The U.S. Senate has approved the creation of an investigative commission to examine wartime contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq following reports of fraud and mismanagement of contracts worth billions of tax dollars.
Boone County Presiding Commissioner Ken Pearson presented council members with a brief overview of what the county has done with the tax, and the city will consider a resolution at an upcoming council meeting.
The 50-acre site, northeast of Masonic Drive, is being considered for a retirement community and possibly other businesses.
With cooler temperatures and falling leaves, pumpkin patches invite visitors to poke about and enjoy the scenery, the vegetables and the animals.
Major festivals and events in Columbia could become part of a “signature series” that would guarantee them $10,000 a year in city funding but save some extra money to help new events.
The last in a dying breed, Columbia’s only independent movie rental store has managed to stay afloat amid intense competition and changing consumer behavior.
More senior citizens are re-entering the workforce or remaining there longer.
A two-alarm fire broke out at a Columbia factory Monday, injuring one firefighter and forcing the evacuation of 90 employees.
Creston J. Johnson was sentenced to six years in prison for possession of a controlled substance.
An employee of Simon Steel who stole approximately $72,000 from the business through forging checks and altering records faces up to seven years in prison.
We asked: How many titles from the American Film Institute’s original 1998 list of the top 100 American movies can you spot in this article?
People who are labeled as ‘troublemakers’ advocate for better changes and find remedies for tough dilemmas.
Recent foreclosure levels have been correlated to the high number of adjustable-rate mortgages that allow buyers to borrow with artificially low interest rates.
A foreclosure occurs when a property owner cannot make payments on a loan, usually leading to seizure of the property.
Two of the Big 12 Conference's best hopes for BCS success, Texas and Oklahoma, both lost to unranked opponents on Saturday.