Kelly gave an impassioned speech from the bed of a pickup truck to roughly 50 supporters under the Champion Burr Oak near McBaine, south of Columbia.
Groups of students participated in an obstacle course designed to test the strength and endurance of students who wanted to experience the obstacles faced by firefighters. The event was put on by the Columbia Fire Department, the Columbia Professional Fire Fighters Local 1055, Mizzou After Dark, the Missouri Students Association and the Graduate Professional Council.
The 16th Annual Festival of the Arts, featuring more than 40 live performances and 50 visual artist exhibitions, started Saturday.
Twice in the last several months, Gov. Blunt's administration announced it had “terminated” Attorney General Jay Nixon from a high profile case, charging he had conflicts of interest. But Nixon's office says he cannot be removed from his legal responsibility to defend the state.
With a federal health insurance program for low-income children set to expire today, legislators have been working to help states brace for the possibility that hundreds of thousands of children could lose health coverage if President Bush vetoes its reauthorization.
The Columbia Art League and Boone County National Bank announced the winners of the 48th Annual Boone County Art Show on Friday night.
The first phase of the complex includes the construction of two baseball fields, one 400 feet deep and the other 300 feet; an irrigation lake; and a 140-space gravel parking lot.
Two men attempted to rob a convenience store clerk early Saturday morning, but left empty-handed, Columbia police said.
The creator of the popular series performed at Jesse Hall on Friday night. His talk ranged from topics on his personal life to the popularity of Family Guy.
The Columbia organization is one in a coalition of 21 around the world that advocates a three-step plan toward peace.
People form Shape Up Missouri team to lose weight and increase their exercise levels.