The U.S. Coast Guard said a clean-up effort used a vacuum truck and a skimmer to remove a majority of the fuel that had spilled from a sinking towboat.
One of the three major festivals of the Jewish faith, Shavuot, begins Sunday and celebrates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai as well as the harvest and bringing of the first fruits to the Temple.
The UM System Board of Curators concluded its June meeting on Friday, highlighted by the extension of President Gary Forsee’s contract, the approval of the fiscal year 2009 operating budget and the creation of a health sciences degree at MU.
MU Summer Repertory Theatre celebrates its 40th anniversary starting July 2.
Warrants come a week after a man was shot in the mouth at a PetroMart in south Columbia.
The training includig reenactments of major tragedies, like Hurricane Katrina, the Columbine school shooting and 9/11.
Roger Moser said excavation has already started on a 3.5-acre lot at the intersection of Range Line Street and Brown School Road.
The Museum and Hall of Fame will be moved to a new development that will include the United States Bowling Congress and the Bowling Proprietors Association of America.
Increasing rain and winds cause several weather warnings throughout Missouri with tornados forming in Washington and St. Louis County.
Eric Feltner, of Columbia, resigned Friday after reports emerged that he had been charged with two misdemeanor counts of providing pornography to a child.
A merger with the Tribune would cut costs for the Columbia Missourian while maintaining the mission of the MU journalism school.
The school is moving from Stephens College to a location a quarter of a mile north of the intersection of Stadium Boulevard and Interstate 70.
No contract has been awarded, but to speed things up, state transportation officials have given approval for a potential contractor to begin the engineering work on the project to repair 802 bridges.
Water line repairs on William Street originally scheduled for Monday have been rescheduled to begin on Wednesday.
A woman was critically injured and two of her relatives were killed by her estranged husband before he turned the gun on himself, police said.
Their lawsuit says many immigrants who have met the requirements to become U.S. citizens are left in limbo for months or years because of slow processing of FBI name checks.
The governor had planned to sign the measure Friday afternoon just a couple of miles from the neighborhood where 13-year-old Megan Meier hanged herself in 2006 after receiving cruel messages over the Internet.
People in Columbia post their photos on Flickr as a way to connect with other photographers about shared interests.
The south parking lot of the Columbia Public Library is undergoing construction to narrow the entrance lane, create a pick-up and drop-off area, and widen the exit lane. Patrons are encouraged to use the north parking lot while construction is under way.
SaveBudweiser.com encourages visitors to contact elected officials and Anheuser-Busch shareholders to discourage the takeover of the company by Belgium-based brewer InBev. The Web site claims to have more than 18,000 signatures on its online petition.