Colleges say federal research cuts could cause brain drain

The recent federal budget cuts have sparked concerns in schools across the country that young scientists will either do their research abroad or change fields.

Missouri House considers National Guard tuition aid proposal

The Missouri House is considering a proposal to help Missouri National Guardsmen with their tuition after the U.S. Army recently suspended federal tuition assistance as a result of automatic spending cuts.

Agriculture officials search for Missouri century farms

Missouri agriculture officials want to recognize Missouri farms that have been in the same family for at least 100 years. More than 8,000 farms have been honored since Missouri began the program in 1976.


Missouri man buys massive yacht, puts it on a pond

George Morris of Sikeston recently bought a yacht to put in his pond. Morris says he was inspired by the movie "Secondhand Lions" and began trying to recreate a portion of the film in which one of the characters floats a yacht in a pond.


Ole Miss upsets No. 13 Florida 66-63 for SEC title

The Rebels clinched an NCAA Tournament berth by beating the Gators on Sunday.

Scientists still unsure of global warming's effect on tornadoes

Predicting future tornado seasons continues to stump scientists because of how different each season is from the previous one. 2011 was the second-deadliest season in history while 2012 saw some of the fewest in numbers in 60 years.

Columbia College softball team's Jamie Holmes got her talent from her father

J.C. Holmes demanded his daughter become someone who was in complete control of her actions. Someone who blocked out the negative emotions and internal pressure. Someone who never took a play off. Someone who would never let the opposition see her defeated.