More than 100 people showed up to see Chris Belcher, the second of two finalists for the position of superintendent of Columbia Public Schools. The School Board is expected to make its decision next week, School Board President Michelle Gadbois said.
Since a close loss in the conference opener at Nebraska, the Missouri men's basketball team is 3-0 in games decided by four points or less.
Skip Deming can be a little vague, but the position is his to lose at this point.
But tonight, Missouri’s gymnasts won’t have the Hearnes Center to themselves. MU’s gymnastics and wrestling teams will compete side-by-side in the third annual Beauty and the Beast meet.
The Regional Catholic High School in Columbia might not open as soon as expected, but officials are moving ahead with hiring plans.
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A complaint regarding Ann Coulter's voting eligibility in Connecticut was filed late last month. The source, who holds an unlikely place on the political spectrum, is seeking to expose her lies stemming from those nasty sound bites that have angered other critics already.
Columbia Police Capt. Zim Schwartze says most accidents are caused by a driver's lack of focus. Friday afternoons were the most likely time period for car accidents in 2008.
The first draft of a new territorial agreement between the Boone County Fire Protection District and Columbia is "very close" to being finalized. The agreement will affect Fire Protection District tax revenue.
The Missouri wrestling team is 2-0 at Missouri Beauty and the Beast events. The Tigers will host Central Michigan in their their third one on Friday night.
TAG-IT, a new diabetes screening device analyzing six common factors of diabetes, could drastically reduce pre-diabetics from becoming full-onset diabetics. MU School of Medicine's Richelle Koopman developed the device.
Charter Communications Inc., the nation's fourth-largest cable operator, provides cable services to about 1,300 customers in Columbia.
Lee Elementary will expand its playground with help from a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The school district plans to enter into an agreement with the city for maintenance and shared use.
The new bill that would require financial examination of pre-need funeral companies every five years among other restrictions is moving quickly through the Missouri Senate.
The Missouri Department of Transportation plans for nearly $1 billion in projects using stimulus money that could possibly create 14,000 jobs in Missouri.
Activities in which council members took part included driving a train, steering an airplane and tossing a pizza.
Sophomore forward Shakara Jones has improved her game in her second season with the Missouri women's basketball team. But her teammates and coaches would rather talk about Jones' positive attitude than her positive production.
Participants agreed that dialogue is a first step for bringing the two sides closer together.
The Hickman boys basketball team won its final home game of the regular season on Thursday night, beating Jefferson City 54-33.
Columbia residents gathered at Second Baptist Church on Thursday evening to celebrate the centennial of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People with cake, speeches, music and prayer.
Four Hickman High School students were chased and then threatened with a knife Wednesday afternoon by three suspects who have yet to be identified, police say.