Missouri diving's Bonuchi places 10th in Spain

David Bonuchi and partner Toby Stanley finished 10th in 10-meter synchro diving at the World Championships in Barcelona.

MU to host international conference on cold fusion

MU will host the 18th International Conference on Cold Fusion. The conference will bring together scientists studying the potential for new forms of energy production.

PHOTO GALLERY: Purple Stars defeat Warriors in Show-Me State Games division championship

The Purple Stars won 1-0 in the under 9 division championship soccer game Sunday.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Community mourns Tre'Veon Marshall, refugee family reunites

Missourian photographers also gathered images of an MU student who will be returning to South Korea because of financial difficulties and Jordyn Wieber who greeted the crowd at the Show-Me State Games.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Walmart on Campus set for Lofts, little libraries open

This week's most read stories included Walmart on Campus coming to Columbia and the opening of two "little libraries."

Week by Week: Highlighting the Flood of '93 — July 22-30

A look back at what was happening in mid-Missouri 20 years ago during the Flood of '93.

FROM READERS: A veteran's perspective on Central Missouri Honor Flight

Mary Paulsell, the president of Central Missouri Honor Flight, shares the perspective of a veteran participating in the program.

MU's Engineering Building West evacuated after elevator fire

Five fire units responded to a call about an odor and slight haze outside MU's Engineering Building West  Sunday afternoon.

Lack of cellphone surcharge for 911 costs Missouri counties

People in the Kansas City area call 911 nearly 1.7 million times a year, with three-quarters of those calls coming from cellphones.

Analysis: Missouri tax cut could hinge on a few GOPs

Elaine Gannon is one of three House Republicans who voted against an income-tax bill when it passed in May. That bill was vetoed in June by Gov. Jay Nixon. She is getting pressure to override the veto in September.

UMKC seeks millions of dollars for construction

University curators on Friday approved requesting construction funds, as well as millions of dollars more in state money.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Eat better, walk more, live longer

The United States ranks below many countries in terms of lifespan. But the reasons why are fixable.

Refugees in Columbia celebrate their new home, remember their heritage

Families from all over the world gathered Saturday evening in Columbia to reflect on their refugee status and share their stories.

Cosmo Park playground renovations receive public support

The Parks and Recreation Department plans improvements with a "time machine" theme for Cosmopolitan Park's sprawling playground. Residents suggested adding a water feature to the plans.

Show-Me State Games soccer player likes multiple sports

Columbia's David O'Rourke comes from a sports-playing family. His mother played basketball, his father played football and soccer, and his brother plays lacrosse and soccer. 

Show-Me State Games youth softball team boasts multi-sport athletes

The lineup for the 12-and-under Ellisville Cardinals softball team is littered with soccer and basketball players who also like to step up to the plate.

Hallsville 11-year-old joins Show-Me State Games powerlifting competition

Madeline Gresham, 11, competed in her first Show-Me State Games in powerlifting. She trained for about two months before competing Saturday.

With hometown alley closed, Moberly teen wins bowling gold at Show-Me State Games

The Kitchen family hoped for a Moberly bowling alley comeback when their son competed at Show-Me State games Saturday.

Ultimate Frisbee teams vie for Show-Me State Games championship

Eight teams from across the state gathered to share their passion for Ultimate Frisbee at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.

Olympic gold medalist helps spark opening of Show-Me State Games

Jordyn Wieber officially opened the Games after receiving the torch from last year's top male and female athletes. Events will occur both this weekend and next.