The Homeland Security Department swept aside evaluations of government experts and named Mississippi — home to powerful U.S. lawmakers with sway over the agency — as a top location for a new $451 million, national laboratory to study some of the world's most virulent biological threats, according to internal documents. Missouri is one of nine sites rejected as finalists that also earned high scores than Mississippi's location.
One Tiger said that events such as Missouri’s Sixth Annual Football Fan Day keep him grounded.
Fifteen local firefighters and police took the plunge and had their heads shaved to raise money for the Dream Factory of Central Missouri Chapter. The organization funds dreams for critically ill children in the area.
The FBI says Bruce Ivins, an anthrax germ warfare specialist, was the man who killed five people and injured 17 others after the 9/11 attacks, but others say its case has holes.
Three new restaurants decide to challenge the economic forecast as they prepare to open in downtown Columbia
Three new restaurants in downtown Columbia set aside any fears of an ailing economy and prepare to open their doors.
Technically, there is no “challenger” in Missouri’s open governor’s race. But Republican Rep. Kenny Hulshof has a big challenge in his gubernatorial campaign.
King said he has been an artist “pretty much from the get-go” and attributes a lot of his passion for art to his parents. Back in the ninth and 10th grades, though, he would draw nothing but trucks.
Consumers are looking for more fuel-efficient vehicles, causing sellers to lower gas-guzzlers' prices below retail.