Avoiding letdown could be key for Rams

Here are five things to look for in a Bucs-Rams matchup.

Seneca Falls, N.Y., claims link to 'Wonderful Life'

Seneca Falls residents say Bailey's make-believe hometown of Bedford Falls in "It's a Wonderful Life" — including the main street and the steel truss bridge — was heavily inspired by the upstate New York town.

Missouri women's basketball hopes to prepare for SEC in final nonconference game

After suffering a 67-53 upset at the hands of in-state rival Missouri State, the Missouri women's basketball team will look to get things back on track in their final nonconference game against Western Illinois.

Horse 'comfortable in a stall' after pool rescue

Hershey, Melody Whitworth's gelding, was rescued Friday night after falling into a pool on her neighbor's Hallsville property, where she was boarding her three horses.

Rain and ice cover Columbia; hazardous road conditions expected

Freezing rain covered much of Columbia in ice, but roadways were clear for much of Saturday. The threat that water on the roadways would freeze overnight could pose a risk to drivers, though.

Braggin' Rights slip away from Missouri men's basketball team

Tony Criswell’s last-second desperation heave from beyond the three-point line sailed wide, clinching the 65-64 victory for Illinois.

Rural Missouri residents more likely to be uninsured

Missouri overall ranks right in the middle of the nation in the percentage of uninsured residents — tied with Washington state at 25th with 16 percent uninsured.

Colts, Chiefs meet after model turnarounds

As deadline nears, Boone County residents show interest in health exchange

Boone County clinics and social service agencies said that in the past three weeks, they have helped more people learn about and enroll in health insurance plans than in any period of time since the website's Oct. 1 launch.

Harry Donald Bailey, World War II veteran, earned 6 battle stars

Harry Donald Bailey died Saturday, Dec. 21. He was 93 years old.

Harry Donald Bailey, Feb. 3, 1920 — Dec. 21, 2013

Harry Donald Bailey of Columbia died Saturday, Dec. 21. He was 93.

Parade of lighted farm machinery a tradition in Centralia

The Stanton family helped found the Centralia Lighted Tractor Parade and has watched the event grow from 15 tractors to more than 50 pieces of farm equipment.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: America's middle class is stuck

Middle class prosperity is needed to grow the economy. So where are the solutions?

Chiefs' Jamaal Charles has always been about chasing history

Even Joe Washington knew from the moment Charles broke his high school records that Charles was destined to do great things.

Slimmer, more at ease Bode Miller ready for Sochi

The world watched Breakout Bode at the 2002 Olympics, Party Bode in 2006 and Thriving Bode in 2010. Recharged Bode in Russia?

Teen shot in Colorado school shooting dies, hospital says

Claire Davis, 17,  who was shot in the head by a classmate at a school 8 miles from Columbine died Saturday afternoon, hospital officials said in a statement.