Three Republican moderates broke ranks and pledged their votes for the stimulus bill, giving it the necessary 60-vote majority.
The board also approved a transition assistance program for employees who lose their jobs as a result of budget cuts.
A new project between KBIA and the Missourian, The Beat, allows reporters to better explain daily stories, which isn't always possible on deadline.
The junior notched a 9.95 score on the balance beam and won her fourth all-around title of the season Friday night at Hearnes Center.
Hickman boys basketball ended a two-game slide with a 50-35 home win over the visting Wildcats Friday night.
More jobs may be on the line. "Like every other business, we are targeting some positions for potential elimination based on what's happening (with the economy)," Associate Publisher Vicki Russell said.
Baha’ís believe all religions are in reality one religion that is continuously evolving. The Baha’í religion promotes lifestyles to help the formation of a global society.
Sahba Jalali and his family fled Iran for Columbia in 1978 to escape religious persecution for their Baha'i faith.
The search for a public school superintendent is fraught with challenges. Ken Green, co-founder of Youth Alternative Learning Exchange, offers advice from educators and his own personal experience.
Dan Scotten, a retired long-term bank executive with more than 30 years of business experience, has agreed to fill the role.
A bicyclist was struck by a car and sent to the hospital Thursday night.
He had many roles in the movies, TV and the theater, he was best known for his one-man shows of historical figures such as Harry Truman, Will Rogers and Theodore Roosevelt.
Cardinals offensive coordinator Todd Haley will be the Chiefs' new head coach.
But this isn't unusual, Gale Blomenkamp said. "This is technically our busiest time for wildfires," said the Boone County Fire Protection District division chief.
Eating disorders are rooted in self-perception. One MU researcher is exploring the reasons why bulimia and anorexia consume those who are affected and make it impossible for people to see themselves clearly.
Children up to age 5 can enjoy art, games, reading and music at "Messy Morning."
John Lauriello, currently a professor and vice chair of psychiatry at the University of New Mexico, will lead MU's Department of Psychiatry as the Chancellor's Chair of Excellence in Psychiatry.