MU grad who resigned via video offered new job

An MU graduate whose dance video resignation went viral was offered a production job by Queen Latifah.

Beltran's home run keys Cards' rout of Pirates in Game 1

Beltran's three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning Thursday, and the Cardinals got seven stingy innings from Wainwright to open their NL division series with a 9-1 rout of the Pirates.

Stan Musial's mementos on the auction block

The online auction begins Thursday. Bidding closes either Nov. 7 through Nov. 9, depending on the lot.

Obama, Hill leaders fail to solve shutdown impasse

Wednesday's lack of progress did little to dispel the widening impression that the dispute could persist into mid-October and become tangled with an even more consequential battle.

Missouri refinances bonds to save $4.8M

The State Board of Public Buildings approved the refinancing of special obligation refunding bonds on Wednesday.

FROM READERS: Alternative Spring Break helps students find their niche

Mason Kerwick went on his first Alternative Spring Break trip in 2012, and it proved to be the experience that helped him find himself and feel at home at MU.

Pills made from poop cure serious gut infections

For the half a million Americans who contract Clostridium difficile each year, a pill made from the healthy bacteria of donor feces could cure what pricey antibiotics might not.

Jefferson County resident tests positive for West Nile

There have been no reported fatalities from West Nile in Missouri this year.

Medal of Valor awarded to public safety officials

The medals were presented Wednesday to personnel from the state Highway Patrol, police departments, a sheriff's office and a fire protection district.

Missouri revenues up 2.7 percent through first quarter

The state Office of Administration said Wednesday that net general revenues totaled $1.95 billion from July through September.

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.