More young voters got involved in the 2008 presidential campaign and election than in previous elections. For some students, such as 20-year-old Jony Rommel, the decision to get involved was life-changing.
Regardless of party affiliation, Obama is your next president, and we as a country need to move forward with him.
Iowa State coach Gene Chizik's flailing Cyclones are well beyond a point of no return. They will fail in their attempt to qualify for their first bowl appearance since 2005. They stand last in the Big 12 North, considered by some to be one of the nation’s weakest divisions in major college football. On the surface, it appears Iowa State doesn’t have much to play for against Missouri on Saturday night in Ames.
While overall revenue rose from the same time last year, the numbers appear to have been inflated by the opening of a new casino.
Stephen Webber, Chris Kelly and Mary Still have already begun discussing an election reform package for the legislative session that would include early voting.
Michael Sheahen, a senior at Hickman, is looking to repeat as state champion in the 500-yard freestyle.
The City Council will appoint seven core "coordinating committee" members and up to five special-skilled "resource members," if it chooses. Applications were due to the city clerk by Friday.
A Columbia man was arrested Tuesday after his 13-year-old stepson accused him of punching the boy in the face and slamming his head into a wall as punishment for losing video games, a Boone County Sheriff’s Department release said.
Resarchers linked obesity in children to heart disease.
Sarah Steelman, who lost in the Republican primary to Kenny Hulshof, will teach a political science course on public policy and leadership.
Filmmaker Line Halvorsen stops in mid-Missouri to share her film about Sami Al-Arian and his terrorism trial.
The houses are expected to allow family members of injured veterans to stay near their relatives receiving medical care.
A workman who died Monday at the construction site of Columbia's new elementary school was working alongside Professional Contractors & Engineers, a company that Columbia Public Schools has worked with in the past without problems, officials said.
While residents slept, burglars took possessions and cash from from the garage attached to the home.
A Columbia firefighter is being treated at University Hospital for a burn he suffered while responding to a fire Tuesday morning. He is now expected to be released Wednesday morning.
The shooting took place outside a tavern in Pontoon Beach, Ill., and left two people wounded.
Nixon announced Tuesday that Wayne Goode, a former Senate Appropriations Committee chairman, will be the deputy transition director for budget review.
Eldridge Lovelace, a retired urban planner who helped design the Gateway Arch grounds, died Friday at a St. Louis hospital. He was 95. Lovelace oversaw the design of the 90-acre grounds surrounding the Gateway Arch, which was completed in 1965.
Three judges from the Western District of the Missouri Court of Appeals will come to town on Wednesday to hear five cases — two of them originating in Boone County.