Mayoral candidates answer citizens at Muleskinners' forum

Mayor Bob McDavid and his opponent in the upcoming mayoral election, Sid Sullivan, listen to a question from a Columbia resident during the first forum for mayoral candidates.

Mayor Bob McDavid and candidate Sid Sullivan fielded questions on downtown infrastructure, zoning and increased airline service. 

Hickman boys basketball regains its fast-paced tempo to top Helias

Despite the Crusaders attempts to drag the game to a glacial pace, Hickman got its groove back in the second half and won its 20th game of the season.

Missouri men's basketball looks to avenge loss to Ole Miss

The Tigers lost in Oxford, Miss., 64-49 last month. But on Saturday, the rematch will be played at Mizzou Arena, where No. 21 Missouri is 13-0 this season.

Color-coded meters could simplify downtown parking

Downtown parking meters will be painted according to their maximum parking time, allowing motorists to identify different meters more easily.

Grant will help expand MU's online degree programs

The initiative includes 16 programs, including public health, hospitality management, biomedical sciences and nursing leadership and entrepreneurship.

MU engineering team's invention could lead to compact, portable X-ray source

The team's X-ray source has the potential to alter the way radiation technologies are used in a variety of fields and industries.

Junior Missouri diver David Bonuchi chases Olympic dreams

David Bonuchi and his longtime coach Jamie Sweeney are working toward the NCAA Championships and 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games.

Missouri gymnast Tori Howard's floor routine a fan favorite

Larry Wyatt II works to learn Tori Howard's dance moves, which earned her a career-high score of 9.875 against LSU on Friday. 

Missouri wheelchair basketball coach Ron Lykins named Team USA head coach

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association announced MU’s Ron Lykins would be the head coach of Team USA at the 2016 Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 


True/False announces dates and times of film screenings for 2013

Films will be shown in eight downtown venues beginning on Feb. 28 and ending at about midnight March 3.

Belcher, district's busing company recommend new school start times

The proposal of new start times for Columbia high schools could create issues for some students who participate in after-school activities as well as new opportunities. 

North Village Arts District to introduce permit-only parking

The Columbia City Council-approved program seeks to make parking easier for North Village residents.


Missouri diver will represent United States at Canada Cup

Missouri diver David Bonuchi was one of 10 divers selected to represent the United States at the 2013 Canada Cup. 



Invasive Japanese beetles will be problem again this year

The pests eat upwards of 400 different kinds of plants, including agricultural and garden crops. The population is expected to increase with this year's rainfall.

FROM READERS: MU's Rockin' Against Multiple Sclerosis philanthropy continues to evolve

Rockin’ Against Multiple Sclerosis, or RAMS as it’s more commonly called, is an MU philanthropy that has been thriving for more than 22 years.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Election of Nauser creates Chamber-supported majority

Until the April election, the City Council will have a Chamber-supported majority. That could mean that downtown demolition and the Grasslands entanglement will be handled differently soon.

Missouri women's basketball pushes for postseason chance

With important wins over Florida and Tennessee last week, the Missouri women's basketball team has renewed hope of reaching the postseason for the first time since 2007.

Missouri gymnasts counting on physical and mental strength

The team relies on both physical and mental training to help prepare for meets, like Friday night's competition against No. 8 LSU at the Hearnes Center.

Alabama, Missouri share national title hopes as NCAA softball season looms

Reigning national champion Alabama is again a strong contender to go deep in the Women's College World Series, while 2012 runner-up Oklahoma and Missouri also hope to contend.

Columbia man found guilty of fifth domestic assault in 10 years

Varnell Bradley faces up to 30 years in prison as a persistent domestic violence offender. The jury found him not guilty of a charge of felonious restraint.