Planning and Zoning Commission approves Break Time proposal

Developers hope the convenience store and gas station will appeal to a growing base of students living in nearby housing complexes.

Alex Oriakhi's only season with Missouri basketball team approaches end

Although Oriakhi is about to finish his only season with the Missouri men's basketball team, his presence has become vital to the team— especially as it heads into the postseason.

Despite MU student outcry, honors convocation won't return to Quad

The MU Registrar and Mizzou Alumni Association say it's not feasible to fit all ceremony attendants on Francis Quadrangle because of recent increases in enrollment.

Missouri women's basketball team loses to Vanderbilt in SEC Tournament

Vanderbilt took away Missouri's lead in the second half with an 18-0 run.

Family helps Missouri's Zaviar Gooden prepare for NFL Draft

Zaviar Gooden enjoyed going through the process with his family, including his cousin and former Tiger cornerback Kip Edwards, who is also preparing for the NFL Draft.

Missouri football pro day a big event for all involved

Patriots, Rams, Chiefs, Packers, Seahawks, Steelers, 49ers — the logos were all there, printed on polo shirts and athletic caps of the various NFL scouts.

Missouri softball readies field, team for series against Texas A&M

University Field's ground crew removed all the snow from the field before Texas A&M comes to town for what is sure to be a competitive series between two conference rivals.

Candidates for City Council, mayor clash on economic issues at forum

Candidates for the mayoral, Third Ward and Fourth Ward seats discussed the Columbia Regional Airport, job creation and economic incentives at Thursday's candidates forum.

Missouri gymnast Tori Howard prepares for final home meet

At first, Howard, who has only missed one meet in her four years with the Tigers,  wouldn't even consider going to school at Missouri.

UPDATE: Columbia man charged with second-degree murder following fatal car crash

Alcohol is a suspected factor in the crash on U.S. 54, according to a release from the Jefferson City Police Department.

Missouri servicewoman has faced the enemy, but not officially

Women such as Capt. Elizabeth Arrington have had to fight in many combat-like positions while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, yet until January, they were officially barred from serving in any type of combat position.

Rob Sanders case lags as prosecutor waits for necessary documents

The former Columbia police officer's court case was continued for the ninth time.

MU Engineer's Club hosts second run for Multiple Sclerosis Society

Participants can choose to run or walk in the run's 5K or 10K route, with proceeds going to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reconsider denial of Ferguson's appeal

The record demonstrates beyond peradventure that a miscarriage of justice has occurred, resulting in incarceration of an innocent man.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Proposed Missouri gun legislation would present health hazard

Asking about gun safety in the home should be part of a medical professional's duty to care for the health and safety of a child.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Newspaper reading fosters learning, educated voting

MU student Jonathan Seppo urges people to take time to talk to children about newspapers and model reading it for them, as well as support organizations like Newspaper in Education, who aim to expose children to newspapers while they are still in grade school.

COMO YOU KNOW: Alpha Epsilon Pi

Since 1913, Alpha Epsilon Pi, commonly known as AEPi, has been the largest Jewish fraternity in North America.

FROM READERS: Missouri Lions District 26-M3 holds convention in Columbia

Sandy McCann of Columbia was elected as district governor for the Missouri Lions District 26-M3.

Patrik Berglund leads Blues past Coyotes, 6-3

Chris Stewart got a goal and two assists, David Perron added four assists, and Scott Nichol, Vladimir Sobotka and Alex Pietrangelo also scored as the Blues won after two straight losses.

Cash can bribe dieters to lose weight, study finds

The chance to win or lose $20 a month enticed dieters in a yearlong study to drop an average of 9 pounds.