January 24, 2013
The number of meter readers in the U.S. fell from 48,000 in 2000 to 36,000 in 2010. It's just one example of technological advances that have increased production while employers have been able to reduce the number of workers needed to get the job done.
January 23, 2013
Justin Robertson takes his falcons down to Cooper's Landing to train them for hunting.
Construction continues at various sites in Columbia on Wednesday. Work at Brookside Apartments at College Avenue and Walnut Street is progressing. Stanley Hall at MU is undergoing repairs.
Firefighters faced a special challenge getting water to the fire at a house on Route J where the nearest fire hydrant was a mile away.
In a crosstown rivalry Tuesday evening, Hickman boys basketball defeated Rock Bridge in triple overtime.
The Missouri basketball team used a 17-2 run in the second half to comeback and beat South Carolina 71-65 Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Middle-class jobs globally are increasingly being replaced by technology, according to an Associated Press investigation.
January 22, 2013
Students were back at MU on Tuesday for a cold first day of the spring semester.
January 21, 2013
Columbia residents commemorated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Candlelight Walk and Celebration on Monday.
Children played Angry Birds on Monday afternoon at the Columbia Public Library by making physical birds from plastic Easter eggs, tape and feathers.
The annual Poor People's Breakfast, organized by former City Council Member Almeta Crayton, was held Monday morning at St. Luke United Methodist Church in honor of Martin Luther King Day. The breakfast welcomes residents from Columbia and Boone County.
Thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C., for the 57th Presidential Inauguration on Monday.
January 20, 2013
Mustard Seed Fair Trade is a Columbia-based nonprofit organization that sells fair trade goods.
January 19, 2013
St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial died Saturday, the team announced.
Effie Chow demonstrated Qigong at a workshop Friday and Saturday at Truman Veterans Hospital.
The Sunflower Waffle Company food truck served food including its Signature Chicken and Waffle on Friday while parked at The Bridge, located at 1020 E. Walnut St. in Columbia. The company began its mobile operations in December.
January 17, 2013
Barack Obama will start his second term as president next week.
Martin Luther King III was the keynote speaker at the 20th annual Columbia Values Diversity celebration on Thursday. The event also featured a musical performance and award presentation.
January 16, 2013
The victory against Georgia pushed the Tigers to 13-3 overall and helped the team get back on track in Southeastern Conference play at 2-1. Missouri is set to play Saturday afternoon at No. 10-ranked Florida.
Square dancing and a pot luck meal were among the activities at the welcome party Tuesday for new international students who arrived at MU for the spring semester.