Drury University, GreenTown Joplin unveil design for eco-home

A group of 10 architecture students and two professors from Drury University designed an eco-friendly demonstration house to be used as a model for future Joplin homes.


WHAT OTHERS SAY: Approve ‘priority’ public safety measure

A measure to extend closure of security plans for public buildings, including schools, continues to bounce back and forth between the House and Senate.

Missouri bill could require notification of data breach

Republican House member Kurt Bahr said Missouri residents should be notified if they are affected by a data breach, which he says would include concealed gun permit holders.

Government seeks to protect agricultural workers in Missouri, Illinois

The intent is to safeguard agricultural workers against violations of fair labor, visa, migrant and seasonal agriculture worker, and sanitation laws.

Missouri Senate passes abortion drug restrictions

Sen. Wayne Wallingford, R-Cape Girardeau, said the measure he sponsored would protect patients' health by ensuring a licensed physician monitors their condition while taking the drug.

Missouri bill lets pharmacies refuse to stock drugs

Republican Rep. Lynn Morris said that he wants to ensure businesses have the right to decide what medications will be stocked.

MU LGBTQ Resource Center recognizes students, organizations with Catalyst Awards

A crowd of more than 60 people showed up to Stotler Lounge in Memorial Union to recognize the students and organizations that have worked to promote positive conversation about LGTBQ issues on campus.

Columbia College softball's Marli Hayes lives up to her introduction

Despite occasional slumps, Hayes' introduction of, "What a hitter," reflect her lifelong natural athleticism.

Missouri baseball player Gavin Stark charged with burglary, resisting arrest

Missouri has suspended Gavin Stark indefinitely and spokesman Shawn Davis said the Athletics Department is still gathering details about the event. Stark, who started 17 games at first base for Missouri in 2012, has started four games this season.

Columbia Rep. Chris Kelly sent to hospital for chest pains

The EKG indicated that Rep. Chris Kelly did not have a heart attack, according to Kelly's legislative assistant.

Tolton Catholic soccer outlasts Fatima in penalty kicks

Tolton and Fatima tied 1-1 after regulation and failed to score in two 10-minute overtime periods, before the Trailblazers won the overtime shootout.

Jefferson City defeats Hickman boys tennis in semifinals of District 9 tournament

The Jays won two crucial doubles matches to beat the Kewpies. 

Missouri softball players earn SEC Pitcher, Scholar-Athlete honors

The Tigers' Chelsea Thomas earned the conference pitching honor for the third time in her career, this time in the Southeastern Conference after winning Big 12 Pitcher of the Year twice.

Missouri softball back in Top 10 in national rankings

Heading into the SEC tournament, Missouri is now ranked in the Top 10 in both national rankings.

Rain in Tennesee keeps Missouri baseball afloat

Two rainouts in a series between Georgia and Tennessee helped Missouri maintain its position in the hunt for the final spot in this season's SEC tournament.

Residents are happy to be near MKT trail, MU survey shows

The survey asked questions about trail usage, trail satisfaction, improved resale value of home and potential issues connected to the trail.

Columbia College hires national firm for presidential search

Academic Search will assist Columbia College's presidential search committee. Gerald Brouder, the current president, will retire effective Aug. 1.

Boone County Courthouse to go paperless in 2014

Boone is one of many counties in Missouri switching to electronic filing, a nationwide trend. Attorneys and judges say the benefits of electronic filing outweigh the negatives.

MULTIMEDIA: Horse riders show passion for barrel racing at Missouri competition

Barrel racer Storme Camarillo said the sport requires keeping two athletes — the racer and the horse — in shape. Barrel racing has taken her to Canada, Brazil and Australia, but she said district events are opportunities for local riders to compete.

DAVID WEBBER: Our U.S. Constitution is outdated, needs revision

If the Founding Fathers were to reappear in 2013, they would be dumbfounded that we still use their document to govern Internet commerce, regulate global derivative trading and oversee drone technology.