The U.S. Senate race has been a bitter contest between incumbent Republican Jim Talent and Democratic challenger Claire McCaskill. Libertarian Frank Gilmour and Progressive Party candidate Lydia Lewis are also in the race.
City Manager Bill Watkins is recommending that the City Council vote against the creation of a citizens board that would act as a watchdog for the Columbia Police Department.
Amendments on the ballot include: Stem cell initiative, Tobacco tax increase, Property tax exemption for veterans groups, State pensions and salaries.
Proposition B calls for an increase in Missouri’s minimum wage from the federally mandated $5.15 an hour to $6.50 an hour and for an adjustment for inflation every year thereafter.
A heated U.S. Senate race, a series of contentious ballot issues and close contests for state representative seats will combine to produce one of the biggest midterm election turnouts ever in Boone County, County Clerk Wendy Noren said.
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An MU freshman became the second cyclist hit by a car in less than a week in Columbia, when he was struck near the MU campus Friday afternoon.
The Columbia Police Department has hired an MU consulting firm to figure out why its officers say they’re underpaid and underappreciated.
With so many galleries, festivals, plays and music around town, the arts seem to be everywhere in Columbia.
Flamenco and rumba rhythms by mid-Missouri band Los Desterrados combined with the aromas of freshly steamed tamales and stew-like pozole in MU’s Memorial Union on Saturday night for a celebration of the Mexican tradition of the Day of the Dead.
Paper jams are a minor frustration for office-cube dwellers around the world, but they can be a major annoyance for Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren when they occur in electronic voting machines.
Paintings, drawings and Polaroids — some in frames, some not — hang on the walls with tape, nails or gum-like Blu-Tack. Nearby rest other pieces of art, including a Sharpie-decorated guitar, haiku-embellished playing cards and even a box filled with human hair.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Whether the problem was consistency, execution, a lack of star players making plays, or turnovers, Missouri players and coaches know the team didn’t play its best offensive game of the year.
When fans call themselves dedicated, they often refer to how much paint they have slathered on their bodies, how loud they scream or how many players’ statistics they can rattle off.
A banner, picturing seven women, hangs in the east hallway of Mizzou arena.
Although it was only an exhibition, Friday night’s game against in-state opponent Missouri-Rolla was Mike Anderson’s first as the Missouri men’s basketball coach.
A night that began with talk of tiebreakers, point differentials and a district championship ended with frustration and tears for the Hickman football team.
JEFFERSON CITY - Early in the season, Phillip King said that he wanted to show that Rock Bridge had what it took to run among the best cross country teams in the state.
Na Yang breathed a huge sigh of relief as she walked off Hearnes Center’s court Saturday night.