Missouri men's basketball coach Haith prone to lose clothes during games of struggle

Missouri head coach Frank Haith wears a suit and tie as he watches his team play during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina on Jan. 22 at Mizzou Arena.

By the time the Tigers return from the locker room after playing badly in the first half, Missouri coach Frank Haith's jacket and tie are long gone.

Missouri universities, colleges $388 million shy of target funding, report states

The General Assembly's Joint Committee on Education on Monday revealed a new model for funding public colleges and universities.

UPDATE: Suspect identified in Truman Veterans Hospital homicide

Robert O. Hill, 78, was killed Friday by another patient at Truman Veterans Hospital.

Win against Tennessee improves outlook for Missouri women's basketball

The Tigers' 80-63 upset victory over No. 9 Tennessee on Sunday gives them a 15-8 record and an opportunity to reach the postseason for the first time since 2007.

First public session for MoDOT transportation planning will be in Columbia

The first of four Missouri Department of Transportation public planning sessions is scheduled for Tuesday at the Reynolds Alumni Center. The new community engagement effort called On the Move will solicit suggestions about future transportation plans in Missouri.

FROM READERS: Doritos’ Goat, Budweiser's Clydesdale ads and more win big with college students in MOJO Ad Bowl

MU students from MOJO Ad ranked and rated this year's Super Bowl ads by originality, youth and young adult (YAYA) relevance and "tweetability." 


Missouri men's basketball falls to No. 21 in AP rankings

Missouri (No. 21) and Florida (No. 2) are now the only ranked teams in the Southeastern Conference.

Boonville envisions river bridge as centerpiece of Katy Trail

The first phase of renovations is expected to begin next year on a Missouri River bridge in Boonville that will become part of Katy Trail State Park.

Roger Rickman Jr. was heavy equipment operator

Roger Rickman Jr. of Columbia died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Nebraska.


City Council weighs building two new elementary school gyms

The Parks and Recreation Department and the Columbia Public Schools are hoping to build two new gyms at local elementary schools.

Boy Scouts to consider ending ban on gay membership

The decision to lift the ban on gay Scouts and Scout leaders might be left to local charter organizations. 

PHOTO GALLERY: Gotcha Costumes sells variety of costumes for all occasions

Gotcha Costumes in downtown Columbia sells and rents costumes year-round for all occasions.

New program teaches Columbia how to roll out the welcome mat

A new class offered by the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau gives residents a chance to learn how to properly welcome visitors. 

Voter information for Fifth Ward election

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday as voters pick a successor to Councilwoman Helen Anthony.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Missouri court records available online

Free and simple background checks are available through Missouri's court records.

Roger Rickman Jr. of Columbia died Jan. 8, 2013

Roger Rickman Jr. of Columbia passed away January 8, 2013, in Nebraska. He was 43. Roger was a heavy equipment operator in Columbia.


Missouri's Lianna Doty named SEC women's basketball Freshman of the Week

After the Tigers defeated Florida and No. 9 Tennessee, Missouri women's basketball freshman point guard Lianna Doty claimed Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week honors.

Effort to change U.S. marijuana laws seen as building

Lawmakers from both parties in Congress have been quietly working on several bills to legalize Marijuana — the first of which is expected to be introduced Tuesday. 

Missouri Senate confirms Nelson to administration post

The Senate on Monday signed off on the appointment of Doug Nelson as commissioner of administration.

Obama says need to act on gun measures outweighs need to agree on proposals

The president unveiled his sweeping package of proposals for curbing gun violence last month after the mass shootings at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school. But many of the proposals face tough opposition from some in Congress and from the National Rifle Association.