UPDATE: Ash Street apartment fire causes estimated $450,000 in damage

Firefighters put out a two alarm fire Tuesday at the Ash Street Place Apartments on Buckner Street off Stadium Boulevard.

The fire Tuesday morning burned the center of the third floor, displacing residents. No injuries were reported.

MU expects to make budget cuts to increase faculty pay

MU is planning to launch a major private fundraising campaign to generate more revenue, Chancellor Brady Deaton said.

Gandhi's grandson to speak at MU's Memorial Student Union

Rajmohan Gandhi will discuss the India-Pakistan conflict with two MU professors Friday. 

Columbia School Board member starts PAC in support of bearded candidates

Bearded Entrepreneurs for the Advancement of a Responsible Democracy will raise unlimited funds for local, state and national candidates with beards. 

Missouri baseball outfielder Belfonte leaves the team

Missouri baseball outfielder Sal Belfonte has decided to leave the team, a team spokeman confirmed Tuesday.

Tolton Catholic drops wild extra-inning game against Fayette

Tolton, led by pitcher Parker Wilkinson, almost completed a magical comeback Tuesday against Fayette but failed to get their second win of the season in a 16-12 loss. 

Alex Jones rises to No. 1 spot for Rock Bridge boys tennis

Rock Bridge senior Alex Jones has embraced the challenge of playing No. 1 singles and doubles for the Bruins.  

Cuartero finishes one putt short of winning Mizzou Intercollegiate

Missouri junior Emilio Cuartero came up short in his bid to win the Mizzou Intercollegiate on Tuesday at The Club at Old Hawthorne. Despite his missed final putt, Cuartero did help the Tigers to 19-shot victory to record its sixth season win.


Rock Bridge golfer Meyer gains confidence from long putter

When Bruins junior Reid Meyer pulls out his black Ping putter, he sometimes gets a strange look. But he changed to the tall club for good reason, to help increase his confidence in putting after struggling with shorter clubs last season.

With record season, Missouri swimming and diving program keeps improving

The Tigers' 14th-place finish at last month’s NCAA Championships was the team's best in the event, topping last year’s 19th-place finish, which had been Missouri's best until this season.

Missouri gymnastics coach Rob Drass resigns

An MU athletics department news release says a national search for a replacement will begin immediately and that Tigers assistant coach Jennifer Green will act as interim head coach until the next coach is chosen.

Rock Bridge senior encourages Midwest pride

Rock Bridge High School students are working to organize the first Midwest Fest to celebrate pride in living in the Midwest on April 30. 

MU club explores creation of solid objects through 3-D printing technology

With the help of the 3-D Printing Club, MU students from all majors can experience the creation of three-dimensional solid objects through 3-D printing.


DAVID WEBBER: Maybe there should be a generation gap

Children of baby boomers are not energized about the budget and environmental debts they will inherit in the same way their parents were mobilized by the Vietnam War or first Earth Day.

ROSE NOLEN: Adults must take responsibility for their actions and stop blaming others

We have gotten to the point where we are willing to blame someone else for every wrongdoing an individual commits.

Missouri baseball team beats Missouri State again

The Tigers used a three-run eighth inning to spur a 5-4 victory over Missouri State, their third win in a row over their in-state foes.

Rock Bridge girls soccer team loses third straight game

Rock Bridge lost 1-0 to Jefferson City on Tuesday night. 

Missouri softball team falls in rankings after losses at Alabama

The weekend brought a tough series for Missouri with three games against No. 4/5 Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The Tigers ended the weekend with two losses.

Thunderstorms expected to disrupt Columbia's spring warmth

After temperatures in the 70s, the National Weather Service expects thunderstorms Wednesday and cooler temperatures later in the week.

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