The grounds around city hall, which are in the midst of a renovation and expansion project, are poised to receive a major makeover by a Kansas City landscape architecture firm known for using environmentally friendly designs.
Columbia police were looking for a man they say ran from the scene of a car accident Friday afternoon in north Columbia.
A Columbia man dragged a smoldering mattress down the stairs of Oak Towers Apartments at about noon Saturday to waiting firefighters, said Division Chief Glenn Rush.
A Columbia man was in serious condition after being shot in the head at a north Columbia convenience early Saturday morning, police said.
An early morning phone call from Bangladesh could possibly change the lives of students at Rock Bridge High School. At least that’s what World Studies and Contemporary Issues teacher Matt Cone is hoping.
Upon further review, the Ottawa Senators are right back in the Stanley Cup finals.
Crown them one and all, the kid called King and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Carl Edwards’ hard push to the finish line was slowed only by the caution flag.
Pushing his goggles snug to his face, Matt Hood looks down the lane before the 400-meter freestyle. Hood, a 28-year-old Special Olympics Athlete with Down syndrome, has had to overcome a lot to be a competitive swimmer.
A single Missouri flag flew high in the air on Friday afternoon. Its pole led down to a red truck parked in a lot down the hill from Taylor Stadium. Usually, this is a prime location for fans gearing up for Saturday morning tailgating before Missouri football games.
It took a team of angels to make the 49th annual Art in the Park happen.
Despite his failure to pay city taxes on time, Paul Heywood’s name will remain on the ballot for Sturgeon’s special mayoral election on Tuesday.
The search goes on. The UM System Board of Curators’ first choice for system president turned down the offer in favor of a position in the private sector, board chairman Don Walsworth announced Friday.
The Columbia Public School District has reason to celebrate.
The class of 2007 boasted record numbers graduating from both Douglass and Rock Bridge high schools.
Couches from the 1980s, small microwaves and a singing Big Mouth Billy Bass toy. It sounds like a regular May garage sale, but there was nothing regular about this rummage sale.
Thank the Almighty, whatever that might mean, for planting the seed of life in the lesbian body of Mary Cheney and for granting her parents the opportunity to show support for a homosexual couple raising a child in an atmosphere of love. The message, carried prominently in news reports throughout the world, is that America has come of age in recognizing, as do most truly modern countries, that homosexuality is indeed normal.
Imagine a line composed of every household with children in the United States, arranged from lowest to highest income. Now, divide the line into five equal parts. Which of the groups do you think enjoyed big increases in income since 1991? If you read the papers, you probably would assume that the bottom fifth did the worst. After all, income inequality in America is increasing, right?
The Memorial Day weekend air show has become a Boone County tradition. I’ve never attended, but I’ve always thought it was a nice way to get people out to trample the grass growing on the runways of Englewood International Airport. The patriotic, even militaristic, nature of the activities hasn’t bothered me much. What always did bother me, though, was the unconstitutional censoring of protesters’ First Amendment rights. It was not only illegal, but also unwise, for the city of Columbia to conspire with the air show organizers to forbid a hardy handful of antiwar activists from handing out leaflets and circulating petitions.
Sometimes I forget why the Clintons disturb me. Then they offer a reminder. Case in point are reports that one of Hillary Clinton’s most pampered donors made big bucks off scams against the elderly.
You can’t get much syrupier or chirpier than Paula Deen. She’s the ebullient celebrity queen of Southern cooking, with a buttery drawl, a down-home manner and her own popular TV show on Food Network.