New chapter for Brady and Anne Deaton builds on lifetime of academia, family

Friday is Brady Deaton's last day as MU chancellor. Here, photos document his two decades of service at MU.

Friday is Brady Deaton's last day as MU chancellor. "It'll be fun to get a little quieter, just do my work, enjoy life," he said.

Several bye week games could change Missouri football's bowl fate

Missouri may have a bye week during Week 12 of the college football season, but there are a handful of games on Saturday that could affect the Tigers' fate.

Tipton High's Chad Stover dies following football head injury

The teenager was hospitalized for two weeks after what the MSHSAA calls "a terrible accident" during an Oct. 31 football game. The coroner says the cause of death appears to be a head injury.

Stephens choreographers, MU composers collaborate on original pieces for dance concert

Six choreographers from the Stephens College dance program partnered with six student composers from the Mizzou New Music Initiative to create original performance pieces for the Stephens College Senior Dance Concert. This is the first time the concert will feature original music.

Missouri health care guides respond to low enrollment figures

Nearly four in 10 uninsured Missourians qualify for free health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, an analysis finds.


Josh Kezer asks community to treat Ryan Ferguson 'like a son of Columbia'

Josh Kezer, who spent 16 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, said what the community needs to do is treat Ryan Ferguson, who was freed on Tuesday, like an ordinary person.

Missouri Orthopaedic Institute seminar highlights safe running practices

Orthopedic experts emphasize stride length and proper training techniques to avoid injuries.

Unselfish offense boosts Missouri women’s basketball to victory over Evansville

Four players scored in double digits as the Missouri women's basketball team beat Evansville 78-43 at Mizzou Arena on Thursday night.

National drug law reform advocates speak at MU

One of the speakers, a former undercover narcotics officer, compared current drug laws to alcohol prohibition and cited drug-related violence as the No. 1 reason to legalize all narcotics.

Columbia College women's soccer wins AMC Tournament championship

Columbia College defeated Park University 2-0 to capture the American Midwest Conference tournament championship. The team will play its next match on Nov. 23 in the NAIA National Championship opening round.

Missouri basketball makes return to Sprint Center to face Hawaii

The Missouri basketball team heads to the Sprint Center in Kansas City on Saturday to take on Hawaii. The last time the Tigers played there was in March 2012 when they defeated Baylor to claim the Big 12 Championship.

'Love Where You Live' coming to Ridgeway Neighborhood

Volunteers are needed to help clean alleys and gutters with Oak Towers residents Saturday morning.

Kyle Bradley works hard to stand out on Missouri wrestling team

The Missouri senior wrestler was born with a rare eye disorder, but it has not stopped him from becoming a standout on the team.

Hunters should expect fewer deer when season begins Saturday

The 2013 deer hunting season opens Saturday. The strong acorn crop is expected to present challenges and there are several regulatory changes in Boone County.

Order to let legally married same-sex couples file joint tax returns in Missouri

Because Missouri does not allow same-sex marriage, Gov. Jay Nixon's order applies to couples legally married in other states who file taxes in the state.

Academy awards True/False Film Fest $75,000 grant

The film festival will receive $25,000 a year for the next three years from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to fund its Neither/Nor series.

Q&A: Could Ryan Ferguson be tried again?

When the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District vacated Ferguson's 2005 convictions, it left the door open for him to face charges again if prosecutors decided they had the evidence to go forward.

Columbia signs to designate snow-related parking restrictions

The Columbia City Council passed an ordinance in October that would prohibit parking on signed snow routes when the forecast calls for 2 or more inches of snow.

Columbia native volunteering in Philippines reconnects with family after Typhoon Haiyan

Columbia native, Pamela Weisman, 23, was in the Philippines when Typhoon Haiyan struck and wanted to stay and help the community rebuild before she was evacuated.

Land beside Battle High School purchased for possible park

The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department recently purchased 30 acres of farmland near Battle High School to make it to a park. The total cost of the land was more than $680,000.