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.

Local businesses offer giveaways for voters

Starbucks, McAlister's Deli and the Candy Factory were among businesses in town giving out free goodies to voters.

Smith Hatchery Road farmhouse destroyed in fire

The farmhouse had been used to store equipment. No one was injured in the fire. 

Missouri Museum plans 1844 election program

Wednesday's program begins at 7 p.m. at the state Capitol in Jefferson City.

MU associate professor injured in hit and run on South Garth Street

Elizabeth Chang was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, Columbia Public Schools spokeswoman Michelle Baumstark said.

Columbia voters reported speedy visits to the polls

We've been asking people today to tell us about their experiences voting in Columbia. Most have reported wait times of 15 minutes or less.

Columbia College volleyball sweeps Stephens in AMC tournament opener

The Cougars knocked Stephens College out of the American Midwest Conference tournament Tuesday night, defeating the Stars in three sets at Southwell Complex.

Some Columbia residents choose not to vote on Election Day

People across town explain why they were not heading to the polls on Election Day. 

Vicky Hartzler takes 4th Congressional District

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler has defeated Democratic challenger Teresa Hensley to win a second term representing Missouri's 4th Congressional District.

Incumbents reign in Missouri's U.S. House elections

Six of the seven incumbents in Missouri's U.S. House delegation have won re-election.

Missouri voters turning out in high numbers

A spokeswoman from the Missouri Secretary of State's Office said predictions of 72 percent turnout are likely to be accurate.


Missouri secretary of state trims website for election

Secretary of state spokeswoman Stacie Temple said Tuesday that the county-by-county vote totals from past elections have been temporarily removed from the website.

1 victim of southwest Missouri plane crash identified

The identified victims was R. Deryl Edwards Jr., a 41-year-old Joplin lawyer. The name of the second victim has not been released.

GUEST COMMENTARY: The next administration's top 5 foreign policy challenges

The success of sanctions against Iran depends in large part on Russian cooperation. Russia is an important international actor, particularly because it still possesses nearly half of the world's nuclear weapons.