DAVID ROSMAN: Policy and politics or juvenile and conspiratorial?

Missourian columnist George Kennedy asked last week whether Sen. Kurt Schaefer was playing politics or policy. Maybe the question should be: Should Schaefer's actions be considered juvenile and conspiratorial?

Rock Bridge girls soccer beats Hickman in special rivalry match

The Bruins' 2-1 overtime win Wednesday night was the first annual Anna Alioto Memorial Classic, dedicated to former Bruins standout Anna Alioto, who drowned last fall at Northern Michigan University.

Missouri sweeps Western Illinois in doubleheader

Missouri scored 22 runs on 31 hits in a doubleheader Wednesday against Western Illinois. Missouri won the first game 10-5 and the second game 12-4.

Rock Bridge boys tennis defeats Jefferson City

The Bruins' Alex Jones lost at No. 1 in singles but responded with a victory in his doubles match. 

Nicholas Aaron Harbour was a hard worker who loved animals

Nicholas Aaron Harbour was born on Dec. 12, 1988, in Columbia

Grease fire at apartment complex injures two

The fire damaged the stove, range hood, walls surrounding the stove and two kitchen cabinets.

Thomas Hudson served in Army, retired as Columbia Police Department captain

Thomas A. Hudson died Tuesday, April 30, 2013. He was 84.

Women in Greek life launch campaign to build a school

The MU Panhellenic Association presented the Circle of Sisterhood Foundation $20,000 on Tuesday.

Nicholas Aaron Harbour, Dec. 12, 1988 — April 30, 2013, of Columbia

Nicholas Aaron Harbour, 24, of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

Thomas A. Hudson of Columbia died April 30, 2013

Thomas A. Hudson retired from the Columbia Police Department as a captain after 29 years of service.

450 positions are available to 17- to 23-year olds in state parks

Gov. Jay Nixon  visited Rock Bridge Memorial State Park to praise the program, which is accepting applications for summer jobs.

ANY QUESTIONS: An answer about regulations on the width of roads, parking spaces

A reader asked why roads are narrower in certain areas and why parking spaces can be smaller than others, and we answered.

Royals rally from 5-run hole to beat Rays 9-8

The Kansas City Royals rallied from an early five-run hole to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-8.

Feds say Missouri concealed gun permit list was never analyzed

The State Highway Patrol revealed last month that it had obtained a list of concealed weapons permit holders.

Steen's overtime goal restores Blues' confidence

Blues beat the Kings, 2-1, in series opener Tuesday.

Boston police: 3 more suspects in custody for bombings

In a tweet Wednesday morning, the police department said only that three more suspects are in custody and more details will follow.

Hotel workers enlisted in human trafficking fight

Organizers of a workshop held in Columbia on Tuesday said that hospitality workers are particularly valuable in recognizing possible warning signs of abuse.

Chiefs sign Bray, trade Arenas to Cardinals for fullback

Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray is among 13 rookie free agents to have signed with the Kansas City Chiefs. The rookie free agents will join the Chiefs' eight-member draft class for a three-day minicamp beginning on May 10.


Obama signs legislation ending FAA furloughs

The bill lets the Federal Aviation Administration transfer around as much as $253 million to prevent staffing reductions.

Midwest, Plains economic survey index dips

The survey, which serves nine Midwest and Plains states, also indicates slow growth in the coming three to six months.