Chris Kelly's push to preserve MU's College of Veterinary Medicine demonstrates his tireless drive and effectiveness as a politician, Allen W. Hahn writes.
The reaction to a recent assassination plot of Barack Obama sheds light on how we are handling our political discourse.
Republican Rep. Ed Robb and former legislator Chris Kelly agree that higher education needs to be better funded but disagree on who would be the more effective legislator.
The naming committee for the new elementary school held its second and final meeting Wednesday to select a name from the 39 suggestions submitted by members of the community. The selection, Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School, will be submitted to the Board of Education for approval.
Football teams from the Big 12 South Division are 10-2 against teams from the North Division this season.
Seven teenagers were arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of peace disturbance by fighting following a fight at Hickman High School. An eighth teen was arrested on suspicion of first-degree trespassing.
Setup begins on Carnahan Quad, and a large crowd is anticipated at Thursday night's event.
Although the cyclist was found to be partially at fault for the accident, she will still receive a portion of the money awarded.
Fourteen of the state's 114 counties had more registered voters than voting-age adults. Such a scenario raises the question of whether some people could vote twice in different places.
The police struck the teenager nine times with a Taser after he refused to follow their orders to stay down.
After giving a late goal in regulation, Columbia College prevailed in two overtimes despite being a man down.
Both Republicans and Democrats helped register voters for this election, but party organizers are split on what constitutes adequate follow-up to geting voters out to the polls Nov. 4.
Although the emergency room has seen more patients, overall the hospital is counting between 50 to 70 fewer patients this year than it did to last year, hospital President Dan Rothery said.
The Orchestra will feature a tribute to Scott Joplin, who is known as the "King of Ragtime."
For the current academic year, the average list price of tuition and fees at four-year public universities rose $394, or 6.4 percent, to $6,585 for in-state students, according to the annual "Trends in College Pricing" report from the College Board.
UM-system campuses will soon be installing Cisco TelePresence systems. These videoconferencing rooms include large, high-resolution screens that show conferencing participants life-sized, as if they were sitting at the other end of the table.
Some candidates think Gov. Matt Blunt's 2005 Medicaid cuts need to be reversed. Others think that's unrealistic given the state's responsiblity to a balanced budget. Candidates for the state House and Senate outline their ideas for health-care reform in Missouri.
Columbia City Council members, Boone County Commissioners and Columbia Board of Education members discussed school dress codes, imposing a city curfew and collaborating to lower youth crime rates.
Days away from the election, a noticeable change has taken place in presidential campaign strategy in Missouri. After months of candidates appealing to the voting-befuddled, hard-to-reach undecided, they're finally giving some love to their base supporters.