A former chief of staff at the Boone County Fire Protection District has sued his former employer, alleging a retaliatory work environment and financial mismanagement.
Every year there are more and more American students receiving post-secondary education. Between 1995 and fall 2004, there was a 20 percent increase in the number of students enrolled in U.S. colleges, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
The National Weather Service of St. Louis has issued an excessive heat warning, but there are several places to cool off in Columbia. The warning is in effect from 1 p.m. today until 7 p.m. Friday.
The Michael Devlin kidnapping trial in the Shawn Hornbeck case will be heard in Washington County — but with an imported jury. Lawyers for both sides agreed to allow for a jury to be brought in.
Hideki Matsui handled his 100th major league home run the way he usually handles success — staying mostly quiet and trying to deflect attention.
Nursing his surgically repaired right knee, St. Louis Rams receiver Torry Holt has been less active in training camp.
When the season began, the Washington Nationals appeared to be headed for at least 100 losses. When they were 9-25 on May 9, that looked like a safe bet. It no longer does.
When MU golfer Lindsey Haupt tees off at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship today it will be only her second competition since last year.
Our Group, a 50-and-older men’s basketball team, has won nine gold medals at the Show-Me State games, and Sunday they came within a win of winning their 10th.
A Columbia woman was robbed Sunday morning by a man carrying a knife, according to the Columbia Police Department.
About 15 people were already waiting outside the Missouri Theatre half an hour before the doors opened for its “The-Kind-of-Stuff-You-Find-in-a-Historic-Theatre” sale Sunday morning.
On May 11, Missouri’s Public Service Commission granted the United Way of Greater St. Louis permission to implement the service, which offers information on services located near communities.
On Tuesday, the four-member band Ironweed will head to China, where it will perform at the Qindao International Beer Festival and at other venues in cities and towns within the Shandong region.
When it comes to the war in Iraq, we hear a daily count of civilian and military casualties. A report came out (last) week from Oxfam, the international humanitarian organization, and a national council of non-governmental organizations in Iraq with some new, equally disturbing numbers. This report is called “Rising to the Humanitarian Challenge in Iraq.”
Very recently a young woman on Court TV was convicted of killing her husband, sentenced to life in prison and sent immediately to a supermax prison.
As one of four Missouri Democrats elected statewide, it is my responsibility to help ensure that the Democratic Party nominates a candidate for president who will best represent Missourians.
The class of 2011 held its White Coat Ceremony on Sunday. After days of orientation, first-year medical students received a white coat as a symbol of being welcomed into the profession of medicine.
Ranadhir Mitra, an associate professor in the department of pathology and anatomical sciences at MU’s School of Medicine, is a follower of Hinduism.
A Columbia landowner who tried to donate 40 to 50 acres of land to Columbia Public Schools two years ago says his offer still stands.
Lantern-making was only one part of the evening that Mid-Missouri Peaceworks organized Sunday at Stephens Lake Park for its Hiroshima-Nagasaki 62nd Anniversary Commemoration.