PHOTO GALLERY: Visiting Chinese middle school students performed Friday at Jesse Auditorium

Visiting Chinese middle school students performed traditional music, dances, martial arts and Peking Opera Friday at Jesse Auditorium. The students performed in celebration of the Chinese New Year, which is Jan. 23.


Best friends reunited in Missouri women's basketball loss to Oklahoma State

Missouri's Bailey Gee and Oklahoma State's Tiffany Bias were best friends in high school, and they played against one another Saturday.

Hickman girls basketball finishes second in Smith-Cotton Classic

The Hickman girls basketball team placed second in the Smith-Cotton Classic on Saturday. The win improved its record to 16-3.

Columbia College men's basketball defeats Missouri Baptist University

The Cougars are now 3-0 in conference with an overall record of 16-5.

Tolton High School girls basketball getting started

The junior varsity Trailblazers have scheduled games against varsity, junior varsity and freshman teams for their first season.

Oklahoma State women's basketball tries to move on after tragedy

The women of Oklahoma State basketball team don't want any to be reminded of the coaches they lost in a November plane crash. They just want to do what they do best — play basketball.

Rock Bridge girls basketball team wins own tournament

The Bruins won two games in as many days to win the five-team event at Rock Bridge High School.

MU officials might hire firm to assess transit needs

MU officials are in search of a consulting firm to address the transportation needs of students.

Missouri House members seek new limits on cold medicine purchases

Representatives from Missouri are proposing legislation that will limit the ability to purchase over-the-counter medicine that is used to make methamphetamine.

ANALYSIS: Online companies win piracy fight

Internet-based organizations pulled out all the stops in protest of anti-piracy legislation in both the Senate and the House.

Kansas releases plan for seeking waiver from No Child Left Behind law

Under the waiver, Kansas schools would no longer face a 2014 deadline for ensuring 100 percent of their students are faring well on state tests as part of No Child Left Behind.

Columbia Public Library receives gift for children's interactive services

Columbia Public Library will discuss options for the anonymous $50,000 gift made to the library in November.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri Women's Basketball falls to Oklahoma State

Missouri women's basketball lost to Oklahoma State 62-58 Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Christine Flores led Missouri with 20 points.

Mid-Missouri teen charged in grandmother's death

Authorities say 17-year-old Ryan Wayne Koebel of Holts Summit fatally stabbed and shot his grandmother before shooting at several law enforcement officers.

Columbia College women's basketball wins at Missouri Baptist

The Columbia College women's basketball team defeated Missouri Baptist, 66-46 on Saturday in St. Louis.

Car sharing company expands to Missouri universities

A car-sharing service called Zipcar expanded to the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Rockhurst University last week. The service is similar to MU's WeCar program.

Landmark St. Louis sculpture being recreated

A sculpture built into the brick of the Council Tower in St. Louis is going under a complete re-creation after deteriorating in recent years. The project to rebuild "Finite-Infinite" could be done next week.  

Spokesman: Former Penn State coach Paterno in serious condition

The 85-year-old Paterno has been in the hospital since Jan. 13 for observation for what his family had called minor complications from his cancer treatments.

Missouri men's basketball survives tough road test against Baylor

No. 5 Missouri handed No. 3 Baylor its second consecutive loss in Big 12 Conference play with a 89-88 victory Saturday in Waco, Texas.

Judith Haggard resigns from UM System Board of Curators

Gov. Jay Nixon will appoint a new curator to replace former UM System curator Judith Haggard, who stepped down Tuesday for personal reasons. Haggard served as board chairwoman in 2010.