The Columbia Public School District is putting six vacant lots and one school building back on the market after the lots failed to sell in a June 24 auction.
On Saturday, Columbia Second Chance will host an event to help raise cash for next year's rent. The event will feature pet adoptions, inexpensive microchipping, a 5K run/walk and a silent auction.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing after a Hollister Co. store worker was allegedly fired for refusing to wear pants or a skirt above the knee, something that she says violates her religious beliefs.
The Islamic School of Columbia is in the midst of celebrating Islam's most sacred holiday, Ramadan. To begin the celebration at the school, first-year Principal Zuhnia Kozbar made each student a gift bag filled with a toy, dates and other treats.
In observance of Ramadan, the Muslim Student Organization at MU hosted the annual Fast-a-thon aimed at promoting cultural understanding. Students from different backgrounds pledged to fast for a day to raise money for theCentral Missouri Food Bank.