At the Nuisance Party and Property Task Force meeting Wednesday, MU student government representatives said the proposed nuisance party ordinance goes too far.
Wal-Mart Stores has decided against buying more advertisements in local newspapers after a test in two states showed the expense is not justified, the world’s largest retailer said Wednesday.
This year’s fifth and final William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence award was presented to MU Law Professor Stephen Easton in front of his colleagues, family and students.
JEFFERSON CITY — About 30 supporters of reforming the state law that governs midwifery gathered outside of Sen. Chuck Graham’s Capitol office Wednesday afternoon, a week after he filibustered a bill that would legalize lay midwifery.
The dean of MU’s College of Engineering met with members of Positive Impact! Regional Diversified Enterprise, or PRIDE, on Wednesday to form an official partnership that would expand the proposed center’s offerings. Engineering students and faculty would serve as mentors for First Ward children, introducing them to the field of engineering and promoting greater interest in math and science.
The shaping moments of our nation’s past will be re-animated this weekend in a competition featuring some of the brightest minds of Missouri’s future.
If Jamie Custer has her way, the interior portion of Stankowski Field will shine bright with luminaries in honor of Andy Fluhart on Saturday during Relay for Life.
‘Having cancer makes you aware of the things you have like your hair and a voice,” said Melissa Horn, an MU senior and Survivor Chair on the Relay for Life steering committee. Horn was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease, a form of lymphatic cancer, in her senior year of high school.
Jay Spoonhour, a former MU hoops assistant, was busy preparing for a job interview even as his replacements were being named Wednesday. Spoonhour is one of three finalists for the Southeast Missouri State head coaching job and will interview at SEMO Friday.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri House members found their chamber surrounded by demonstrators Tuesday protesting a bill they called a voucher system for Missouri’s inner-city school students.
Officials are linking a Columbia man’s guilty plea of second-degree assault of his son to injuries that are consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome. This momentarily loss of control by a caregiver can be tragic for infants.
Boone County Fire Protection District Board
Second and Sixth Ward voters chose two experienced community volunteers in Tuesday’s municipal election, rejecting the Columbia development community’s bid to place two Realtors on the City Council.
Newcomers Michelle Gadbois and Steve Calloway knocked out Elton Fay in the race for two seats on the Columbia School Board on Tuesday. The four-term incumbent said Tuesday evening that he thinks his support of artificial turf was a bigger factor in his defeat than his public remarks about religion in the schools.
A new countywide sales tax will pay for an expansion of the Boone County Courthouse, but the public shouldn’t expect the work to begin soon.
JEFFERSON CITY — Legislative wrangling over how to spend the $450 million expected from the sale of college loans continues to raise questions over whether the money will even be available.
KANSAS CITY — Jackson County voters split Tuesday on a pair of tax measures to fund upgrades to Kansas City’s sports stadiums, approving a sales tax for renovations and refurbishments but rejecting a separate business tax for a rolling roof at the Truman Sports Complex.
The drill looks simple.
This afternoon, Christelle N’Garsanet could be facing an interesting choice over her plans for the summer.
Growing up, Marcie and Katie McMahon never really got along. They bickered and fought as most siblings do at a young age. Now 20 and 19 respectively, the two are more than just best friends, they’re teammates.