VolleyZou supports Missouri volleyball at home and away

VolleyZou is a huge part of Missouri volleyball, even during away games, as the team continues an undefeated season.

Government shutdown takes Ozark businesses as collateral damage

The government shutdown has had a paralyzing effect on some businesses in the Ozarks.

Senate committee explores Medicaid reform, expansion

About 260,000 Missourians would likely enroll if Missouri expanded Medicaid, but legislators are looking for ways to transform a system they say isn't working as well as it could before they are willing to expand it.


Community offers suggestions for school readiness programs at World Cafe

The 194 people who attended the district's World Cafe at Stoney Creek Inn and Conference Center discussed the role of public schools in career and college readiness programs.

Pirates prep for Wainwright, Cardinals in NLDS

A few hours after defeating Cincinnati in the NL wild-card game Tuesday night, the Pirates touched down in St. Louis. They're about to face another familiar foe in an unfamiliar month when they take on the NL Central champion Cardinals in a best-of-five division series.

Missouri men's golf stumbles, finishes 23-over par at Shoal Creek Intercollegiate

By the time the team returned home and started practice Wednesday, senior Emilio Cuartero was more than ready to put the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate behind him.

Missouri soccer player looks to continue impressive season

Scoring the winning goal in a soccer game is not something many people get to experience. Scoring that goal against No. 7-ranked Florida is even more rare. But for Missouri junior Kaysie Clark, it's just another goal in her impressive season.

MU Law School to help veterans claim disability benefits

Through the new program, six students supervised by an attorney from the law school will give legal counsel to veterans appealing decisions made on their original disability benefit claims.

Missouri's Dorial Green-Beckham eager for first shot at Vanderbilt

Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was suspended for his team's 19-15 loss to Vanderbilt in 2012, but he thinks that could be a positive for him in the 2013 matchup with the Commodores. 

Harvest Hootenanny fundraiser to raise awareness of locally-grown foods

The fundraiser, held by the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture, will offer live music and dancing and a range of locally grown foods.

New Kirksville dental school addresses Missouri dentist shortage

Missouri ranks 41st in the country in oral health. A.T. Still University's new dental school in Kirksville aspires to raise that ranking by putting more dentists where they're most needed.

Missouri swimming at home Friday

Missouri swimming and diving hosts eight in-state teams Friday at the ninth annual Show-Me Showdown.

Columbia volleyball sweeps Stephens

The Columbia College volleyball team defeated Stephens College for the second time this season, this time in three sets.


Softball senior night jitters result in win

Rock Bridge softball team defeats Smith-Cotton 11-0 and looks ahead to the postseason.

General Faculty meeting discusses shared governance

A conversation about the administrative decision to reorganize MU's Nuclear Science and Engineering Institute in 2012 was one of the topics that took the floor at Wednesday's General Faculty meeting.

UPDATE: White House meeting yields no progress on shutdown

The standoff between Democrats and Republicans continued after a White House summit with the president. Financial leaders and Wall street urged a resolution before serious damage is done to the U.S. and world economy.

Bob Gage served in the Air Force and at church

Bob Loyd Gage died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at his home in Columbi. He was 81.

Kathleen Livingston enjoyed music, cooking, gardening

Kathleen Robertson Livingston of Columbia died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. She was 89.

Ruby Maxwell found joy in reading, volunteering

Ruby Maxwell, who died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, worked as a reference librarian for 16 years at the MU engineering library. She was 97.

After government shutdown, agencies' worth determined by essential personnel

The Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice and Department of Veterans Affairs have retained the highest percentage of employees in the face of Tuesday's government shutdown. NASA, the Department of Education and the Department of Treasury have not fared so well.