For members of the Missouri National Education Association, MU’s new financial plan could turn out to be one of the organization’s primary recruiting tools.
Neil Olson, 56, an associate dean from North Carolina State University's veterinary college, will start his new job at MU on Sept. 1.
Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against Dillard’s Inc. will get their day in court after a decision Friday by a federal appeals court. The plaintiffs, mostly from the Columbia area, sued the retailer in 2003 in U.S. District Court, alleging that Dillard’s had engaged in systematic racial discrimination against black customers.
A sprinkler system prevented a fire from spreading at MU’s Engineering Building around 10 p.m. Saturday, according to the Columbia Fire Department.
Congress is poised to make big changes to the government programs tapped by millions of students to pay for college. The biggest of these for students: a cap on what low-income borrowers have to pay back each month on their federal student loans.
Discarded cigarette butts caused a weekend fire that destroyed a house at 509 Banks Ave., the Columbia Fire Department said today.
ConocoPhillips is teaming with the coal company Peabody Energy on plans to build a Midwest coal-to-substitute natural gas facility, the companies said today.
House Democrats have chosen Rep. Paul LeVota, of Independence, as their new leader to succeed Columbia’s Jeff Harris.
Rollie Stiles, a former St. Louis Brown who at 100 was believed to be the oldest former major leaguer, has died.
A new campus organization looking to unionize faculty and staff says details of Compete Missouri were decided before faculty were included.
The committee is being formed after members of the Minority Men’s Network asked the City Council in June to create a citizen review board.
The Boone County Fair’s 4-H/FFA horse show brought color to the arena as boys and girls in bright outfits competed on horseback. Christi Miller, 37, a member of the committee responsible for organizing the show and hiring the judges and the workers, said that this show was not only about horses but also about commitment and dedication.
Each year, 30 students about to enter their third and final year of the theater program spend their summer at the Okoboji Summer Theatre, named for two nearby lakes — East and West Okoboji. Led by theater professionals, the students produce nine shows in 10 weeks.
After hearing community objections and discussing its own reservations, the commission voted on Thursday unanimously to recommend disapproval of the policy.
Blues and barbecue in Jefferson City brought visitors to McClung Park on a summer afternoon.
A man was robbed at Missouri 763 and Farrar Drive on Saturday between 5 and 8:30 p.m.
The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with an instrumental jam session, followed by square dance instruction. After a potluck dinner, kids, teenagers and adults begin to line up for the square dancing.
Shawn returned to life with his mother and stepfather at his home in Richwoods. He has not spoken to the friends he made while living in Kirkwood, and a psychiatrist said it would be a mental strain for him to do so.
After Aug. 28, any medical clinic performing more than five first-trimester abortions a month, or any abortions later in pregnancy, will be required to be licensed as an “ambulatory surgical center.”
Two men were airlifted to University Hospital on Saturday after an explosion at the Lake of the Ozarks.