National drug law reform advocates speak at MU

One of the speakers, a former undercover narcotics officer, compared current drug laws to alcohol prohibition and cited drug-related violence as the No. 1 reason to legalize all narcotics.

Columbia College women's soccer wins AMC Tournament championship

Columbia College defeated Park University 2-0 to capture the American Midwest Conference tournament championship. The team will play its next match on Nov. 23 in the NAIA National Championship opening round.

Missouri basketball makes return to Sprint Center to face Hawaii

The Missouri basketball team heads to the Sprint Center in Kansas City on Saturday to take on Hawaii. The last time the Tigers played there was in March 2012 when they defeated Baylor to claim the Big 12 Championship.

'Love Where You Live' coming to Ridgeway Neighborhood

Volunteers are needed to help clean alleys and gutters with Oak Towers residents Saturday morning.

Kyle Bradley works hard to stand out on Missouri wrestling team

The Missouri senior wrestler was born with a rare eye disorder, but it has not stopped him from becoming a standout on the team.

Hunters should expect fewer deer when season begins Saturday

The 2013 deer hunting season opens Saturday. The strong acorn crop is expected to present challenges and there are several regulatory changes in Boone County.

Order to let legally married same-sex couples file joint tax returns in Missouri

Because Missouri does not allow same-sex marriage, Gov. Jay Nixon's order applies to couples legally married in other states who file taxes in the state.

Academy awards True/False Film Fest $75,000 grant

The film festival will receive $25,000 a year for the next three years from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to fund its Neither/Nor series.

Q&A: Could Ryan Ferguson be tried again?

When the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District vacated Ferguson's 2005 convictions, it left the door open for him to face charges again if prosecutors decided they had the evidence to go forward.

Columbia signs to designate snow-related parking restrictions

The Columbia City Council passed an ordinance in October that would prohibit parking on signed snow routes when the forecast calls for 2 or more inches of snow.

Columbia native volunteering in Philippines reconnects with family after Typhoon Haiyan

Columbia native, Pamela Weisman, 23, was in the Philippines when Typhoon Haiyan struck and wanted to stay and help the community rebuild before she was evacuated.

Land beside Battle High School purchased for possible park

The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department recently purchased 30 acres of farmland near Battle High School to make it to a park. The total cost of the land was more than $680,000.

Columbia College volleyball finds redemption in win over Freed-Hardeman

Columbia College volleyball defeated Freed-Hardeman Thursday night to advance to the American Midwest Conference championships.

Stephens drops fourth game of season, but not by much

On Thursday, the Stephens College basketball team lost to Central Christian College of the Bible at home, 57-63.

Missouri volleyball team excited for second meeting with Florida

The Missouri volleyball team travels to Gainesville, Fla., to play the Florida Gators on their home turf Friday.

Missouri sees increase of international students

MU had the highest number with nearly 2,500, while Washington University in St. Louis had more than 2,200 students from other countries.

FROM READERS: MU professor brings ePortfolios to curriculum

By transitioning to digital portfolios, students can better understand and reflect on what they've learned.

John Erick Beahler, Nov. 23, 1950-Nov. 14, 2013

John Erick Beahler died Thursday Nov. 1. He was 62.

Rex Hamilton was a noted wildlife biologist and WWII veteran

Rex Hamilton of Columbia died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. He was 88.

Rex Hamilton, Jan. 11, 1925 — Nov. 12, 2013

Rex Hamilton, 88 of Columbia, MO passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Boone Hospital Center.