshooter fixes problems at the polls on Election Day

The Boone County Clerk’s office is responsible for making local elections run smoothly so they assemble a group of poll workers, like John Shewmaker, to run the poll stations around Boone County.

Missouri Task Force 1 begins return trip to Columbia

The members began the two-day trip Tuesday morning and are scheduled to arrive Wednesday evening. Several members of the team were able to vote via an absentee ballot in Missouri's election.

Columbia fifth-graders share thoughts on politics, voting

Students from Mill Creek Elementary School in Columbia talk about the role of the president and how they feel about politics.

Columbia voters share their Election Day experiences online

The Columbia Missourian is gathering observations, reactions and pictures on social media from mid-Missouri voters on Election Day. Check back to see what people are saying.

GENE ROBERTSON: We need to build bridges, not fences

We put so much effort into building fences when bridges could just as easily be built and would generate mutual benefits and better enable us to address catastrophes if and when they occur.

Boone County voters tell their stories

We talk to voters around Boone County as they cast their votes on Election Day.

Rock Bridge boys soccer team wins sectional game

Bruins senior midfielder Eli Sherman scored the game's only goal nine minutes into the second half for a 1-0 victory over Jefferson City.


Democratic Missouri Gov. Nixon wins re-election over Spence

Gov. Jay Nixon's victory Tuesday came after a campaign in which both candidates highlighted the need to create jobs in Missouri. Nixon said he was doing so, while Spence claimed Missouri was falling behind economically.

Voters react to election results on social media

The Missourian is keeping an eye on voter reactions as election results come in. We'll be updating the story as more results become known, so check back in with us throughout the night.

Marko Paunovic powers Columbia College men's soccer to victory

Sophomore forward Marko Paunovic scored twice in the Cougars' 2-0 victory over Lyon College in the AMC tournament semifinals. They now move on to play Hannibal-LaGrange on Friday in the conference championship.

Republican challenger Romney wins Missouri electoral votes

Missouri elected Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

Missouri volleyball team earns another sweep

A 25-15, 25-21, 25-17 victory over Arkansas State on Tuesday night at Hearnes Center improved the Tigers to 17-8 overall.

BALLOT ISSUES: Tobacco tax, judicial selection issues fail

Tuesday's vote is the third time in a decade voters have rejected an effort to boost the tax from its current 17 cents per pack.

Faye Adams Sharp loved to socialize

Faye Adams Sharp died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. She was 76.

New Orleans to host Big 12-SEC bowl game

The game will still be called the Sugar Bowl and will be played in the Superdome. The agreement between the leagues and the bowl is for 12 years.

Marjorie Faye Adams Sharp, March 15, 1936 — Nov. 5, 2012, of Columbia

Faye greatly enjoyed needlework and quilting. Her most notable creations include the Hickman High School crest that remained hanging above the auditorium stage until after she retired.