Worship sites seek to keep the faithful flu-free

Churches and synagogues across the country are trying to cut down on swine flu transmissions by encouraging nodding instead of handshakes and offering hand sanitizer.

House rejects $336 million in stimulus funds for state projects

Democrats opposing the bill charged that it was filled with pork projects that unnecessarily spent federal funds.

MU student groups sponsor concealed weapon discussion

MU College Republicans and College Democrats co-sponsored a discussion on the effects of concealed-carry legislation Thursday night in Middlebush Auditorium.

MU freshman football player arrested

Freshman quarterback Blaine Dalton was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance.

Today's Question: Are TDDs good ways for developers to fund roads, or should there be more bureaucracy in place to oversee they are not abused?

Over the past three years, Columbia shoppers have paid $8.4 million in sales tax to fund development projects.

Columbia man defends himself and scooter in armed robbery-attempt

A local man defended himself and his motor scooter against two men, one who claimed to have a gun, according to a press release from the Columbia Police Department.

U.S. health officials confirm Missouri swine flu case

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said a Kansas City-area woman in her 30s has the swine flu.  State health officials  said a 19-year-old man in the same area may also have the virus.

Missouri receives $156 million from tobacco settlement

Missouri received the money as part of a nationwide settlement with tobacco companies from 1998. This year's annual payment brings Missouri's total receipts from the settlement to $1.5 billion.