NASCAR uses restrictor plates to prevent cars from traveling at unsafe speeds, but an unintended consequence is that cars bunch up in large packs, creating more opportunities for collisions. Do you think NASCAR needs to do more to ensure the safety of its drivers?
Name calling and insults are not becoming to any columnist, no matter his or her political leanings.
A class project for journalist Ben Poston, investigating the possible wrongful conviction of Josh Kezer, finally came to a conclusion almost two years after he graduated from MU when Kezer was exonerated by a Cole County judge. Poston published an article in 2007 that broke the news that the case had been reopened after 14 years. It also highlighted new witnesses and evidence not presented at the original trial.
The Missouri baseball team won its fourth-straight game in a 7-4 victory over Eastern Illinois on Tuesday in O’Fallon.
Republicans say the amendment, which passed the house in a 115-43 vote, gives pharmacies the freedom to choose the products they stock. Democrats call it an attempt to control womens' bodies.
House Joint Resolution 36 would pass the fair tax at the state level, and help attract businesses to Missouri. Show your support by calling your senators today.
Brian Coley began in the restaurant business at age 14, washing dishes. Now, the 23-year-old graduate of the MU hotel and restaurant management program is running his own place, Coley's American Bistro, in downtown Columbia.
Hickman track and field coaches Stewart Johnson and Pete Doll both teach at the school and have children of their own.
The Missouri men's golf team moved up four spots in the team standings after the third round of the Big 12 Conference championships Tuesday in Hutchinson, Kan.
He will take part in the Green Bay Packers' mini-camp later this week. It is his second attempt at catching on with an NFL franchise.
A new survey by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life found the reasons for switching religions are often tied to childhood faith.
The War on Drugs has not succeeded because we are too quick to write off the problem. To solve the drug crisis, we must realize that addicts — many of whom are in our own families and friend groups — are trying to cope with the stresses and anxiety of life.
One of the bills would give people longer grace periods to get up to speed on child support payments, while the other would let men challenge paternity judgments with a DNA test until Dec. 31, 2011.
The Missouri Health Department tested about two dozen people with flu-like symptoms, and none proved to have swine flu. Health officials are further preparing as more cases surface elsewhere.
America's efforts to shift from being dependent on fossil fuels to using nuclear energy could be hampered by the huge cost of building reactors. The cost is ultimately eaten by consumers with increased monthly rates, even before the construction starts.
Tony Gonzalez held and sponsored his own press conference Tuesday to formally say goodbye to Kansas City and the Chiefs, where he played for almost 12 years. Gonzalez was traded to the Atlanta Falcons, a "contender," in exchange for their a second-round draft pick.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has set a hearing where farmers, who lost money when a grain dealer went out of business, will learn how much they can expect to recover.
A proposed amendment creates $100 million for projects such as buildings, facilities and parks, which some say would be a misuse of state credit. Others point to this as an example of "good debt."
Helias edged Hickman by one stroke at a quadrangular hosted by Rock Bridge on Tuesday at Old Hawthorne.
The Missouri House has endorsed a measure allowing pharmacies to decide whether or not they will stock emergency contraceptives or abortion pills.