Missouri's James Franklin out 3 to 5 weeks with shoulder sprain

After a 2012 season filled with injuries, James Franklin put it all behind him. He had a completion percentage of 67.7 percent and had thrown 14 touchdowns to only three interceptions. Now, he has to deal with another setback. 

University of Iowa experience lends hope to MU Museum of Art and Archaeology

Dale Fisher, curator of education for the University of Iowa's Museum of Art, spoke to a group at MU on Monday about the lessons he learned when a 2008 flood forced his museum to move to a temporary location.

City Council, Clark Lane residents disagree on proposal for asphalt shoulders

A recent proposal to add asphalt shoulders to Clark Lane received planning approval from the Columbia City Council, but many residents aren't convinced it's the right option.

Children's Grove to be added to Stephens Lake Park

Construction for the "Children's Grove" in Stephens Lake Park is set to begin in November. The grove will be devoted to raising awareness of mental health issues for children.

BATTLE RISING: Battle rings in first homecoming with superhero costumes

Battle High School began celebrating its first homecoming week on Monday.


LET'S TALK: The underreporting of rape and sexual assault at MU

The Missourian's ongoing coverage of the problem of sexual assault aims to encourage dialogue that can lead to change.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Give undocumented immigrants the right to drive legally

Most people would rather share the road with others who can provide remuneration in an accident. Would you rather have a wreck with an insured, though undocumented immigrant, or an uninsured American citizen?

Accessibility issues mean Columbia's playgrounds not fun and games for all

Although the city's playgrounds comply with the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act, children with disabilities still struggle to find a place where they can play.

Mill Creek overcrowding solution uncertain after School Board meeting

Many parents at the Columbia School Board meeting on Monday want a solution soon for the overcrowding at Mill Creek Elementary School.

World doping agency to probe Jamaica

A year after Usain Bolt made history at the London Olympics and declared himself "a living legend," a bombshell dropped largely unnoticed in The Gleaner, the Caribbean's oldest newspaper: A former director of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission alleged the island didn't drug-test its athletes for entire months before they dazzled at the Summer Games.

Missouri women's basketball picked ninth in SEC by media members

The Missouri women's basketball team was picked to finish ninth in the Southeastern Conference in a vote of media members.

UPDATE: Reid, McConnell optimistic on debt-shutdown deal

Democrats and Republicans race to find common ground before the nation's borrowing limit expires Thursday.


Missouri linebacker Kentrell Brothers named SEC player of the week

Missouri's Kentrell Brothers was among three football players given weekly honors by the Southeastern Conference.


VIDEO: Diamond interchange opens after 6-month construction

The new diamond diverging interchange at Stadium Boulevard and Interstate 70 opened Monday morning. These videos show what driving through the interchange is like.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Tab grows for closed parks because of government shutdown

Nationwide, communities surrounding national parks and recreation areas are losing $76 million daily as the Congressional Republicans’ irresponsible action is keeping 700,000 people from visiting the sites.

Rockingham residents revive neighborhood association

The Columbia City Council on Monday recognized the Rockingham Neighborhood Association as an official organization after it had been inactive for six years.

Philip Rivers, Nick Novak lead Chargers to 19-9 win

Philip Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to rookie Keenan Allen and Nick Novak kicked four field goals to give the Chargers a 19-9 victory against the Colts on Monday night.

Report: NSA collecting millions of contact lists

The National Security Agency has been sifting through millions of contact lists from personal email and instant messaging accounts around the world — including those of Americans — in its effort to find possible links to terrorism or other criminal activity.

Stephens College soccer loses 9-0 to William Woods

The Stephens College soccer team was defeated 9-0 by William Woods on Sunday.


Two Columbia College soccer players named Players of the Week

Rafael Ramos of the Columbia College men's soccer team and Taylor Hagenhoff of the women's team received American Midwest Conference Players of the Week honors.