A Salisbury woman was killed north of Columbia on Saturday after her car collided with a pickup that was driving on the wrong side of the road, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
JEFFERSON CITY — Less than 18 months before the next gubernatorial election, Matt Blunt finds himself millions of dollars ahead in his expected campaign against the Democratic attorney general in 2008 for the governor’s seat.
JEFFERSON CITY — One powerful House Republican said Monday he was “doubtful” that $46 million would be restored to University of Missouri System building projects. The money was axed from an appropriations bill tied to the sale of the state’s higher education loan authority Thursday.
Audra Jenkins uses real-life examples to teach English as a Second Language to her students — six adults all employed by The Bluffs, a nursing home off Grindstone Parkway on Bluff Creek Drive. With the help of a portable dry-erase board and any props Jenkins brings from home, a small conference room inside The Bluffs is transformed into a classroom.
The first meeting of the 19-member committee charged with selecting a successor for University of Missouri System President Elson Floyd was dominated by a discussion of how best to fill the position while abiding by the state’s open-government law.
A proposal to distribute condoms and other sexual health products in MU residence halls is nearing completion, but concerns over the cost, safety and feasibility have led to considerable changes in the plan.
A man charged nine years after an alleged rape in 1997 maintained a plea of not guilty at an arraignment Monday, challenging the DNA evidence on which the charges are based.
A 25-year-old Centralia woman pleaded guilty to embezzlement Monday and was sentenced to two years of unsupervised probation after Boone County Judge Gene Hamilton suspended a sentence of six months in prison.
A Missouri truck driver accused of causing the deaths of two people in an accident on Interstate 70 in April changed his plea to guilty on two counts of second-degree involuntary manslaughter Monday.
The second fire in less than a week broke out in the Hudson and Gillett residence halls Sunday night, forcing more than 900 students to evacuate the buildings.
For most of his life, and as a physician and man of science, John Marshall believed in Darwinian evolution, which maintains that all life forms share a common biological origin.
Jeff Quillen, a junior at MU, offered free hugs at Brady Fountain on Monday afternoon. He says there are several psychological benefits to hugs. “Think about it: You never leave a hug without a smile on your face,” Quillen said. He plans to give free hugs during finals week, which runs May 7 through May 11.