A special meeting of the Columbia School Board on Thursday resulted in the election of James Whitt to a seat vacated last month.
David McDonald has won the Francis Hagan Match Play tournament, played at the Lake of the Woods golf course, four times since it began in 1994. Only one other person has won the tournament at least twice in its 14-year history.
The president of the Wilton Boat Club says he expects the winning fish in this weekend's overnight catfish tournament on the Missouri River to weigh as much as 90 pounds.
A "Fair Tax" rally will be held at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Saturday. If approved by the legislature, Missouri could be the first state to have a fair tax in place.
The cameras will be located at Providence Road and Broadway and also at Stadium Boulevard and Worley Street.
Did City Council want to show off the painted GetAbout Columbia paths and love of a parkway, or did it want to create a workable street where cars and bikes and residents can coexist in harmony? If it was the latter, it has certainly failed miserably.
Flat Branch Pub and Brewing owners Tom and Anne Smith will have their 6.5 acre shade garden featured as part of the Tiger Pilot Club's sixth annual garden tour.
Columbia police did not follow state regulations for a program to check whether local businesses checked the IDs of minors attempting to purchase alcohol. As a result, some of the cited establishments have had their cases dropped.
The Downtown Optimist Club's Soap Box Derby, set for Sunday, is an annual Columbia tradition cherished by veteran racers of all ages.
The Missouri track and field team advanced three athletes Thursday at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Chris Rohr, Krishna Lee and Brian Hancock all will compete in the finals of their events this afternoon in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Should the government have been more active in making sure the public knew of the switch to digital TV?
For the first time in 41 years, WHO has declared a global flu epidemic. The organization is hoping the announcement will push drugmakers to ramp up production of a swine flu vaccine, and goverments will increase efforts to contain the virus.
James von Brunn, an 88-year-old white supremacist, has been charged with murder for killing a security guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Von Brunn was also charged for killing in the course of possessing a firearm at a federal facility, and hate crime charges are possible.
Steven Starr, MU graduate and nuclear weapons expert, is passionate about changing the world. He has been invited to speak at numerous United Nations panels and has made presentations all over the globe about the issue of nuclear arms.
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Despite finding that few, if any, herbal and alternative health remedies work in the mid-1990s, the government continues to test new and old ones. "There's been a deliberate policy of never saying something doesn't work," says one doctor.
A large, ongoing alternative-medicine experiments is under investigation because scientists questioned whether patients were told of health risks.
The restoration of vandalized monuments at Westminster College is under way, and some graffiti has been removed.
Proponents of the "fair tax" movement, a push to substitute income taxes with an increase in sales taxes, will host a rally at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Saturday.