Are the proposed savings by health care officials an empty promise or a meaningful first step toward universal health care coverage?
The Republican Party has some struggles to overcome, but it's not going anywhere.
Naoma Powell deserves credit for Access Arts' success.
Teachers and school administrators should make strict rules in the classroom to prevent bullying, as some students are growing up without a basic understanding of right and wrong.
Access Arts provides therapeutic and social opportunites for children and adults with disabilities. "The social aspect is really awesome," said Lugine Hein, whose teenage son, Austin, is a regular in the pottery class.
City officials, donors and others involved in the seven-year effort to create two baseball fields on this 80-acre lot north of Columbia gathered to dedicate the city's Thomas E. “Country” Atkins Memorial Park on Monday.
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a public hearing Monday on a bill that would expand the castle doctrine and allow concealed weapons on college campuses. Of the five witnesses who spoke, none were in opposition to the bill. The committee did not vote Monday.
Medicare says the virtual colonoscopy cannot, in itself, rid a patient of precancerous growths, like a regular colonoscopy can.
The plan could expand government-subsiodized health care for low-income Missourians who have trouble getting insurance.
Legislation on its way to Gov. Jay Nixon would allow inpectors from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct fire safety checks in addition to the Missouri fire marshal's office.
The House voted down a bill that included expanding a college scholarship program and raising minimum pay for teachers.
A new bill would change the mandatory inspection from two years to five years after the car is manufactured.
Hickman's Carol Kyd coached middle school gymnastics several years ago, but coaching golf has been a first for her. Kyd said being with the students is the best aspect of coaching.
A new study indicates that volunteering increases life expectancy. That comes as no surprise to older volunteers at two Columbia hospitals.
The school board also voted to pay teachers an additional one percent of their salary.
Mayor Darwin Hindman received a Leadership for Healthy Communities Award on Thursday. Other mayors receiving this award were New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg; San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom; and Chattanooga, Tenn., Mayor Claude Ramsey.
The Rock Bridge boys tennis team beat Jefferson City 7-0 on Tuesday at Bethel Park to push its record this season to 21-0.
A national wave of spam "robocalls" warn people that their auto warranties are about to expire and that they need to sign up for new service plans. Federal regulators are close to filing lawsuits against companines behind the calls.
The USDA says the secretary wants to hear from rural residents about what they believe the USDA can do to help rural communities prosper in the 21st century economy.