The amendment gives the state attorney general the power to investigate companies that try to hide the employment of illegal workers by misclassifying them.
A five-year farm bill in Congress this week does little to address the growing global food crisis. Instead, it diverts money that could be spent feeding poor children abroad to give more subsidies for U.S. farmers now enjoying record high crop prices and incomes.
In a rebuke of Gov. Matt Blunt’s administration, House members on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a large fee increase charged to businesses obtaining vehicle and driver’s license information from state databases.
Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama stressed his desire to help the middle class during an economic town hall Tuesday in Cape Girardeau — a visit viewed as an attempt to court working-class and swing voters.
The Benton-Stephens Coffee House brings together college students and long-time residents of the neighborhood every first Saturday of the month.
The leak was caused by a car colliding with a parked vehicle, which then pushed a Dumpster into a gas meter.
MU students have founded an organization to help build up the name, and bring together the community, of MU’s theatre department.
The Boone County Health Department is hosting a health and wellness fair for women from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Columbia Health Department, located at 1005 W. Worley St.
A small group of parents want school to start later because of the heat and to save energy, but the district says there would be obstacles in achieving this.
A man suspected of swindling money from Columbia churches and businesses was detained this weekend in Jacksonville, Fla., but Columbia investigators are trying to ascertain whether they can arrest him on charges of stealing.
A power outage hit the East Campus neighborhood Tuesday morning, causing 5,300 people to go without power for 10 minutes.
The Democratic presidential hopeful will meet with workers at a clothing manufacturer. The stop is part of a tour of mostly swing states.
Although one-half of Missouri’s statewide elected officials are women, some women in Missouri’s legislature say gender equality has not been extended to the state legislature.
The legislation requires private, for-profit water parks to have at least $1 million worth of liability insurance in case a customer dies or is injured.
Even if the latest storms aren’t particularly violent, they’ll make for a soggy cleanup in towns such as Picher, Okla.
A semitrailer caught fire Monday afternoon on Interstate 70 at the Missouri River bridge. The driver escaped without injury.
References to Israel's 41-year occupation of Palestinian territories could be misleading, without some insight on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
No. 3 seed Rock Bridge lost 19-7 to No. 6 seed Jefferson City in a run-rule shortened six-innings in the first round of Class 4, District 10 baseball tournament Monday in Jefferson City.
The Rock Bridge tennis team advanced one singles player and two doubles teams to the state tournament
Hickman’s Alex Turner cut his hair into a Mohawk to help inspire the Kewpies tennis team for its district tournament.