Anheuser-Busch agrees to $52 billion InBev buyout

The $70 a share deal is still pending approval from shareholders and regulators.

Female disc golfers try to increase numbers

The 24th Mid-America Open disc golf tournament has tried to increase its number of women competitors, and the women themselves are starting leagues in their hometowns.

Voters size up candidates at Democrat Day

The Boone County Democrat Day at the Boone County Fairgrounds provided an opportunity for Democratic candidates from across the county to meet and speak with supporters and people curious to learn about the candidates.

Primary primer: Race for the Missouri attorney general

The five candidates for attorney general on the Aug. 5 primary ballot explain their positions on some of the more important issues in the race.

Canadian aircraft company chooses homeland over Mo. for plant site

Bombardier passed on a $240 million incentive package to build its new aircraft manufacturing plant in Kansas City, choosing its home area near Montreal instead.

Age of elegance: Columbia woman wins second runner-up at Ms. Missouri Senior Pageant

Judith McKenney of Columbia earned second runner-up at the Ms. Missouri Senior America Pageant on Saturday at the Florissant Civic Center Theatre in Florissant.

Analysis: Ethanol draws great divide between candidates’ platforms

Steelman is calling for a repeal of Missouri’s ethanol mandate while Hulshof wants to keep it in place.

Legislation signed for faster treatment of stroke and heart attack

The “Time Critical Diagnosis System” will require emergency medical services to take people to a designated center of care first instead of the closest facility.

D.A.R.E. camp makes a comeback

Funding for this summer’s D.A.R.E. camp has been raised successfully through donations from multiple businesses after the camp was canceled because of a lack of funding.

Attorney general candidates have plans to improve Sunshine Law

After some recent involvement in Sunshine Law dramatics, Rep. Jeff Harris of Columbia, a Democratic candidate for attorney general, has come up with a plan to improve the current policy.

Circles helps people looking to get out of poverty

Circles, a program offered through Central Missouri Community Action, connects people looking to escape poverty to community members and resources. It has helped Columbia residents qualify to get off government subsidies and get offered full-time jobs.

Residents debate whether Prairie Lane should be connected

When the Prairie Hills neighborhood was annexed into the city last year, residents agreed to wait to connect Prairie Hills Lane until after Creasy Springs Road was straightened.

Bush won’t leave much of a legacy at G-8

The G-8 nations pledged to lower gas emissions by 50 percent by 2050, which is considered too long-term of a target.