Nixon signs legislation that expands definition of rape

Governor vetoes a bill that would have added feels to payday, installment loans.

Pujols faces Cardinals for first time in Angels' victory

Pujols, a three-time NL MVP, spent his first 11 seasons with the Cardinals before signing a $240 million, 10-year contract with the Angels in December 2011. He went 0 for 3 with two strikeouts and a walk as the designated hitter in the Los Angeles Angels 5-1 victory Tuesday night.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: 150 years after Gettysburg, issues that drove the Civil War remain

There has been progress — a black man occupies the White House, after all. But every day, millions of black Americans live in conditions spawned by America’s failure to enforce the victory.

NAACP to march on behalf of Brandon Coleman

Family and friends of Brandon Coleman are still searching for answers in the shooting that killed the 25-year-old man.

UPDATE: Obama admininstration delays major requirement of health care law

The White House announced a one-year delay, until 2015, in a central requirement of the new health care law that medium and large companies provide coverage for their workers or face fines.

Columbia City Council, Deaton discuss keeping museum's move temporary

The Museum Associates president said he is hopeful that the Museum of Art and Archaeology will be brought back to MU's main campus and moved into a newer, bigger facility. 

UM System to launch accelerated search for Deaton's successor

Public hearings will be held to gain input from faculty members, students and other stakeholders about ideal qualities in a chancellor.

MoDOT stands by recommendations for Providence Road construction plans

In June, the Columbia City Council voted to move forward with Option VIII-A without the previously planned conversions to Bingham and Brandon roadways.

Missouri basketball adds transfer Zach Price from Louisville

The 6-foot-10 power forward will have two years of eligibility to play for the Tigers after sitting out the upcoming season.

Columbia's EternoGen prepares to sell longer-lasting collagen in Europe, Asia

Chief Commercialization Officer Anna Lundvall said there isn’t any collagen with nanotechnology on the market now, which gives EternoGen a chance to break in.

Roots 'N' Blues organizers prevail in shuttle dispute with city staff

With limited parking near Stephens Lake Park, festival organizers will offer shuttles from downtown parking areas. 

Jim Sinek chosen as new president of Boone Hospital Center

His appointment will begin Aug. 12. Sinek is taking over the position from Dan Rothery, who was president of the center for six years.

New Texas Tech coach says no reason to slow down college football

New Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury, who has been a part of some of college football's most prolific offenses, sees no reason to slow down the game with rule changes.

Virgil White, 94, who served in World War II, dies

Virgil White of Columbia died July 1, 2013. He was 94. He was a member of the Masons and the Foreign Legion.

Car crashes through garage; driver sustains injuries

A car crash caused a temporary gas leak at a Vintage Drive residence Tuesday morning.

Virgil White of Columbia, Feb. 11, 1919 — July 1, 2013

Missouri ranks eighth in overall highway performance

Despite comparatively low funding, Missouri was a top contender in highway performance. 

Columbia City Council Action: July 1, 2013

The Columbia City Council dealt with a new comprehensive plan, rezoning for a six-story apartment building and other matters at its regular meeting Monday night.

Clyde R. Theroff, of Columbia, died June 23 at age 70

Mr. Theroff was a salesman for more than 40 years, managing several Biederman's Furniture stores. He won numerous sales award from General Telephone Directory Company, including being a member of its Hall of Fame.

Clyde R. Theroff of Columbia, Aug. 12, 1942 — June 29, 2013

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. July 20 at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.