Lead-abatement training offered by the city of Columbia allows people to learn how to safely remove lead-based paint from their homes and offices. Lead-based paint is more common in homes built before 1978.
DeMarre Carroll scored a career-high 31 points in the Tigers' 82-68 win. Missouri's 7-2 conference record ties its best start since the Big 12 started competition in 1996.
Columbia Missourian sports editor Greg Bowers and reporter Alex Ruppenthal talk to KBIA's Sean Powers about MU's 69-65 win.
Sports editor Greg Bowers and reporter Alex Ruppenthal talk to KBIA's Sean Powers about the significance of Sheldon Richardson’s decision to play for MU.
Junior Jessra Johnson led Missouri in scoring with 20 points in the Tigers 74-60 win over Kansas on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Johnson came off the bench for only the fourth time this season. Johnson said she feels less pressure when she doesn't have to start the game.
The exams will replace MAP tests and will count toward the students' grade.
The Missouri women's basketball team avenged an earlier loss to the Jayhawks with a 74-60 win on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
The Columbia School Board has scheduled public meet-and-greets with the two candidates this week. Additional interviews with each candidate will follow.
The bodies of a man and a woman were found at a house on Alfalfa Drive on Friday night. The suspected cause is a drug overdose.
Interim Superintendent Jim Ritter will discuss the board's 2009-2010 fiscal year budget at the meeting.
William P. Clinch of Hallsville is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of his brother-in-law, Jeremy Bohannon, in the parking lot of a McDonald's restaurant.
St. Charles Vikings coach Keith Marcks is a role model for his seventh-grade boys basketball team. Not only does he voluntarily coach this team, but he also holds a full time job and is a father to five children, two of whom have been diagnosed with Autism.
Lawmakers want to subject funeral contract sellers to regular and random state audits in response to the collapse of a St. Louis-based funeral company and its affiliates.
Unemployed workers having difficulty finding new employment have turned to using unique ways to find employment from chatting up business executives on commuter trains to participating in Pink Slip Parties which bring together potential employers and the unemployed for networking.
Senior Micaela Minner and freshman Chelsea Thomas led the Black team to a 7-2 win over the Gold team in the Missouri softball team's 14th annual Black and Gold game.
During a lecture Friday afternoon at MU's Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center, University of Michigan professor Hanes Walton Jr. said the support of black voters allowed President Barack Obama to carry an "unheard of" number of states during the November election.
“Messy Morning” was held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at West Junior High School. The program is intended to increase children's motor and reading skills and to help parents teach their children.
Police say the preliminary investigation indicates he was suffocated after his mother rolled on top of him while they slept.
The Tigers won eight of the 10 matches over No. 15 Oklahoma State.
The Cougars ended their bad luck in close games by beating Park University 63-62 on Saturday. Of the Cougars six losses, five have been by less than five points.