"Flyin' West," the latest offering at the Rhynsburger Theatre at MU, tells a historically powerful story about four women seeking a new life in an African-American town in Kansas.
Bunim/Murray Productions will be in Columbia next week to cast for the reality show "The Real World." They are looking for people between the ages of 18 and 24 to be on the 23rd season of the show, which runs on MTV.
The community division of the city Parks and Recreation Department is organizing the event at the Frederick Douglass High School gym.
Early Wednesday morning, a car driving the wrong way on I-70 collided with a semitrailer truck near a construction zone. The driver appeared to be intoxicated, police said. No one was injured.
The Missouri Supreme court ruled that people excluded from the workers' compensation system because of a narrower definition of "accidental injury" now could sue their employers in court.
A plan to privatize Kansas City International Airport would bring in more than $1 billion for the city.
Missouri's Supreme Court rejected labor union challenges to a 2005 workers' compensation law Tuesday. However, the court widened the interpretation of "accidental injury," which one workers' compensation lawyer thinks will start a flood of lawsuits against employers.
The state Supreme Court rejected various claims that David Zink had ineffective legal aid in his 2004 trial.
Legislation passed Wednesday by the Senate would give the Missouri Department of Transportation greater power to award design-build contracts for road and bridge projects.
The Missouri House voted 143-17 Wednesday to exempt companies worth $10 million or less from paying business franchise taxes. A business franchise tax is a levy on a corporation's assets, inventory and property.
The first-degree assault case against 40-year-old Tonia Peterson was dropped Monday because of lack of evidence. Peterson was accused of poisoning her husband with Visine eyedrops in his tea.
A Missouri Senate committee rejected a ban on the use of automated cameras at red lights. Proponents of the ban contend that the cameras are unconstitutional and lead to rear-end accidents.
Gov. Jay Nixon and leaders from the town of Repulic announced plans for a new McLane Company grocery distribution center that is expected to create 400 jobs. The 400,000-square foot warehouse is expected to open in 2010.
Michael Hunt, 29, pleaded guilty to a second-degree murder charge Tuesday in the 2008 shooting death of his father. His sentencing will be on May 5.
Kansas City officials are thinking about applying for one of the remaining spots in a federal program to privatize airports. Officials estimate the sale would bring in $1 billion for city operations and construction.
Under the bill, people convincted of failing to pay child support could have their sentences reduced if they complete court-ordered treatment or resume payments. The bill will now be sent to the House.
Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the 40-day period of repentance known as Lent. Those who observe Lent usually give up or take on something as a way of sacrifice and devotion.
The crash occured on Old Business 54, as a 17-year-old driver turned off of U.S. 54 in Callaway county Tuesday evening, colliding with another vehilcle, killing a 38-year-old man and 18-year-old man.