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.
Since last fall, Tiffany Hadley, 27, has been learning clerical skills through the Columbia Housing Authority’s Opportunities for Families program, which also offers courses in retail sales and building maintenance.
It has been three years since it was punished for hazing, and MU’s Sigma Phi Epsilon has made a number of changes since.
An ordinance authorizing a new retirement option for employees of the Columbia Police and Fire departments will be introduced to the City Council on Monday.
Beverly Thompson is enrolled in Money Smart, a 10-week course that teaches money management skills to Columbia Housing Authority residents and other people with low incomes.
Columbia City Manager Bill Watkins called the city’s workforce his highest priority while unveiling a budget proposal for fiscal 2008 that gives employees smaller raises than this year.
The Federal Aviation Administration’s investigation into Tuesday’s helicopter crash in Columbia is ongoing, said Elizabeth Corey, a spokeswoman for the agency.
What steps do you think need to be taken to keep Missouri’s recreational water clean and safe? Is there a better way to enforce the noise ordinance without holding landlords responsible for violations? What city and county groups should have input in choosing a location for a new school? Why do you think Koster switched to the Democratic party? Would you be willing to pay more in taxes to ensure that Missouri’s bridges are in top condition?
Roger Wehrli praised the timing of his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame at induction ceremonies Saturday night in Canton, Ohio. He said it allowed his grandchildren to share something special with him.
Alex Rodriguez leaned to his right and watched the ball as it sailed toward the foul pole in left. When it stayed true, he threw up his hands _ the long wait for No. 500 was finally over.
Ryan Zimmerman hit two home runs, and Joel Hanrahan added a two-run double in his first major league win as Washington pounded the St. Louis Cardinals 12-1 Saturday night, extending the Nationals’ winning streak to a season-best five games.
The MU football team’s official Fan Day is this afternoon, but that didn’t stop one fan from making his appreciation heard during the team’s first practice Saturday afternoon.
Nick Rodriguez, 16, never seems to just sit around. If he isn’t dancing, he’s writing rap lyrics. Or practicing guitar for his newly formed garage band, Disruptive Perceptionz. Or drawing or trying to improve as a graffiti artist. And he wants to act, too; he just hasn’t found an outlet yet.