Police make arrest in gas station armed robbery

Columbia police arrested a 21-year-old man on Thursday in connection with an armed robbery of a Fastlane Phillips 66 gas station.

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Students paint shirts for school's annual event

Students from the Delmar A. Cobble State school took a field trip to the Missouri Cotton Exchange to paint on their T-shirts for the school’s upcoming Challenge Day.

Gas leak prompts evacuation of Columbia Public Schools' administration building

After construction crews hit a gas line, the Columbia Fire Department responded and employees were evacuated for fewer than 30 minutes.

Missourians, Illinoisans get to discuss Missouri River bridge

Illinoisans or Missourians curious about a planned Mississippi River bridge at St. Louis will have a chance this month to ask questions or get updates.

Missouri program acts as model for prisoner release

States across the country have been looking to copy ideas and methods that researchers and prison officials say are working best in Missouri and Oregon.

Senate revises plan for Bombardier plant

The original enticements for Bombardier ran into opposition from some senators, partly because of costs and partly because lawmakers felt left in the dark on the details.

About 170 rally for day of prayer

The theme for this year’s National Day of Prayer is “Prayer! America’s Strength and Shield.”

$4500 raised for Columbia firefighter undergoing radiation

Aaron Tolson has been with the Columbia Fire Department for five years and has worked part-time for seven years as an EMT for University Hospital Emergency Services.

Survey: Missouri among states bucking national economic trends

Strong farm income and biofuels production drive growth in the Midwestern and Plains states.

Columbia Housing Authority seeks volunteers

The Columbia Housing Authority is looking for help because about 50 of its 65 volunteers are students who leave for the summer.

Two men sought in Thursday morning burglary

Columbia police are looking for two men in connection with a burglary Thursday morning at Columbia Regency Trailer Court.

View propaganda with an open mind

Propaganda is no longer just a government-sanctined tool, but not open to the citizen zealots.